PC Review - 'Stronghold 2'

by Junior on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Stronghold 2 will also offer players a "castle-life" campaign, enhanced multiplayer capability and a new, innovative and exciting single player campaign ...

Xbox Review - 'Halo 2: Multiplayer Map Pack'

by Inexhist on Aug. 1, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack adds nine all-new multiplayer maps, additional bonus content showcases previously unreleased footage including an animated feature highlighting an unseen battle in Old Mombasa and a mini documentary showcasing the creative process behind the new multiplayer maps. The map pack disc also contains the Halo 2 Auto Update, providing non-Live gamers with the ability to enjoy recent gameplay enhancements and improvements.

Xbox Review - 'Sid Meier's Pirates!'

by Kris Graft on July 31, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Pirates!, you take the leading role of a pirate captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty.

PC Review - 'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars'

by Angus Cormack on July 30, 2005 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars returns one of the most successful strategy games of the past years to the real-time battlefield - with reinforcements: Meet Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France and probably the most ingenious strategist in European history! Enter the battle on the side of one of 10 great European nations and rewrite European history in six exciting campaigns.

NDS Review - 'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory'

by David Wanaselja on July 29, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, the year is 2008. Citywide blackouts, stock exchange sabotage, electronic hijacking of national defense systems: This is information warfare. To prevent such attacks, operatives must infiltrate hostile territory and aggressively collect critical intelligence, getting closer than ever to enemy soldiers.

PC Review - 'Supreme Ruler 2010'

by Mike Davila on July 28, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The year is 2010 and the Major Powers of the world as we currently know them have disintegrated into bickering economic and military regions. The United Nations has disappeared, and in its place an organization with far sharper teeth referred to simply as "The World Market" has taken its place. Individual Regions are left to fight for power to dominate their neighbors, their countries, their continents, and then the world.

PS2 Review - 'Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome'

by Alicia on July 27, 2005 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Nippon Ichi’s latest strategy game is a return to their roots – sort of. Makai Kingdom breathes new life into the Phantom Brave engine by adding in elements from their classic Disgaea. Now you can enjoy the Free Movement system along with true turn-based gameplay. A lot of old favorites from past games are back, with the addition of the new TEC stat, vehicles to pilot, facilities to build, and a host of completely new character types.

GameCube Review - 'Killer 7'

by Agustin on July 26, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith, an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems "deserving to die." Read more to check out some screens ...

PS2 Review - 'Colosseum: Road to Freedom'

by Alicia on July 25, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Koei takes a trip back into Roman history with Colosseum: the Road to Freedom. Trace the life of a Roman gladiator from his first few bouts as a lowly slave to his final days of glory in the Roman Colosseum. Design your gladiator's history, appearance, and fighting style, and then train his body so he can stay on his feet in even the longest battles. Or, if you just want some quick action, visit arena mode and choose to fight in any of the arenas or modes you've beaten in the main game.

Xbox Review - 'Fantastic Four'

by Jordan Van Nest on July 23, 2005 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fantastic 4 film's storyline and expands the adventures by letting players stretch, control fire and use invisibility and brute force to defeat evil Super Villains in new environments and familiar comic book locales. Challenged to master the individual powers of each Super Hero and combine them to level even more devastating attacks, players must battle some of Marvel's most notorious Super Villains, including, the ultimate evil - Doctor Doom - to save the human race from disaster.

PS2 Review - 'Psychonauts'

by Hank on July 21, 2005 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A deranged scientist is abducting students from the Psychonauts boot camp and a powerful new cadet named Raz stands alone against the lunatic. Raz must develop and unleash an arsenal of paranormal powers, including the ability to launch himself telepathically into someone else's mind -- and take on their inner demons, nightmares and secret memories.

PC Review - 'Imperial Glory'

by Thomas Leaf on July 20, 2005 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes.

PSP Review - 'Coded Arms'

by Agustin on July 19, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Coded Arms is a visually stunning first-person shooter that places the gamer in the role of a computer hacker who infiltrates an abandoned virtual reality system. Players will fight through various virtual battlefields against multiple types of enemies with more than 30 different weapons at their disposal.

Xbox Review - 'King of Fighters: Maximum Impact - Maniax'

by Jordan Van Nest on July 18, 2005 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The first ever 3D version of the most popular fighting franchise in history, The King of Fighters Maximum Impact comes to the Xbox Video Game System. Gamers from around the world will be able to battle it out across the Xbox Live network and play as their favorite SNK character in full 3D with beautifully rendered backgrounds and full flowing animation.

PS2 Review - 'Juiced'

by Geson Hatchett on July 17, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Juiced is the only racing to totally immerse you in the lifestyle and culture of the real street modding scene. Starting as a new kid on the block, without a set of wheels to your name, your main focus in life is to build up your own crew of "driving gods" and dominate the established street racing scene of Angel City.

NDS Review - 'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent'

by David Wanaselja on July 16, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As an aspiring 00 agent dismissed from MI6 for reckless brutality, the player is recruited by Auric Goldfinger in a ruthless war against Dr. No for control of the Bond underworld. Players wreak havoc as they make their unrelenting rise through the ranks of villainy. On globe-spanning missions of vengeance and demolition, players encounter such legendary Bond characters as Oddjob, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Scaramanga, and Xenia Onatopp.

PS2 Review - 'Madagascar'

by Hank on July 15, 2005 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to the island of Madagascar. When their vessel capsizes off the coast, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.

PS2 Review - 'Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir'

by Alicia on July 14, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The hit Full Metal Alchemist franchise continues with its second PS2 game, featuring new animation, striking cel-shaded graphics, and streamlined gameplay. A simplified alchemy system and a wide array of new enemies to fight make this game ideal for any fan, even someone who didn't catch the last game. The storyline follows a blend of the early anime arcs and an original storyline, featuring a new villain.

PC Review - 'Close Combat: First to Fight'

by Thomas Leaf on July 13, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lead a four-man fireteam of US Marines through the perils of modern urban combat in a Middle-Eastern urban battleground. This is an action-oriented, first-person 3D shooter that is being developed under the direction of the US Marine Corps as a training simulation for use by the Marine Corps.

PC Review - 'Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience'

by Chad on July 12, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience will offer the original ground game An Empire Divided, the Jump to Lightspeed expansion that brought players into space in their own Millennium Falcon and the all new Episode III Rage of the Wookiees expansion offering exclusive content directly from the final Star Wars movie all in one box, as well as an exclusive vehicle only available to bundle owners.