Tony "OUberLord" Mitera's Articles


PC/Xbox Preview - 'XIII'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. We had a chance to evaluate a recent build, read more to find out how it went ...

Gamecube Review - 'F-Zero GX'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 2, 2003 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

F-Zero GX is the race to end all races, as fearless pilots risk everything to claim the title of the top speedster in the universe. Captain Falcon and 29 other pilots head to exotic star cities, like the neon-lit Mute City, lush Green Plant, wealthy Port Town and the storm-wracked streets of Lightning to race at supersonic speeds. In addition, players can save their racer to a Memory Card and race with it at arcades on F-Zero AX.

PC/Xbox Preview - 'Armed And Dangerous'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! We had the chance to check out an early build, read more for the result ...

Xbox Preview - 'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. We took our build for a spin, read more to find out how it went...

Xbox Review - 'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 16, 2003 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the Evil Dead trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new Evil Dead locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis – the Book of the Dead.

Xbox Preview - 'GrooveRider: Slot Car Thunder'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 15, 2003 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Choose from 20 tracks, 24 vehicles and three difficulty levels. Smash the opposition with missiles and mines, gain the advantage with turbos, strategically trigger off barriers and avoid falling objects as you scream through the house of fun. Just when you think you've mastered the game, you'll find a whole new lease of life in the giveaway track editor. All the best features of the game are in here and it couldn't be simpler to construct exciting and daring new tracks for you to race on against your friends.

Xbox Review - 'MotoGP 2'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MotoGP 2 offers eight different racing modes including: stunt, GP, time trial, training challenges, tag, live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. All sounds delicious so it was time to take it to the tracks and put this puppy to the test!

Xbox Review - 'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 25, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic - over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war - and your destiny as a Jedi. The force is strong in this review, read more and check it out!

PC Review - 'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided'

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

The Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse players in the rich Star Wars universe. Star Wars Galaxies will feature dynamic role-playing ground-based adventures across multiple planets in the classic Star Wars timeframe. Game play will offer a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests. Players will explore multiple Star Wars environments on foot or in land vehicles. Traveling between planets will be accomplished through the use of public shuttles, which ferry characters from world to world.

PC Preview - ' Chrome'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 14, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mega-Corporations are competing for control of the Valkyria System and its most precious resource, Chrome. Espionage, sabotage and theft are common practice, and no one is better at it than Logan, mercenary for hire. Become Logan in this first-person tactical shooter. Wield an extensive range of weapons. Operate vehicles on land, sea, and air. Learn that one man, the right man, can make a difference. The good folks at Strategy First were nice enough to send us a build. Read more to find out how our test drive went ...