Samus first stopped the evil Space Pirates and Mother Brain from amassing an army of Metroids on the planet Zebes. Then she was called on to finish the job on SR388, ultimately ridding the universe of all but a single Metroid larva. In Super Metroid, for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Samus thwarted Mother Brain's attempt to snatch the captive Metroid larva from the scientists on Ceres. Now, Samus is once again called to investigate Space Pirate activities on the unexplored Tallon IV. Here adventure begins as she enters a mysterious derelict spaceship.
The story of Rygar begins with the Island of Argus being plagued by evil Titans. Armageddon has spread over the land, creating chaos as volcanoes, earthquakes, and monsters ravage the countryside. In mankind’s darkest hour, a hero rises from the ashes to defeat the Titans, rescue the princess and restore order to the land. The player will become Rygar and his legendary adventure will begin.
by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Dec. 27, 2002 @ 7:43 a.m. PST | Filed under
Players engage in hand-to-hand and special-weapon combat, executing secret moves and combinations with new fatalities and deadly body blows. Lethal new warriors are added to the mix along with the return of Mortal Kombat classics -- Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-Zero, and Sonya. Hyper-realistic, Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance features progressive physical damage that allows players to view the inevitable demise of their opponents while utilizing three unique fighting styles for each warrior, creating nearly unlimited fighting possibilities.
by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2002 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under
Set during the last year of the war in Europe, June 1944 to May 1945, the Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Expansion Pack gives players a sense of the courage it took to parachute behind enemy lines during Operation Overlord, halt the German counter offensive during the Battle of the Bulge, and engage the Germans as they desperately try to defend their capital, Berlin. Check out the review, as short as the add-on itself!
Skye of Lynlora is a shepherd with a restless spirit, a taste for adventure, and a smart mouth. Her humdrum existence is forever changed one day when she discovers magic and is chosen to battle the darkness. Armed with her wits, spells and weapons, Skye finds herself on a quest for five ancient prisms that can save the world from evil. But at least she’s not alone. There’s her snide side-kick, the obligatory wise-old-knows-everything character and the mysterious love interest who has a bad habit of disappearing just when he’s needed. Read more to find out what our in house verdict is ...
by Justin on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 7:53 a.m. PST | Filed under
Dragon’s Lair 3D tells the tale made popular in the arcade version, where Dirk fans will once again brave the menacing Singe the Dragon and the evil Wizard, Mordroc, to save the beautiful Princess Daphne. Was this classic remake worth the wait? Or should it have stayed a golden oldie? Read more and find out!
by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Dec. 17, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, you are invited to lead this brand-new squad as they focus on covert military strikes and international peacekeeping missions that do not always go as planned. You and your team conduct extensive missions on foot, but you’ll occasionally have assistance from troops in tanks, helicopters and close air support. In many cases, you will be working with international military forces and NATO to fight against rising dictators and rebel groups.
Robin Hood offers dynamic gameplay which combines stealth and action. It will immerse players in a spectacular and realistic medieval environment, from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham castle. The story includes all the most famous characters from the Robin Hood legend: Maid Marian, Little John, Friar Tuck, Guy of Gisborne, etc. Did the game hit the bull's eye or did we shoot ourselves in the foot? Read more and find out!
Infiltrate terrorists' positions, acquire critical intelligence by any means necessary, execute with extreme prejudice, and exit without a trace! You are Sam Fisher, a highly-trained secret operative of the NSA's secret arm: Third Echelon. The world balance is in your hands, as cyber terrorism and international tensions are about to explode into WWIII. We have heard and seen plenty, but now it is time for it to withstand the gruesome WP test ... or something like that. Read more for our final answer (and it's quite a lenghty read)!
