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Hugh McHarg's Articles

Xbox 360 Review - 'Full Auto'

by Hugh McHarg on March 3, 2006 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

PSP Preview - 'Samurai Warriors: State of War'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 23, 2006 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Samurai Warriors: State of War for PSP is a tactical action game set in the turbulent times of civil war Japan. Players will get to take control of famous military commanders and other legendary characters, and engage in a multitude of battles in a dramatically unfolding war.

PSP Review - 'Exit'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 19, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Exit, you assume the role of Mr. Esc, a masked individual tasked with entering and exiting buildings and rescuing other people under a time limit, avoiding various traps and solving puzzles. While the game is mostly comprised of cartoonish 2D graphics, the character s models are 3D.

Xbox Review - 'Crime Life: Gang Wars'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 16, 2006 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Crime Life: Gang Wars is a free roaming crime based beat em up. Mixing action and strategy elements within a gritty, detailed storyline to explore modern-day urban gang culture, the player is cast as a small-time homie who must work their way through the ranks to become a gang leader.

NDS Review - 'Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.

Xbox Review - 'Operation Flashpoint: Elite'

by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 3, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Operation Flashpoint: Elite retains all the depth and immense content of the original and takes you right into the heart of a gripping Cold War conflict between NATO coalition forces and a renegade Soviet Red army faction. The game's intense campaigns and solo missions deliver deeply believable military situations and gives you complete freedom to handle any flashpoint on your own initiative.

NDS Review - 'The Sims 2'

by Hugh McHarg on Jan. 23, 2006 @ 12:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Sims 2 delivers classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears.

Xbox Review - 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

by Hugh McHarg on Jan. 9, 2006 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In order to end Narnia's 100 year winter by the evil powers of the malevolent White Witch and free his people, the mighty lion Aslan invokes an ancient prophecy. It will become the destiny of four siblings from our world: Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy Pevensie to work together and use their unique combat skills, weaponry and abilities to defeat the Witch and her armies to save Narnia.

NDS Review - 'Spyro Shadow Legacy'

by Hugh McHarg on Jan. 3, 2006 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Spyro Shadow Legacy is an action/adventure game which will – for the first time – introduce magical powers, role-playing game (RPG) elements, and martial arts fighting to the beloved Spyro gameplay.

Xbox Review - 'True Crime: New York City'

by Hugh McHarg on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member-turned-NYPD officer.