Xbox Review - Gun Metal

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With the last of your outer defences breached and the enemy moving ever onward, destroying all that lies in its path, only one hope remains. Standing ten metres tall and equipped with an arsenal of devastating weaponry, a battle machine that can transform into a highly manoeuvrable jet fighter is your only hope of turning the tide of war. Welcome to Gunmetal.

PC Review - WarCraft 3 : Reign Of Chaos

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 10:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth a generation after the end of the Second War between the Orcs and the Humans. The fragile peace that had since settled over the land is now on the verge of being shattered, for a dark power has returned after thousands of years to carry out its nefarious plans.

PC Review - The Thing

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the enigmatic disappearance of an American scientific expedition in the uncharted and frozen wastelands of the Antarctic, a military rescue team is sent in to investigate. Within these inhospitable surroundings the team encounters a strange shape-shifting alien life-form that assumes the appearance of people that it kills. The game brings fear and suspense to unimaginable levels, with a compelling plot and unique gameplay elements based upon action, evasion, trust and fear. Forget everything you ever learned about obliterating alien species with a simple barrage of violent ammunition - this monster is difficult to see, hard to kill, and seemingly impossible to evade. And when you actually see The Thing, it's often too late…

Gamecube Review - SmugglerÂ’s Run: Warzones

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 8:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The ultimate off-road driving adventure is heading for the Nintendo Gamecube this summer. Smuggler’s Run: Warzones, the first Smuggler’s Run title to grace the Gamecube console offers the most dynamic smuggling challenge yet. As an elite international smuggler working in the most volatile warzones on earth, the player careens through large, expansive environments from the treacherous terrain of Vietnam to the extreme conditions of Eastern Europe.

PS2 Review - Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 9:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is an entirely new action adventure experience opening the Baldur's Gate franchise to a much wider gaming community. This innovative game features a distinctive blend of action and adventure set in the most popular Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting, the FORGOTTEN REALMS. Faithful adaptation of the new Dungeons & Dragons rules set, customizable player characters and character development allows for an engrossing gameplay experience new to console gamers. Dramatic new spell effects and powerful new abilities have been included to add to the flavor of the action-packed game and assist the player in combat against the terrifying monsters found in the adventure.

PSOne Review - Dracula: The Last Sanctuary

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 12, 2002 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Prepare yourself for an incredible adventure! Immerse yourself in this hauntingly beautiful, incredibly realistic 3D world of thrills and suspense. Battle creatures of the dark and solve numerous puzzles and challenges, as you journey through several atmospheric regions in this engrossing and suspenseful, story-driven adventure.

Xbox Review - Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get in the ring with mighty Mike Tyson and 16 other heavyweights, in the most aggressively realistic boxing game ever. Mike Tyson, the former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion, is returning to game screens in the hard-hitting Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing. Go face to face with Tyson in 3rd or frightening 1st-person views in the ultra-realistic sports title. Was the game a knock-out? Or did we get knocked out by the game? Read more and find out!

PS2/XBOX/DVD Review - Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

An Interactive Adventure for PlayStation 2, Xbox and DVD Movie Players Go Undercover with Narcotics Officers to Battle Street Dealers, Smugglers and a South American Drug Cartel. Digital Leisure today announced its release of a remastered version of the American Laser Games' smash arcade hit Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars. did we go undercover? Or should we have stayed under the covers ... read more and find out ...

PS2 Review : Endgame

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 23, 2002 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In a dual bid to track Tyler and activate Octavian, Jade blasts across the United States of Europe. The deeper in she goes the more ruthless EuroDream security becomes. And still, Jade doesn't know the secret behind the security chief's identity, or realise Octavian is more complex than he seems. ENDGAME is set in a world where Virtual Reality pioneered by EuroDream Technologies, is now commonplace, and is days from a new software update. But there is something very wrong with this update… Tyler knew what, but he was abducted; Octavian, an Artificial Intelligence, knows how to stop it, but needs a human. Only Jade Cornell knows what to do, and she has a gun…

Xbox Review - SplashDown

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 17, 2002 @ 11:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Wild water racing! Blast through the waters of Bali, tear it up over the Great Barrier Reef, maneuver through the Venice Canals. Become one of eight rebellious riders as you throttle a Sea-doo over water that looks so real you'll need a wetsuit! Catch massive air as you jump wakes and launch off of ramps, and then pull off insane stunts like the Metronome and the Cyclone. Battle your way to the finish line through 18 incredibly detailed environments all around the globe.

