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Xbox Review - 'Spider-Man 2'

by Eric on July 7, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions...

Xbox Preview - 'Jade Empire'

by Eric on June 10, 2004 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Jade Empire is a martial-arts-influenced action role-playing game set in the ancient, mysterious world of mythical China. Only by mastering the greatest fighting styles and defeating the most powerful enemies will players earn their place as a master of martial arts in the world of "Jade Empire."

Xbox 2 To Be Named 'Xbox 360'?

by Eric on June 5, 2004 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lately there have been all sorts of rumours floating around about specs and possible names (Xbox2/Xbox Next) for Microsoft's new Xbox. A few days ago some leaked screenshots from the new Xbox Dev Kit revealed yet another name, Xenon. Today we can add another name to the list as online research company Penn, Schoen and Berland are currently doing a survey in which they reveal another possibility. Here is a quote from the survey : "The name Xbox 360 is one name being considered for the next generation Xbox system..."

Xbox Preview - 'Forza Motorsport'

by Eric on May 21, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Forza Motorsport" gives Xbox gamers who are passionate about cars and racing the opportunity to own, customize, and race their favorite cars in a realistic driving simulation. From sport compacts to LeMans prototypes, players use earnings from hundreds of races to buy upgrades and aftermarket parts so they can transform real production cars into high-performance race cars.

Xbox Preview - 'Halo 2'

by Eric on May 20, 2004 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Halo 2, a sci-fi action/first-person shooter game, is a full sequel to the best-selling original and will continue the story of the Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier who is the only man who has successfully defied the Covenant, a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth.

Xbox Review - 'All-Star Baseball 2005'

by Eric on May 9, 2004 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game.

Xbox Preview - 'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy'

by Eric on April 26, 2004 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

As Geller, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value.

PC Review - 'Unreal Tournament 2004'

by Eric on April 16, 2004 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created. The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare.

PC Review - 'Far Cry'

by Eric on March 29, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced net-generation weaponry and equipment.

Xbox/PC Review - 'MVP Baseball 2004'

by Eric on March 20, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. An all-new hitting model allows for complete user control over all swing types as well as signature cuts from the game's best sluggers. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before.