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Corey Owen's Articles


Xbox Preview - 'Conker: Live and Reloaded'

by Corey Owen on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Conker is a cartoon rodent with a penchant for booze, wild women and lewd conduct, and the world he lives in is a reflection of him. With a wide variety of customizable multiplayer scenarios available, the game centers on teamwork and fun. Each scenario has its own objectives, rules, environment and back story that provide hilarious gameplay and wacky entertainment.

Xbox Review - 'X-Men Legends'

by Corey Owen on Oct. 13, 2004 @ 3:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The first 3D action-RPG based on the popular Marvel characters, the X-Men, X-Men Legends challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants in real time. Players lead teams of mutants as they battle the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and other Marvel villains on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind and determine the fate of the world.

Xbox Review - 'Star Wars: Battlefront'

by Corey Owen on Sept. 25, 2004 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Battlefront is an action/shooter game that gives fans and gamers the opportunity to re-live and participate in all of the classic Star Wars battles like never before. Players can select one of a number of different soldier types, jump into any vehicle, man any turret on the battlefront and conquer the galaxy planet-by-planet online with their friends or offline in a variety of single player modes.

Xbox Review - 'Silent Hill 4: The Room'

by Corey Owen on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress.

Xbox Review - 'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury'

by Corey Owen on July 18, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in the near future, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a gritty, real-world first-person shooter (FPS) in which the player fills the combat boots of an elite Delta Force operative. Featuring the high production values of a blockbuster Hollywood action/thriller, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a cinematic, action-oriented experience aimed at capturing and recreating the thrills of major Hollywood action films.

Xbox Review - 'Full Spectrum Warrior'

by Corey Owen on June 23, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle.

Xbox Review - ' The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay'

by Corey Owen on June 17, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

Xbox Preview - 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf'

by Corey Owen on May 19, 2004 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf" continues the massive destructible environments, intense combat and addictive online multiplayer gameplay that gamers have been praising since "MechAssault" first hit Xbox. Continuing in the 31st century, "MechAssault 2" allows gamers to encounter entirely new experiences in the epic BattleTech world. This third-person action/shooter game defines immense destruction taken to another level, as each environment in the game's five worlds is fully destructible.

'Ex Zeus' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Corey Owen on May 19, 2004 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The genre of Ex Zeus is that of a heavy action mech based 3d shooter. The player has a choice of controlling 3 different robots, "Sofia" a male robot with average speed and shield protection, "Calista" a female robot with a high speed but low shield protection and "Dynamis" a heavy "male" robot with low speed but high shield protection. These three robots are leaders of a special squadron team having been called into an "invaders alien" destruction scene.

Xbox Review - 'Manhunt'

by Corey Owen on May 16, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

America is full of run down, broken rust-belt towns where nobody cares and anything goes. In Carcer City, nothing matters anymore and all that's left are cheap thrills. The ultimate rush is the power to grant life and take it away, for sport. This time James Earl Cash, you are the sport. They gave you your life back. Now, they are going to hunt you down.