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Xbox 360 Review - 'FIFA 06: Road to FIFA World Cup'

by Thomas Leaf on Jan. 8, 2006 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

FIFA 06: Road to FIFA World Cup is a game that immerses players into the emotional intensity of the next-generation football. Utilizing the power of the Xbox 360, fans will be able to revel in the world's most sophisticated representation of football ever.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Quake 4'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 26, 2005 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Quake 4 the Strogg are quickly regrouping, however the Strogg’s planetary defenses still destroyed, Earth's forces can deliver a full and final assault. This time, you're not alone. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad, and part of Earth’s next invasion wave. An army of soldiers are fighting with you and an arsenal of weapons and vehicles are at your disposal in this heroic and epic battle between worlds.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Need for Speed Most Wanted'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 15, 2005 @ 12:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

X360 Review - 'GUN'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set in the untamed West of the late 1800s, Gun is a free-roaming action-adventure game that takes players to a world without laws where greed, lust and murder are rampant.

Editorial - 'The Game's No Longer the Thing'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 12, 2005 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

By now, gamers are either playing their Xbox 360s, gawking at a friend's X360, waiting for the next shipment of X360s, or pouting and touting the PS3. European and Japanese gamers are getting their first taste of Microsoft's offering with the first ever nigh-simultaneous system launch of a gaming console. After all things considered, Microsoft and its partners have a right to feel good about themselves.

X360 Review - 'Tony Hawk's American Wasteland'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 11, 2005 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

No levels. No load times. Just never-ending action that doesn't stop until you leave the game! Tony Hawk's American Wasteland gives you - for the first time ever in a Hawk game - the freedom to skate, or bike, throughout a rich, expansive open environment.

X360 Review - 'Condemned: Criminal Origins'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 6, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice.

PS2 Review - 'Gretzky NHL '06'

by Thomas Leaf on Nov. 21, 2005 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Gretzky NHL '06, incorporating the new NHL rules, presents the all-new Wayne vs. Wayne Mode, fully playable AHL teams with almost 600 exclusively licensed AHL players, enhancements to team AI, and other new gameplay features to create the perfect blend of authentic hockey and arcade-style gameplay.

PC/Xbox Review - 'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles.

PC Review - 'Squad Assault: Second Wave'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Squad Assault: Second Wave is a 3D real-time strategy game based on the battles that raged in the European Theater of World War II. Updated, enhanced, and expanded with all new campaigns and operations for at least 100 new battles, plus over 50 new modder maps, make Squad Assault: Second Wave an entirely fresh exercise in tactical gaming.