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GameCube Review - 'Worms Blast'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 21, 2003 @ 12:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The aim of the game is to survive, either longer than your opponent or until one player has reached a set objective. Worms Blast gives us our fifth trip to the Worms universe. You control a team of worms, you square off against opposing worm team(s) - either AI or human-controlled - in a kill-them-before-they-kill-you fight . As always in the series, Worms Blast tests the players thinking, skill, reflexes, forward planning and nerve. Read more for the final verdict!

Xbox Review - 'Dead or Alive Extreme Beach Volleyball'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Talk about a southern island fantasy! Imagine being in Paradise for two whole weeks, with no-one but the lovely ladies of Dead or Alive to keep you company! Except instead of fighting – it’s all about another exciting and reaction testing activity – beach volleyball. In “Dead or Alive Extreme Beach Volleyball”, you play as a character you select out of all seven of the Dead or Alive ladies, along with one new character and enjoy holidays at various spots on the island playing beach volleyball games.

PS2 Review - 'Super Bust-a-Move 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Super Bust-A-Move 2 is a highly-addictive screen clearing puzzle action game for one or two players. Play it at a party, with a friend, or by yourself as you compete in four challenging modes, including the new edit mode where you design your own levels for almost limitless replayability! With all of your favorite classic characters plus two new ones, more than 10 stages for each character to clear in their own unique story modes, and the ever popular head-to-head battle mode, Super Bust-A-Move 2 is destined to be a fan favorite. Could a puzzle game still be worth your while? Read more and find out!

GBA Review - 'Dual Blades'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 12:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Dual Blades it’s a duel to the death as all-mighty immortality is at stake. Alperen, the World’s Greatest Warrior summons all combatants past and present to release the immortal curse or face death. Alperen possesses the ultimate prize, Dual Blades, a mysterious sword that gives powers beyond belief and bestows the coveted immortality. It’s a battle for challengers to gain the Dual Blades or die.

PC Review - 'Impossible Creatures'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 11:55 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set in a fantastic 1930s world, "Impossible Creatures" is a 3-D, real-time strategy game that pits the player against an evil villain in a desperate campaign across a chain of remote and diverse islands. Using Earth's most formidable animals as building blocks, the player must create an army of genetically-altered mutant monsters in a titanic struggle to protect an unsuspecting world. Read more for to check out our ever mutating review ...

PS2 Review - 'Devil May Cry 2'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 11:12 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dante, the half-human/half-demon devil hunter, returns to use his unearthly powers to thwart an evil attempt to revive once-perished demons that seek world domination. Dante is larger than life with the addition of new moves and stunning attacks. Players are sure to notice his unique style and overall look. Devil May Cry 2 is the second generation of last years smash hit, Devil May Cry, that sold more than two million units worldwide. Read more to find out how we made the Devil Cry!

Xbox Review - 'Battle Engine Aquila'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Feb. 2, 2003 @ 11:42 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A sudden climatic change triggers a global crisis and a dramatic betrayal propels an adolescent misfit into a heroic battle for survival. The Battle Engine Aquila world consists of a series of islands that result from devastating climatic changes brought on by centuries of atmospheric pollution. With land at a premium, tensions have built between the surviving nations, as each tries to stake claim to the precious dry land. Is Battle Engine just 'another' mech clone or does it offer something new!? Read more and find out...

PC Review - 'Batman Vengeance'

by Justin on Jan. 28, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

From the opening cinematics, players find themselves engulfed in Batmans world; the beginning of an episodic adventure of darkness, danger and deception. In the midst of one of The Jokers twisted schemes, during a struggle with Batman, The Joker falls from a bridge to his death. Crime sweeps Gotham City, as the likes of Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, and other notorious villains step up to fill The Jokers evil shoes. Does the Batman do well on the PC, or should this game be engulfed in darkness...

Xbox Review - 'Panzer Dragoon Orta'

by Justin on Jan. 27, 2003 @ 12:04 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Years ago, a legacy was born that ruled the skies. As time passed and memory grew dim, distant times progressed from History into Legend. Now, the era of human prosperity has come to a grinding halt, with all but a few pockets of civilisation destroyed by years of devastating battles. The population clings precariously to the brink of extinction, scattered across the desolate land, living in the darkest age in history. A new Empire rules with an iron grip, and a band of rebels begins a revolt in an attempt to become masters of their destiny once again. As the world is engulfed in the flames of war, a mysterious girl on the Dragoon becomes mankind's only hope and stands alone against the empire. Her name is ORTA.

GameCube Review - 'Evolution Worlds'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 25, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. After the demise of a superior ancient civilization, Cyframe technology -- enchanted mechanical body weaponry -- is discovered. UbiSoft's Evolution Worlds is exclusive to the Gamecube so we decided to engulf ourselves into an epic adventure with our heroes Mag and Linear. Read more for the final verdict...

