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Xbox Review - 'Big Mutha Truckers'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 12, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way, players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs, and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense! Trucks, chicks, bikes, money ... it all sounds good, but how does it play? Read more and find out!

PC Review - 'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The evil Lich King Ner'zhul has been imprisoned inside the Icecrown glacier, deep within the arctic continent of Northrend. Although the former Orc Shaman lacks physical form, his soul lives on, forever seeking a means to escape his icy prison. As the saga continues, it is revealed that both the Night Elf renegade, Illidan, and the traitorous Death Knight, Arthas, seek the Icecrown glacier and the mysterious powers found inside. To save all of Azeroth from the forces of darkness, players must traverse uncharted lands and battle treacherous new enemies while uncovering the schemes of these nefarious beings.

PS2 Review - 'Silent Hill 3'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Silent Hill 3 continues the series' trademark brand of psychological horror and terrifying gameplay. As a teenage girl named Heather, players must explore and unravel the mysterious connection between the god-forsaken town and her inner fears. With enhanced graphical detail, a more complex storyline, and even more grotesque monsters than the previous games, Silent Hill 3 promises to be the best horror adventure ever. Read more to find out whether it kept its promise ...

PS2 Review - 'SX Superstar'

by Rainier on July 31, 2003 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Step into the world of SX Superstar, an ultra-realistic trip into the essence of supercross, chock full of smokin’ arcade-racing action that will release the rock star within. Take your rider from the poorhouse to the penthouse in the only supercross title that focuses on the lifestyle aspect of professional supercross. Pull huge air and squash the comp for a big win, then line your pockets with cold, hard cash. Rake in enough bucks and start living the good life with better bikes, bigger houses and of course, hotter chicks! It’s like your life, only better! All of this sounds very promising, so read on to find out whether it actually succeeds ...

PS2 Review - 'K-1 World Grand Prix'

by Thomas Wilde on July 30, 2003 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A growing combat sport that has taken Japan by storm, K-1 brings together the toughest practitioners of karate, kickboxing, Tae kwon do and Kung Fu to create the world's most challenging fighting competition. And now, players can step in to the virtual ring and feel the sweat on their brow in Konami's new videogame, K-1 World Grand Prix - the most realistic recreation of the sport ever. It sure sounds interesting, so we had to get in the ring and fight it out!

GBA Review - 'Space Channel 5: Ulala's Cosmic Attack'

by Chad on July 29, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get your groove on with Ulala in her Game Boy Advance debut! When the Morolians invade, ace reporter Ulala scoops the story for Space Channel 5. The hip-hopping aliens zap citizens into a hypnotic dance trance, but beat girl Ulala is their ultimate match. So they challenge her to a dance battle, and she busts out her grooviest moves to free the captives. Get down with Sega’s supernova star as she struts through the space station in style!

PC Review - 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

by Justin on July 28, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Pirates of the Caribbean game "transports players to the 17th century, where they can experience life as a pirate in any way they see fit," said executive producer Todd Vaughn. "Whether they want to be feared by all and welcome nowhere, or just enjoy compelling missions or a life at sea, we're creating a game that fits their gameplay style."

PS2 Review - 'Big Mutha Truckers'

by Hank on July 26, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way, players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs, and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense! Trucks, chicks, bikes, money ... it all sounds good, but how does it play? Read more and find out!

Xbox Review - 'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 25, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic - over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war - and your destiny as a Jedi. The force is strong in this review, read more and check it out!

Xbox Review - 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

by Jordan Van Nest on July 24, 2003 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Pirates of the Caribbean game "transports players to the 17th century, where they can experience life as a pirate in any way they see fit," said executive producer Todd Vaughn. "Whether they want to be feared by all and welcome nowhere, or just enjoy compelling missions or a life at sea, we're creating a game that fits their gameplay style."

