Dustin Chadwell's Articles


NDS Review - 'Avalon Code'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 28, 2009 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Avalon Code is an action RPG boasting incredible graphics, a deep and engrossing story and innovative game play mechanics, from the team behind Rune Factory, Harvest Moon, FF III and Final Fantasy IV DS remakes.

Wii Review - 'Marble Saga: Kororinpa'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 27, 2009 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Marble Saga: Kororinpa is a skill-based action title where the player helps an Ant called Anthony save his colony via a series of physical tests, featuring new levels, 4-person multiplayer, tons of customization, the ability to connect and compete online and the use of the Wii Balance Board as features.

Wii Review - 'We Ski and Snowboard'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 25, 2009 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

We Ski and Snowboard, known in Europe as Family Ski and Snowboard, adds high-performance snowboarding, as well as developed skiing functionality, two new mountains, and a complete snow park with fun boxes, rails and a half-pipe, where both skiers and snowboarders alike can grab huge air and over-the-top aerial tricks.

PSP Review - 'Mana Khemia: Student Alliance'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 24, 2009 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mana Khemia: Student Alliance is a port of the PS2 game but with an all new multiplayer mode so players can now team up and hunt down monsters to get rare items. Also new to the PSP version is a data installment feature which installs part of the game onto the memory stick to make the game load quicker.

PS3 Review - 'Resident Evil 5'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 22, 2009 @ 5:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Capcom's Resident Evil 5 is the forthcoming installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, which will debut for the PS3 and X360, promising to revolutionize the series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

NDS Review - 'Bolt'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 17, 2009 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

An action adventure game based on Walt Disney Pictures' feature animation film, Bolt tells the story of a canine TV star that is inadvertently shipped from Hollywood to New York City, where he begins a cross-country adventure home and makes the surprising discovery that the super powers he thought he had don’t work in the real world.

NDS Review - 'Six Flags: Fun Park'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 15, 2009 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Playing a bevy of midway-style games of chance and skill, players utilize the DS dual screen and stylus to simulate the motions of the games, recreating the beloved games of skill found at Six Flags, like Ring Toss, Whack-a-Mole, and many others, adapted to compliment the various themed areas of the park.

NDS Review - 'The Wonder Pets!: Save the Animals!'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 14, 2009 @ 7:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In The Wonder Pets!: Save the Animals! players tap, drag, blow, speak and circle their way through activities like pulling a thorn from the tiger’s paw, building a ladder to rescue a baby panda and towing the chimpanzee’s space capsule to safety.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Major League Baseball 2K9'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 11, 2009 @ 6:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MLB2K9 captures the essence of baseball down to the most minute, player- specific details including batting stances, pitching windups and signature swings. Gameplay enhancements in pitching, batting, fielding and base running promise to be user-friendly and enjoyable for rookies or veterans. New commentary and presentation provide the icing to this ultimate baseball experience.

Wii Review - 'Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 9, 2009 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers, Aya is out to find the meaning of her IMICHI ancestors, even if it leads to the answer she does not wish for. Players can master the sword to take full advantage of the Wiimote controls by slashing, swinging and thrusting into zombie enemy hordes.