Brian Dumlao's Articles


NDS Review - 'SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off'

by Brian Dumlao on April 4, 2009 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on Nickelodeon's upcoming, special April episode of the same name, SpongeBob vs. The Big One, the game will have players slicing and dicing their way in the Krusty Krab kitchen to become the ultimate fry cook in Bikini Bottom.

NDS Review - 'Peggle Dual Shot'

by Brian Dumlao on March 30, 2009 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Peggle Dual Shot combines elements of pinball and pachinko with a dash of billiards and a wealth of indescribable zaniness. Peggle Dual Shot for NDS features 120 mind-bending levels, including 10 all-new "Q"-created levels, 90 challenges, and hundreds of hours of gameplay entertainment.

Wii Review - 'Pikmin'

by Brian Dumlao on March 26, 2009 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pikmin is an inventive life simulation and action-strategy title that pushes the limits of the imagination, offering fast-paced "thinking" action while teaching players the importance of caring for and nurturing creatures to create a symbiotic relationship.

PSP Review - 'Phantasy Star Portable'

by Brian Dumlao on March 25, 2009 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Phantasy Star Portable includes the original PSU content, the Ambition of the Illuminus expansion pack, 4-player local multiplayer, PSP exclusive bosses and weapons, and a new History mode playable as a new character Vivienne.

PS2 Review - 'The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match'

by Brian Dumlao on March 23, 2009 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Originally created as a dream match for players to pit their favorite KOF characters against each other, KOF '98 UM takes that one step further by introducing new characters, game systems, game modes, stages, and a soundtrack not seen in the original.

Wii Review - 'Mario Power Tennis'

by Brian Dumlao on March 22, 2009 @ 5:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The keys to winning a tennis match in the real world are fast footwork, consistency and a wicked backhand. Enter the realm of Mario Power Tennis, exclusively for Nintendo GameCube, and the secret to winning includes Power Shots like Mario's Iron Hammer, Luigi's Squeaky Mallet and Peach's Super Peach Spin.

Wii Review - 'All Star Cheer Squad'

by Brian Dumlao on March 10, 2009 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

All Star Cheer Squad allows players to participate in the competitive sport of Cheer, combining traditional cheerleadlng, dance, gymnastics and squad-based teamwork.

Wii Review - 'Go, Diego, Go!: Great Dinosaur Rescue'

by Brian Dumlao on March 8, 2009 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Go, Diego, Go!: Great Dinosaur Rescue takes gamers back in time with Diego and Baby Jaguar to help Maia the Maiasaura find her lost family in this prehistoric quest. Players utilize more than 12 different Wii Remote motions to stomp and roar like a dinosaur, climb across monkey bars, bounce along the jungle on a pogo stick and fly atop a Pteradon.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Death Tank'

by Brian Dumlao on March 7, 2009 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Death Tank is a fast-paced action game requiring quick reflexes and cunning strategy. Devastating weapons and unique items give your tank unlimited destructive power.

NDS Review - 'Puzzle Quest: Galactrix'

by Brian Dumlao on March 3, 2009 @ 4:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

D3Publisher of America's Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, developed by Infinite Interactive, incorporates a powerful blend of casual and hardcore gameplay elements, similar to Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, into an all-new futuristic, science-fiction setting.