Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Remix takes players on an all new skating blitzkrieg where they embark on the ultimate road trip from Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 in addition to wreaking havoc in four never-before-seen city-levels – Las Vegas, Atlanta, Kyoto and Santa Cruz - that feature original goals, level changing events and unlockable characters.
Metal Gear Acid is a turn-based, tactical espionage game that requires players to collect cards and strategically construct their own decks to complete various missions and objectives. Boasting a compelling storyline filled with new characters and incredible cut scenes, Metal Gear Acid will draw players into an all-new adventure packed with intrigue – designed specifically for the portable gaming enthusiast.
by David Wanaselja on April 23, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | 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.
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on April 22, 2005 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In 'MX vs. ATV Unleashed,' players will power through all-new environments and event types, choosing from a variety of new vehicles. A redesigned monster truck, powerful sand-rail and raised 4x4 golf karts will meet ATVs, dirt bikes and bi-planes to compete in massive free-world environments featuring hill climbs, machine challenges and short track races. The game's career mode will allow gamers to choose from the top professional ATV and Motocross riders.
by Paul Reith on April 21, 2005 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Get ready to race at blazing speeds and experience adrenaline-filled, anti-gravity racing action. Wipeout Pure provides intense, hovercraft racing action as players choose from five different speed classes and race relentlessly around 16 futuristic, anti-gravity racing tracks.
by Mike Davila on April 20, 2005 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Star Wars: Republic Commando is a squad-based first-person shooter that lets you explore the elite world of the Star Wars military. Leading a 3-man squad of Republic Commandos, your missions take you deep behind enemy lines on over 14 intense and challenging levels through three different campaigns where you will face more than ten brutal enemies.
by Nathan Mourfield on April 20, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The game puts the player inside the action of the hit TV show, and features 12 spine-tingling stunts that will test gamers' steadiness, stomachs and nerve. Players can choose to play Fear Factor: Unleashed single player mode, where they will face five other competitors in an intense three-challenge contest to crown a winner.
Cold Fear is a first action-horror title with both action and horror, delivering an action-packed, tension-filled gaming experience. Players step into the role of Tom Hansen, a U.S. Coast Guard who is sent to board a drifting Russian whaling ship in the middle of a howling storm on the Bering Sea, who will discover there is no safe place here. On this constantly rocking and shifting ship and a mysterious oil rig, players must turn their interactive surroundings to their advantage to take down human enemies – and enemies that aren't human any more - and save their own life.
World Tour Soccer 2006, developed exclusively for the PS2 by 989 Sports, features an unprecedented line-up of teams and players from around the globe in order to bring the excitement of the world's most popular sport to the forefront for gamers and soccer fans alike.
by Nathan Mourfield on April 17, 2005 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Ridge Racer features an all-new nitrous boosting system that allows players to race faster than ever and smoke their competition. Through new modes such as Wireless Battle, players can battle it out head-to-head in eight-player races. Ridge Racer also delivers advanced 3D graphics, smooth analog steering and robust vehicle and course selections – comprised of classic courses from previous Ridge Racer titles.
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, coop multiplayer mode.
by Kris Graft on April 16, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The Kessen series melded two elements, ‘game’ and ‘drama’ together into grand epics that have won the acclaim of critics and consumers worldwide. The appeal of commanding one side of an epic clash between two great armies and the awe of watching dramatic events unfold across spectacular vistas are what the Kessen series is all about. Kessen III will be considered the game that redefined the Kessen series.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 15, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Jade Empire is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers.
by David Wanaselja on April 14, 2005 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
As Spider-Man, players must master new combo moves as they protect the city of Manhattan from the nefarious Doc Ock and other classic Marvel villains by swinging, jumping and wall-crawling through 19 new levels that extend beyond the film. Featuring an unprecedented depth of gameplay, players experience original storylines and battle through graphically rich 3D environments.
Act of War: Direct Action, developed by Eugen Systems, is Atari new action game with a storyline and game universe created in cooperation with Dale Brown, 15-time New York Times best-selling author and expert on US military, global conflict and future military technology.
by David Wanaselja on April 13, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
From the arcade racing series gamers know and love, Ridge Racer DS delivers a whole new experience to racing fans by offering true analog steering through the Nintendo DS touch screen, up to six-player multiplayer races, a variety of exciting single-player racing modes and much more. Ridge Racer DS offers all the fast-paced action gamers have come to expect from the Ridge Racer name -- now in the palm of their hands on the Nintendo DS.
Enter the world of the Junkyard, where rival tribes fight an endless war-vying for supremacy and the right to ascend to Nirvana. Changed forever by a mysterious light, Serph and his comrades now have the power to change into powerful demons... but with that power comes a price - an insatiable hunger to devour their enemies!
by David Wanaselja on April 12, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Ace Combat Advance casts the player as a pilot in the United Air Defense. As the newest recruit, you must help the UAD to destroy the Air Strike Force and bring General Resources Ltd., an evil worldwide economic superpower, to its knees.
by Thomas Wilde on April 12, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Dead to Rights II marks the return of action-hero Jack Slate and his K-9 companion, Shadow. In this super-charged sequel, Jack and Shadow find themselves once again in the squalid, mean streets of Grant City, ensnared in a labyrinth of crime, corruption and betrayal.
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