PC Review - 'Vendetta Online'

by Mark Crump on March 29, 2005 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Vendetta Online combines fast-paced, real-time “twitch” based flight and combat model with the RPG gameplay in a colossal online galaxy. The forward progression of the detailed storyline allows for great plot variation contingent on the actions you take. The vast number of choices to be made in Vendetta Online makes playing a truly unique experience.

Xbox/PC Review - 'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory'

by Thomas Wilde on March 28, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the world of international espionage. The game will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. In addition, it will offer the best graphics in this generation of games and a unique, collaborative multiplayer mode available for online and offline.

PS2 Review - 'MVP Baseball 2005'

by Alanix on March 27, 2005 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Level the playing field with the EA SPORTS Hitter’s Eye in MVP Baseball 2005. With unprecedented control of your at-bat, the ability to move in the batter’s box and the power to read the pitch, master the art of hitting and own the plate with an unprecedented offensive toolbox. Along with an enhanced Dynasty Mode, you can take complete control of the team with the all-new Owner Mode.

NDS Review - 'Super Mario 64 DS'

by Nathan Mourfield on March 26, 2005 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Super Mario 64 DS, players choose one of four characters as they experience the groundbreaking Mario game in completely news ways exclusive to Nintendo DS, such as head-to-head wireless battling, new touch-sensitive mini-games and innovative control options.

Gamecube Review - 'Fight Night Round 2'

by Geson Hatchett on March 25, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fight Night Round 2 will let you go head-to-head with the best of boxing including Bernard Hopkins, Middleweight Champion of the World and cover athlete for EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2, as well as legendary boxers Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and Joe Frazier.

PC Review - 'Second Sight'

by Justin on March 24, 2005 @ 12:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Bringing a new dimension to stealth action games, Second Sight gives players control of a character endowed with incredible psychic abilities. The game offers multiple approaches to completing levels either via stealth, dramatic gunplay, psychic powers or a combination of all three. The ability to psychically influence characters and remotely manipulate objects and individuals provides for a totally fresh gameplay dynamic.

NDS Review - 'Mr. Driller: Drill Spirits'

by Agustin on March 23, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Mr. Driller: Drill Spirits offers the ultimate in drilling action, where players utilize the stylus and innovative dual-screen interface to avoid falling blocks and scramble for air capsules, in order to rescue their fellow Drillers, or collect power capsules to destroy the menacing Destroyer Drill! Players can play anytime, anywhere with various quick play modes or battle head-to-head with up to four other players through the Nintendo DS wireless capabilities.

GameCube Review - 'MVP Baseball 2005'

by Kris Graft on March 23, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Level the playing field with the EA SPORTS Hitter’s Eye in MVP Baseball 2005. With unprecedented control of your at-bat, the ability to move in the batter’s box and the power to read the pitch, master the art of hitting and own the plate with an unprecedented offensive toolbox. Along with an enhanced Dynasty Mode, you can take complete control of the team with the all-new Owner Mode.

PS2 Review - 'Fight Night Round 2'

by Thomas Leaf on March 22, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fight Night Round 2 will let you go head-to-head with the best of boxing including Bernard Hopkins, Middleweight Champion of the World and cover athlete for EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2, as well as legendary boxers Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and Joe Frazier.

Xbox Review - 'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30'

by Corey Owen on March 21, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set during the famous airdrop before the invasion at Normandy, Sgt. Matt Baker and his squad of 101st Airborne paratroopers were scattered over the French countryside. As the story unfolds, the player (Baker) must choose between the success of his mission and the lives of his men – his brothers in arms.

PS2 Review - 'Winning Eleven 8'

by Hank on March 20, 2005 @ 6:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Winning Eleven 8 will once again raise the bar for the critically acclaimed series with even more in-depth gameplay, improved realism and increased control. The game features more teams, players and stadiums than ever before, including all the teams from the Italian, Spanish and Dutch leagues under the official license.

Xbox Review - 'Scrapland'

by Agustin on March 19, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Scrapland is an action game. In third-person, the player controls D-Tritus when he goes on foot and his gunship when he pilots on Chimera streets. The player, by hacking into the GDB, can transform himself into 15 different characters, acquiring then the special ability of every one of them. The player can also drive any gunship he finds and can create his own collection of unique gunships, freely combining pieces he finds aboard the ship.

Gamecube Review - 'Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure'

by Geson Hatchett on March 18, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure is an action/adventure game allowing players to follow five different birthday adventures while playing as Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore or Piglet. You must use the special skills of each character, such as Piglet's scary face or Eeyore's butterfly collecting, in order to help Winnie the Pooh advance through each level, and avoid the fast-moving Heffalumps and Woozles and, at the same time, collect honey pots to offer the bees in exchange for special items.

Xbox Review - 'Fight Night Round 2'

by Alanix on March 17, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fight Night Round 2 will let you go head-to-head with the best of boxing including Bernard Hopkins, Middleweight Champion of the World and cover athlete for EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2, as well as legendary boxers Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and Joe Frazier.

PS2 Review - 'Shadow of Rome'

by Thomas Wilde on March 16, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Shadow of Rome, an all-new action adventure game, transports players to one of the most perilous ages of man, an era when Caesar was hailed as the leader of the Roman Empire and whose sovereignty dominated all of western civilization.

PS2 Review - 'Constantine'

by Agustin on March 15, 2005 @ 2:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

You are cast as irreverent mystic detective John Constantine and must embark on an investigation in a world of demons and angels that exists just beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles. Caught up in a series of catastrophic events, it is imperative that you seek out and destroy pure evil - before peace on Earth is destroyed forever.

Gamecube Review - 'NBA Street V3'

by Agustin on March 14, 2005 @ 12:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Featuring NBA legends, today's top stars, and original characters from past editions, NBA Street Vol 3 reaches new heights by making over-the-top, larger-than-life moves even bigger in this action-packed, arcade-style game. Customize your baller, build courts from the ground up, throw one down in an all-new dunk contest and go online to put your reputation to the test.

Book Review - 'Gaming Hacks'

by Mark Crump on March 13, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Intended for hobbyist gamers, this collection offers 100 tips for playing, collecting, modifying, and enjoying the multitude of video games that can be played on a computer. The contributors show how to emulate classic games, enter the world of MMORPG, play with console and arcade hardware, and find new uses for a game engine.

PS2 Review - 'FIFA Street'

by Hank on March 12, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

FIFA Street is a combination of arcade action blended with the culture of freestyle street football. By removing the rules from the simulation football experience, 'FIFA Street' exposes the heart of the world's beautiful game, on-the-ball flare and individual style.

PC Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Gordy Wheeler on March 11, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | 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.