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GBA Review - 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 29, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame, releasing in conjunction with the next movie, Harry Potter and his friends Ron Weasley? and Hermione Granger return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As teenagers back for their third year of study, they are engaged in the mystery surrounding Sirius Black, who has recently escaped from the infamous wizard prison Azkaban.

PS2 Review - 'Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits'

by Hank on July 23, 2004 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits expands onto PlayStation 2 with an all-new compelling storyline, captivating motion capture cut scenes, an innovative battle system and over 14 playable characters each with their own unique abilities and special combination attacks. With over 60+ hours of engaging gameplay, Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits delivers an epic, role-playing adventure in a world of stunning and realistic graphics.

Xbox Review - 'Samurai Warriors'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 22, 2004 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Play as the brave Yukimura Sanada or other legendary warriors including the mysterious Nobunaga Oda, and the ninja, Hanzo Hattori. Your quest will take you to the sprawling Japanese battlefields of Okehazama and Kawanakajima and inside the embattled walls of Osaka Castle. Come face-to-face with gun-toting troops, echelons of ninja, and deadly kunoichi (female ninja).

Hardware Review - 'Xbox Cordless Precision Controller'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 21, 2004 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The newest member of the Logitech cordless controller family utilizes powerful 2.4GHz technology - developed specifically for the demands of the gaming environment. This gives gamers complete freedom of movement anywhere in a room while also eliminating the "line-of-sight" hassle found in most other cordless gamepads on the market today.

Xbox Review - 'Powerdrome'

by Inexhist on July 21, 2004 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Twelve champions from the far ends of the galactic hegemony compete for an interstellar trophy by racing their Blades - jet-engined, anti-gravity aircraft. The drama-filled competition is staged at break-neck speeds around spectacular tracks. The game features 24 circuits across 8 dramatic environments, ranging from a sub-tropical Ocean Dam to a race on and under a terraformed ring-world.

PS2 Review - 'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow'

by Hank on July 20, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage.

PS2 Review - 'Spider-Man 2'

by Thomas Wilde on July 18, 2004 @ 11:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions...

Xbox Review - 'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury'

by Corey Owen on July 18, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in the near future, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a gritty, real-world first-person shooter (FPS) in which the player fills the combat boots of an elite Delta Force operative. Featuring the high production values of a blockbuster Hollywood action/thriller, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a cinematic, action-oriented experience aimed at capturing and recreating the thrills of major Hollywood action films.

Xbox Review - 'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow'

by Agustin on July 15, 2004 @ 11:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage.

PS2 Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Justin on July 15, 2004 @ 11:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.

PS2/Xbox Review - 'MLB SlugFest: Loaded'

by Agustin on July 15, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the newest title in the adrenaline-style baseball series which, for the first time, takes America’s Pastime online with a host of new gameplay features. MLB SlugFest: Loaded will include the addition of the Baseball Mogul engine into its franchise mode, adding great depth and endless re-playability to the game.

PC Review - 'Missing: Since January'

by Michael Bragg on July 15, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A journalist investigating a string of gruesome murders mysteriously disappears with his companion. Soon after, the production company he works for receives a disturbing CD-ROM containing video footage captured during his investigation. More than just a CD, this disc is in fact the beginning of a terrifying game with a maniacal killer known only as "The Phoenix."

PC Review - 'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 14, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon throws you in even more dramatic battles of WWII. Burning Horizon offers a huge 18-missions-campaign around General Rommel, giving you the opportunity to play famous battles like Ardennes, Tripolis, Tobruk, El Alamein, Sicily and, of course, Normandy. Furthermore, the add-on contains 8 single missions, with an entire new nation at war: Japan.

Xbox Review - 'IndyCar Series 2005'

by Geson Hatchett on July 13, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits. IndyCar Series 2005 is the only game to feature the full IndyCar Series season including the Indianapolis 500.

PS2 Review - 'DRIV3R'

by Agustin on July 12, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie. Developed by Reflections Interactive, the masterminds behind Driver and Driver 2, DRIV3R stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments.

PC Review - 'Joint Operations'

by Mark Crump on July 11, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in Indonesia in the near future, Joint Operations takes the player to a country on the verge of disintegration. Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions. Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests.

PC Review - 'D-Day 1944: Invasion of Europe'

by Thomas Leaf on July 10, 2004 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"D-Day 1944" is the work of an international team from Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. With new aircraft, new sound, new effects, new scenery and new campaigns, "D-Day, 1944" captures the flavor of those spring days that saw the beginning of liberation for Europe.

PS2 Review - 'War of the Monsters'

by Hank on July 10, 2004 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Control a host of the biggest, meanest monsters ever to feature in a game including a gigantic angry gorilla, a monstrous insect and armoured robots as big as skyscrapers. Fight in knuckle-wrenching multi-monster battles in fully destructible 3D environments bustling with traffic, people and military defences.

PC Review - 'Nitro Family'

by Alanix on July 9, 2004 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

“Nitro Family” is a new hardcore First Person Shooter powered by the world-renowned Serious Sam Engine. “Nitro Family” mainly focuses on images of the deepest desires of man like violence, sensuality and beauty, with a pure enjoyment of game.

PC Review - 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'

by Ben Zackheim on July 8, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame, Harry Potter and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As teenagers back for their third year of study, they are engaged in the mystery surrounding Sirius Black, who has recently escaped from the infamous wizard prison of Azkaban.