In its 14th year and with over 28 million copies sold, Madden NFL Football once again proves its status as the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. With a primary focus on in-game graphics, incredible depth, visual presentation, and tournament tested gameplay, this season Madden NFL 2004 continues to demonstrate why it's the definitive interactive sports gaming experience.
Games of 2014
This first-ever campaign disk for the Xbox will not require players to have a retail copy of the original game to enjoy a new Ghost campaign. Both new recruits and seasoned vets who earned their stripes playing the original Xbox game will enjoy the camaraderie of the shared battlefield. Xbox Live soldiers can experience the intensity of the front lines side-by-side with their battlefield brothers while covering each others' backs and calling out commands using the Xbox Live Communicator headset.
Released as part of a pair of stand-alone expansion packs for Disciples II, Servants of the Dark incorporates half of the content from the original game, as well as some new features and scenarios. The big question is whether or not this title offers enough new material to justify the purchase. Read this review for the answer.
Aquanox 2: Revelation is a new story of the underwater world Aqua. In 2666 a young freighter pilot called William Drake sets out to search for the heritage of a mythical ancestor. He is looking for adventure - and finds greed, ruthlessness, merciless hatred … and also unexpected help. But very soon he has to realize that he is not the only one hunting for his ancestor's legendary treasure.
As an all-powerful Pirate King, players must manage a seventeenth century band of buccaneers in "Tropico 2: Pirate Cove." To attract the most frightening of history's sea-faring bad boys, Pirate Kings must keep their charges brave and well-supplied between voyages. The island's "yo-ho-ho's" must stay at a feverish pitch in order to keep the King and his buccaneers satisfied with drinking, wenching, gambling, feasting, and the best in pirate accommodations.
by Jordan Van Nest on Aug. 19, 2003 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
‘The Great Escape’ video game is based on the 1963 Oscar nominated film staring Steve McQueen and revolves around actual events during WW2. The game is set in a number of unique locations, from POW camps to a mountain-top castle. Game levels include a busy hospital, a chase through a moving train and escape from an active Luftwaffe airfield. The core of the game centres on the largest mass breakout ever, from the ‘escape proof’ Stalag Luft III prisoner of war camp.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 16, 2003 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the Evil Dead trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new Evil Dead locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis – the Book of the Dead.
Long renowned for its highly developed fantasy setting and extremely addictive play, the third installment of this beloved turn-based strategy series is sure to please its loyal legion of fans. What does this new, standalone product bring to the table? Does it offer something new and refreshing, or just new maps and units? And what about players new to the series? If you own a PC, enjoy playing strategy games, and like a challenge, then you need to read this review.
It's mutiny on the high seas as you steal, barter and pillage your way to riches in the video game that accompanies Disney's major live action film for Summer 2003. Search for treasure as you defend your pirating skills with cannons, artillery and swords in an all out battle for the ultimate in pirate booty!
by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 14, 2003 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The world's greatest secret weapon is being unleashed for the first time on videogame consoles as Natalie, Dylan, Alex and Bosley unite once again for an all-new, action-packed adventure. Incorporating a completely new and unique storyline, the Angels will go undercover to unravel a worldwide mystery and foil the devious plans of a criminal mastermind threatening to steal the world's most famous monuments.
"RHEM" thrusts the player into a strange land and on a challenging adventure to uncover the secrets of an enigmatic letter. Featuring mind-bending puzzles, non-linear gameplay, and a mysterious setting, "RHEM" is an exploration-type adventure game with a non-violent story that challenges the mind, not the trigger finger.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
MotoGP 2 offers eight different racing modes including: stunt, GP, time trial, training challenges, tag, live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. All sounds delicious so it was time to take it to the tracks and put this puppy to the test!
by Chad Ballewz on Aug. 12, 2003 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Players can hook up with clans or go it alone as they hit the arenas, uncover thousands of quests, tame and ride wild beasts, run trade stores on- or offline, and pilot any number of vehicles including jetpacks, hover bikes, hydro crafts and submarines. Unique skills such as shape shifting and mind control further sets Endless Ages apart from others in this genre. Read more to find out our review verdict....
by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 12, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way, players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs, and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense! Trucks, chicks, bikes, money ... it all sounds good, but how does it play? Read more and find out!
by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The evil Lich King Ner'zhul has been imprisoned inside the Icecrown glacier, deep within the arctic continent of Northrend. Although the former Orc Shaman lacks physical form, his soul lives on, forever seeking a means to escape his icy prison. As the saga continues, it is revealed that both the Night Elf renegade, Illidan, and the traitorous Death Knight, Arthas, seek the Icecrown glacier and the mysterious powers found inside. To save all of Azeroth from the forces of darkness, players must traverse uncharted lands and battle treacherous new enemies while uncovering the schemes of these nefarious beings.
by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Silent Hill 3 continues the series' trademark brand of psychological horror and terrifying gameplay. As a teenage girl named Heather, players must explore and unravel the mysterious connection between the god-forsaken town and her inner fears. With enhanced graphical detail, a more complex storyline, and even more grotesque monsters than the previous games, Silent Hill 3 promises to be the best horror adventure ever. Read more to find out whether it kept its promise ...
Step into the world of SX Superstar, an ultra-realistic trip into the essence of supercross, chock full of smokin’ arcade-racing action that will release the rock star within. Take your rider from the poorhouse to the penthouse in the only supercross title that focuses on the lifestyle aspect of professional supercross. Pull huge air and squash the comp for a big win, then line your pockets with cold, hard cash. Rake in enough bucks and start living the good life with better bikes, bigger houses and of course, hotter chicks! It’s like your life, only better! All of this sounds very promising, so read on to find out whether it actually succeeds ...
by Thomas Wilde on July 30, 2003 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
A growing combat sport that has taken Japan by storm, K-1 brings together the toughest practitioners of karate, kickboxing, Tae kwon do and Kung Fu to create the world's most challenging fighting competition. And now, players can step in to the virtual ring and feel the sweat on their brow in Konami's new videogame, K-1 World Grand Prix - the most realistic recreation of the sport ever. It sure sounds interesting, so we had to get in the ring and fight it out!
Get your groove on with Ulala in her Game Boy Advance debut! When the Morolians invade, ace reporter Ulala scoops the story for Space Channel 5. The hip-hopping aliens zap citizens into a hypnotic dance trance, but beat girl Ulala is their ultimate match. So they challenge her to a dance battle, and she busts out her grooviest moves to free the captives. Get down with Sega’s supernova star as she struts through the space station in style!
The Pirates of the Caribbean game "transports players to the 17th century, where they can experience life as a pirate in any way they see fit," said executive producer Todd Vaughn. "Whether they want to be feared by all and welcome nowhere, or just enjoy compelling missions or a life at sea, we're creating a game that fits their gameplay style."
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