GBA Review - 'Rayman3: Hoodlum Havoc'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 7, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc will feature many brand new game elements. Its action-adventure format will be familiar to many, but advanced combat will form the heart of this latest installment. Rayman will have a range of new movements and powers including, Shock Rockets, the Lockjaw, Vortex Fist and he will certainly need them as he comes up against over 20 powerful enemies, including the savage Hoodlum tribe. The new in-game combat systems will also ensure players use their brains, with each enemy having individual strengths and attack strategies, and will only be defeated by using the correct combination of fighting techniques.

PS2 Review - 'Splinter Cell'

by Hank on May 5, 2003 @ 11:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

You are Sam Fisher. A lone shadow-operative in a world where lost seconds can allow terrorist plans to become deadly reality. You operate in the heart of hostile territory. Spy. Steal. Destroy. Assassinate. Just don't ever be seen. Because when the stakes are this high, the choice between leaving a witness or a corpse is no choice at all.

NGC Review - 'All-Star Baseball 2004'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 5, 2003 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The #1 baseball game just got better! Like Derek Jeter, All-Star Baseball 2004 is the game "with all the tools." With the most realistic simulation ever, easier to play functionality, and the same all around skill set that makes Derek the leader and winner he is, ASB 2004 truly is the game with all the tools. Read more and find out if it lives up to its sales pitch ..

Xbox Review - 'Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus'

by Eric on May 2, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus" is the perfect blend of fighting realism and stunning special effects. "Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus" delivers a classic battle between good and evil as two ancient Chinese clans of superfighters, each seeking to uncover the secrets of immortality, battle for dominance. When the fight ends, players will witness the devastation of battle. Is Tao Feng worth the hype? Or is it just that, hype? Read more and find out!

Xbox Review - 'Serious Sam'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on April 30, 2003 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline arcade-action shooter heavily focused on frantic arcade-style single player action. In a world where cyberpunk meets fantasy-fiction and advanced technology is mixed with black magic and psycho-powers, Sam travels through the beautiful world of ancient Egypt and several diverse planets, confronting countless Mental's minions on his way to the Mental's base.

Xbox Review - 'State of Emergency'

by Justin on April 29, 2003 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

State of Emergency is a "man against the mob" arcade-like fighting game where you are a member of an underground resistance movement, dedicated to liberating your people from the oppressive Corporation. Use hand-to-hand combat, weapons, and anything you can find on the street. Hundreds of people are rioting as you fight for freedom - be careful!

PC Review - 'Postal 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 27, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Forget what you know about first person shooters. Walk a week in the Postal Dude’s shoes. Freely explore full 3-D open ended environments. Interact with over 100 unique NPC's including Gary Coleman, marching bands, dogs, cats and elephants, protesters, policemen and civilians, with or without weapons. 'Postal 2' is all about choice; experiment with everyone and everything. And remember ...it's only as violent as you are! So does Postal 2 live up to all the hype? Read more and find out!

PS2 Review - 'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 26, 2003 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

This world-builder title is inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic Park franchise-the studio's most successful film franchise. Jurassic Park allows you to fulfill Dr. John Hammond's dream by successfully designing and managing your very own Jurassic Park. Create the most amazing dinosaur theme park the world has ever seen, OR battle your way through 12 intense missions that will truly test your skills against the awesome powers of nature and its most dominant creatures.

PS2 Review - 'Piglet's BIG Game'

by Hank on April 25, 2003 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

When Piglet is frightened by a tree shadow, he gets teased by his friends for being so timid. Piglet decides to head off and lead another life, without anyone to “save” him from imagined monsters. Piglet’s friends begin to miss him and fall asleep thinking of their runaway pal. Did our reviewer fall asleep or run away screaming? Read more and find out!

PS2 Review - 'Grand Prix Challenge'

by Hank on April 23, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Officially licensed by Formula One Administration Limited and based on the 2002 FIA Formula One World Championship, Grand Prix Challenge is designed to conquer the hearts of all F1 followers. Developed by Infogrames Melbourne House, Grand Prix Challenge brings a level of realism to the physics, handling and racing strategy never before achieved in a console game. Feel the adrenaline rush of being behind the wheel of an F1 powerhouse as you race against 21 other cars at 60 frames-per-second.

