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PS2 Review: 'Maximo - Ghosts To Glory'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 14, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Today we take a look at Capcom's "Maximo: Ghosts to Glory", an all new 3-D action adventure game for the PS2. In this original creation from Capcom, players control the fate of the gallant hero Maximo who returns home to find his kingdom in shambles. Not only is the countryside filled with hordes of the roaming undead thanks to his once trusted adviser Achille, but the scoundrel has imprisoned four beautiful sorceresses and forced Maximo's beloved, Sophia to marry him. Maximo must even confront the Grim Reaper himself as Achille's actions create havoc resounding throughout the underworld. Presented in a playful setting, Maximo must rescue the four sorceresses, restore good to the kingdom, kick Achille's butt and get back his girl.

PS2 Review: Gitaroo Man

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 8, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

An entirely new type of music entertainment game – an action game based on music! Amidst the battle with the Gravillian family, the only thing standing between the people and certain doom is a young boy and his “Gitaroo”. A game where music, the weapon of choice, will draw the player deep into a musical frenzy and the beat will set him free ... or will it make you run in fear??

Xbox Review: Batman Vengeance

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 26, 2002 @ 8:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on the Emmy-award winning Warner Bros. animated series The New Batman Adventures and featuring the DC Comics legendary hero, Ubi Soft is developing the first 3D Batman title for Microsoft's Xbox, Batman: Vengeance. Developed internally in Ubi Soft's Montreal studios, with a story scripted specifically for the game. Does this game live up to the hype or should we hide it inside our batcave?!

PC Review: ConQuest - Frontier Wars

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2002 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Finally it has arrived! My long awaited Conquest : Frontier Wars review is here ... i wanted to get it up during our current free games contest .. so in case you have not entered the drawing for a free copy (and strategy guide) check out the review and then give it a go, you sure have better chances than winning the lottery ;)

PC Review: Nascar Racing 2002 Season

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Building on the highly acclaimed 3D physics engine of NASCAR Racing 4, NASCAR Racing 2002 Season's new sound system and enhanced photo-realistic graphics capture the heart-pounding intensity of actual NASCAR racing better than ever. In addition, the innovative new replay editor allows users to add sound and graphics to saved replays in order to create highlight reels of their favorite races. Did it race to the finish? Or did it crash and burn?

PC REVIEW : Hooligans - Storm Over Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 1:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Hooligans : Storm Over Europe is a fun little Real Time Strategy game from a rather unknown Dutch developer, The Thirteenth Production. Banned, slammed and kicked around like a soccer ball by various official government institutions we could not resist to see what the fuzz was all about ...

PC Review - Patrician II 'Quest For Power'

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2002 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Patrician II from Strategy First (Developed by German Ascaron Software) sails the high seas! Claiming to be an innovative game in the RTS genre we decided to check if the ship stays afloat or sinks to the bottom of the ocean. Find out if we needed a life jacket or not.

PC REVIEW - Stronghold

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2002 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Developed By Gathering Of Developers and Published By Take2, Stronghold is one of 2001's BEST Real Time Strategy Games. Plain and Simple... If you want to know WHY ... read on ... then go buy it!

PC Review - Divided Ground: Middle East Conflict 1948-1973

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

TalonSoft/Take 2 released this Divided Ground: Middle East Conflict 1948-1973 a little while ago ... A new chapter in the award-winning Campaign Series. But these awards were won quite a few "years" ago ... One of the most intense conflicts the world has ever known, but is this game equally as intense?

PC REVIEW: Crazy Factory

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2001 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Monte Cristo Games decided to surprise us with Crazy Factory, their new upcoming wacky business sim. Is it a crazy idea to make this title? Will it really drive you crazy? Or is it crazy to NOT play this game? Read on and find out ... im crazed out ...

PC Review: The Mystery of The Druids

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2001 @ 9:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Prepare for a classical adventure that will keep you captivated in a point-and-click exploration through time when a case of murder turns out to be part of a sacred ritual, only now being completed. 1000 years after it began! MOTD is a perfect blend of modern intrigue and olden day mystery accompanied by an engrossing story line full of plot twists and dashes of humor.

PC REVIEW - Myst III : EXILE

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2001 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

One of the most successfull franchises in PC history and undoubtfully one of the most impressive (graphically anyhow) games in the history of pc gaming MUST be the Myst series. Five years in the developing Ubi Soft unleashed Myst III : Exile ... Was it worth the wait? read the review and find out ...

PC REVIEW : House Of The Dead 2

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2001 @ 9:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

House Of The Dead 2 is a PC port of the Arcade game House Of The Dead .. Published by Empire Interactive and developed by Sega this title brings the zombies to a monitor near you .. but should they STAY?

GBA Review: RayMan Advance (c) Ubi Soft

by Rainier on June 29, 2001 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As promised earlier we checked our Rayman Advance for the GameBoy Advance (GBA), played, tested and if you want to find out why i was so impressed with this game then read on ... i promise you, next thing you will do is run out to the store and buy it ... enjoy ...

PC Review: Sanity - Aiken's Artifact (c) Fox

by Rainier on June 27, 2001 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A somewhat older but nevertheless excellent title Sanity:Aiken's Artifact finally made it to our review desk .. Using Monolith Lithengine the graphical quality is already assure ... Ice-T voicing as bad guy was an excellent choice... but is the "action" there as well?

PC Review: HalfLife - Blue Shift (c) Sierra/Valve

by Rainier on June 14, 2001 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Half-Life and Counterstrike are two of the most-played games/mods on the Worthplaying Staff. Needless to say, we were thrilled to get our hands on Blue Shift ... Did we wet our pants or did we ask for a refund?

PC Review: ProRally 2001 (c) UBI SOFT

by Rainier on May 31, 2001 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Racing games have always been a hot commodity on the market and UbiSoft has published its fair share ... F1 Racing Championship, Suzuki AlStare to name just a few.. does ProRally 2001 make it to the end, or does it fall sort of the finish line...

PC Review: Shockman

by Rainier on May 4, 2001 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

We bring you a sneak peek of the game, Shockman, based on the characters Shockman®and Tuth-a-Ball™ and their great adventures.

PC Review: Carnivores Ice Age

by Rainier on May 3, 2001 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Carnivores : Ice Age is the third installation of the Carnivores Trilogy. Developed by Ukrainian Action Forms Ltd. and published By WizardWorks / Infogrames., hunting dinosaurs is what this "hunting simulation" game is all about.

PC Review: Oni

by Rainier on May 3, 2001 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Recently voted #4 in PGW's Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2001 we bring you a sneak peek at the gold version of Gathering Of Developers 'ONI'.