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PC Review - 'Obscure'

by Gordy Wheeler on July 6, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the style of Hollywood's popular horror movie genre, Obscure tracks a group of five all-American high school students who discover the halls they walk each day are anything but safe from their most horrifying nightmares. A string of mysterious disappearances and unexplained events set the stage for a night more horrifying than any trip to detention ...

PS2 Preview - 'Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam'

by Gordy Wheeler on June 20, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Seven years after the end of the devastating One Year War.... The victorious Earth Federation has become corrupt and oppressive, and the elite Titans police force has taken on dictatorial powers. As the A.E.U.G. rebel group struggles to defeat the Titans, the heroes and villains of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series find themselves on the same side of this new conflict.

PC Review - 'Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2'

by Gordy Wheeler on June 18, 2005 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Kao 2, there are fighting techniques to master, from boomerang throwing to devastating tail attacks, and over 30 challenging enemies to overcome. You have to rescue all the animals that have been captured by an evil hunter and his wicked henchmen. So grab your boxing gloves and get ready for action!

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Destroy All Humans!'

by Gordy Wheeler on May 29, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

PC Preview - 'Dungeon Siege II'

by Gordy Wheeler on May 9, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dungeon Siege II is the sequel to Dungeon Siege, an action fantasy role-playing game featuring an immersive fully 3-D environment. The original Dungeon Siege plunges players into a 3-D fantasy world where players can build up a party and move seamlessly from one over-the-top battle to the next.

GameCube Review - 'Rave Master'

by Gordy Wheeler on April 26, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Featuring stunning 3D fighting action, Rave Master for the GameCube includes 19 characters from the animated series including Haru, Elie, Musica and others. Rave Master’s unique Story Edit Mode allows players to create their very own original Rave Master adventure by choosing dialogue, backgrounds and even music.

PC Review - 'Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich'

by Gordy Wheeler on April 4, 2005 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich brings dynamic storytelling, fast-paced tactical role-play, and larger-than-life characters from the comic book pages to the computer screen. In this title, the league of heroes must travel back in time to defeat Blitzkrieg, defender of the Reich and his homicidal henchmen.

PC Preview - 'Lego Star Wars'

by Gordy Wheeler on March 17, 2005 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Quick, what's the first thing you think of when someone says "Star Wars?" Whatever it is, it's probably not "Lego"… but after playing Lego Star Wars, that might be different. Relive the Star Wars saga as retold in Lego form, guiding an increasingly large cast through everything from adventures on Naboo to the Pod Race on Tatooine. Sure, the ships are made out of bricks and your characters are all little guys with detachable plastic hair, but that just makes Star Wars better.

PC Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Gordy Wheeler on March 11, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.

PC Review - 'Athens 2004'

by Gordy Wheeler on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Experience the strength, intensity, and grace of competing as one of the best athletes on the planet! You have arrived at the 2004 Olympic Games. Which of the 64 countries do you represent and how well will you succeed? Are you destined to be the best athlete on earth? You may be the swiftest runner, the most fluid swimmer, or perhaps the most accurate archer that has ever lived!