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Tony "OUberLord" Mitera's Articles


Xbox Review - 'The Suffering'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 11, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the dark world of The Suffering, creatures attack from the shadows and emerge from jail cells, chambers, the ground and trees, surprising the player in the most disturbing ways possible. As Torque, the main character, players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals, prison guards and grotesque apparitions. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Review - 'MTX: Mototrax'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 4, 2004 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience the thrill of top speed racing and high flying freestyle action in the most authentic motocross video game to date. Choose from more than a dozen top pro riders and battle it out for first place in fast-paced, realistic racing on a variety of Supercross (indoor) and Motocross (outdoor) levels or take on challenges outside the circuit.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Conan: The Dark Axe'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 27, 2004 @ 3:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 20, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage.

Xbox Review - 'Steel Battalion: Line of Contact'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 12, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Steel Battalion – Line of Contact gives players the opportunity to once again use the most elaborate controller interface ever created to partake in futuristic military warfare. Ultra realistic visual effects and mech battles in the first or third person perspective create the ultimate mechanized military combat experience. Time to drag the massive SB controller out of the closet, read more for our full & lenghty review (thanks to SBC for the screens assitance).

PC/Xbox Preview - 'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 9, 2004 @ 2:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death features a unique new storyline, but one that fits in perfectly with the continuity of the comic with a full cast of characters from the Judge Dredd stories, including Judge Anderson and the Dark Judges, and many of the famous Mega-City One locations. We had a chance to play with a near final build, so read more to check out our full preview ...

PC Preview - 'Airborne Troops'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 4:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Airborne Troops is an infiltration action-adventure based on authentic events of WWII. Through extensive studies of archives and historical documents all weapons, uniforms, locations, and situations have been recreated as they were at the time. Complete the secret missions and you will be a hero. Fail and history will be redefined and the world map re-drawn. We had a chance to try out a build, read more for our impressions ...

PC Review - 'SpellForce: The Order of Dawn'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

SpellForce is the latest creation of Phenomic Games, the team behind the world-famous "Settlers" series. SpellForce marries the RPG and RTS genres together to give an Innovative new game experience. SpellForce takes place in an awe-inspiring 3D environment. The player can control huge armies via an isometric view and then zoom into a first person mode to control individual units. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Preview - 'Tenchu: Return from Darkness'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 2:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Set in the late 1570's, one year after the original Tenchu, Tenchu: Return from Darkness allows players to assume the role of the ninjas Rikimaru, Ayame or the mysterious Tesshu as they battle the evil Tenrai and his six lords of darkness. As silent assassins, players must use cunning, strategy, deadly stealth and an arsenal of weapons to overcome dangerous missions and defend the Japanese countryside from Tenrai's armies.

PC Preview - 'Far Cry'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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. We had a chance to fiddle around with a 3 level beta build, read more for the full preview ...