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Tony "OUberLord" Mitera's Articles


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.

Xbox Review - 'Kung Fu Chaos'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 14, 2003 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

"Kung Fu Chaos" allows up to four people to battle it out on huge interactive movie sets that provide an added challenge to the mayhem. In true Hong Kong style, the combat features over-the-top gigantic leaps, suicidal stunts and multiple-opponent action. Gamers can choose from an outrageous cast of characters, each with unique brawling capabilities.

GBA Review - 'Zapper'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 13, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Zapper is an action-packed and addictive game that starts with the “avoid-em-up” game play mechanics of Blitz Games’ own Frogger 2: Swampy’s Revenge, and then takes the action to a whole new level. It will take fast-footed skill and timing to conquer all the worlds and survive the final showdown with the magpie queen.

PC Review - 'Max Payne : Kung Fu v3'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 9, 2003 @ 11:04 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Max Payne is a stylish, urban, revenge driven action game based in New York City's grimy underground. Max Payne is a dark, searing tale of corruption and murder which combines the most popular elements from today's biggest box office action thrillers with the latest in videogame technology to deliver what promises to be one of the most original gameplay experiences this year. Max Payne Kung Fu Edition is a, literally, kick-ass mod that adds martial arts excitement to Remedy Entertainment's third-person shooter. We took it for a test ride, read more to find out how it went!

PC Preview - 'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 4, 2003 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. We got our hands on a final build of the eagerly anticipated 3rd chapter of the Rainbow6 series, and while we await the Raven Shield Single Player demo expected later today, you can check our how much we enjoyed playing the final build ...

PC Preview - 'Blitzkrieg'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 3, 2003 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Blitzkrieg is a breathtaking RTS game during the Second World War. Similar to Sudden Strike, the gamer commands Allied, Russian or German troops. 3D surroundings and 3D units offer brand new tactical possibilities. From the historical point of view, this RTS game is even more accurate than Sudden Strike. With its generated missions and adaptive degree of difficulty it has everything a war gamer could possibly wish for. Read more for the preview ...

PC Preview - 'MARCH!: Offworld Recon'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Nobody could imagine then that the abandoned red planet would ever attract the attention of mankind again. Suddenly the Martian satellite control system starts reporting strange data to Earth. Soon after that, communication with the satellites breaks down. The Government decides to send an investigation team to the red planet…But the investigation turns out to be a battle to stay alive. We shipped our troops over to the red planet to check out what MARCH!: Offworld Recon had to offer, read more to find out what we discovered...

'Blitzkrieg' - Screens

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 22, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg is an exciting real-time strategy game set in World War II. Similar to Sudden Strike, this game allows the player to command Allied, Russian or German troops. However, it also provides entirely new tactical opportunities thanks to its 3D terrain and units. A random mission generator and extensive multiplayer features guarantee long-lasting enjoyment even after completing the 3 great campaigns. Historically more accurate than Sudden Strike and with a large number of new units and adaptable difficulty levels, Blitzkrieg is all a wargamer's heart desires. Check out these 20 new screens ...

PC Preview - 'Harbinger'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The skies darken as Harbinger enters a solar system, dwarfing planets and leaving devastation in its wake. Entire civilizations are cleansed, planets eliminated. The majority of the survivors fill the ship’s work camps. Those less fortunate are released to the laboratories where vicious experiments eventually rid them of their sanity. But a few have escaped and formed an underground society deep within the forgotten levels of the behemoth. Equipped only with what they can scavenge, the denizens of the wastelands must resist the relentless patrols sent for them. A ship this size has many places to hide and much technology to exploit.