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Hank's Articles

PS2 Review - 'KOF: Maximum Impact'

by Hank on Nov. 5, 2004 @ 2:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The annual King of Fighters tournament is set to begin in one week. As the gala festivities begin, turf wars are breaking out among the underworld street gangs. The conflict is so severe that it threatens to drag the participants of the KOF tournament into the fray. The honor and tradition of the tournament is at stake. The gangs must be stopped at all costs.

PS2 Review - 'ShellShock: Nam '67'

by Hank on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War.

PS2 Review - 'Karaoke Revolution Volume 2'

by Hank on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 expands upon the original game in the series, featuring seven new characters, three new venues and more than 30 new character outfits - making it even easier for gamers to step up to the mic. Choose from a hit-filled catalog of well-known rock, dance, pop, and R&B tunes.

PS2 Review - 'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude'

by Hank on Oct. 16, 2004 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend.

PS2 Review - 'Gallop Racer 2004'

by Hank on Oct. 8, 2004 @ 4:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Gallop Racer is an action-packed sports management title that immerses the player in the exciting and fast-paced world of horse racing where they can tackle every aspect of the Sport of Kings, from breeding and training a thoroughbred to riding and even betting on the winner.

PS2 Review - 'Katamari Damacy'

by Hank on Oct. 6, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In 'Katamarii Damacy' you start off with a small “katamari,” but with every level he completes, the “katamari” can quickly grow from a fraction of an inch to a monstrous mass in no time. The bigger the player’s “katamari” grows, the larger the objects the player can amass along the way -- ranging from playing cards and people to ocean liners and entire stadiums!

PS2 Review - 'Phantom Brave'

by Hank on Sept. 27, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user's imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best strategy RPG.

PS2 Review - 'Madden NFL 2005'

by Hank on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Madden NFL 2005 celebrates the franchise's fifteenth anniversary by pushing the boundaries of realism forward with new defensive innovations including the Hit Stick, that for the first time make playing defense as fun as playing offense, an immersive new Storyline Central in Franchise Mode, where player chemistry and personalities come alive, and enhanced online features including Xbox Live support.

PS2 Review - 'Catwoman'

by Hank on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Catwoman is based upon the DC Comics character. The film and game follow the story of Patience Phillips, who is killed after she uncovers a dark secret held by her employers. Brought back to life by a rare Egyptian cat, she becomes Catwoman and sets out to discover the truth about herself and her murderer.

PS2 Review - 'Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits'

by Hank on July 23, 2004 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits expands onto PlayStation 2 with an all-new compelling storyline, captivating motion capture cut scenes, an innovative battle system and over 14 playable characters each with their own unique abilities and special combination attacks. With over 60+ hours of engaging gameplay, Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits delivers an epic, role-playing adventure in a world of stunning and realistic graphics.