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PC/Xbox Review - 'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles.

Xbox Review - 'NASCAR 06: Total Team Control'

by Tony Jennings on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Take command of the biggest teams in NASCAR by building a multi-car dynasty. In the first-ever Squad Based Racing experience, you are not alone. Radio to teammates for assistance, while managing on-track partnerships, or take the wheel of a teammate's car in the middle of a race to fend off rivals. As an owner, build your own racing empire or even buy top NASCAR Teams like Hendrick Motorsports.

PS2 Review - 'Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects'

by Alanix on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of super heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

PC Review - 'F.E.A.R.'

by Justin on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

PS2 Review - 'NBA Live 06'

by Hank on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In NBA Live 06, superstars of the game look and play more like their real-life counterparts than ever before. Players can feel the emotion and intensity of the complete basketball experience with an up-tempo, fast-break, and physical brand of basketball that yields improved play in the transition game and real-life collisions in the paint.

PC Review - 'Squad Assault: Second Wave'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Squad Assault: Second Wave is a 3D real-time strategy game based on the battles that raged in the European Theater of World War II. Updated, enhanced, and expanded with all new campaigns and operations for at least 100 new battles, plus over 50 new modder maps, make Squad Assault: Second Wave an entirely fresh exercise in tactical gaming.

PS2 Review - 'Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves will draw players immediately into the devious adventures of Sly and his crew by offering a unique cast of playable characters, a challenging dual analog stick multiplayer mode, new vehicles, mini-games, disguises, enhanced combat move sets and much more.

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.