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PS2 Review - 'Spyro: A Hero's Tail'

by Justin on Dec. 2, 2004 @ 7:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Spyro must save the Dragon Realms from the Evil Red Dragon who has planted light-sapping Dark Gems all over the Dragon Realms in an attempt to capture and control the world. With the help of his allies, Spyro must seek out and destroy all of the Dark Gems to return the lands back to normal and to save the Dragon Realms from the evil dragon's tyrannical control.

PC Preview - 'Scrapland'

by Justin on Oct. 22, 2004 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Scrapland is an action game. In third-person, the player controls D-Tritus when he goes on foot and his gunship when he pilots on Chimera streets. The player, by hacking into the GDB, can transform himself into 15 different characters, acquiring then the special ability of every one of them. The player can also drive any gunship he finds and can create his own collection of unique gunships, freely combining pieces he finds aboard the ship.

PC Preview - 'Virtual Skipper 3'

by Justin on July 28, 2004 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sailing has never been for the fainthearted. However, with this latest version of Virtual Skipper, it doesn’t matter if you are an inexperienced or skilful navigator, you are joyfully transported from the colourful horizons of Sydney, to the choppy English Channel around the Isle of Wight… the worldwide waterways have never looked so good.

PS2 Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Justin on July 15, 2004 @ 11:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.

GBA Review - 'Van Helsing'

by Justin on June 28, 2004 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Van Helsing for GBA offers players a wild adventure filled with frightening creatures, furious combat and daring escapes. With legendary characters like Dracula and The Frankenstein Monster as well as action-packed hand-to-hand and ranged combat, Van Helsing is a must-have for fans of handheld action gaming

PC Review - 'TrackMania'

by Justin on June 14, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks!

PC Review - 'The Alamo'

by Justin on June 4, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Mexican Government has stripped Texas of its independent status and banned further immigration, effectively making legal immigrants illegal immigrants. After parlaying the Mexican Government, Stephen Austin is arrested and thrown into jail on suspicion of inciting a rebellion. Upon his release, he declares “war is our only recourse…”. Texan volunteers must come to arms and defend the Alamo against a Mexican invasion in an effort to achieve independence from Mexico.

PC Review - 'Battle for Troy'

by Justin on May 20, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Paris, King of Troy, has stolen the heart and soul of Helen, Queen of Sparta. Feel the wrath and fury of a king betrayed as Menelaus rages to return his queen. Now two great legions stand poised on the brink of war. May the Gods be with you as you choose sides in an alliance that will soon drown the city of Troy in a sea of blood, all for the love of a woman.

PC Review - 'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds'

by Justin on April 21, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ever wish you were a 90-foot-tall robot, beating the snot out of other huge robots in a futuristic mega-sport? Sure you have. We all have, and this is your chance - One Must Fall: Battlegrounds puts you in control of enormous robots, letting you fight to become a champion in the greatest spectator sport of all time.

PC Review - 'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero'

by Justin on April 8, 2004 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The #1 online action game of all time goes single-player with Counter-Strike: Condition Zero. A stand-alone product, Condition Zero is the comprehensive successor to the 2000 Multiplayer Game of the Year. Condition Zero completely replaces the current Counter-Strike, and combines six story-driven episodes, three different single player modes and multiplayer enhancements to drive the future of Counter-Strike gamers everywhere.