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PC Review - 'Theatre of War'

by Mark Buckingham on July 19, 2009 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Theatre of War offers an extensive RTS experience by combining the look, feel and historical elements of World War II, creating an unrivaled tactical battlefield experience that spans major campaigns from the Battle of Moscow to Normandy.

PC Review - 'Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows'

by Mark Buckingham on April 6, 2009 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The next expansion for Kerberos Productions' 4X space strategy game Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows, adds never-before-seen weapons, ships and tactics, but also introducing a new race, The Morrigi.

PC Review - 'Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway'

by Mark Buckingham on Jan. 6, 2009 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, the third entry in the series, has you reprise the heroic role of Sergeant Matt Baker, a soldier of the 101st Airborne Division, during Operation Market Garden in the late stages of World War II.

PC Review - '1701 A.D. Gold Edition'

by Mark Buckingham on Nov. 16, 2008 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

1701 A.D. Gold Edition includes the original empire building strategy game and introduces for the first time in North America The Sunken Dragon expansion, adding an 11-mission, story-driven campaign, a new world editor, new AI profiles, buildings, subquests and an empire-shattering new natural disaster.

PC Review - 'Jack Keane'

by Mark Buckingham on Sept. 30, 2008 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Jack Keane, developed by Deck 13, is a classical adventure game with their rich story-telling and fun gameplay. As the player you guide hero Jack Keane as he faces some of his toughest challenges yet.

NDS Review - 'Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift'

by Mark Buckingham on Aug. 23, 2008 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Final Fantasy Tactics A2 turns your NDS into a tactical battlefield where you can take control of a clan of fighters, mages and more. Summon mighty Scions and Espers to overcome the challenges that await, fulfill your destiny and return home victorious!

PS2 Review - 'LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures'

by Mark Buckingham on July 30, 2008 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures is a tongue-in-cheek take on the first three cinematic adventures of pop culture's most iconic archaeologist, including Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Temple of Doom and the Last Crusade.

PS3 Review - 'The Bourne Conspiracy'

by Mark Buckingham on July 6, 2008 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy is a third-person espionage action game where players move from fistfights to firefights to experience sequences that, unlike any other game, seamlessly blend Bourne's signature hand-to-hand combat with intense shooting and the ability to escape and evade deadly situations.

PS3 Review - 'The Incredible Hulk'

by Mark Buckingham on June 25, 2008 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fueled with fury, SEGA’s The Incredible Hulk features key moments from the film, as well as additional plot lines and characters from the character’s rich comic-book universe. Players smash through New York City, battling gigantic enemies amidst soaring skyscrapers in a massive open world.

PC Review - 'Turning Point: Fall of Liberty'

by Mark Buckingham on June 18, 2008 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fall of Liberty takes players to new battlegrounds in World War II, ones born from a changed moment in history that led to the Nazi invasion of 1950s America, delivering an explosive action experience in a world where famous real-world locations appear startlingly different under Nazi occupation.