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PC Review - 'City of Heroes'

by Michael Bragg on July 3, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy'

by Thomas Wilde on July 2, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As Nick Scryer, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value.

Xbox Review - 'Memorick: The Apprentice Knight'

by Geson Hatchett on July 2, 2004 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Memorick, The Apprentice Knight is an innovative 3D action adventure platformer based on the Arthurian legends. The Apprentice Knight unfolds upon the Island of Avalon, a land of magic where anything is possible and home to the Fays, an ancient race led by Morgan le Fay. You will take on the role of Memorick, a 15-year old young boy who chooses to defend his native land from the dark armies raised and trained by Morganna, sister to King Arthur, and her son, Mordred.

PS2 Review - 'McFarlane's Evil Prophecy'

by Agustin on July 1, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the popular McFarlane's Monsters line of toys from world-renowned artist Todd McFarlane, McFarlane's Evil Prophecy brings the toys to life. Tasked with ridding the world of evil, players control four McFarlane-designed monster hunters as they face off against more than 150 monsters, including six beasts from McFarlane's Monsters, including Dracula, Mummy, Werewolf, Frankenstein, Sea Creature and Voodoo Queen. It's time to get medieval on these fiends!

PS2 Review - 'Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2'

by Agustin on July 1, 2004 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Whether you wish to play through a career and progress through the professional tennis rankings, or go head-to-head with your friends in an arcade match, Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 offers a complete set of compelling modes and features. Pick your favorite pro player or create your own and prepare to take the sport by storm!

Xbox Review - 'DRIV3R'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 30, 2004 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie. Developed by Reflections Interactive, the masterminds behind Driver and Driver 2, DRIV3R stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments.

GBA Review - 'Van Helsing'

by Justin on June 28, 2004 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Van Helsing for GBA offers players a wild adventure filled with frightening creatures, furious combat and daring escapes. With legendary characters like Dracula and The Frankenstein Monster as well as action-packed hand-to-hand and ranged combat, Van Helsing is a must-have for fans of handheld action gaming

Xbox Review - 'Hitman: Contracts'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 26, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspense-filled missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect kill and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases your 'work' in brutal detail and brings the new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen.

Xbox Review - 'Full Spectrum Warrior'

by Corey Owen on June 23, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle.

Xbox Review - 'MTV Music Generator 3'

by Paul Reith on June 22, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MTV Music Generator 3 lets you generate original music tracks and remix some of the biggest hip-hop, rap and dance tracks on the fly. Bring some of your favourite artists together combining samples from different songs and take them head-to-head in a unique remixed track. Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Sean Paul, Carl Cox and more headline Codemasters' MTV Music Generator 3.

PC Review - 'Horizons'

by Mark Crump on June 21, 2004 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Horizons, an online epic adventure, is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world, Istaria. A world of legend and lore filled with humans, fiends, dragons and many other traditional fantasy roles, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized and untamed regions of the world.

Xbox Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Agustin on June 20, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.

PS2 Review - 'Strike Force Bowling'

by Agustin on June 18, 2004 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Strike Force Bowling is the state-of-the-art in videogame bowling, featuring the most authentic real-time pin physics ever created. Straightforward arcade-style control and multi-player performance for up to four players make Strike Force Bowling a great family or party game that anyone can pick up and play. But, the fun doesn't stop there. Strike Force Bowling also offers six modes of play, eight lane environments and a host of other features designed to make this virtual bowling experience second to none.

Xbox Review - ' The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay'

by Corey Owen on June 17, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

Xbox Review - 'Metal Slug 3'

by Geson Hatchett on June 17, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In addition to everything that made the arcade original a worldwide hit, the Xbox version of METAL SLUG 3 will have some brand new features and original missions accessible once you've cleared certain conditions. Players can choose from over 10 new slug vehicles exclusive to METAL SLUG 3, including the Slug Copter and the very unusual Elephant Slug, which comes complete with a trunk-spray weapon.

PC Review - 'Beyond Divinity'

by Ben Zackheim on June 17, 2004 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Beyond Divinity is Larian Studios’ new role playing game set in the award-winning Divinity universe. In Beyond Divinity, you become soul-forged with a Death Knight. Your fate is to spend the rest of eternity bonded to this creature of evil, unless you can undo this curse. You and your unlikely companion embark on a great adventure to unlock the secret of riftrunning... your only answer to this life of darkness!

PC/Xbox Review - 'Thief: Deadly Shadows'

by Thomas Wilde on June 15, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Once again, Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the City and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying City? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the City’s greatest… Thief?

PC Review - 'TrackMania'

by Justin on June 14, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks!

PS2 Review - 'Shrek 2'

by Hank on June 13, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shrek 2 takes players on a wild adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key scenes from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek2: The Game combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control a team of four and play as Shrek or any of his seven friends, switching between each to best utilize the character's unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete dangerous and thrilling adventures.

PC Review - 'Cold War Conflicts'

by Thomas Leaf on June 11, 2004 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

'Cold War Conflicts' is a real-time strategy game set in the historical period of the Cold War era from 1950 to 1973. In four campaigns you take control of the military forces of eight different nations. Some of the campaigns are non-linear which means that success or failure in some missions’ results in a different starting point and strength of military forces in the following mission.