Chris "Atom" DeAngelus's Articles


PS2 Review - 'Dawn of Mana'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 26, 2007 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dawn of Mana reveals the origins of the legend behind the Mana Tree and the Sword of Mana. Breaking the series' 2D mould, Dawn of Mana brings the world of Mana to three-dimensional life while preserving the atmosphere that fans have come to know and love.

PSP Review - 'Prince of Persia: Rival Swords'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 25, 2007 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Prince of Persia Rival Swords, the Prince makes his way home to Babylon, bearing with him Kaileena, the enigmatic Empress of Time, and unspeakable scars from the Island of Time. But instead of the peace he longs for, he finds his kingdom ravaged by war and Kaileena the target of a brutal plot.

PS2 Review - 'Odin Sphere'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 22, 2007 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atlus U.S.A.'s Odin Sphere is a PS2 exclusive Action RPG developed by Vanillaware featuring beautiful hand-drawn artwork put into motion to tell an epic tale of power, loss, and love.

PS2 Review - '.hack//G.U. Vol.2: Reminisce'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 21, 2007 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Taking place after the original, .hack//G.U. Vol. 2: Reminisce has players returning to the fictitious Massive Multiplayer Online setting called The World to continue Haseo's journey as he and his friends look to escape from what has become a digital trap.

NDS Review - 'Etrian Odyssey'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 16, 2007 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In a vast and fertile land lies a small town known as Etria, a peaceful village that became famous for a startling discovery. A crack in the vast forest opened at Etria's edge, leading downward like a gaping maw. Riches… fame… prestige… all that and one more thing does the labyrinth promise: the true spirit of adventure, on the perilous edge of death.

PS2 Preview - 'Dawn of Mana'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 10, 2007 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dawn of Mana reveals the origins of the legend behind the Mana Tree and the Sword of Mana. Breaking the series' 2D mold, Dawn of Mana brings the world of Mana to three-dimensional life while preserving the atmosphere that fans have come to know and love.

PSP Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 7, 2007 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road will further give players the ability to experience intense WiFi multiplayer battles with the most thrilling aspects of DBZ combat, including counter-attacks, super high-speed bouts, flight and Ki (energy) management.

PS2 Preview - 'Odin Sphere'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 2, 2007 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Atlus U.S.A.'s Odin Sphere is a PS2 exclusive Action RPG developed by Vanillaware featuring beautiful hand-drawn artwork put into motion to tell an epic tale of power, loss, and love.

NDS Review - 'Pokemon Diamond/Pearl'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on April 30, 2007 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl are set in an entirely new region called "Sinnoh," where players can choose to begin their adventure as either a boy or girl Pokemon trainer on a path to becoming Pokemon League Champion. Both titles will support wi-fi and have chat capabilities, letting you talk to friends before, during or after battles.

PS2 Preview - 'Grim Grimoire'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on April 28, 2007 @ 11:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

GrimGrimoire is a fantasy real time strategy, co-developed by Nippon Ichi Software and Vanillaware, in where players will take on the role of Lillet Blan, a young magician who is admitted to a prestigious yet mystical magic school; however, on the fifth day of school, everyone mysteriously vanishes.