Tim McDonald's Articles

PS2 Review - 'Dance Dance Revolution Supernova 2'

by Tim McDonald on Dec. 6, 2007 @ 4:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

DDR Supernova 2 capitalizes on the most popular elements of the franchise while adding new game modes and enhanced online capabilities to provide the most compelling DDR experience ever. The brand new Hyper Master Mode joins forces with original favorites such as Tutorial, Battle, Nonstop and Challenge to achieve mass appeal.

PC Preview - 'Speedball 2: Tournament'

by Tim McDonald on Dec. 5, 2007 @ 7:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Speedball 2 transforms the futuristic game setting into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a large-scale ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls out all the stops in modern multiplayer gaming action.

NDS Review - 'Bleach: The Blade of Fate'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Bleach: The Blade of Fate on the Nintendo DS brings a twist to the traditional 2D fighting game with a new kind of battle system that enables players to move between upper and lower split-plane battle arenas to chase after or escape from opponents.

PS2 Review - 'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 11, 2007 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Guitar Hero: Rocks the 80s will feature visually stunning retro rock venues and hipster characters, unlockable guitars, intense game play modes, and most importantly 30 awesome new songs to experience the ultimate rock star fantasy.

PC Review - 'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 7, 2007 @ 3:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

PS2 Review - 'Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 3, 2007 @ 7:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2, an ancient organization which was long thought disbanded is alive and in search of several orbs to resurrect a mechanical horror that will ravage the land. It's now up to Naruto and all the Hidden Leaf Genin to join forces with those of the Hidden Sand Village to stop this menace.

PC Review - 'Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts'

by Tim McDonald on Oct. 20, 2007 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, powered by an updated Essence Engine, allows players to fight as the tenacious British 2nd Army during the heroic World War II liberation of Caen, France, and command the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history.

NDS Review - 'Marvel Trading Card Game'

by Tim McDonald on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Marvel Trading Card Game lets players assemble their own decks and take on different challenges to gain more cards based on legendary Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Ghost Rider and more.

PS2 Review - 'Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm'

by Tim McDonald on Sept. 30, 2007 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atelier Iris 3 brings new designs, characters, and an epic story with new systems. It will give players more control and enjoyable game play experience by featuring the Active Cost Card Battle System and the Symbol Encounter System, as well as a Synthesis that is interesting, creative and challenging than the last two titles in the series.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Space Giraffe'

by Tim McDonald on Sept. 15, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Space Giraffe features uniquely beautiful graphics and 100 levels of lovingly hand-crafted shoot-em-up action gameplay from the makers of Llamatron and Tempest 2000. Collect power-ups to activate Bonus Rounds and master the strategies necessary to maximize your score on every level!