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Xbox Review - 'Turok : Evolution'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 19, 2002 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Turok: Evolution is a prequel that takes us back to the origins of the Turok lineage. In the beginning of the game, we see our hero, Tal'Set, fighting his nemesis Captain Tobias Bruckner in 1886 Texas. During the battle, a rift between their world and the Lost Lands opens and Tal'Set is sucked into it. Turok: Evolution is an epic adventure of treachery, exploration, and war in a land of lush jungles, suspended cities, mysterious temples, reptile armies, and towering dinosaurs. Read the verdict!

GBA Review - Chessmaster

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 8, 2002 @ 11:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With enhanced graphics and scalable gameplay for chess players of all skill levels, Chessmaster for the Game Boy Advance will introduce an entirely new audience to the world of chess. Featuring a full range of opponents ranging from novices to the legendary Chessmaster himself, and with the ability to challenge others via Game Boy Advance Game Link Cable, Chessmaster offers limitless replayability and the opportunity to build your chess skills.

GBA Review - 'Duke Nukem Advance'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 6:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Duke Nukem, videogame’s leading man, is blasting and stomping his way on to the Game Boy Advance. Alien scientists have taken control of the top-secret Area 51 military base, and are plotting to overthrow Earth! The fate of the world depends on Duke’s ability to end their deadly mission. Armed with alien-busting weapons, his kick-butt attitude, and using the alien's own transporters, Duke takes the battle to four unique locations around the world. Oh, and he rescues a few babes along the way. Hail to the king, baby!

Gamecube Review - SmugglerÂ’s Run: Warzones

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 8:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The ultimate off-road driving adventure is heading for the Nintendo Gamecube this summer. Smuggler’s Run: Warzones, the first Smuggler’s Run title to grace the Gamecube console offers the most dynamic smuggling challenge yet. As an elite international smuggler working in the most volatile warzones on earth, the player careens through large, expansive environments from the treacherous terrain of Vietnam to the extreme conditions of Eastern Europe.

PS2 Review - Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 9:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is an entirely new action adventure experience opening the Baldur's Gate franchise to a much wider gaming community. This innovative game features a distinctive blend of action and adventure set in the most popular Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting, the FORGOTTEN REALMS. Faithful adaptation of the new Dungeons & Dragons rules set, customizable player characters and character development allows for an engrossing gameplay experience new to console gamers. Dramatic new spell effects and powerful new abilities have been included to add to the flavor of the action-packed game and assist the player in combat against the terrifying monsters found in the adventure.

PSOne Review - Dracula: The Last Sanctuary

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 12, 2002 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Prepare yourself for an incredible adventure! Immerse yourself in this hauntingly beautiful, incredibly realistic 3D world of thrills and suspense. Battle creatures of the dark and solve numerous puzzles and challenges, as you journey through several atmospheric regions in this engrossing and suspenseful, story-driven adventure.

Xbox Review - Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get in the ring with mighty Mike Tyson and 16 other heavyweights, in the most aggressively realistic boxing game ever. Mike Tyson, the former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion, is returning to game screens in the hard-hitting Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing. Go face to face with Tyson in 3rd or frightening 1st-person views in the ultra-realistic sports title. Was the game a knock-out? Or did we get knocked out by the game? Read more and find out!

PS2/XBOX/DVD Review - Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

An Interactive Adventure for PlayStation 2, Xbox and DVD Movie Players Go Undercover with Narcotics Officers to Battle Street Dealers, Smugglers and a South American Drug Cartel. Digital Leisure today announced its release of a remastered version of the American Laser Games' smash arcade hit Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars. did we go undercover? Or should we have stayed under the covers ... read more and find out ...

PS2 Review : Endgame

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 23, 2002 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In a dual bid to track Tyler and activate Octavian, Jade blasts across the United States of Europe. The deeper in she goes the more ruthless EuroDream security becomes. And still, Jade doesn't know the secret behind the security chief's identity, or realise Octavian is more complex than he seems. ENDGAME is set in a world where Virtual Reality pioneered by EuroDream Technologies, is now commonplace, and is days from a new software update. But there is something very wrong with this update… Tyler knew what, but he was abducted; Octavian, an Artificial Intelligence, knows how to stop it, but needs a human. Only Jade Cornell knows what to do, and she has a gun…

Xbox Review - SplashDown

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 17, 2002 @ 11:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Wild water racing! Blast through the waters of Bali, tear it up over the Great Barrier Reef, maneuver through the Venice Canals. Become one of eight rebellious riders as you throttle a Sea-doo over water that looks so real you'll need a wetsuit! Catch massive air as you jump wakes and launch off of ramps, and then pull off insane stunts like the Metronome and the Cyclone. Battle your way to the finish line through 18 incredibly detailed environments all around the globe.