PS2 Review - 'Freestyle MetalX'

by Hank on July 23, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Freestyle MetalX features nine of the sickest riders pulling endless eye-popping tricks in stunning open environments. Pro rider legends include: Clifford "The Flyin' Hawaiian" Adoptonte, Jeff Tilton, Nate "Destroyer" Adams, Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg, Trevor Vines, "Mad" Mike Jones, Kris "The Rock" Rourke, Kenny Bartram and Ronnie "Kung Fu" Faisst. In addition, Freestyle MetalX is totally customizable, allowing gamers to choose from 16 riders, options of motocross gear and unique bike models to create the ultimate hardcore, bone-breaking freestyle motocross experience.

GBA Review - 'Jet Grind Radio'

by Justin on July 23, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The hip-hop Dreamcast hit makes its way to the Game Boy Advance. "Jet Grind Radio" returns in true 3D, blasting through exciting and diverse levels with a complex AI engine that brings huge game levels, spanning over five different city environments, alive. The game features over 10 playable characters each with their own style, personality, and abilities. The Dreamcast game was a hit, so read more to find out whether the GBA version matches up ...

PC Review - 'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 22, 2003 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse players in the rich Star Wars universe. Star Wars Galaxies will feature dynamic role-playing ground-based adventures across multiple planets in the classic Star Wars timeframe. Game play will offer a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests. Players will explore multiple Star Wars environments on foot or in land vehicles. Traveling between planets will be accomplished through the use of public shuttles, which ferry characters from world to world.

PS2 Review - 'Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 21, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color is a innovative 3D adventure game that offers a revolutionary graphics tool allowing players the ability to draw and animate their own cast of characters. These characters are interactive within the game and become integral parts of the player's success in completing the adventure. The game is as weird as it's name, but does weird neccesarly mean bad? Read more and find out!

PC Review - 'The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon'

by GreyOoze on July 20, 2003 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Released a little over a year ago, Bethesda’s third offering in their venerable Elder Scrolls series, Morrowind, gets it second expansion pack, with the usual assortment of new areas, quests, and monsters. But how does this expansion pack add to the game, and will it make a follower out of any of the non-believers? Read on to find out.

Xbox Review - 'Outlaw Volleyball'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 19, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Outlaw Volleyball combines the fun gameplay of Virtua Tennis 2K2 with the outrageous humor of Outlaw Golf and South Park. The game is sand volleyball in 16 different environments featuring 16 characters, each of whom are available as teammates or opponents. Feel the action as you Spike or Die with fabulous babes and guys with attitude. Up to four people can compete as they dive, spike, jump and lob the ball for total victory. Play well and your team will gain momentum, play badly and so will your team. It's Hot Babes! Hot Spikes! Hot Sand! on your Xbox!

PC Review - 'MVP Baseball 2003'

by GreyOoze on July 19, 2003 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

EA Sports has shelved the long-running Triple Play Baseball series and armed themselves with a totally new representation of America's favorite pastime. Really, there are only two questions that need to be answered here. How does the new game improve over the Triple Play series, and does this new MVP series have what it takes to top the PC baseball charts?

PC Review - 'Chariots Of War'

by GreyOoze on July 18, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Chariots of War is Strategy First’s follow-up to last year's turn-based historical conquest game, Legion. While Legion had a decent following, it was plagued by a host of issues that ultimately limited a lot of the game's strategic options. With this second offering, Chariots of War attempts to correct Legion's problems and give the game even more depth and complexity. The question is, does Chariots of War offer a legitimate alternative to turn-based strategy, or is it just Legion with a bigger map?

Xbox Review - 'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter'

by Justin on July 18, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter takes place hundreds of years in the future, where both human and alien settlers are rapidly colonizing the galaxy. The player will assume the role of an ex-Special Ops officer, Mace Griffin. Against a backdrop of corporate, political and religious intrigue, Mace Griffin is framed for being involved in his comrades’ deaths.

PC Review - 'Will Rock'

by Tristan on July 17, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Half mortal, half Titan, Will Rock will stop at nothing short of toppling the pillar of the gods to wreak vengeance of mythic proportions and to save a terrified woman in the name of love. They don't have much time, though—on the eve of the next thunderstorm, Zeus will be able to take a new wife—and this time, his sights are set on a mortal: Emma Headstrong. Sounds like a good love story, doesnt it? Well, let's ROCK!