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PS2 Review - 'FIFA Street'

by Hank on March 12, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

FIFA Street is a combination of arcade action blended with the culture of freestyle street football. By removing the rules from the simulation football experience, 'FIFA Street' exposes the heart of the world's beautiful game, on-the-ball flare and individual style.

PS2 Review - 'NBA Street V3'

by Hank on March 2, 2005 @ 1:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Featuring NBA legends, today's top stars, and original characters from past editions, NBA Street Vol 3 reaches new heights by making over-the-top, larger-than-life moves even bigger in this action-packed, arcade-style game. Customize your baller, build courts from the ground up, throw one down in an all-new dunk contest and go online to put your reputation to the test.

PS2 Review - 'Pinball Hall of Fame'

by Hank on Dec. 21, 2004 @ 4:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Pinball Hall of Fame developers FarSight Studios worked closely with pinball experts from the Pinball Hall of Fame in addition to conducting their own extensive research. The result is a game that will provide players with the ultimate pinball experience with realistic physics, true-to-life graphics and sounds captured directly from the actual tables.

PS2 Review - 'Duel Masters'

by Hank on Dec. 20, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Marking the franchise's first-ever appearance on the PS2, Duel Masters brings the Duel Masters universe to life with incredible 3D graphics. Players are invited play solo or battle against a friend in this challenging new adventure that also allows them to discover the powers of five never-before-seen creatures.

PS2 Review - 'Karaoke Revolution Volume 3'

by Hank on Dec. 12, 2004 @ 3:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 combines the game's proprietary voice recognition technology – which judges and scores players as they sing their way to stardom – with a variety of new characters, outfits and venues, including many hidden and bonus items. In addition, Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 includes more than 35 new songs.

PS2 Review - 'WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW'

by Hank on Nov. 30, 2004 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Developed by Yuke's Co., Ltd. of Japan, "WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW" features more than 50 WWE Superstars including John Cena, Rey Mysterio and Randy Orton. In "WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW," players will have the ability to compete in head-to-head online play, a first for any wrestling game.

PS2 Review - 'Need for Speed Underground 2'

by Hank on Nov. 27, 2004 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they'll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

PS2 Review - 'Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War'

by Hank on Nov. 19, 2004 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With more than 50 different licensed planes and an intense storyline extending over 30 missions, players will be put to the ultimate test, including air-to-air combat, air-to-ground fighting, air-to-sea assaults, rescue, recon and much more. Incorporating ultra-realistic beautifully rendered in-game graphics and cinematics along with unparalleled game play; Ace Combat 5 goes a step beyond the traditional air combat gaming experience.

PS2 Review - 'Guilty Gear Isuka'

by Hank on Nov. 15, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Guilty Gear Isuka introduces revolutionary upgrades such as 4-player simultaneous fighting, allowing for 2-on-2, 3-on-1 and 2-player co-op battles. The title also adds new characters to a full roster of returning fighters, all-new fight arenas and multiple new modes of play, including an exciting side-scrolling action game called Boost Mode.

PS2 Review - 'Neo Contra'

by Hank on Nov. 9, 2004 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Neo Contra integrates all of the classic shooting gameplay elements that have come to define this renowned series while bringing the experience to a 3D world. Longtime fans and newcomers to the franchise will find classic, fast-paced action as they battle huge bosses who will stop at nothing to keep them from completing their mission. Players will need quick reflexes to dodge enemy attacks as well as access an arsenal of powerful weapons to defeat deadly enemies.