GameCube Review - 'Die Hard: Vendetta'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 11:13 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Die Hard: Vendetta is a first person shooter (FPS) where tactics and stealth are as important as having a big gun and being a quick shot. With unprecedented character interaction, superbly rich environments and some amazing in-game cinematics, this game will explode Die Hard into the 21st century. Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history - in this brand new adventure created specifically for GameCube. Read more to find out wether this game was a blast.. or a bust!

PC Review - 'Age Of Mythology'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Age of Mythology transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. Players wage war using human armies and diplomacy, progress through development ages, enhance military and economic performance with improvements and manage economics through resource gathering and trade. Mythology enters the mix when players call upon the gods to act on their behalf or reinforce their armies with more than 20 mythological creatures. Is the game a hit or a miss? Read more and find out!

PS2 Review - 'NBA Starting Five'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 20, 2003 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take it to the net with NBA Starting Five, the basketball simulation that lets you play like an NBA All-star? We took a look at Konami's basketball title and gave it a whirl. Read more to find out wether it was a slam dunk or a bust ...

Xbox Review - 'MechAssault'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Jan. 17, 2003 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

“MechAssault” a futuristic sci-fi third-person shooter game, will allow gamers to command a huge walking tank known as a BattleMech. Players will battle foes and take out enemy structures while manoeuvring a huge BattleMech, or ’Mech, through a variety of environments. A dozen powerful BattleMechs are available in “MechAssault,” each with massive firepower. “MechAssault” features complete destruction on a level never seen before – everything in the world can be destroyed bit by bit. Gamers can play a variety of missions with multiple objectives that require tactics and skill. “MechAssault” on Xbox also will include online features.

PSOne Review - 'Super Bubble Pop'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Jan. 17, 2003 @ 12:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dance to the beat of crazy music and play 150 levels of bubble popping action in this 3D puzzle game. Make your move and work quickly to take out the bubbles before they take you out. With rocking soundtracks and fast-pace game play, Super Bubble Pop is a bubble based action puzzler game where the idea is to quickly and efficiently clear the grid of bubbles to advance to the next stage while gaining as many points as possible.

PS2 Review - 'Nascar : Dirt to Daytona'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 15, 2003 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

NASCAR Dirt to Daytona challenges players in the ultimate NASCAR Career Mode! The only game to include 4 different NASCAR racing series! Racing to win is the key for drivers hoping to advance from small town dirt tracks to modified cars, to trucks and eventually the highly prized NASCAR Winston Cup cars. Learn the harsh realities of the racing world where losing can cost drivers not only points in the standings but loss of money from a sponsor. NASCAR Dirt to Daytona also features Single Races, Season Championships, Beat the Heat, and Pro Trainer modes for all 4 authentic NASCAR racing series.

GameCube Review - 'Baldur's Gate : Dark Alliance'

by Rainier on Jan. 13, 2003 @ 11:53 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Immerse yourself in the fast-paced, dynamic world of Baldur’s Gate : Dark Alliance. In this epic action RPG, play one of three unique characters as you explore visually stunning environments like bone-chilling ice caverns, marshy swamplands and forlorn tombs. Battle immense Frost Giants, brutal Dragons and hordes of other Dungeons & Dragons creatures. Use your wits, battle fiercely and emerge victorious!

PS2 Review - 'Rocky'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Rage has exclusively licensed the computer and video game rights from MGM Interactive to produce a series of games based on the critically acclaimed Rocky movie anthology. The Rocky series will be recaptured and brought to life on consoles. The original Rocky film starring Sylvester Stallone earned an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976, and went on to gain worldwide recognition as one of the greatest feel good movies of all time. To commemorate the titles 25th anniversary, MGM have released a special edition of the Rocky Gift Set. Read more and find out if it makes the final round or not ...

Xbox Review - 'LoTR : The Two Towers'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Jan. 9, 2003 @ 7:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

One ring to rule them all… Based on New Line Cinema's epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels, The Lord of the Rings™, The Two Towers™ video games will integrate cinema and gameplay to deliver an epic interactive experience. In the game, players will be able to relive the most memorable movie moments from the first two films, "The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Two Towers." Does the game measure up the the excellence of the movie? Read more and find out!

PC Review - 'Hegemonia : Legions Of Iron'

by Justin on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 6:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron transports players to the year 2104, where humanity is engaged in a fratricidal war between the inhabitants of Earth and colonized Mars. The battles escalate, as does the damage and casualty rate. A new alien race observes the battle from afar, and plans a brutal attack - just when humanity is in its weakest and most divided state.