Matt Olsen's Articles


NDS Review - 'Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled'

by Matt Olsen on Aug. 11, 2009 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Originally a GBA title back in 2006, Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled is an Active-Time Tactical Combat RPG, featuring traditional turn-based combat which requires players to observe the positions of their characters as well as the enemies'.

PS3 Review - 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'

by Matt Olsen on July 28, 2009 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen propels players straight into an adrenaline-pumping battle for supremacy across the globe where every second and every choice makes the difference between mankind's salvation and annihilation.

Wii Review - 'Puzzle Kingdoms'

by Matt Olsen on June 26, 2009 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Zoo Games' Puzzle Kingdoms is a new interpretation of the deep puzzle genre that raises the level of play beyond the standards of casual gaming by integrating a fantasy storyline with engaging strategy and tactical puzzle gameplay.

NDS Review - 'The Legendary Starfy'

by Matt Olsen on June 22, 2009 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Legendary Starfy lets players dive into a spectacular undersea adventure with Starfy, the legendary hero of Pufftop. Players swoop into enemies like a shooting star, glide over bottomless chasms and transform into powerful creatures to help a mysterious, bunny-eared visitor find his lost memory.

NDS Review - 'Elite Forces: Unit 77'

by Matt Olsen on June 16, 2009 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Elite Forces: Unit 77 is a game of action and strategy in which the player must wisely use the abilities of all four members of Unit 77 as you battle your way through inhospitable jungles, scorching deserts, endure harsh and deadly arctic conditions as you fight to rescue the hostages and defeat the terrorists.

Wii Review - 'Up'

by Matt Olsen on June 7, 2009 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the upcoming Disney Pixar film, Up is a comedy adventure taking you on an exotic adventure with Carl Fredricksen and his sidekick, Wilderness Explorer Russell, as you set off on a wild journey through the undiscovered jungles of South America.

NDS Review - 'National Geographic Panda'

by Matt Olsen on April 18, 2009 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Learn about real-life Pandas as you feed, nurture and play with your very own Panda! Choose from cute and cuddly Baby Pandas or giant Great Pandas and play with them as they learn new skills. Discover fun panda facts from real National Geographic stories that appear as you progress through the game!

NDS Review - 'Dragon Quest V: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride'

by Matt Olsen on April 12, 2009 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Following the fun and colorful path set by the first Dragon Quest installment in the Zenithia Trilogy, Dragon Quest: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride now journeys onto the NDS as a high quality remake of the classic Dragon Quest V, packed with exciting new features and a truly genre defining story.

NDS Review - 'Syberia'

by Matt Olsen on Jan. 13, 2009 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

BenoƮt Sokal's 3D adventure game Syberia is coming to NDS. Kate Walker, a young and brilliant lawyer from New York, has come to Europe to negotiate the purchase a famous Robot/Toy factory, but will soon have her future completely turned upside-down ....

NDS Review - 'Exit DS'

by Matt Olsen on Jan. 8, 2009 @ 4:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Exit you assume the role of Mr. Esc, a masked individual tasked with rescuing people from buildings under a time limit, avoiding various traps and solving puzzles.