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GameCube Review - 'Madagascar'

by Gordy Wheeler on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:47 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 - 'Medal of Honor European Assault'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic Services­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

PC Review - 'Mythic Blades'

by Chad on Aug. 7, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mythic Blades is a 3D real-time fighting game that places the player in the role of Legendary Hero or Terrifying Monster during combat to determine the fate of the Olympus. Ares has challenged his father; if Ares wins, he will take over Zeus' place and rule over the Olympus - but the battle does not take place there. Instead it will be fought between Man and Monster.

PSP Review - 'Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition'

by Agustin on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 3:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Forget everything you think you know about racing on the PSP, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition PSP is a full scale, full speed experience unlike anything out there. The intense, chaotic sense of speed, the living, breathing cities, and the deepest and most stylish vehicle customization ever is taken to a new level and delivered into the palm of your hand.

Xbox Review - 'Lego Star Wars'

by Nathan Mourfield on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Quick, what's the first thing you think of when someone says "Star Wars?" Whatever it is, it's probably not "Lego"… but after playing Lego Star Wars, that might be different. Relive the Star Wars saga as retold in Lego form, guiding an increasingly large cast through everything from adventures on Naboo to the Pod Race on Tatooine. Sure, the ships are made out of bricks and your characters are all little guys with detachable plastic hair, but that just makes Star Wars better.

PC Review - 'Risk Your Life: Path of the Emperor'

by Katarani on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Risk Your Life, players assume the role of a Warrior, Cleric, Wizard, or Thief (over 20 classes) and explore the many beautiful and exotic locations within the game where they meet other players, complete quests, fight monsters and other players.

Xbox Review - 'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike'

by Eric on Aug. 3, 2005 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike will expand the gameplay with more maps, missions, and weapons. Eleven new exciting mission single player campaign and expanded Xbox LIVE multiplayer content.

PSP Review - 'Dead to Rights: Reckoning'

by Thomas Leaf on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Dead to Rights series finally makes its move to the PSP, with an all-new storyline set before the events of the original game. Dead to Rights: Reckoning brings the fast-paced action of an intense FPS into portable form, with wireless multiplayer and a gripping single-player campaign.

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.