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  • Rating:8.8
    A Good Game, That is Made Great With X-Box Live.

    Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

    A Good Game, That is Made Great With X-Box Live.

    I have never been a huge fan of the Flight Combat Sim Games, I bought Crimson Skies because I simply could not pass up on an X-Box Title that got so much praise heaped upon it by review after review, Upon playing... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Something to play while you wait for Mass Effect 2, But Does Nothing That Has Not Been Done Before.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Something to play while you wait for Mass Effect 2, But Does Nothing That Has Not Been Done Before.

    Bored? A Little Down Because you just finished Mothership Zeta on Fallout 3, and there isn't anything by way of RPG's coming for a few months? Well...At least there is Dragon Age. Let me be clear when I say tha... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1.7
    Tragic.....Just Plain Tragic....

    Charlie's Angels

    Tragic.....Just Plain Tragic....

    Its my own fault, a brand new GC game for 3.99? How could I walk away from that, even if it stunk I could use the case to replace my damaged Eternal Darkness Case. I mean really? How Bad Could it Be? I didn't thi... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    Another great title that gets overshadowed, by a "Big Release"

    Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction

    Another great title that gets overshadowed, by a "Big Release"

    Thanks to an error on my Merceneries Disc for X-Box, and a lack of X-Box Stock, I am now the proud owner of Merceneries for PS2, I will admit after hearing the loading time and graphics horror stories of the PS2 versi... Read Full Review

    3 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1
    The Jem of the Two for Twenty Bin,

    Beyond Good & Evil

    The Jem of the Two for Twenty Bin,

    One of the main reasons why this game even caught my eye was that it was one of the titles being offer with the "Buy Two Ubisoft Games and Save" Promotion in early 2004, I never even really have it the time of day, but u... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.4
    Bought because of the Price, Played Because of the Story

    Rise to Honour

    Bought because of the Price, Played Because of the Story

    Walking through Best Buy I passed through the Video Game Section and noticed that Rise to Honor had fallen to a 19.99 Price Point, Needness to say I was torn, The game had recieved a very poor review yet it was pushed ra... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.2
    The only one who was "Punished" was me for buying this game.

    The Punisher

    The only one who was "Punished" was me for buying this game.

    I never thought I would say this, but this is a game that is almost as violent as Manhunt, with LESS Storyline. To set the table this game is almost like Max Payne + Dead to Rights -Any of the Good Stuff, You can ... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2
    Another Reward for Classic RPG Fans from Sega, for Owning a Saturn

    Sega Ages: Phantasy Star Collection

    Another Reward for Classic RPG Fans from Sega, for Owning a Saturn

    Phantasy Star for a time was perhaps the preimere series in RPG's, When Dragon Warrior and Final Fantasy were trying to find themselves the Phantasy Star line was taking the Genre of RPG games to a new level. Involved ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Buried Under the RE4 Hype, Mercenaries is perhaps the best game of its kind released in the last year.

    Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction

    Buried Under the RE4 Hype, Mercenaries is perhaps the best game of its kind released in the last year.

    What was LucasArts thinking? The same day as RE4, here comes this excellent title that will go unseen for the most part, much like Gladius another excellent but poorly timed title. To make this as simple as I can, i... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4
    First Thoughts, After a Long Night of Playing.

    BioHazard 4

    First Thoughts, After a Long Night of Playing.

    These Midnight releases are going to end up ending me, but unlike some of the other titles in the last few months that have been purchased at the crack of Midnight this one was actually very good from the start, and re... Read Full Review

    14 of 30 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.6
    This game can be sumerized in one word "Overhyped"

    The Getaway

    This game can be sumerized in one word "Overhyped"

    This game was pushed on promoted as the next evolution in GTA Free Roaming style games, the fact that they created a game based on an actually city was enough to sell most people on this game, and I will admit that I bou... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Yeah Its LOTR but basically a Classic RPG with a unique twist.

    The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

    Yeah Its LOTR but basically a Classic RPG with a unique twist.

    I hate when games like this are release on multiple platforms, Especially when they come out close together or at the same time. The PS2's version was quickly eliminated because of load time and the weakest graphic o... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1
    Another Victim of the "Hype" Monster,

    Sudeki

    Another Victim of the "Hype" Monster,

    This game should have never been hyped as the "Final Fantasy Killer" or RPG of the Year contender that it was hyped to be, but it should not be mocked as a "Horrible" game. I have to admit I was very put off by some ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.8
    Considering the Cost of This game weight against the length of it, its pretty darn alright !

