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Keith Durocher's Articles

PC Review - 'FlatOut 2'

by Keith Durocher on Sept. 29, 2006 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Featuring an enhanced version of the original’s lauded physics engine with even faster driving track designs, FlatOut 2 also boasts numerous improvements, enhancements and additions to make the title the definitive FlatOut experience.

PC Review - 'Atlantis Sky Patrol'

by Keith Durocher on Sept. 10, 2006 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atlantis Sky Patrol is an arcade-styled casual game in which players must take to the skies and travel all over the world to disable more than 100 doomsday devices, presumed to have originated in Atlantis. The devices are disabled by solving stationary puzzles and stopping waves of moving defense mechanisms from coming out.

PC Review - 'Atlantis Quest'

by Keith Durocher on Sept. 4, 2006 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In this classic-style matching game with a fun new twist, you embark on a puzzle-filled journey across ancient Greece, Babylon, Carthage, Egypt, and Rome in search of one of the greatest mysteries of all time -- the lost city of Atlantis. In every location, you must solve a puzzle to help assemble an ancient artifact which will help lead you to your ultimate destination.

PC Review - 'Barrow Hill'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 31, 2006 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Barrow Hill is a horror/thriller adventure game; told from the point of view of the player using a first person perspective. Set in mysterious Cornwall, the players will unravel many mysteries, after being stranded on the lonely road to the 'barrow'. This ancient burial site, from pre-history, sits shrouded amongst the watching trees of the hill.

PC Preview - 'Paraworld'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 25, 2006 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Paraworld combines a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, bringing new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come to life once more, a constant danger to anyone living in the area.

PC Preview - 'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 20, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

AoE III: The WarChiefs will allow you to lead one of three Native American civilizations to expand their empire and fight for control of the Americas, as well as new gameplay elements and content including new civilizations, a new single player campaign, Home City enhancements and additional maps and units.

PC Review - 'Night Watch'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 19, 2006 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Night Watch is a tactical RPG using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko. Situated in the not-so-distant future, the game will have you battling vampires, werewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities.

PC Review - 'Micro Machines v4'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 14, 2006 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mixing miniature mayhem with maximum multiplayer racing, Micro Machines v4 game will arrive packed with knockabout, breakneck racing in the fastest scale miniatures, complete with explosive weapon power-ups.

PC Preview - 'Sword of the Stars'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 12, 2006 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.

PC Review - 'Mad Tracks'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 4, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Playing with pull back friction vehicles, Mad Tracks players will battle in more than 45 challenges like races (Weakest link, red light, Roller Coaster...) or mini games (Snooker, table soccer, long jump, crocket, bowling, Darts...). Each victory unlocks new cars, new tracks or spare parts to improve performances of 16 cool vehicles.