Geson Hatchett's Articles

Xbox Review - 'IndyCar Series 2005'

by Geson Hatchett on July 13, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits. IndyCar Series 2005 is the only game to feature the full IndyCar Series season including the Indianapolis 500.

Xbox Review - 'Memorick: The Apprentice Knight'

by Geson Hatchett on July 2, 2004 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Memorick, The Apprentice Knight is an innovative 3D action adventure platformer based on the Arthurian legends. The Apprentice Knight unfolds upon the Island of Avalon, a land of magic where anything is possible and home to the Fays, an ancient race led by Morgan le Fay. You will take on the role of Memorick, a 15-year old young boy who chooses to defend his native land from the dark armies raised and trained by Morganna, sister to King Arthur, and her son, Mordred.

Xbox Review - 'Metal Slug 3'

by Geson Hatchett on June 17, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In addition to everything that made the arcade original a worldwide hit, the Xbox version of METAL SLUG 3 will have some brand new features and original missions accessible once you've cleared certain conditions. Players can choose from over 10 new slug vehicles exclusive to METAL SLUG 3, including the Slug Copter and the very unusual Elephant Slug, which comes complete with a trunk-spray weapon.

Xbox Review - 'Shrek 2'

by Geson Hatchett on May 21, 2004 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shrek 2 takes players on a wild adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key scenes from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek2TM: The Game combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control a team of four and play as Shrek or any of his seven friends, switching between each to best utilize the character's unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete dangerous and thrilling adventures.

PS2 Preview - 'Hitman: Contracts'

by Geson Hatchett on March 31, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspense-filled missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect kill and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases your 'work' in brutal detail and brings the new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen.

PS2 Review - 'Firefighter F.D.18'

by Geson Hatchett on March 25, 2004 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Firefighter F.D.18 includes realistic simulations of fire, backdrafts, flashovers and chemical explosions. Stepping into the shoes of everyday hero McGregor, players must use their skills to face the raging flames and rescue those in danger.

Xbox Review - 'Silent Scope Complete'

by Geson Hatchett on March 10, 2004 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The entire arcade smash-hit precision shooting experience comes to Xbox with Silent Scope Complete. Bundled in one comprehensive package comes all three Silent Scope hits released on arcade and an additional bonus game created exclusively for console. Together with light gun support from the MadCatz Blaster, this complete Silent Scope experience is a welcome addition for Xbox owners.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Review - 'Sonic Heroes'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Sonic and his friends have evolved, adopting a configuration feature that lets gamers control three playable characters simultaneously, using Sonic’s speed, Knuckles’ power, and Tails’ ability to fly, to conquer massive worlds. Our resident Sonic fanatic got his hands on all versions and compared them to eachother, read more to read the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'R-Type Final'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 2:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

It all began in 1987 with a revolutionary arcade shooter called R-Type. Now the classic shooter is back for a final appearance with new features and the same exciting, revolutionary gameplay that started it all. Use the unique Force System to power-up your ship as you choose and send it into battle against the evil Bydo. With over 100 ships to choose from and an almost unlimited amount of customization options, R-Type Final is the definitive shooter on the PlayStation2.

PS2 Preview - 'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 9, 2004 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

While the Cubans revel in their newfound democracy, the Colombian drug cartel that financed the failed revolution has set its sites on a new target. Readying a retaliatory blow against its own American-allied government, the Columbian cartel rocks the capital with severe explosions, including one that severely damages the American embassy. Hearing the Colombian government's cry for support, the U.S. sends in the Ghosts to deliver deadly justice to the Colombian cartel and end their ever-accelerating agenda of terror.