Xbox Review - 'The Bard's Tale'

by Nathan Mourfield on Nov. 21, 2004 @ 5:32 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

PC Review - 'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms'

by Gordy Wheeler on Nov. 20, 2004 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms' is a 3D isometric RPG, that combines 3D technologies and the traditional ways of isometric RPG's. 'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms' will take you from heroic fights against hideous monsters - using weapons and spells - to seeking wisdom and clues for your quests, while interacting with the many NPC's such as spirits and astral enemies.

PS2 Review - 'Time Crisis: Crisis Zone'

by Inexhist on Nov. 20, 2004 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

From the developers of the hugely successful Time Crisis series, Crisis Zone is based on the classic arcade version with exclusive new features and levels for PlayStation 2 - most notably unique 'double gun-play' allowing players to choose whether to use one or two guns to blast their way to victory!

PS2 Review - 'Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War'

by Hank on Nov. 19, 2004 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With more than 50 different licensed planes and an intense storyline extending over 30 missions, players will be put to the ultimate test, including air-to-air combat, air-to-ground fighting, air-to-sea assaults, rescue, recon and much more. Incorporating ultra-realistic beautifully rendered in-game graphics and cinematics along with unparalleled game play; Ace Combat 5 goes a step beyond the traditional air combat gaming experience.

PC Review - 'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition'

by Reldan on Nov. 19, 2004 @ 2:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take an adventure as Pitfall Harry, the daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger. Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains.

PC Review - 'Half-Life 2'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Nov. 18, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Half-Life 2, the player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people people he cares about are counting on him. Beware of the spoilers...

Gamecube Review - 'Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2'

by Gordy Wheeler on Nov. 18, 2004 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2 picks up where the original popular action platform game left off. The cast of characters from Down Under has grown, and so has the action! Evil Boss Cass has broken out of Currawong Jail and hatched a plan to take over the world with an army of Uber Reptiles. It's up to our boomerang-wielding hero, TY, and his newly formed team of Burramudgee Bush Rescue mates to stop him!

PC Review - 'Codename: Panzers'

by Mark Crump on Nov. 17, 2004 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Panzers takes you into the heady battles of World War II. Whether you play in towns with bullet-riddled buildings, bleak mountain landscapes or treacherous swamps - Panzers gives you real-time combat rampages in awesome 3D graphics. Experience the nerve-jangling thrill of strategic gaming - in Panzers!

PS2 Review - 'Mortal Kombat: Deception'

by Agustin on Nov. 16, 2004 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Shocking and evil, Mortal Kombat: Deception pushes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action, lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities.

PS2 Review - 'Shadow Hearts: Covenant'

by Thomas Wilde on Nov. 16, 2004 @ 4:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Amidst the chaos of World War I over a year after the original Shadow Hearts ended, Yuri and Karin embark on an epic journey testing their power and magic skills to combat terrifying creatures and conquer the evil that Rasputin plans to unleash upon the world.

PS2 Review - 'Guilty Gear Isuka'

by Hank on Nov. 15, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Guilty Gear Isuka introduces revolutionary upgrades such as 4-player simultaneous fighting, allowing for 2-on-2, 3-on-1 and 2-player co-op battles. The title also adds new characters to a full roster of returning fighters, all-new fight arenas and multiple new modes of play, including an exciting side-scrolling action game called Boost Mode.

Xbox Review - 'Colin McRae Rally 2005'

by Kris Graft on Nov. 14, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Colin McRae Rally 2005 accelerates the series to a blinding speed that captures the sheer adrenaline of edge-of-control rallying and lets you take the stages at speeds a third faster than before. You won't be spinning off unnecessarily either: the stages have been designed to let you use that speed as you hurtle through the detailed international environments. However, crash out and you'll see the individual damage models for each car in action – right down to scraping the paintwork!

PS2 Review - 'The Bard's Tale'

by Alanix on Nov. 13, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

Gamecube Review - 'Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams'

by Agustin on Nov. 12, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Join Tak in an epic adventure, as he must learn new Juju magic to recover the Staff of Dreams and defeat Tlaloc once and for all. Tak’s role in the great Prophecy of the Pupanunu people isn’t over. Rather, it’s just begun!

Xbox Review - 'Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2'

by Geson Hatchett on Nov. 11, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2 picks up where the original popular action platform game left off. The cast of characters from Down Under has grown, and so has the action! Evil Boss Cass has broken out of Currawong Jail and hatched a plan to take over the world with an army of Uber Reptiles. It's up to our boomerang-wielding hero, TY, and his newly formed team of Burramudgee Bush Rescue mates to stop him!

PC Review - 'Atlantis Evolution'

by Gordy Wheeler on Nov. 11, 2004 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In 1904, Curtis Hewitt, an adventurous photographer, becomes caught in a vortex that brings him to the heart of the lost city of Atlantis. A stranger in a land of high-end technology and archaic faith, Curtis begins an extraordinary adventure, assisting with the Atlantians' plight for survival as they overthrow their gods. Atlantis Evolution is the first episode of a new Atlantis series, following the original, world-renowned series.

Xbox Review - 'Halo 2'

by Paul Reith on Nov. 10, 2004 @ 4:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Halo 2 is the sequel to the highly successful and critically acclaimed Halo: Combat Evolved. In Halo 2, the saga continues as Master Chief—a genetically enhanced super-soldier—is the only thing standing between the relentless Covenant and the destruction of all humankind.

PC Review - 'Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile'

by Alanix on Nov. 10, 2004 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Children of the Nile is the first and only strategy game where citizens who behave like real people are your primary resource. As their leader, you must build a place in which they can live and work, establishing a relationship of trust and cooperation which you then leverage to build a lasting civilization, and bring it to its cultural peak.

Xbox Review - 'Scaler'

by Nathan Mourfield on Nov. 9, 2004 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Bobby "Scaler" Jenkins got more than he bargained for when he stumbled upon his next door neighbor’s evil plot to take over the world by stealing all the lizards and training them to become his mutant army. Bobby takes on his enemies in ways kids will only have dreamed of…by transforming into one of them. Sneaky, elusive, witty and hysterical – this unexpected hero will keep you guessing just what will happen next!

PS2 Review - 'Neo Contra'

by Hank on Nov. 9, 2004 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Neo Contra integrates all of the classic shooting gameplay elements that have come to define this renowned series while bringing the experience to a 3D world. Longtime fans and newcomers to the franchise will find classic, fast-paced action as they battle huge bosses who will stop at nothing to keep them from completing their mission. Players will need quick reflexes to dodge enemy attacks as well as access an arsenal of powerful weapons to defeat deadly enemies.