"Spyro 2: Season of Flame" tells the story of Spyro's return to the Dragon Realms where he is surprised to discover that a mysterious enemy has stolen the Fireflies, the source of all dragon firepower, including Spyro's. Now it is up to everyone's favorite purple dragon to save the Fireflies before it is too late! Does the purple little monster score or get scorched? Read more and find out!
by Justin on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under
Rage has exclusively licensed the computer and video game rights from MGM Interactive to produce a series of games based on the critically acclaimed Rocky movie anthology. The Rocky series will be recaptured and brought to life on consoles. The original Rocky film starring Sylvester Stallone earned an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976, and went on to gain worldwide recognition as one of the greatest feel good movies of all time. To commemorate the titles 25th anniversary, MGM have released a special edition of the Rocky Gift Set. Read more and find out if it makes the final round or not ...
by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under
Long ago, a battle raged on between good and evil for the right to rule the Light Hemisphere of Eternia. All that was good and sacred was put to the test. King Randor and his army defeated the evil forces, but the evil Skeletor and his followers were brewing a new plot to take over Eternia. With his new powers and his mighty soldiers by his side, He-Man must take on Skeletor, but must never reveal his true identity, as it would mean the end of Grayskull. Does He-Man still have the power? Read more and find out!
by Patrick on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under
On the morning of 2nd August 1990, 300,000 Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait, an action that would culminate in the Gulf War. After diplomatic efforts failed, the opposing coalition forces responded by preparing offensive operations, codenamed 'Desert Storm'. Desert Storm delivered a decisive victory, one that was achieved through meticulous planning, superb training and daring execution. Fundamental to its success were the activities of the Elite Special Forces - small teams of highly trained soldiers tasked with infiltrating enemy territory to neutralise key targets.
You are Lieutenant Kitty Hawk, a Navy SEAL and pilot whose helicopter has crash-landed on a remote island, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Kitty soon realises that escape from the island may be difficult. With the enemy defences ruling out any kind of rescue operation, Kitty must eliminate the island defences through any means possible. However, this is a stealth game, one move in the wrong direction and Kitty's history. Going out all guns blazing is not an option. Is this a real stealth game? Or should the game remain under the radar? Read more and find out ...
Handling dirt is not a rewarding career, but you don't have to follow orders your whole life - think for yourself and Antz Extreme Racing can put you in the fast lane! You may be part of an endless extended family, but that doesn't stop you from wanting to be the best. Race to victory and help make your colony proud! Read more to find out if its worth the race...
by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2002 @ 7:03 a.m. PST | Filed under
In 2002, Spyro will make his much-anticipated debut on the Playstation 2 Computer Entertainment System. In this all-new adventure Spyro will face his toughest adventure yet. Step in and foil Ripto's evil plan to capture all of the dragonflies in the land and defeat the helpless dragons before it is too late!!
Based on the critically acclaimed movie anthology staring Sylvester Stallone and featuring all of the leading characters from the five Rocky films – Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago and Tommy Gunn - you take on the role of the Italian Stallion and must fight your way through several single and multi-player gaming modes as you attempt to become the undisputed boxing champion of the world. Does Rocky go the distance?
Steel Battalion is an exciting battle-mech simulator that uses the most elaborate controller interface ever created. Take a seat inside the cockpit of a mechanized VT (Vertical Tank) and enter into futuristic military warfare, where you pilot 20 different mechs in a multinational task force operation in an effort to overthrow the government. Included with the game is an exclusive 40-button controller to completely maximize the gaming experience, making you feel as if you were actually piloting a mechanized Vertical Tank! Was the gaming experience worth the $200, or was it a waste?
Solid Snake comes to Xbox in Metal Gear Solid2: Substance, the expanded edition of Metal Gear Solid2: Sons of Liberty with all-new game modes, hidden characters and storylines. Top-secret weapons technology is being mysteriously transported under cover of an oil tanker to an unknown destination. It’s up to Snake to infiltrate the transport and keep this deadly weapon of mass destruction from falling into the wrong hands!
by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 6:10 a.m. PST | Filed under
Rayman’s world kicks into multiplayer overdrive in this total competition crash course with the cast of Rayman 2. Smoke the competition on mind-bending racecourses, or spark up a lum-flinging firefight in the battle arena. And with 8 characters, 24 maps and up to 4 combatants, now Rayman’s got more ways to reign supreme than ever.