Mark Buckingham's Articles


PC Review - 'Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood'

by Mark Buckingham on Oct. 8, 2007 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood is designed to increase the diversity, tactical depth and replay value, unleashing a new alien race, a new form of strategic movement, new ship sections, new weapons, new technologies, new scenarios and new unknown menaces.

PS2 Review - 'NHL 07'

by Mark Buckingham on Aug. 19, 2007 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The golden age of console hockey will return when NHL 07 debuts with gameplay innovations that will allow players to feel like they are actually on the ice. Featuring an unmatched level of freedom and control, NHL 07 will represent a watershed moment in the history of the console hockey.

PC Review - 'Evolution GT'

by Mark Buckingham on June 24, 2007 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Evolution GT is a racing game that gives the player the opportunity to experience the life of a real racing driver, and the evolution of his alter ego throughout the course of his career.

PS2 Review - 'Test Drive Unlimited'

by Mark Buckingham on May 31, 2007 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

PC Review - 'Stronghold Legends'

by Mark Buckingham on April 26, 2007 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Stronghold Legends builds on the Stronghold heritage with beautifully crafted visuals and the epic legends of the middle ages, featuring three unique castle styles to build, three landscapes to fight across, spectacular magic themes, fearsome monsters to overcome, a new strategic conquest style of play, and a range of new multiplayer modes.

PC Review - 'Paraworld'

by Mark Buckingham on March 3, 2007 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Paraworld combines a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, bringing new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come to life once more, a constant danger to anyone living in the area.

GameCube Review - 'Tomb Raider: Legend'

by Mark Buckingham on Feb. 3, 2007 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Tomb Raider: Legend, Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment.

PC Review - 'Joint Task Force'

by Mark Buckingham on Jan. 24, 2007 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Joint Task Force is the real-time strategy game where you command the frontline forces in tomorrow’s most hazardous conflicts. Lead twenty dramatic missions in explosive war-zones including the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Balkans.

PC Preview - 'Infernal'

by Mark Buckingham on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Infernal is a third-person action adventure that is set in a present-day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

PC Review - 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade'

by Mark Buckingham on Dec. 18, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dark Crusade features two new playable races, an all-new single player campaign centering on the conquest of a meta-map, with each territory captured giving tangible rewards to the occupying force.