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XBLA Review - 'The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom'

by Mark Melnychuk on June 5, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is an innovative game that follows the escapades of a mischievous pie thief, who uses his time-bending abilities to cooperate with, compete against, and disrupt his past, present, and future selves.

PS3 Review - 'How to Train Your Dragon'

by Mark Melnychuk on May 20, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

How to Train Your Dragon has you play as Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup's world is turned upside-down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.

PS3/X360 Review - 'MotoGP 09/10'

by Mark Melnychuk on April 18, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MotoGP 09/10 will deliver all the bikes, riders and tracks from the 2009 championship, and brand-new gameplay modes not only offer rewards for winning but also driving style. You'll also be able to update the game with accurate content from the 2010 championship as the season unfolds, at no extra cost.

XBLA Review - 'Trials HD'

by Mark Melnychuk on Feb. 13, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Trials HD is guaranteed to get your heart racing as you put on your helmet, and rev your way through a full-featured, physics-based motorcycle racing platformer in stunning HD graphics.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play!'

by Mark Melnychuk on Jan. 10, 2010 @ 5:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! is a fast-paced action/strategy game that combines these lovable characters with snowball battles and tower defense tactics.

PS3 Review - 'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast'

by Mark Melnychuk on Dec. 22, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast is the first video game in the Budokai Tenkaichi series to come to PS3/X360 and features stunning HD graphics and audio, destructible environments and enhanced character features, Dragon Ball: Raging Blast takes players far beyond the realms of the original anime series.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Band Hero'

by Mark Melnychuk on Dec. 21, 2009 @ 7:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With Band Hero, you can come together with family and friends to ascend the virtual stage and rise to fame, bringing you a new genre of music focused on today’s hottest top-40 hits and classic anthems that everyone will know.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes'

by Mark Melnychuk on Oct. 26, 2009 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes allows players to fight as both Jedi Knights and Clone Troopers through over 30 unique missions, all created incorporating the same ground-breaking, stunning visual style from the TV series.

X360 Review - 'Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger'

by Mark Melnychuk on Sept. 28, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in the near future Raven Squad is a unique blending of RTS and FPS genres, as the game puts you in control of two groups of mercenary squads who crash land behind enemy lines in the Amazonian jungles. It will require tactical planning and a liberal amount of brute force to escape to safety.

PS3 Review - 'The King of Fighters XII'

by Mark Melnychuk on Aug. 25, 2009 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

SNK Playmore's classic arcade franchise celebrates its 15th anniversary with The King of Fighters XII. For the first time in series history, this epic martial arts showdown has undergone a complete graphical overhaul.