ToAstA's Articles


PC Review - 'Singles - Flirt Up Your Life'

by ToAstA on June 7, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The goal in Singles - Flirt Up Your Life is to develop a relationship between Mike and Linda, which is only possible if both are happy. What kind of relationship it becomes is up to the player, there are five different aspects: Romance, Friendship, Sex, Fun and also Trouble - not doing the housework WILL cause friction! A positive relationship between the couple will start from friendship, moving to flirting, intimacy and finally 'erotic' actions!! BEWARE: Adult content ahead!

PC Review - 'Pax Romana'

by ToAstA on May 24, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pax Romana is an historical strategy game set in ancient Rome, designed by the creators of Europa Universalis. There are two sides to this epic game – political and strategic. The strategic side is very much a battle of cunning and well-planned military tactics, whereas the political side involves the manipulation of senators and generals alike, as politicians seek to gain military and financial power.

PC Preview - 'Syberia II'

by ToAstA on March 16, 2004 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Syberia II will be the second and final installment of Kate Walker's joint adventures with Hans Voralberg. After leaving behind all her worldly possessions with the sole purpose in joining the heir of the Voralberg family on his journey, Kate's role will undergo a remarkable change. From being the pursuant, she becomes Hans' main acolyte, his support to attain the elapsed terra firma of the mammoths. We got the chance to play a near final build, so read more for our preview ..

PC Review - 'R.C. Cars'

by ToAstA on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

R.C. Cars is a fast-paced arcade-style racing game in which players control realistically modeled radio-controlled cars. The game consists of 10 challenging tracks spread across three different locations. Players race against AI opponents in the championship mode and single exhibition runs or take on the clock in time trials. Drivers can also select from three different types of cars, possessing unique features, each modifiable with upgrades acquired while racing.

PC Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by ToAstA on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 1:11 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.

PC Review - 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time'

by ToAstA on Jan. 18, 2004 @ 12:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Ubi Soft and Jordan Mechner are channeling their combined talents to breathe new life into the action/adventure genre. Players take the role of the Prince in the exotic, mysterious world of ancient Persia. Using groundbreaking animations and innovative time-control powers to recapture the Sands of Time, their role is to restore peace to the land. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Curse: The Eye of Isis'

by ToAstA on Dec. 30, 2003 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Curse: The Eye of Isis centers on Darien Dane and his assistant, Victoria Sutton as they investigate the disappearance of an ancient sacred Egyptian statue. Protected by an evil curse, the statue causes madness (or violent death) to those who come in contact with it. Darien must battle hordes of zombies and evil mummies to find this statue and return it to its pyramid home before total carnage ensues.

PC Review - 'Call Of Duty'

by ToAstA on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Call of Duty is an intense first-person action game that allows players to experience the movie-like intensity and gripping combat of World War II as never before – through the eyes of ordinary soldiers, fighting as part of a squad through the chaos of battle. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Conspiracies'

by ToAstA on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

"Conspiracies" thrusts the player into the dark underworld of Nick Delios, a betrayed, jilted, and down on his luck student specializing in medical software who, after a spree of boozing and gambling, needs cash and needs it quick. When a police investigator and old friend offers Nick money to unofficially help solve this murder, Nick agrees, not knowing the depth of intrigue and twists lying ahead. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Chrome'

by ToAstA on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 3:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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. Read more to check out the full review ...