Chad's Articles


Xbox Review - '007: From Russia With Love'

by Chad on Dec. 12, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

James Bond 007: From Russia With Love will be the first game to put players in the universe of the classic James Bond films. Set in the original 60’s Bond era, the game features movie-based missions as well as original, action-intensive sequences, a broad and deep variety of gameplay, fully-integrated vehicles, social multiplayer experiences, gorgeous women, and classic, upgradeable weapons and gadgetry with modern mechanics.

Xbox Review - 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

by Chad on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

Xbox Review - 'Stubbs the Zombie: Rebel Without a Pulse'

by Chad on Nov. 15, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on an updated version of the same engine technology used in Bungie's first person shooter "Halo," "Rebel Without a Pulse" puts players in control of a wisecracking zombie named Stubbs, "who takes on an ultra-modern city of the future using nothing but his own carcass and the weapons of his possessed enemies." The game is rife with tongue-in-cheek humor, a strong storyline and innovative combat techniques.

Xbox Review - 'Fable: The Lost Chapters'

by Chad on Nov. 12, 2005 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

As additional story and side quests await in Fable: The Lost Chapters, so too does the path of righteousness, as well as the life of evil. With every choice, a character transforms into a reflection of his actions and decisions. There are new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover.

PSP Review - 'Burnout Legends'

by Chad on Nov. 9, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.

Xbox Review - 'Midway Arcade Treasures 3'

by Chad on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Midway Arcade Treasures 3 is a collection of eight classic arcade racing games featuring insane jumps and stunts in RUSH: The Rock and RUSH 2049 along with jet boat adventures in Hydro Thunder. Test your arena-style 4x4 driving skills in Super Off Road or get down in the dirt with Off Road Thunder: Mud, Sweat and Gears. Experience stunt driving in Race Drivin’ or jump to the future for the post-nuclear battle of Badlands or shoot things up in S.T.U.N. Runner.

Xbox Review - 'Big Mutha Truckers 2: Truck Me Harder!'

by Chad on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Big Mutha Truckers 2 begins with Ma Jackson being taken into police custody for tax evasion. The only way she can win her case is by hiring Cousin Jacob, the most "fancy-talkin' legal fella" this side of Booger's Canyon. Players will be challenged to raise the cash needed to bribe jurors to let Ma off by trucking, trading, wheeling and dealing.

Xbox Review - 'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction'

by Chad on Sept. 24, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Going hands-on with Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction is an amazing rush. You can break, smash, and throw nearly every object in the game, jump to the top of every building, and pull off some amazing stunts. Featuring an all-new storyline and classic Hulk characters like Doc Samson and the Abomination, Ultimate Destruction is absolutely the game that Hulk fans have been waiting for.

PC Review - 'Dungeon Siege II'

by Chad on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dungeon Siege II casts players into a land deeply scarred by civil war, where they will lead an elite battle party against a vicious marauder hell-bent on bringing the world under his control, no matter the cost. Dungeon Siege II raises the bar for action-RPGs by introducing a deeper storyline, an extensive quest system and a new AI system creating more challenging and cunning foes.

PC Review - 'Mythic Blades'

by Chad on Aug. 7, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mythic Blades is a 3D real-time fighting game that places the player in the role of Legendary Hero or Terrifying Monster during combat to determine the fate of the Olympus. Ares has challenged his father; if Ares wins, he will take over Zeus' place and rule over the Olympus - but the battle does not take place there. Instead it will be fought between Man and Monster.