PS2 Review - 'Drakengard 2'

by Joe Keiser on Feb. 23, 2006 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Drakengard 2 picks up 18 years after Caim's exploits in the first title. The heroes this time around are Nove, a young man who can speak with the Dragon known as Legna, and a now grown-up Mana. The two main characters are joined by Urich, a masked man said to have made a pact with the God of Death.

PC Review - 'Blitzkrieg II'

by Justin on Feb. 23, 2006 @ 12:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

NDS Review - 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'

by Kris Graft on Feb. 22, 2006 @ 1:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Players will experience all the thrills of the movie -- from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself!

PS2 Review - 'Grandia III'

by Alicia on Feb. 22, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, using an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. In Grandia III you play as Yuuki, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of being a pilot. When Yuuki meets Alfina, an elven shaman who can talk to holy beasts, he gets involved in a mission to find her brother Emilious, who turned evil and wants to conquering the world.

PSP Review - 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

by Agustin on Feb. 21, 2006 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

PC Review - 'Fritz 9: Play Chess'

by Reldan on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Experience chess excellence with Fritz 9: Play Chess' extraordinary new features. Let Fritz teach you with over four hours of instructional videos, position explainer, training modes, and friend mode! Enjoy chess like never before. Play against fully interactive 3D opponents in hyper-realistic game environments.

PSP Review - 'Exit'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 19, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Exit, you assume the role of Mr. Esc, a masked individual tasked with entering and exiting buildings and rescuing other people under a time limit, avoiding various traps and solving puzzles. While the game is mostly comprised of cartoonish 2D graphics, the character s models are 3D.

NDS Review - 'Resident Evil: Deadly Silence'

by Kenny Bartlett on Feb. 18, 2006 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Resident Evil: Deadly Silence will be a remake of the first RE title, released in 1996, but unlike the original, the DS version will not use pre-rendered graphics, but be in full 3D. One of the modes requires you to wipe the screen to slash your knife, and the dual screen will most likely be used for inventory and map. RE:DS will also support coop and other multiplayer modes.

PC Review - 'Shattered Union'

by Dan Barrow on Feb. 17, 2006 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set atop the smoldering ruins of a fictional United States torn apart by civil war, Shattered Union is an action-packed strategy game for console and PC. Gamers will play through an exciting single player campaign to reunite the country by force, or online in one-on-one matches.

PC Review - 'Battlefield 2: Special Forces'

by Mark Crump on Feb. 16, 2006 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Battlefield 2 Special Forces takes the intensity and quality of Battlefield 2 behind the scenes of news headlines, showcasing the most elite and deadly forces in the modern military world. Using accurate special forces weapons, gadgets, and vehicles, these covert armies battle to control key military and strategic locations.

Xbox Review - 'Crime Life: Gang Wars'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 16, 2006 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Crime Life: Gang Wars is a free roaming crime based beat em up. Mixing action and strategy elements within a gritty, detailed storyline to explore modern-day urban gang culture, the player is cast as a small-time homie who must work their way through the ranks to become a gang leader.

Xbox Review - '25 To Life'

by Bill Lange on Feb. 15, 2006 @ 12:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

25 to Life is the game the streets have been waiting for. Play as either cops or gangsters, in this urban-based third person shooter. The game delivers intense online gameplay for up to 16 players, as well as a rich single player experience.

PSP Review - 'PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient'

by Joe Keiser on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient is a 3D puzzle game that tests players problem solving skills, PQ uses the PSP system's Infrastructure Mode and allows players to post their PQ score on the worldwide ranking site to see how they rank against other players around the world.

NDS Review - 'Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.

PS2 Review - 'NCAA March Madness 06'

by Hank on Feb. 12, 2006 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Featuring an even deeper playbook that covers both ends of the court, NCAA March Madness 06 delivers the ultimate strategic basketball experience. Dominate rivals with a more authentic brand of defense and push the ball on offense with an enhanced Floor General Playcalling system featuring more sets than ever before.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Dead or Alive 4'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 11, 2006 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dead or Alive 4 will redefine 3-D high definition graphics and sound, creating the most visually beautiful and realistic looking video game to date. DOA features online capabilities via Xbox Live, new interactive stages, an all star line-up of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex countering system yet.

PS2 Review - 'Shrek SuperSlam'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 10, 2006 @ 12:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game.

PS2 Review - 'Neopets: The Darkest Faerie'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 9, 2006 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Neopets: The Darkest Faerie, players enter the land of Neopia for the first time in 3D and journey with Neopian characters on an adventure to rid the world from the evil Darkest Faerie.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Ridge Racer 6'

by Tony Jennings on Feb. 8, 2006 @ 12:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ridge Racer 6 on the Xbox 360 comes packed with more than 130 cars and 30 circuits, the most courses in any of the series so far. For the first time ever, it will also feature online compatibility with Xbox Live, offering endless hours of drifting excitement.

PS2 Review - 'World Championship Poker 2'

by Katarani on Feb. 7, 2006 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

World Championship Poker 2 features a much more detailed one player game, where you now have to work your way up the ranks, starting in your mom's basement. Once you start winning and accumulating money, you can spend your winnings on increasingly better pads, and furnishings. Hit a losing streak, and you may have to hock your stuff to stay in the game.