Chris "Atom" DeAngelus's Articles


Wii Review - 'Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 7, 2009 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Mushroom Men shows gamers the mundane world from the surreal perspective of a three-inch-high Mushroom Man. Unnoticed by humans, a war rages between the spore factions, and you, as a brave Bolete Mushroom Man, are given the opportunity to wreak havoc by transforming common household trinkets and trash into weapons and tools.

NDS Review - 'Away: Shuffle Dungeon'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 6, 2009 @ 4:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Away: Shuffle Dungeon is a new RPG from Mistwalker, known for Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon, where you take control of the young hero Sword, sole resident of the once booming Webb Village, who must rescue as many kidnapped townsfolk as possible from a mysterious unknown that has been slowly spiriting them away.

NDS Review - 'Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals continues the story of Rallen and Jeena, interplanetary patrol officers who discover, excavate, awaken and train mysterious fossilized creatures known as Spectrobes and then use them to battle enemies. The story surrounds the origins of mysterious portals that lead to distant dimensions.

NDS Review - 'Robocalypse'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 28, 2008 @ 5:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Vogster Entertainment's first new project Robocalypse is an innovative new RTS war game set in a world of wise-cracking, battling robots, offering madcap weaponry and uproarious destruction.

PSP Preview - 'Dissidia: Final Fantasy'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 23, 2008 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Dissidia: Final Fantasy is an all-new title in the FF franchise, although it's not part of the compilation of Final Fantasy VIII or the Ivalice Alliance. Not a standard RPG, it's labeled a dramatic progressive action title, and Tetsuya Nomura, known for Kingdom Hearts, has signed on to be the game's character designer.

PS2 Review - 'Persona 4'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 9, 2008 @ 4:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Larger, deeper, and loaded with thrills, Persona 4 delivers an all-new story set in the Japanese countryside. A mysterious chain of deaths remains unanswered and only you and your team of gifted supernatural sleuths can uncover the truth. Will you thwart this hidden evil before it is too late?

Xbox 360 Review - 'Prince of Persia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 8, 2008 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Prince of Persia is opening a new chapter in the Prince of Persia universe, featuring a new breed of gameplay. The game is poised to rejuvenate the action-adventure genre in addition to introducing a brand-new illustrative art style.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Sonic Unleashed'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Everyone's favorite hedgehog will be breaking new ground yet maintaining his roots, in the upcoming title, Sonic Unleashed, taking players on an unforgettable high-speed journey around the globe in a way never before experienced in the world of Sonic.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Mirror's Edge'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 17, 2008 @ 2:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Mirror's Edge is a first-person action adventure game where you are Faith, a 'runner' framed for murder in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of human traffic is closely watched.

PS2 Preview - 'Ar tonelico 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.