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GameCube Review - 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events'

by Gordy Wheeler on Jan. 3, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, fans follow the Baudelaire orphans as their luck goes from awfully bad to incredibly worse. Based on the popular book series and the upcoming movie starring Jim Carrey, this treacherous tale allows players to experience the eccentric adventures of Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire.

GBA Review - 'World Championship Poker'

by Inexhist on Jan. 2, 2005 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Get the low-down on high-stakes poker with 12 World Championship Poker games including: Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hold'em, Seven-Card Stud, Five-Card Draw and Pineapple. Players may advance their skills in “Career Mode” as they play their way through over 50 poker tournaments.

NDS Review - 'Spider-Man 2'

by Nathan Mourfield on Dec. 31, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Spider-Man 2 you assume the role of the most celebrated super-hero of all time and re-live the movie experience through all new missions featuring unique enemies, objectives and combat maneuvers. Utilizing the touch screen and new controller layout, players can quickly swing, run, jump, solve puzzles, engage in combat and switch to an arsenal of moves on the fly, while patrolling and protecting the city of Manhattan from the nefarious Doc Ock.

PS2 Review - 'Prince of Persia: Warrior Within'

by Kris Graft on Dec. 30, 2004 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Hunted by Dahaka, an immortal incarnation of Fate seeking divine retribution, the Prince embarks upon a path of both carnage and mystery to defy his preordained death. His journey leads to the infernal core of a cursed island stronghold harboring mankind's greatest fears. Only through grim resolve, bitter defiance and the mastery of deadly new combat arts can the Prince rise to a new level of warriorship - and emerge from this ultimate trial with his life.

Xbox Review - 'Pinball Hall of Fame'

by Justin on Dec. 29, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Pinball Hall of Fame developers FarSight Studios worked closely with pinball experts from the Pinball Hall of Fame in addition to conducting their own extensive research. The result is a game that will provide players with the ultimate pinball experience with realistic physics, true-to-life graphics and sounds captured directly from the actual tables.

PS2 Review - 'Ghost Recon 2'

by Agustin on Dec. 28, 2004 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Ghosts are deployed behind enemy lines to carry out sabotage, reconnaissance and quick strikes against the NKA should the conflict explode. Officially, not a single US asset is in North Korea. As the conflict rages, the Ghosts perform a series of successful missions, including the rescue of a dissident officer from a prison camp. During the course of these operations, the Ghosts learn that the architect of the escalation is Major-General Paik, who sees it as an opportunity to seize power and advance his ambitions.

PC Review - 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Dec. 27, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, fans follow the Baudelaire orphans as their luck goes from awfully bad to incredibly worse. Based on the popular book series and the upcoming movie starring Jim Carrey, this treacherous tale allows players to experience the eccentric adventures of Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire.

PS2 Review - 'Alien Hominid'

by Gordy Wheeler on Dec. 26, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Although half the size of a fully grown human, Alien Hominid has a voracious capacity to digest human skulls and is an expert marksman. The FBI and their mechanical marvels have been designed to keep A.H. from retrieving its UFO, but it will not be deterred. Hominid befriends the most unlikely of humans, who aid it with insane weapon upgrades. Alien Hominid will shoot, bomb, toss, eat and slash anything in its path - and bring on the heat in multiplayer co-op mode at any time.

Gamecube Review - 'King Arthur'

by Geson Hatchett on Dec. 26, 2004 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

King Arthur is based on one of the summer’s most anticipated films. The King Arthur video game will utilize footage from the Touchstone Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films movie and feature likenesses of characters from the film.

PC Review - 'Sid Meier's Pirates!'

by Seth Hall on Dec. 25, 2004 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Sid Meier's Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to seize your rightful place as one of the most revered (and feared!) pirates in history.

GBA Review - 'Beyblade: G-Revolution'

by Alicia on Dec. 25, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The third generation of Beyblade games hits the Game Boy Advance in G-Revolution. Take up the role of Tyson Granger and test your Beyblade skills against all comers, collecting new Beyblades and parts as you go. Do you have what it takes to win the world championship?

PS2 Review - 'Rumble Roses'

by Geson Hatchett on Dec. 24, 2004 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Rumble Roses is the first-ever women’s wrestling game and is being developed by Yuke’s Entertainment. Starring the sexiest female models to grace the ring, this over-the-top grappler is set to deliver intense girl-on-girl wrestling action with jaw-dropping graphic detail.

PC Review - 'Legacy: Dark Shadows'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Dec. 23, 2004 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Legacy: Dark Shadows is a point & click adventure with a dark science-fiction storyline spanning a period of 200 years. Legacy: Dark Shadows begins in 1942 with the battle of Stalingrad and ends in the distant future. You will meet more than 50 characters in nearly 100 locations.

NDS Review - 'Feel the Magic: XY/XX'

by Nathan Mourfield on Dec. 23, 2004 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Feel the Magic: XY/XX challenges gamers to switch from tapping and rubbing the touch screen to screaming and blowing into the microphone to control character actions. As unique as the control system, the surreal, humor-driven story follows an "average Joe" who enlists the help of the Rub Rabbits, a suave gang of dramatic performers who wear plastic rabbit ears, to help him capture the attention of a beautiful young woman.

Hardware Review - 'Nintendo DS'

by Nathan Mourfield on Dec. 22, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With its touch screen, wireless communication and voice recognition abilities, the dual-screened Nintendo DS offers video game fans innovative new ways to play. Each unit comes with an embedded communication program called PictoChat, as well as a demo version of Metroid Prime Hunters that features both single- and multiplayer action.

Xbox Review - 'Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2'

by Nathan Mourfield on Dec. 22, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

DDR Ultramix 2 combines fun, excitement, competition, choreography and physical interaction into one game. By accessing the enhanced Xbox Live support, players can compete head-to-head with other dancers nationwide, conduct online tournaments, upload content and download new songs, steps and characters. Also boasting a bigger music library than ever before, DDR Ultramix 2 includes exclusive songs, new game modes and content exclusively for the Xbox.

PS2 Review - 'Pinball Hall of Fame'

by Hank on Dec. 21, 2004 @ 4:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Pinball Hall of Fame developers FarSight Studios worked closely with pinball experts from the Pinball Hall of Fame in addition to conducting their own extensive research. The result is a game that will provide players with the ultimate pinball experience with realistic physics, true-to-life graphics and sounds captured directly from the actual tables.

PC Review - 'Alexander'

by Seth Hall on Dec. 21, 2004 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Alexander you will fight real-time battles using formations, combat and authentic military tactics, while commanding vast armies in foreign lands. Blood will be spilled on the battlefield and honor will be put to the test, as a combination of courage and strategy will determine the victor.

Xbox Review - 'Knights of the Old Republic II'

by Corey Owen on Dec. 20, 2004 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is the next chapter to the award winning game of 2003. Set in the unique timeframe of the Old Republic, 4,000 years before Star Wars Episode I, The Sith Lords features an all-new more perilous storyline, new characters, classes, locations and force powers.

PS2 Review - 'Duel Masters'

by Hank on Dec. 20, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Marking the franchise's first-ever appearance on the PS2, Duel Masters brings the Duel Masters universe to life with incredible 3D graphics. Players are invited play solo or battle against a friend in this challenging new adventure that also allows them to discover the powers of five never-before-seen creatures.