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Tony "OUberLord" Mitera's Articles


Xbox Review - 'BruteForce'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 4, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Well ladies and gents, Brute Force is finally out. After getting pushed back a few times, refined and honed by Digital Anvil, and eagerly awaited by the masses, the game has finally hit store shelves. Brute Force is a futuristic squad based, tactical shooter, played from a third person perspective. With just the tap of a button you can switch between four of the biggest bad-asses in the Universe. Command a team of elite mercenaries as they take on shadowy assignments across the known cosmos. Play simultaneously as the heavy assault trooper, Tex, the cyborg-enhanced sniper, Flint, the stealthy scout, Hawk, and the powerful feral alien, Brutus. Employ cunning, stealth and tactics to save your squad... or when all else fails just use Brute Force. Read more to find out wether the delays had a negative impact on the game’s quality or not...

Xbox Review - 'Enter The Matrix'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 28, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Enter the Matrix is the story-within-the-story. It features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, as well as insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn’t just set in the Matrix universe – it’s an integral part of the entire Matrix experience, weaving in and out of the highly anticipated 2nd installment in the film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded. Our resident Matrix fanatic took the game for a spin, read more and find out what his thoughts were about it ...

PC Preview - 'Will Rock'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 14, 2003 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The power of a Titan courses through your veins. Your only comfort is the singe of a powerful weapon in your grip. Centaurs, minotaurs and the legions of ancient Greece stand against you. And if you live long enough, you'll face the anger of the gods themselves. Send them all to Hades without deiscrimination, because in the world of Will Rock, it's the god's turn to be damned. Will Rock can best be described as a Serious Sam, old school type shooter, but with a few innovations. We took our beta build for a spin, read more to find out what we thought of it ...

PC Preview - 'PlanetSide'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 1, 2003 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Massively Multiplayer Gaming takes on a new face in PlanetSide, where thousands of players wage war in a battle of planetary proportions. A newly designed 3D engine drives PlanetSide's first-person player-to-player combat and vehicular warfare across ten continents. The stage has been set, the battle lines have been drawn, and orbital drop pods are ready to deploy you PlanetSide. We took to the battlefield and wrote a rather whopping report, read more and check it out!

PC Review - 'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 22, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

You’re Indiana Jones. Legendary adventurer. Daring rogue. And the most butt-kicking archaeologist the world has ever seen. It’s 1935 and this time you must prevent a powerful Chinese artifact from falling into evil hands. This globe-spanning adventure pits you against evil Nazis and the Asian underworld with a mysterious and alluring partner, Mei Ying. It’ll take more than just a trusty whip and pistol to avoid deadly traps and navigate through all the dangerous environments. Do you have what it takes to make it back alive?

GBA Review - 'The Sum of All Fears'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 18, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

On New Year's Eve, a band of renegade militia members from the hills of West Virginia seize a television station and broadcast their demands on the air. The F.B.I's Hostage Rescue Team is called in to deal with the situation. But this is only the first in a series of events that will take the team members from the mountains of West Virginia to the diamond mines of South Africa, and from the deserts of the Middle East to the corridors of wealth and power in Austria.At stake is the future of the free world, as terrorists unleash the most destructive weapon known to mankind.

PC Review - 'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 16, 2003 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

This world-builder title is inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic Park franchise-the studio's most successful film franchise. Jurassic Park allows you to fulfill Dr. John Hammond's dream by successfully designing and managing your very own Jurassic Park. Create the most amazing dinosaur theme park the world has ever seen, OR battle your way through 12 intense missions that will truly test your skills against the awesome powers of nature and its most dominant creatures.

PS2 Review - 'Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 12, 2003 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options.

Xbox Review - 'Colin McRae 3'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 1, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In a career centred game, the pressure is on as the player takes on the role of Colin McRae as he's given a three-year contract to win a series of championships for the Ford Rallye Sport team. Between the adrenaline-rushing rally driving, the game is seamlessly blended with stage starts, stage checkpoint, end stage and service area sequences. It's these sequences, when the Ford team attends to the Focus itself, that builds the atmosphere of actually being part of a championship rally team.

PC Review - 'Platoon'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 27, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Platoon covers the period from the early days of the conflict (late 1965) to the height of battle in 1968. and recreates some of the most tragic moments of the Vietnam war : Operation “Shiny Bayonet”, the Pleiku Campaign, Operation “Pershing” ... Combat and weapons are ultra realistic, real-life tactics making use of real US Army reports and documents.