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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 ...

PC Preview - 'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 30, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ever wish you were a 90-foot-tall robot, beating the snot out of other huge robots in a futuristic mega-sport? Sure you have. We all have, and this is your chance - One Must Fall: Battlegrounds puts you in control of enormous robots, letting you fight to become a champion in the greatest spectator sport of all time.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Pirates Of The Caribbean'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 18, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Pirates of the Caribbean video game is a unique role-playing experience with an intriguing storyline and the ability to explore everything the world has to offer. Deciding to become a cold-hearted mercenary for hire, a peaceful and profitable merchant or a swashbuckling pirate will influence future interactions. Gaining wealth and experience gives players the opportunity to hire crewmembers, sail larger ships, and uncover priceless treasures. We set sail for the big ocean in search for fights and loot! Read more and find out how our journey went....

PC Preview - 'Painkiller'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 11, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance. We got a chance to mess around with Dreamcatcher's 3 level beta and here is the result!

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...