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The Cookie Snatcher's Articles


GBA Review - 'The Lost Vikings'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 25, 2003 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Lost Vikings was one of the first games that Blizzard developed and Blizzard received numerous requests from their consumers to make the title available again. With the 10-year anniversary of The Lost Vikings approaching, Blizzard felt that this was the ideal time to revisit this game. Of course we had to get our hands on a copy and see what the fuzz was all about, and more over, wether it was worth "revisiting". Read more and find out!

PC Review - 'Devastation'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 21, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set on post-apocalyptic Earth where survival and ultimate dominance are all that matters, Devastation is a high action, teamplay oriented first person shooter. Powered by heavily modified, next generation Unreal Engine technology, it pits teams of rebelling street fighters, gang leaders, mercenaries and ex-military fighters against overwhelming armies of high-tech corporate troopers.

GameCube Review - 'Ikaruga'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 20, 2003 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ikaruga is a comprehensive, scrolling space shooter (with options for either a vertical or horizontal display) set in 2D, against a rich 3D backdrop. The game is an ideal combination of rich Japanese storytelling and high-powered, fighter pilot heroics. Players take the role of our hero, Shinra, the lone survivor of a freedom federation that was massacred by the evil, power-hungry conqueror Tenro Horai.

GBA Review - 'Rayman3: Hoodlum Havoc'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 7, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc will feature many brand new game elements. Its action-adventure format will be familiar to many, but advanced combat will form the heart of this latest installment. Rayman will have a range of new movements and powers including, Shock Rockets, the Lockjaw, Vortex Fist and he will certainly need them as he comes up against over 20 powerful enemies, including the savage Hoodlum tribe. The new in-game combat systems will also ensure players use their brains, with each enemy having individual strengths and attack strategies, and will only be defeated by using the correct combination of fighting techniques.

NGC Review - 'All-Star Baseball 2004'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 5, 2003 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The #1 baseball game just got better! Like Derek Jeter, All-Star Baseball 2004 is the game "with all the tools." With the most realistic simulation ever, easier to play functionality, and the same all around skill set that makes Derek the leader and winner he is, ASB 2004 truly is the game with all the tools. Read more and find out if it lives up to its sales pitch ..

PC Review - 'Postal 2'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 27, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Forget what you know about first person shooters. Walk a week in the Postal Dude’s shoes. Freely explore full 3-D open ended environments. Interact with over 100 unique NPC's including Gary Coleman, marching bands, dogs, cats and elephants, protesters, policemen and civilians, with or without weapons. 'Postal 2' is all about choice; experiment with everyone and everything. And remember ...it's only as violent as you are! So does Postal 2 live up to all the hype? Read more and find out!

PS2 Review - 'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 26, 2003 @ 12:20 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 - 'Midnight Club II'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 21, 2003 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Members of the world's most notorious illegal street racing syndicate meet each night on the streets of Los Angeles, Paris, and Tokyo. Find yourself in the position of a novice challenger, set on penetrating this secret society and trumping them all, one by one. Add insult to injury, as you win the suped-up rides of defeated adversaries, all on your way to being crowned international champion. Just remember, there are no rules. Use whatever routes, shortcuts and driving methods necessary to hit those checkpoints and arrive at the finish line before your opponent has a chance.

PC Review - 'Splinter Cell'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 15, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Splinter Cell will grant players access to the highest echelons of national security, where shadowy operatives have the freedom to do whatever it takes to safeguard America. In Splinter Cell, the player controls Sam Fisher, a field operative of a secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency called Third Echelon. Sam Fisher is geared up to infiltrate high-security strongholds, seize critical intelligence, destroy threatening data and neutralize the enemy - all without leaving a trace. Does the game leave without a trace as well? Or will it leave a mark in gaming history!?

GameCube Review - 'The Sims'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 14, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Create and control your Sims with new level-based game play and 3D graphics. Customize your Sims' personality and appearance then move into the neighborhood. Get a job, make friends and advance through your career and life's big moments. Unlock new objects and bigger houses along the way. Meet, flirt and fight with a neighborhood full of wild characters. You can also load your Sims into a friend's game and play two-player games.