Archives by Day


As an Amazon Associate, we earn commission from qualifying purchases.

Matthew Szlapka's Articles

PS2 Review - 'The King of Fighters XI'

by Matthew Szlapka on Jan. 29, 2008 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The King of Fighters XI expands on the winning TKoF formula with new strategic options like Quick Shift and Saving Shift, which allow greater precision and control when switching out characters, the match-deciding Judgment Indicator, and Dream Cancel, which wreaks even more havoc than the Super Cancels found in previous games.

NDS Review - 'Panzer Tactics DS'

by Matthew Szlapka on Jan. 13, 2008 @ 8:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Panzer Tactics DS lets would-be commanders lead their forces to victory or defeat in three exciting single-player campaigns, or compete in WiFi or wireless multiplayer, offering a competitive ladder system to rank the best online commanders.

NDS Review - 'The New York Times Crosswords'

by Matthew Szlapka on Jan. 9, 2008 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The New York Times Crosswords features more than 1,000 real crossword puzzles and the unique ability to write in answers with the stylus or use a touch-screen keyboard to enter letters.

PS2 Review - 'Dragonball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 3'

by Matthew Szlapka on Dec. 18, 2007 @ 12:21 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.

NDS Review - 'Orcs & Elves'

by Matthew Szlapka on Dec. 15, 2007 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Orcs & Elves is a first-person fantasy role playing game offering a breathtaking dungeon-crawling experience, and a storyline spanning twelve sprawling levels within an ancient Dwarven kingdom.

PS2 Review - '.hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption'

by Matthew Szlapka on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

.hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption logs gamers back into the engaging MMO setting where the lines of reality are blurred and danger lurks around every corner. Delivering an epic action-RPG experience, gamers must overcome evil and restore balance to "The World."

Wii Review - 'Namco Museum Remix'

by Matthew Szlapka on Nov. 25, 2007 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Namco Museum Remix will revitalize popular Namco games, recreating them from the ground up with intuitive controls utilizing the Wii Controller and with new visuals in terms of both graphics and presentation. Each game delivers a unique experience that can be shared between anyone wanting to jump in on the action.

PS2 Review - 'Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Vol. 1'

by Matthew Szlapka on Nov. 1, 2007 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Vol. 1 includes four classic Fatal Fury games: Fatal Fury, Fatal Fury 2, Fatal Fury Special and Fatal Fury 3: Road to The Final Victory. The compilation's release marks the first time Fatal Fury has appeared on the PlayStation 2 system in North America.

Wii Review - 'Dragon Blade: Wrath of Fire'

by Matthew Szlapka on Oct. 29, 2007 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dragon Blade: Wrath of Fire is a third-person action-adventure game where players unleash the supernatural powers of a magical dragon, creating a unique and visually stunning weapon through their sword and arms.