PC Review - 'The Simpsons: Hit & Run'

by Velvey on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

There are strange happenings in Springfield. People are missing, very mysterious crop circles are appearing, and hidden cameras are being exposed. When Homer notices a black van with a satellite dish parked outside the Simpsons house, he decides to investigate further into these odd events. What he reveals could be the biggest mystery to rock Springfield since Who Shot Mr. Burns?

Xbox Review - 'Drake Of The 99 Dragons'

by Jordan Van Nest on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Drake is the ultimate Anti-hero. Drake is Feel-good, action-packed gaming with instant gratification. Grim but colorful. Cool and violent without being controversial. Real-time 3D action shooter of furious and brutal revenge, supernatural Hong Kong action style. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 3, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sphinx is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Travelling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt.

GBA Review - 'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing'

by Agustin on Feb. 3, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing once again finds the world's greatest secret agent fighting to save the world from a diabolical madman; former KGB agent Nikolai Diavolo. Armed with metal-eating nanotech, Diavolo's private army will steamroll the forces of the free world, unless Bond and CIA agent Mya Starling can stop Diavolo's forces in Egypt, Peru and New Orleans, culminating in a deadly battle beneath Moscow's Red Square!

PC Review - 'Xtreme Air Racing 2'

by Mark Crump on Feb. 2, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Feel the adrenaline rush of the world’s fastest motor sport in Redline: Xtreme Air Racing 2. Fly at speeds over 500 mph and race around towering peaks, over frigid glaciers, through jungles and more on over 50 fantasy and real-world tracks. Blast your way to the front of the pack in the all-new Race Combat mode.

PS2 Review - 'Kya: Dark Lineage'

by Thomas Leaf on Feb. 2, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Steal your way through or fight head-to-head with hordes of Wolfens using original combat moves and magical strikes. Soar against various vertiginous wind currents on breathtaking flights. Slide down extreme entwined turbulent tracks, through challenging obstacles and lush environments. Journey through unbelievable acrobatic freefalls as you get closer to Kya’s quest to save her brother and defeat the Fortress of Brazul.

Gamecube Review - 'Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal'

by Agustin on Feb. 1, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Get ready to pilot the world’s most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions. Whether you’re grinding through mud pits in Louisiana, crunching up cliffs in California, or smashing up trees to make the ride a little bumpier for the guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: the cash you earn on the circuit goes to buy new trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine.

PC Review - 'Traitors Gate 2'

by Velvey on Feb. 1, 2004 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The world has seen all kinds of weapons of mass destruction: nuclear, chemical and biological. Now the threat is digital. A virus, simple in concept yet catastrophic in effect, has been developed. Its target is the communication systems of the world. It will shut down all digital entertainment, economic trade and cripple the military, causing breaches in all security systems and global mass chaos. There is only enough time to send one operative. His codename: Raven. His mission: to find the virus, copy it and then destroy the research lab where it is located.

PC Review - 'Lords of EverQuest'

by Mark Crump on Jan. 31, 2004 @ 2:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Lords of EverQuest brings the best elements of the real-time strategy world together with the epic storyline and depth of the legendary EverQuest fantasy roleplaying game. By capitalizing on the rich history, detailed characters and literally hundreds of monsters found in EverQuest, and building upon successful feature sets of the RTS genre, Lords of EverQuest creates a revolutionary gaming experience. Three factions will vie for the control of the continent Antonica to ultimately shape the future of Norrath. Players choose from 16 individually customizable heroes to dominate the action on the medieval battlefield.

PS2 Review - 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 31, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a first-person action game that will allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. This marks the first time Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice and likeness has ever appeared in a home videogame. Read more to find out whether Atari managed to live up to the high expectations ...

PC Review - 'The Sims Makin' Magic'

by Ben Zackheim on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Brace Yourselves! The Sims are Makin' Magic! In this expansion pack finale for The Sims original series, your Sims can cast magic spells to improve their love life, wreak havoc on visiting neighbors, or put an end to their tedious chores. An all-new magical carnival-themed destination, exciting new gameplay, and a whole new cast of quirky characters await you in this powerful pack of magical high jinx.

Xbox Review - 'NFL Street'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: NFL STREET. NFL STREET blends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'R.C. Cars'

by ToAstA on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

R.C. Cars is a fast-paced arcade-style racing game in which players control realistically modeled radio-controlled cars. The game consists of 10 challenging tracks spread across three different locations. Players race against AI opponents in the championship mode and single exhibition runs or take on the clock in time trials. Drivers can also select from three different types of cars, possessing unique features, each modifiable with upgrades acquired while racing.

Gamecube Review - 'The Sims Bustin' Out'

by Agustin on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy!

PS2 Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 28, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The time has come to go beyond the Dragon Ball Z sagas and experience the full force of the most powerful fighters in the universe. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 will challenge players like no other DBZ game before. Begin with an all-new single player “Dragon World” that opens the story to new match-ups, surprising character appearances, and missions that will amaze.

PC Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by ToAstA on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 1:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.

Xbox Review - 'XIII'

by Jordan Van Nest on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Silent Storm'

by Velvey on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Review - 'Armed & Dangerous'

by Corey Owen on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 11:45 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Divine Divinity'

by Ben Zackheim on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set in a new fantasy universe, Divine Divinity takes the player on a fantastic quest in a land torn apart by corruption and dark magic. Throughout his journeys the player will get the chance to develop his character as one of six character types, and meet a variety of people and fantastical beings.