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PC Review - 'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In 2001, Max Payne arrived to set the benchmark for action gaming, earning countless awards and revolutionizing the genre with cinematic combat sequences fuelled by the groundbreaking use of slow motion and compulsive narrative-driven gameplay. Now, working together with Rockstar Games' New York-based production team, Remedy has combined Max Payne's hallmark gameplay with all new innovations and unmatched production values. Read more for the full review!

Xbox Review - 'NBA JAM'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The over 6 million-selling Granddaddy of Basketball is back! Redeveloped from scratch for Xbox, NBA JAM brings the "in your face" highlights of NBA play to life with over the top, arcade-style 3-on-3 Basketball featuring spectacular high-flying dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers and "get that outta here" blocks! Read more for the full preview ...

Gamecube Review - 'The Simpsons: Hit & Run'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Oct. 11, 2003 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | 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 - 'Voodoo Vince'

by Justin on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"Voodoo Vince" allows players to explore and fight as a tattered but unrelenting voodoo doll as he explores the depths of the Louisiana Bayou full of outrageous levels and over-the-top characters. "Voodoo Vince" is the only game where kicking your own butt leads to victory! Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Everquest: Lost Dungeons Of Norrath'

by Mark Crump on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Just when you thought you'd covered it all -- five massive continents, the moon, and the homes of the gods themselves -- a new series of adventures leads you into some of Norrath's greatest sources of speculation and mystery. The story that began in Broken Skull Rock now yields new clues about an event threatening to change the face of Norrath. Assist a band of adventurers on their quest to unearth long-hidden artifacts of power from forgotten dungeons, secret catacombs, and long-buried ruins. A mystery is unfolding and a new age of exploration and adventure has begun!

Xbox Review - 'NFL Fever 2004'

by Eric on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The third installment of Microsoft Game Studios’ exclusive football title for Xbox, 'NFL Fever 2004,' redefines the console football gaming experience. Gamers will be impressed with the features of this latest version of 'NFL Fever,' with revamped artificial intelligence (AI) including significant offensive and defensive adjustments, animated NFL coaches roaming the sidelines offering situational analysis, a brand-new offensive playbook, totally reworked stadium models and 'Read and Lead' advanced passing.

PS2 Review - 'XGRA: Extreme Gravity Racing Association'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the F1 Nurburgring disaster of 2025, the Extreme Gravity Racing Association, or XGRA, was set up as a regulatory governing body for all heavy gravity race events. The XGRA is the future sports equivalent of NASCAR or the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) – They are the rule makers, organizers and ultimately, the overlords of the racing world.

PS2 Review - 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII'

by Hank on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII is the latest installment of the historical simulation series set amidst the warring states of second century China. Near the year 184 A.D., China was reaching the end of the Han dynasty. The corruption of the Imperial Court triggered a rebellion, and civil war engulfed the land. Men and women of strong will climbed onto the stage of history. Some chose to stop the chaos, while others sought to fulfill their own ambitions. Together they wove the threads of a legend that came to be known as the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.

PC Review - 'Chaser'

by Justin on Oct. 5, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Chaser awakens on board the spaceship H.M.S. Majestic. He doesn't know who he is, what he's doing here, why he is being sought by men in black uniforms and what they will do to him when they find him… The player's goal is to find out who Chaser really is and why he is being hunted. The story leads the player from the H.M.S. Majestic to Montack City on Earth, then on to Siberia and finally to Mars, where the trail ends and hopefully the truth can be found.

Xbox Review - 'The Simpsons: Hit & Run'

by Justin on Oct. 4, 2003 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Simpsons Hit & Run promises a hilarious mission based driving game with exciting out-of-the-car platform gameplay, the signature satire of The Simpsons, and the interactive world of Springfield. Read more for the full review

PC Review - 'Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII'

by Mark Crump on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, the second expansion pack to the highly acclaimed Battlefield 1942 title, significantly enhances the gaming experience by bringing the most bizarre and deadly weapons from the German and Allied laboratories to the Battlefield. From top secret, cutting edge weapons to secret forces and secret places, a new level of drama and excitement will be added to the Battlefield experience.

PC Review - 'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader'

by GreyOoze on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Released about a month ago, this new game from Interplay allows role playing in an interesting, alternative environment. How far has the publisher of some of the greatest RPG’s in history come with this genre, and what new conventions do they bring to the table with this new title? Find out for yourself with this review.

PC Review - 'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004'

by ToAstA on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 is the only place to earn your PGA TOUR card while playing on the most elite courses in the world and taking on Tiger Woods. With new courses, golfers such as John Daly, and commentary by a new Dream Team of announcers, David Feherty and Gary McCord, EA SPORTS maximizes its long-standing exclusive partnerships with the PGA TOUR and Tiger Woods by delivering the most realistic and detail-oriented game available.

PC Review - 'Homeworld 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Homeworld 2 is the massive sequel to 1999's Game of the Year and the best 3D space game in the universe. Years after the Higarans reclaimed their Homeworld, there is still no peace. Now a new war, a prophecy, and a deadly new enemy threaten to make the recent journey home all for nothing. In Homeworld, you helped them reclaim their home. Now, help them reclaim their destiny. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 29, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is a dynamic single and multiplayer action experience featuring an all-new epic story. Players are immersed in the role of apprentice at Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy where they learn the power – and danger – of the Force. Read more to find out whether the force is with this game or not ...

Xbox Review - 'Syberia'

by Jordan Van Nest on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The owner of the factory, Anna Voralberg, has just died. The heir to the factory, Anna's brother, Hans, who is a genius inventor, has been missing for decades, lost somewhere between the Alps and Syberia. Kate must find this enigmatic man to finalize the deal, but in her journey from the West to the East, she will progressively discover and understand the reasons which have made Hans leave his family and never return.

PS2 Review - 'Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward'

by Hank on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Players can expect the same none-stop action, outstanding graphics and authentic White Wolf storyline that makes the Hunter: The Reckoning franchise so successful and addictive. With a psychotic and highly dangerous new character joining the original Hunter team, new environments and weapons, players are armed to battle creatures of the dead in order to fulfill their mission to fight evil. Let the hunt begin.

PS2 Review - 'Soulcalibur II'

by Hank on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A new page in history has begun as the most highly-anticipated fighting game ever finally arrives! The greatest 3-D weapons-based fighter will provide non-stop action, excitement and surprises as you go one-on-one against your favorite challengers. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Alter Echo'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Alter Echo features innovative action gameplay and a groundbreaking visual style based on pioneering technology. TimeDilation and real-time morphing between three combat modes add tactical depth, and the revolutionary PostFX camera system intensifies the action with spectacular visual effects that heighten the drama of every combo and special attack. All sounds very nice, so read more for the full review and find out if it actually is..

PC Review - 'Ghost Master'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 20, 2003 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ghost Master puts the player in the role of a new Ghost Master; a spirit assigned the task of cleansing certain locations of all human activity. They will harness psychic energy, known as plasm to generate all manner of ghostly and psychic phenomena - literally scaring all the people away. The player makes use of the history of the site he or she is assigned to haunt, and gradually builds up enough plasm to summon ghosts and spirits from the Spirit World. These spirits help the player build up the Fear Factor, and eventually do drive away the mortals and achieve victory.