Chris "Atom" DeAngelus's Articles


Xbox 360 Review - 'Star Ocean: The Last Hope'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 10, 2009 @ 5:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Scifi and fantasy meld in this long-awaited continuation of the franchise from developer tri-Ace Inc. The refined gameplay features team-oriented combat, while improving upon the innovative real-time battle system that has become a trademark of the series.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Watchmen: The End is Nigh'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 6, 2009 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on DC Comics '80s graphic novel, Watchmen, developed by Deadline Games (known for Total Overdose) and written by comic editor Len Wein, is a brawler set in an alternate 1985 America that will initially feature anti-hero Rorschach and Nite Owl.

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Hasbro Family Game Night'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 4, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Hasbro Family Game Night includes 6 games: Battleship, Yahtzee, Connect Four, Boggle, Sorry! and the new Sorry! Sliders.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Ninja Blade'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 3, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

From Software's Ninja Blade is a cinematic action game where, armed with an arsenal of specialized ninja weapons, tools and skills, players will be given the epic task of defending Tokyo and ultimately humanity from a horrific, genetically mutating disease.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Halo Wars'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 2, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Halo Wars is a strategy game based on the Halo universe where players will command armies of familiar and new UNSC units in its initial encounters against the Covenant, an alien coalition threatening to obliterate mankind.

NDS Review - 'Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 28, 2009 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fire Emblem: New Shadow Dragons and the Blade of Light is the latest installment in Nintendo's turn-based strategy franchise, the first in the series to offer multiplayer online play. Includes 4 Prologue chapters that tell the story of before the original NES game with six different difficulty levels.

PS2 Review - 'Ar Tonelico 2: The Melody of Metafalica'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 24, 2009 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ar tonelico 2 is an RPG that seamlessly combines simulation with role-playing, allowing gamers to not only customize weapons and items, but now design their character’s personalities, skills, and appearance through virtual interaction. Also past events will intersect with future game play as well as the outcome of the game.

NDS Preview - 'World Championship Games'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 17, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

World Championship Games, known in Europe as International Athletics, is the most realistic athletics simulation available on handhelds. Featuring 14 varied track and field events playable in jaw-dropping international stadiums, the game delivers online and wireless multiplayer fun for up to four players via the Wi-Fi channel and local LAN.

Xbox 360 Review - 'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 11, 2009 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable.

X360/PC Multiplayer Preview - 'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable.