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NDS Review - 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

by David Wanaselja on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.

Xbox Review - 'The Suffering: Ties That Bind'

by Jordan Van Nest on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family.

Gamecube Review - 'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse'

by Agustin on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

Xbox Review - 'Far Cry Instincts'

by Eric on Oct. 24, 2005 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Far Cry Instincts takes the PC version's signature locations, Full-Action Response A.I. (F.A.R. concept), and unprecedented view-distance, and combines them with improved gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to utilize an even broader range of strategies and survival tactics to uncover the many secrets within the beautiful, but deadly islands.

Xbox Review - 'Tecmo Classic Arcade'

by Jordan Van Nest on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tecmo Classic Arcade will have gamers everywhere getting nostalgic and wishing for the yesteryears of the arcade era when it hits store shelves nationwide this September and only on the Xbox. The compilation includes eleven of Tecmo’s best arcade games including Tecmo Bowl, Rygar, Solomon’s Key, Bomb Jack, Tecmo Cup, Pleiads, Senjyo, Star Force, Strato Fighter, Swimmer, and Pinball Action.

PS2 Review - 'RPG Maker 3'

by Evan Kaigle on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

RPG Maker 3 features an easy-to-use toolset and transforms 2D instruction into 3D worlds allowing you to produce exciting and enchanting games. It's storytelling at its best. Choose your characters, worlds, items, landscapes, add a script and more. In no time, you are enjoying a "custom title" created by yours truly.

Xbox Review - 'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse'

by Geson Hatchett on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

PC Review - 'Diplomacy'

by Alanix on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in early 20th century Europe, this PC adaptation brings the power struggles of seven mighty nations to life like never before. Its abstracted and simple gameplay puts the focus on the need for shrewd negotiations and overall strategy.

Gamecube Review - 'Battalion Wars'

by Hugh McHarg on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Advance Wars hits GameCube, where the turn-based masterpiece transforms into a real-time, 3-D strategic-action game! Take command of the field of war, breaking your forces into fast-moving squads and charging into battle. Lead the charge atop an armored tank, or race into battle with your best soldiers at your side!

PC Review - 'Gary Grigsby’s World at War'

by RumDragon on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With Gary Grigsby’s World at War, the historical course of World War II may change depending on your choices. The Western Allies may be conquered by Germany, or Japan may defeat China. With you at the controls, leading the fates of nations and alliances, anything is possible in this new strategic offering.

Xbox Review - 'Rainbow Six: Lockdown'

by Hugh McHarg on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat. Stakes escalate as they are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Used to protecting the lives of others, Team Rainbow must now embark on a mission to fight and save some of their own.

PS2 Review - 'Genji: Dawn of the Samurai'

by Geson Hatchett on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Genji is a beautifully cinematic, sword-wielding Samurai adventure based on the popular Japanese legend of the same name. Acting as the historic hero Genkuro Yoshitsune or his trusted companion Benkei, the warrior monk, you set out on a mission to release the oppressed from the evil forces of the warlord Kiyomori and restore the Genji dynasty to power.

Xbox Review - 'Big Mutha Truckers 2: Truck Me Harder!'

by Chad on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Big Mutha Truckers 2 begins with Ma Jackson being taken into police custody for tax evasion. The only way she can win her case is by hiring Cousin Jacob, the most "fancy-talkin' legal fella" this side of Booger's Canyon. Players will be challenged to raise the cash needed to bribe jurors to let Ma off by trucking, trading, wheeling and dealing.

PS2 Review - 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

by Katarani on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.

PS2 Review - 'Indigo Prophecy'

by Gordy Wheeler on Oct. 16, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Indigo Prophecy, New York City is stunned by a series of mysterious murders, all following the same pattern: ordinary people are killing absolute strangers in public areas. Lucas Kane becomes another one of these murderers when he suddenly kills a stranger in a men’s bathroom. Covered in blood, Lucas regains consciousness with no recollection as to why he committed murder. Hunted by police, Lucas must uncover the dark forces behind his crime before being incarcerated for life.

PC Review - 'Pariah'

by Justin on Oct. 16, 2005 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games.

Xbox Review - 'Moto GP 3: Ultimate Racing Technology'

by Kris Graft on Oct. 15, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Moto GP 3 has taken the thrill of the first two titles and doubled it, taking the franchise beyond the realms of Grand Prix racing through the introduction of high-adrenaline street racing in Extreme Mode. Players can hone their skills on the streets, experiencing the carnival-like atmosphere that follows the Grand Prix Championship around the world.

Xbox Review - 'Ninja Gaiden Black'

by Agustin on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ninja Gaiden BLACK boasts a plethora of new action-packed adventures in the new mission mode where Ninja Gaiden fans face their biggest challenges yet as they go up against the toughest enemies and biggest bosses for the ultimate ninja showdown.

PS2 Review - 'We Love Katamari'

by Angus Cormack on Oct. 13, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The King of All Cosmos grew to stardom after taking all of the Prince's katamaris and replacing the stars. His fans knew no bounds and wished to see more katamaris fill the sky. The King of All Cosmos desired to appease all of their requests and recruited the Prince and his cousins to help. Now they are tasked with rolling up even more clumps, each larger and more different than the one before.

Xbox Review - 'NHL 06'

by Tony Jennings on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With NHL 06, players can score like a superstar, express themselves through their shooting style with the new EA SPORTS Skill Stick and light the lamp with highlight reel moves such as spinoramas, toe drags, bat-ins, and between-the-legs shots. Classic deke control adds to the arsenal of moves allowing maneuvers around defensemen before snapping off dangerous shots that can ripple the twine and knock the water bottle off the net.