    RLH: Run Like Hell

    Considering the Cost of This game weight against the length of it, its pretty darn alright !

    First off, This game will not win any GOTY awards. It was simply no where near that good. The graphics were bland and the controls were awkward but overall not bad. Why do we play videogames? For me its about Stor... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.2
    Painful for even the biggest fan of the series, and just a heartbreak for me

    Futurama

    Painful for even the biggest fan of the series, and just a heartbreak for me

    I love Futurama, Dr. Zoidberg may be one of the funniest cartoon characters of all time, and since it was canceled I have re-watched the DVD's to try and fill that void, then I when I realized a game was out, I rushed to... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.9
    An evolution in gaming, that went somewhat unseen.

    Dead to Rights

    An evolution in gaming, that went somewhat unseen.

    This was one of the crop of titles that found its way onto X-Box about a year or so after the launch, This is the game that made me say, wow so this is what an X-Box can do. I will not beat around the bush, this game... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A very well done follow up, to one of gamecube's best titles.

    Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

    A very well done follow up, to one of gamecube's best titles.

    Far to often the lack of a drastic change leads to a game being labeled a re-hash or a "1.5" but in the case of Metroid I think the lack of change to the basic gameplay did nothing but help the title. It took most of us ... Read Full Review

    5 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.9
    A Weak Working Designs Title that is still very appealing to RPG fans

    Mahou Kishi Rayearth

    A Weak Working Designs Title that is still very appealing to RPG fans

    When I say this is a weak Working Design's Title that should not take away from the quality of the game, because a bad title for working design is a good title for Square Enix. This game was not able to surpass Alber... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.2
    A average game that takes a unique and brutal angle

    Manhunt

    A average game that takes a unique and brutal angle

    When this game was originally released no one gave it a second look. It was released and pushed very hard with a magazine ad blitz but in essence flopped out of the gate, and then most parent groups pushed to have it ban... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7
    One of the most suprising games at 360 launch, and perhaps one of the most overlooked as well

    Condemned: Criminal Origins

    One of the most suprising games at 360 launch, and perhaps one of the most overlooked as well

    I am a total survival horror sucker, regardless of the concept or the title I am normally fast to pick them up and just as fast to toss them aside, Condemned did not make my original 360 launch list, but I ended up getti... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6
    Making folks everywhere remember why they bought an extra control pad...

    Halo 2

    Making folks everywhere remember why they bought an extra control pad...

    To start, I will be upfront about my lack of enjoyment of the single player mode in the original Halo, I guess I am just not the hype that wants to play through the same sort of level over and over just to say I beat i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2
    Is that an N64 in your pocket?

    Super Mario 64 DS

    Is that an N64 in your pocket?

    A Twist on a classic, I have to admit I was impressed the first time I started up Mario 64 DS on my Nintendo DS, this is another leap forward in handheld technology. But then we get down to the game itself, Its... Read Full Review

    0 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2
    Respect must be paid to the grand daddy of survival horror

    Silent Hill

    Respect must be paid to the grand daddy of survival horror

    Truly Amazing, There is not much more that really need to be said, this game took the torch from Resident Evil and just kept running. The gameplay is pretty well a take off on the Resident evil engine although there... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.3
    Bought into the hype, and so far its not as bad as the fallout would lead you to believe.

    Killzone

    Bought into the hype, and so far its not as bad as the fallout would lead you to believe.

    I think Killzone would have got a much better fate in the eyes of gamers if it was not hyped as a Halo Killer. When I put all the hype aside we walk away with a very serviceable game, now for PS2 owners this game is one ... Read Full Review

    5 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    If you don't like Albert Odyssey, You are a Post FFVII Gamer, and as such your Opinion Doesn't Count.

    Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean

    If you don't like Albert Odyssey, You are a Post FFVII Gamer, and as such your Opinion Doesn't Count.

    Yes the above statement may be a bit harsher then I normally dish out but the reality is that Final Fantasy Seven ruined RPG's. People crying about graphics?? Who cares about graphics in RPG's? It should be about sto... Read Full Review

    6 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.4
    The most overrated, under delivering, scaled back RPG of all time

    Final Fantasy VII

    The most overrated, under delivering, scaled back RPG of all time

    They should have called it Final Fantasy: Junior. I enjoyed the game, I will never deny that but it brought RPG's to a level they never should have been at, the Final Fantasy series sold a part of its soul to become ... Read Full Review

    2 of 21 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    An Action Game That Is Great, Even for Those Who Dislike Action Games

    The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay

    An Action Game That Is Great, Even for Those Who Dislike Action Games

    I will be the first to admit there are a few things that ward me off games: 1) Games based on: -Movies -TV Shows -Twin Sister Celeb's 2) Action games 3) Vin Diesel ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    With Metroid Prime 2, Halo 2, and GTA:SA on my coffee table who would have thought I would be playing this?

