PS2 Review - 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 31, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a first-person action game that will allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. This marks the first time Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice and likeness has ever appeared in a home videogame. Read more to find out whether Atari managed to live up to the high expectations ...

PC Review - 'The Sims Makin' Magic'

by Ben Zackheim on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Brace Yourselves! The Sims are Makin' Magic! In this expansion pack finale for The Sims original series, your Sims can cast magic spells to improve their love life, wreak havoc on visiting neighbors, or put an end to their tedious chores. An all-new magical carnival-themed destination, exciting new gameplay, and a whole new cast of quirky characters await you in this powerful pack of magical high jinx.

Xbox Review - 'NFL Street'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: NFL STREET. NFL STREET blends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'R.C. Cars'

by ToAstA on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

R.C. Cars is a fast-paced arcade-style racing game in which players control realistically modeled radio-controlled cars. The game consists of 10 challenging tracks spread across three different locations. Players race against AI opponents in the championship mode and single exhibition runs or take on the clock in time trials. Drivers can also select from three different types of cars, possessing unique features, each modifiable with upgrades acquired while racing.

Gamecube Review - 'The Sims Bustin' Out'

by Agustin on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy!

PS2 Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 28, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The time has come to go beyond the Dragon Ball Z sagas and experience the full force of the most powerful fighters in the universe. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 will challenge players like no other DBZ game before. Begin with an all-new single player “Dragon World” that opens the story to new match-ups, surprising character appearances, and missions that will amaze.

PC Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by ToAstA on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 1:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.

Xbox Review - 'XIII'

by Jordan Van Nest on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Silent Storm'

by Velvey on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Review - 'Armed & Dangerous'

by Corey Owen on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 11:45 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Divine Divinity'

by Ben Zackheim on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set in a new fantasy universe, Divine Divinity takes the player on a fantastic quest in a land torn apart by corruption and dark magic. Throughout his journeys the player will get the chance to develop his character as one of six character types, and meet a variety of people and fantastical beings.

Gamecube Review - 'Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Falsebound Kingdom'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Falsebound Kingdom is a real-time strategy game at heart, Falsebound Kingdom follows the adventures of Yugi and his friends from the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated TV show as they strive to escape from the sinister virtual world in which they have been trapped. Fans of the series will now be able to set their favorite TV characters against one another in exciting 3-on-3 monster team battles for heated duels that unfold on a colorful 3D battlefield.

Gamecube Review - 'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System'

by Justin on Jan. 24, 2004 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne'

by Ricardo Chimal on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

When Max Payne debuted in July 2001 as an award-winning, best-selling PC game, it revolutionized the action genre with its cinematic combat sequences fueled by the groundbreaking use of slow motion and compulsive narrative-driven gameplay. Now, Remedy is working closely with Rockstar Games on the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit. Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne delivers the most intense gameplay experience imaginable.

PS2 Review - 'Bionicle'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Playing as the Toa, Toa Nuva and finally the 7th Toa, you must explore the six elementally-themed regions of Mata Nui - a tropical paradise of high mountains, great lakes and mighty volcanoes – rescue the scattered Matoran and break the spell of darkness sent by the evil Makuta. Read more for the full review ...

GameCube Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by Agustin on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.

PS2 Review - 'Looney Tunes: Back In Action'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Players of Looney Tunes: Back In Action will be able to switch off playing either Bugs or Daffy on a scavenger hunt adventure around the world through several themed levels inspired by the film's diverse and wild locations. The action of the game lies in the chases and constant racing from level to level, as players try to pick up gizmos and clues in their search for the Blue Monkey Diamond.

PC Review - 'Lock On: Modern Air Combat'

by Mark Crump on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Feel the power of commanding a modern jet fighter. Fly a variety of combat aircraft in the most graphically rich, audio intense game environment ever created for a combat flight simulator. Lock On: Modern Air Combat combines a broad scope of game play that includes a dynamic campaign system, an immersive combat environment, and in-your-face action. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'The Sims Bustin' Out'

by Hank on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy!

Xbox Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by Corey Owen on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.