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GBA Review - 'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Thieves and brigands have driven you and your family from your farmland home. Desperately seeking safety within the walls of Baldur's Gate, your family is ambushed and your sister has been abducted... YOU... are all that stands in the way of one of the greatest threats ever to strike Baldur's Gate and the Sword Coast. From the streets of Baldur's Gate, to the windtorn peaks of the Sunset Mountains, your quest to rescue your sister escalates into staving off a war that will drown the Sword Coast in blood.

PS2 Review - 'Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 3, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sphinx is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Travelling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt.

PS2 Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 28, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The time has come to go beyond the Dragon Ball Z sagas and experience the full force of the most powerful fighters in the universe. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 will challenge players like no other DBZ game before. Begin with an all-new single player “Dragon World” that opens the story to new match-ups, surprising character appearances, and missions that will amaze.

'Angels vs. Devils' - Screens

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 28, 2004 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In this extraordinary action game, the gamer can decide whether he wants to play a "knocky" Angel or a "just-so-strong" Devil, both of who are in constant conflict to win over Mankind. Sounds like a daily conflict between your own two sides!?? Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Well, as you win, you can change the looks and abilities of your character and individualise it further - inclusive of magic abilities! Due to the different game variations possible in the game as well as the multi-player options, the player will enjoy the game for many many hours - again and again.

XS Games Signs 'Wanted Dead or Alive'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 28, 2004 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All'a that skulkin' around had given me an itchy trigger finger. Luckily, judgin' by the hombres stationed in these ravines, I was going to get plenty of chances to work the cramps outta my bones, whether I liked it or not. Wanted Dead or Alive, Iridon's Western title for the PC, has been signed to US publisher XS Games for North American distribution. Known as Wanted Guns in Europe, Wanted Dead or Alive will be lassoed into North American store shelves courtesy of XS Games and distributed by Take2 Interactive. Wanted Dead or Alive is scheduled to hit US shelves February 2004 and will carry a value price point.

Gamecube Review - 'Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Falsebound Kingdom'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Falsebound Kingdom is a real-time strategy game at heart, Falsebound Kingdom follows the adventures of Yugi and his friends from the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated TV show as they strive to escape from the sinister virtual world in which they have been trapped. Fans of the series will now be able to set their favorite TV characters against one another in exciting 3-on-3 monster team battles for heated duels that unfold on a colorful 3D battlefield.

PS2 Review - 'Bionicle'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Playing as the Toa, Toa Nuva and finally the 7th Toa, you must explore the six elementally-themed regions of Mata Nui - a tropical paradise of high mountains, great lakes and mighty volcanoes – rescue the scattered Matoran and break the spell of darkness sent by the evil Makuta. Read more for the full review ...

GBA Review - '¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

While in the care of Rikochet, Buena Girl and The Flea, the official “Code of Masked Wrestling” has been stolen from the main office of the School of Lucha. The three mascaritas (little masked ones) must find the book or be expelled! The quest to retrieve the book leads them to bizarre landscapes and to a final encounter with the dreaded El Dolor de Kurtz, the leader of room 207. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Need for Speed Underground'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Dec. 17, 2003 @ 2:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Read more for the full review ...