PS2 Review : Stuntman

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 16, 2002 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As a stunt man, players travel to movie sets around the world, filming scenes for a variety of high-action flicks. After completing a series of stunts for each movie, players can watch a full- motion video trailer for the film that includes their gameplay stunts spliced in. Top stunt drivers will unlock bonus items, such as jumps, burning hoops and stacked vehicles, that can be used in the game's fully customizable "Stunt Arena." Check the verdict in our newest review ...

PS2 Review - Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 4, 2002 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn is a fast-paced, gothic fantasy action/adventure game that thrusts players into a world of Elves, Nymphs, Gnomes and Trolls. In this first and third person title the player assumes the roles of Pryzm, a noble young unicorn, and Karrock, a powerful troll mage, as they seek the cause of a plague of corrupt magic that has blighted the lands and hideously deformed the inhabitants. Read more, its verdict time!

Review GBA - Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 1, 2002 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get behind the wheel of the world's most famous monster trucks with a brutal arsenal of weapons and go head-to-head in savage vehicular combat. Jump in, hold on, and grind it out through interactive arenas with multiple sub-levels, tricks, traps, and surprises. Play for total carnage as you master your tricks in six modes of play including a Freestyle session and the no-holds-barred Championship mode where your rewards pay off in the ultimate in monster truck destruction.

Playstation Review - The Italian Job

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 30, 2002 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In "The Italian Job" gamers now have the chance to do the same thing in this amazing new driving game. There are a total of 6 playing modes, with the players thrashing the 3 Austin Mini Coopers and 11 other vehicles around 2 massive, free form areas - London, Turin and the Alps. Road, off-road and rooftop driving all feature in the game that delivers the ultimate mix of high-speed pursuit and thrilling chases. Read more for the final results ...

Xbox Review - Hunter : The Reckoning

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 30, 2002 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in White Wolf's World of Darkness, Hunter: The Reckoning is a third-person action-shooter where players take the role of one of four unique hunters – Deuce, an ex-con biker, Father Cortez, a prison chaplain, Kassandra, a raver chick, and Samantha, a tough ex-cop. Armed with a variety of fearsome weaponry, players will battle it out with a plethora of supernatural enemies. Non-stop heart-pumping action, combined with outstanding graphics bring the true spirit of Hunter: The Reckoning to life, and give players a taste of the World of Darkness.

Playstation 2 Review : Monster Jam Maximum Destruction

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 28, 2002 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get behind the wheel of the world's most famous monster trucks with a brutal arsenal of weapons and go head-to-head in savage vehicular combat. Jump in, hold on, and grind it out through interactive arenas with multiple sub-levels, tricks, traps, and surprises. Play for total carnage as you master your tricks in six modes of play including a Freestyle session and the no-holds-barred Championship mode where your rewards pay off in the ultimate in monster truck destruction.

PC Review : Legion

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 26, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Legion transports players back in time, two thousand years ago, before the world was ruled by Rome and when the next great empire was set to rise. Players take control of one of the many tribes, city states or leagues in Italy at the time Rome was rising to dominate the area. In this epic game, players must control cities, allocate workers to collect resources, build fortresses for protection and train new regiments on some of the most spectacular battlefields based on accurate maps of ancient Rome. Check out our verdict!

PC Review - Cultures 2 : Gates of Asgard

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 18, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the exciting adventures in Cultures- The Discovery of Vinland, the Vikings are on the march again in Cultures 2. It is the end of the first millennium and Bjarni the lead character has a vision, he sees himself battling with three unknown figures against a terrifying snake and fighting to save the world. Bjarni travels to Europe in search of answers. During his travels, he meets the brave Franconians, the technologically superior Byzantines and the mystical Saracens. The goal of the game is to unite these three groups and then to go fight the final battle with the snake. Did we fight the snake? Or did we weasel out?

PC Review : 'Red Ace Squadron'

by Patrick on June 18, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Don a long scarf, flight cap and pilot goggles and climb into the cockpit of 8 Authentic WW1 aircraft to take to the skies in Red Ace: Squadron. This highly anticipated follow-up to Red Ace allows you to fly for the Allies or Central Powers, and this time you've got wingmen! Check out the review!

PSOne Review - 'Power Play: Sports Trivia'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 31, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Think You Got Game? Time to put up or shut up with Power Play Sports Trivia! Take on 4,000 brain-bruising questions from the wide, wide world of football, basketball, baseball, and hockey. Show what you know with 2 Tenacious Trivia Modes - Tournament: Up to 4 players face off to decide who’s got the fastest fingers and the maddest skills, and Last Man Standing: Avoid 5 wrong answers and go for the longest winning streak in history. Climb the ranking ladder, reach the Hall of Fame, and become a Trivia Legend. Did we reach the "Hall of Fame" or the "Hall Of Shame"?