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GameCube Review - 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Ubi Soft and Jordan Mechner are channeling their combined talents to breathe new life into the action/adventure genre. Players take the role of the Prince in the exotic, mysterious world of ancient Persia. Using groundbreaking animations and innovative time-control powers to recapture the Sands of Time, their role is to restore peace to the land. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Tak and The Power of JuJu'

by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tak and The Power of JuJu is a 3D gaming adventure that takes place in an ancient, tribal world where magic (juju) actually works. The game consists of exploration, puzzle solving, and arcade-style skill mastery. The player controls the main character, Tak, as he tries to save his village from an evil sorcerer.

PS2 Review - 'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

by Thomas Leaf on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 1:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are about to embark on a whole new videogame adventure filled with arcade-style kick-butt action that will leave you shell-shocked. TMNT continues the series' famous style of "beat 'em up" gameplay, now with cell-shaded 3D graphics, an engaging storyline, a full cast of characters, and the voices from the animated TV show. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Conflict: Desert Storm 2'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

'Conflict: Desert Storm 2' focuses on the events of the 1991 Gulf War, and follows the activities of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones 300 km further behind enemy lines; taking the level of gameplay and realism to new heights, with a story-led campaign across a variety of missions, beginning with an urgent call to rescue a downed UH-60 Black Hawk's crew in a heavily fortified city, and ending with the allied endeavours to liberate Kuwait City. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Review - 'NHL Hitz Pro'

by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Playing on accurately diagrammed rinks, players will get cheers and jeers from the realistic crowd that reacts to the action on the ice. Additionally, an upgraded Franchise Mode allows players to build a Dynasty and manage every aspect of the team; a re-tooled Hockey School Mode teaches and tests gamers' hockey skills; and a Multi-player Tournament Mode allows gamers to set up tournaments with up to 16 teams. Read more for the full review ...