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PC Review - 'Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis'

by Chris Lawton on June 7, 2008 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis, the fourth title in the adventure series from Frogwares, sends players to 19th century London, where Ars̬ne Lupin, a young French burglar with an impressive track record, has just challenged Scotland Yard and the most famous of detectives РSherlock Holmes.

NDS Review - 'The World Ends With You'

by Chris Lawton on May 20, 2008 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Square Enix's NDS exclusive The World Ends With You, previously known as It's a Wonderful World, made by the team behind Kingdom Hearts, is an anime-inspired fast-paced adventure game set in modern day Tokyo, from the Kingdom Hearts team.

PC Review - 'Cleopatra: Riddle of the Tomb'

by Chris Lawton on May 6, 2008 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Kheops Studio' Cleopatra: Riddle of the Tomb is an adventure game in which the player will be plunged in the tormented period of the Antique Egypt. Help the young new queen Cleopatra to make good decisions for her Empire and become the queen of kings.

NDS Review - 'Insecticide'

by Chris Lawton on April 27, 2008 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Crackpot Entertainment's Insecticide is a classically styled action adventure detective game that brings the look and feel of gritty gumshoe films into a futuristic city where insects have become the dominant race.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Viking: Battle for Asgard'

by Chris Lawton on April 25, 2008 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Viking: Battle For Asgard is a hack 'n' slasher where you, as Skarin, get to experience the violent yet spectacular world of the Vikings and their gods.

PC Review - 'Overclocked: A History of Violence'

by Chris Lawton on April 18, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Overclocked, developed by House of Tales team, known for The Moment of Silence, is a psychological thriller which uses many technical innovations and a surprising narrative approach to form an eerily real gaming experience.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Super Contra'

by Chris Lawton on April 17, 2008 @ 12:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience the authentic gameplay of “Super Contra” with an updated look and feel by battling through several risky missions either solo or in two player co-op mode, just like in the original.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Dark Sector'

by Chris Lawton on April 6, 2008 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dark Sector thrusts players into the role of Hayden Tenno, an elite black-ops agent sent on a dangerous mission into a decaying Eastern European city that hides a deadly Cold War secret.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'N+'

by Chris Lawton on April 3, 2008 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Become a gold-thirsty ninja battling homicidal robots in the enhanced version of the original game “N,” players take on the persona of a ninja who must use deft acrobatic actions to battle robots in the futuristic world of “N+.” Play as a lone ninja or destroy the robots with a friend in Coop, Survival or Race modes.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Culdcept Saga'

by Chris Lawton on March 4, 2008 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Culdcept SAGA features online competitive gameplay, combining the thrilling luck and strategy of a board game with the depth of a trading card game to create a unique twist on traditional turn-based play.