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PS3/X360 Preview - 'Street Fighter IV'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 1, 2009 @ 7:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li etc.) along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Halo Wars'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 27, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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 - 'Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 25, 2009 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Rune Factory 2 is set several years after the original, the evil Sechs Empire has been defeated, and the Kingdom of Norad is once again at peace. Things may not stay that way for long, however, as dark premonitions foretell of dangers to come. It's up to player to uncover the source of these premonitions and bring peace to the kingdom once more.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'RACE Pro'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 22, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

RACE Pro recreates a breathtaking reality giving you the ultimate racing simulation experience with precision physics and handling.

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?