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Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky's Articles

Wii Review - 'Bully: Scholarship Edition'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on March 24, 2008 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Bully: Scholarship Edition tells the story of 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows of adjusting to a new school. Eight new missions, four new school classes (biology, music, math and geography), new unlockable items and clothing, new two-player off-line minigames, new awards and Achievements.

Wii Review - 'The Spiderwick Chronicles'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on March 10, 2008 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Plunge deep into a fantasy world full of mystical creatures when you join the Grace children on their quest to discover the secrets of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Based on Paramount Pictures’ movie adaptation of the book series, the video game lets players take on the roles of Jared, Simon and Mallory Grace as they enter the hidden world of the unseen.

Wii Review - 'Nitrobike'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on March 7, 2008 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Nitrobike allows players to navigate rocket-propelled dirt bikes in an exciting arcade-style game. They can choose to race against the clock or worthy opponents – Nitrobike features a multiplayer game mode as well as a unique online mode for up to six players.

Wii Review - 'Furu Furu Park'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Furu Furu Park is a collection of 30 arcade-style games that take advantage of the Wii Remote's range of motion to engage and entertain players of all skill levels and ages.

PSP Review - 'Carol Vorderman's Sudoku'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 9, 2008 @ 5:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Let the ultimate Sudoku expert, Carol Vorderman, show you how to play and conquer the number game phenomenon sweeping the world. With over 1 million puzzle boards to choose from, experience countless hours and hours of fun.

Wii Review - 'Avatar: The Burning Earth'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 4, 2008 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on the second season of the Avatar animated series, players will join Aang and his friends as they master their skills and fight their way to defend the greatest Earth Kingdom city against a deadly Fire Nation invasion.

NDS Review - 'The Golden Compass'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Players assume the role of Lyra, a young girl, along with her daemon Pan, as she travels through the frozen wastes of the North collecting special items in order to explore, evade and deceive her way through confrontations to rescue a friend.

Wii Review - 'Godzilla: Unleashed'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Jan. 24, 2008 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Godzilla: Unleashed is a fighting game on a gigantic scale — players are thrust into a world in which monsters are larger than life and the mother of all giants reigns. Players must battle with the legendary Godzilla and a slew of the most renowned monsters in a challenge to ultimately save the planet from mayhem and complete annihilation.

PSP Review - 'Atari Classics Evolved'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Atari Classics Evolved features timeless games such as Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Centipede, Lunar Lander, Millipede, Missile Command, Super Breakout, Tempest, Warlords and Pong. These titles, presented in both an original and an evolved version, will maintain the original gameplay while adding up-to-date graphics.

Wii Review - 'Dragonball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 3'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Jan. 3, 2008 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 delivers an extreme 3D fighting experience, improving upon last year's game with over 150 playable characters, enhanced fighting techniques, beautifully refined effects and shading techniques, making each character's effects more realistic, and over 20 battle stages.