PC Review - 'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 22, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

You’re Indiana Jones. Legendary adventurer. Daring rogue. And the most butt-kicking archaeologist the world has ever seen. It’s 1935 and this time you must prevent a powerful Chinese artifact from falling into evil hands. This globe-spanning adventure pits you against evil Nazis and the Asian underworld with a mysterious and alluring partner, Mei Ying. It’ll take more than just a trusty whip and pistol to avoid deadly traps and navigate through all the dangerous environments. Do you have what it takes to make it back alive?

PS2 Review - 'Midnight Club II'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 21, 2003 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Members of the world's most notorious illegal street racing syndicate meet each night on the streets of Los Angeles, Paris, and Tokyo. Find yourself in the position of a novice challenger, set on penetrating this secret society and trumping them all, one by one. Add insult to injury, as you win the suped-up rides of defeated adversaries, all on your way to being crowned international champion. Just remember, there are no rules. Use whatever routes, shortcuts and driving methods necessary to hit those checkpoints and arrive at the finish line before your opponent has a chance.

PC Review - 'IGI2: Covert Strike'

by Tristan on April 19, 2003 @ 11:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Stealth gameplay - A silent takedown will give a significant advantage. There will be many points in the game where you are encouraged to use subtlety and intelligence, rather than brute force, in order to overcome an obstacle Story driven single-player game. Continuing from where the first game left off, Jones is once again at the forefront of preventing international terrorism, world catastrophe and betrayal at the very highest level.

Xbox Review - 'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis'

by Eric on April 19, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

This world-builder title is inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic Park franchise-the studio's most successful film franchise. Jurassic Park allows you to fulfill Dr. John Hammond's dream by successfully designing and managing your very own Jurassic Park. Create the most amazing dinosaur theme park the world has ever seen, OR battle your way through 12 intense missions that will truly test your skills against the awesome powers of nature and its most dominant creatures.

GBA Review - 'The Sum of All Fears'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 18, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

On New Year's Eve, a band of renegade militia members from the hills of West Virginia seize a television station and broadcast their demands on the air. The F.B.I's Hostage Rescue Team is called in to deal with the situation. But this is only the first in a series of events that will take the team members from the mountains of West Virginia to the diamond mines of South Africa, and from the deserts of the Middle East to the corridors of wealth and power in Austria.At stake is the future of the free world, as terrorists unleash the most destructive weapon known to mankind.

GBA Review - 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on April 17, 2003 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy maintains the high standards people have come to expect from a Tomb Raider game.The game remains faithful to the spirit that has made previous game versions - as well as the movie - a worldwide success. Since the first Tomb Raider game was released in 1996, the series has gone on to sell more than 28 million copies worldwide.

PC Review - 'Emergency 2'

by Tristan on April 17, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As the commander of the emergency services, you must control your team of rescue staff and vehicles, including Police, K-9 Unit, Fire and ambulance services. Infiltrate traffic pile-ups, contain nuclear power plant meltdowns, rush victims to safety and even extinguish raging forest fires amongst other life threatening situations. Let police psychologists negotiate with extortionists and let sharpshooters do their job... Read more to find out whether the game is as much a disaster as its theme.

PC Review - 'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 16, 2003 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

This world-builder title is inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic Park franchise-the studio's most successful film franchise. Jurassic Park allows you to fulfill Dr. John Hammond's dream by successfully designing and managing your very own Jurassic Park. Create the most amazing dinosaur theme park the world has ever seen, OR battle your way through 12 intense missions that will truly test your skills against the awesome powers of nature and its most dominant creatures.

PC Review - 'Splinter Cell'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 15, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Splinter Cell will grant players access to the highest echelons of national security, where shadowy operatives have the freedom to do whatever it takes to safeguard America. In Splinter Cell, the player controls Sam Fisher, a field operative of a secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency called Third Echelon. Sam Fisher is geared up to infiltrate high-security strongholds, seize critical intelligence, destroy threatening data and neutralize the enemy - all without leaving a trace. Does the game leave without a trace as well? Or will it leave a mark in gaming history!?

GameCube Review - 'The Sims'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 14, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Create and control your Sims with new level-based game play and 3D graphics. Customize your Sims' personality and appearance then move into the neighborhood. Get a job, make friends and advance through your career and life's big moments. Unlock new objects and bigger houses along the way. Meet, flirt and fight with a neighborhood full of wild characters. You can also load your Sims into a friend's game and play two-player games.