Chris "Atom" DeAngelus's Articles


PS3 Preview - '3D Dot Game Heroes'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 31, 2010 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Pixels rule again in the ultimate retro action-adventure game 3D Dot Game Heroes. Dripping with old school charm, classic gaming pizzazz, and pure retro sexy, 3D Dot Game Heroes is the ultimate homage to the industry's golden era.

Hardware Review - 'Nintendo DSi XL'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 30, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With extra large screens, built-in software, and a full size, easy to hold stylus, the Nintendo DSi XL proves that the portable gaming experience just grew up.

NDS Review - 'Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 24, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, a first-person science fiction RPG for NDS, is a startlingly original entry in the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei universe, Strange Journey takes the heralded RPG franchise to exciting new frontiers.

PS3 Review - 'Last Rebellion'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 22, 2010 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Nippon Ichi Software and HitMaker's Last Rebellion is an RPG with action elements where players can roam around the world field and make action movements like in an action game, but once you enter battle you engage the enemy using a turn-based system.

XBLA Review - 'Scrap Metal'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 11, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Drift around corners with guns blazing and take out legendary competitors in the fast-paced, top-down racer, Scrap Metal! Fight your way through explosive, action-packed missions and defeat cunning bosses to add their vehicles to your garage.

PS3 Review - 'Final Fantasy XIII'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 8, 2010 @ 7:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

FF XIII provides tangible, intuitive controls while delivering seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and stunning in-game cinematics. The latest in cutting-edge technology has been utilized in development of Final Fantasy XIII, thus making this newest addition to the Final Fantasy series worthy of the title next generation.

Wii Review - 'Shiren the Wanderer'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The grandfather of the rogue-like RPG, the legendary Shiren series (also known as Mystery Dungeon) is all about tough-as-nails battles, thrilling exploration, finding tons of items, growing in strength, and most important of all: staying alive!

Wii Review - 'Mega Man 10'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 2, 2010 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The year is 20XX and a suspicious outbreak of Roboenza, a Robot Flu, has broken out. It spreads through the world like wildfire bringing down robots everywhere. Infected robots have rampaged out of control, destroying the city and holding it hostage! Who’s behind this mess? It’s up to Mega Man to take on this sinister threat and get to the bottom of this viral mystery.

PS3 Review - 'Heavy Rain'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Heavy Rain, you don't watch the story – you play it. The dynamic narrative unfolds through the player's actions, not cut scenes, and every action has a consequence.

Wii Review - 'Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - The Crystal Bearers'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 5, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers provides a fresh take on the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles series as it combines the storytelling depth, expansive world and graphical quality of Final Fantasy with motion-driven, real-time action gameplay.