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2

    With Metroid Prime 2, Halo 2, and GTA:SA on my coffee table who would have thought I would be playing this?

    I am impressed. I may be one of the few who loved the original, but also greatly enjoy the part two, The Original Ghost Recon offered the gamer a very stealthy game which relied more on positioning and tacked rather... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    Nintendo and Sega team up on one of the most underrated racers of this Gen

    F-Zero GX

    Nintendo and Sega team up on one of the most underrated racers of this Gen

    Being an F-Zero fan since the SNES days the thought of a new version finding its way onto Gamecube was something I was looking forward to. I could see most people being leary of Sega's development of a Nintendo classi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    Reviewing this game is like walking on egg shells.... But in the End Fable isn't so bad?

    Fable

    Reviewing this game is like walking on egg shells.... But in the End Fable isn't so bad?

    No its not the best RPG of all time, No it does not offer you limitless options and freedom But No it does not suck. Its amazing how gamers can crush a game because it doesn't have features that no other RPG has e... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A Great Addition to the GTA Series

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    A Great Addition to the GTA Series

    I can't give this game a ten, But I can say that this is the best game for PS2 in 2004, This series has always been excellent, but when this game was slated for release I expected the sort of change Rockstar put fo... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.3
    A Huge Letdown for Fans of the Original DMC,

    Devil May Cry 2

    A Huge Letdown for Fans of the Original DMC,

    I think this may be one of the first times where a game has not just side stepped from the original but actually taken a full step backward, The original Devil May Cry for PS2 was a very good game, I myself did not he... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    Who would have thought Gamecube would have a 2004 RPGOTY contender that wasn't TOS?

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    Who would have thought Gamecube would have a 2004 RPGOTY contender that wasn't TOS?

    This game was bought strictly because of the hype, When the GS review hit and the rest of the video game community seemed to agree I have to admit at this point I began to want this game that I had NO INTENTION of buyin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2
    At first glace I find most of what was wrong with the first is corrected in the second and then some,

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

    At first glace I find most of what was wrong with the first is corrected in the second and then some,

    The biggest issue most had with the first KOTOR was the game lasted most just under 30 hrs, It seems that Obsidian has added 15 - 20 more hrs on to that total. The biggest issue I had was that even though you could t... Read Full Review

    5 of 17 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    I take back everything I said, this game is clearly an AAA through and through.

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

    I take back everything I said, this game is clearly an AAA through and through.

    I made the promise that if this title was given a 9.0 or higher rating I would buy it right away, when it fell to the fate of an 8.7 it fell on my wish list and quickly fell to the back of my mind. Upon reading other rev... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.7
    Liked Animal Crossing, Hated Harvest Moon

    Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life

    Liked Animal Crossing, Hated Harvest Moon

    Aimless. Perhaps the best way that I can discribe Harvest Moon, now please do keep in mind I am a big fan of the strat titles, like Aerobiz, Uncharted Waters, Civ, and even Animal Crossing but generally I just could not ... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.4
    I mean for the Price? How Can You Go Wrong?

    XIII

    I mean for the Price? How Can You Go Wrong?

    This game found its way into the 19.99 Bin faster then Beyond Good and Evil, This game was REALLY put down by alot of reviewers and gamers alike and I am not going to be one to jump to its defence and give it praise ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3
    A great game that had the sad fate of begin released just after Dead to Rights

    The Thing

    A great game that had the sad fate of begin released just after Dead to Rights

    For most people who owned an X-Box it was a simple choice to get Dead to Rights over the Thing, most of the reviews were good but it simply flew under the radar and found its way very quickly into the bargin bin at most ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7
    Simply Put, A Must Own for ANY Gamer over 22.

    Mega Man Anniversary Collection

    Simply Put, A Must Own for ANY Gamer over 22.

    This is a gift to us over 20 gamers from the good folks at Capcom, and no more then a history lesson for those who never saw an NES that you didn't have to blow into to make work. My biggest fear when I saw this game... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful