Archives by Day

August 2014
SuMTuWThFSa
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31

Advertising





Hank's Articles


PC Review - 'Warrior Kings: Battles'

by Hank on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in a fantastical medieval world where small Kingdoms struggle for supremacy in a chaotic land of knights, and demons, you are the ruler of a new kingdom, born from the ashes of a once mighty realm. To resurrect this realm to its former glory you must forge order out of chaos by uniting the fragmented lands into a single, mighty empire under the rule of one warrior king - you. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution'

by Hank on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Say “bye-bye” to jaggies because the graphics have been fully optimized to make better use of the PS2 hardware. But as any Darwinist will tell you, Evolution is not about looks – it’s about the survival of the fittest. Stakes are raised as players throw-down against aggressive highly-tuned A.I. opponents modeled after the top players from the arcades of Japan, new exceptionally detailed arenas, and two new characters hungry for their place at the top. In addition to the new modes, moves, and fighters, players can still customize their own character with more than 1,500 new costume items – more than double the amount from last year’s release.

PS2 Review - 'Splashdown 2: Rides Gone Wild'

by Hank on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Splashdown 2 takes the sport of watercraft racing to an all-new level! Theme park spectacle and wild arcade fun is the heart of this game. Incredible, dynamic environments with plenty to see and do, blazing speed and even more acrobatic tricks, and a whimsical, imaginative sense of fun!

PS2 Review - 'Aliens vs Predator: Extinction'

by Hank on Aug. 31, 2003 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The three fiercest species in the universe have been locked in a bloody, galaxy-spanning battle for years. With each new encounter, it seems the on-going conflict will never end. After a small unit of Colonial Marines, dispatched to planet LV-742, reveals the presence of both Predators and Aliens, it is decided that the conflict must end once and for all. After years of smaller battles, there is only one clear path to total universal supremacy, WAR! You must now defeat your enemies to ensure the survival of your species… or face Extinction.

PS2 Review - 'Madden NFL Football 2004'

by Hank on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In its 14th year and with over 28 million copies sold, Madden NFL Football once again proves its status as the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. With a primary focus on in-game graphics, incredible depth, visual presentation, and tournament tested gameplay, this season Madden NFL 2004 continues to demonstrate why it's the definitive interactive sports gaming experience.

PC Review - 'Tropico 2: Pirate Cove'

by Hank on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As an all-powerful Pirate King, players must manage a seventeenth century band of buccaneers in "Tropico 2: Pirate Cove." To attract the most frightening of history's sea-faring bad boys, Pirate Kings must keep their charges brave and well-supplied between voyages. The island's "yo-ho-ho's" must stay at a feverish pitch in order to keep the King and his buccaneers satisfied with drinking, wenching, gambling, feasting, and the best in pirate accommodations.

PS2 Review - 'Big Mutha Truckers'

by Hank on July 26, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way, players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs, and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense! Trucks, chicks, bikes, money ... it all sounds good, but how does it play? Read more and find out!

PS2 Review - 'Freestyle MetalX'

by Hank on July 23, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Freestyle MetalX features nine of the sickest riders pulling endless eye-popping tricks in stunning open environments. Pro rider legends include: Clifford "The Flyin' Hawaiian" Adoptonte, Jeff Tilton, Nate "Destroyer" Adams, Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg, Trevor Vines, "Mad" Mike Jones, Kris "The Rock" Rourke, Kenny Bartram and Ronnie "Kung Fu" Faisst. In addition, Freestyle MetalX is totally customizable, allowing gamers to choose from 16 riders, options of motocross gear and unique bike models to create the ultimate hardcore, bone-breaking freestyle motocross experience.

PSOne Review - 'Patriotic Pinball'

by Hank on July 15, 2003 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get out on the highway and take a Road Trip Coast to Coast or pop on your fatigues to join America on Duty. These two pinball platforms take the best of the U.S of A and put them together in one flipper flicking, ball bopping game that is - Patriotic Pinball. Each table has its own unique theme, 3D rendered images, animated backgrounds guaranteed to thrill and has more flashing lights than Piccadilly Circus at night! The game has 7 exciting tours that will see you travel from the Gold Rush through to Muscle Beach, and 7 exhilarating missions, such as, The Battle of Gettysburg and Boot Camp in America. Add to this the multiple difficulty settings, seemingly endless feature options and you've got yourself a game that anyone can enjoy!

PS2 Review - 'Chessmaster'

by Hank on July 11, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Chessmaster brings a grandmaster-strength engine, the strongest ever in a console product, to the PS2. With opponents of every skill level from beginner to grandmaster, anyone can find a challenge that matches their abilities, or inspiration to become a master. Chessmaster for PS2 also has a library of tools to elevate your game, including the complete tutorial content from Josh Waitzkin and renowned chess coach Bruce Pandolfini as found in the Chessmaster 9000 PC product.