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Posted by STGuy1040 on February 21, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
Tower defense games have become very popular these days. They cover all kinds of subject matter, from aliens to military tactics. Casual gamers cannot get enough of this genre. Plants vs Zombies by PopCap Games is a unique twist on the genre, delving into the public's fascination with zombies as the backdrop to the story. As a home owner, your front lawn is suddenly besieged by the living dead.... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on February 14, 2011 under Mac, Reviews
The point-and-click adventure genre is far different today than it was 15 years ago. Where Monkey Island invented the genre with witty dialog, perplexing puzzles, and character development, many copy-cats tried to mimic its grace and style but would always fall short. The genre would eventually disappear into obscurity as the advent of 3D gaming captivated gamers with interactive virtual worl... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on February 12, 2011 under Reviews, Xbox 360
The Contra series is synonymous with gaming. When Contra first appeared on Nintendo's 8-bit NES system, gamers instantly fell in love with it. Over the years, Contra has seen many incarnations. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System arguably had one of the best versions ever released (i.e. Super Contra), while the Playstation had Contra: Legacy of War - a terrible Contra remake with chunky gra... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on February 9, 2011 under PS3, Portables, Reviews
SHIFT Extended by Fishing Cactus is a unique platform game that places you inside a black and white world. As a test subject, it is your job to survive the various rooms that are armed with hazards, moving platforms and puzzles. It sounds simple enough, but there is more to the game than jumping and running. Your character can occupy the black or white spaces at any given time by pressing L1 ... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on February 7, 2011 under PC, Reviews
Magic: The Gathering finally receives its next-gen upgrade in the form of Magic: The Gathering - Tactics for PC. As a F2P (Free to Play) online MMORPG, Magic has evolved from being a standard MMO card battle game into a full-blown role-playing game. Complete with talent trees, your favorite decks and mana colors, everything is now a 3D tactical turn-based MMORPG. This is far from being the Magi... more.
Posted by Mark_Sabbatini on January 30, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
For everyone wondering what a Sarah Palin presidency would be like, this is your chance. All problems and solutions facing the Oval Office are dealt with in less than 140 characters. Nothing matters but your approval rating. And literally rolling the dice to make decisions is as effective as tackling the situation with your intellect. A hardcore political junkie since the fifth grade, I've b... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on January 23, 2011 under Reviews, Xbox 360
The Charge is a sci-fi type space game that sets you barreling down an endless tunnel through hoops. With each hoop you pass through, it increases your speed and the faster you descend down the tunnel. The main objective is to break each speed record that is set. The faster you go, the higher the speed record is set. The tunnel is designed in a decent brick texture, but it doesn't really change... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on January 19, 2011 under PS3, Reviews
The original Playstation system gave birth to many iconic RPGs. Working Designs, while not a new developer back then, was known for its unique spin on the genre. Already established as a developer that produced must-have titles, it had amassed a large library of releases that spanned from the Turbografx-16 to the Sega Saturn. The original Playstation was no exception. Arc the Lad III is a seque... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on January 12, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
Welcome to Dawn of Operation Panties, D00D! If you are familiar with the first game - Prinny: Can I really be the hero? - you already know what to expect from the sequel. For gamers not familiar with Prinny, you’re in for an adventure that you will not forget. Prinny 2 is a side-scrolling adventure that is a cross between Metal Slug, Disgaea, and NIS America’s newest title ZHP. It’s a n... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on January 5, 2011 under PS3, Reviews
Originally developed by Sunsoft and released on the Neo-Geo system, Galaxy Fight is a quirky 2D fighter that takes place in a distant galaxy on multiple planets. There are 8 fighters in total, all oddly unique in their own way. Rolf and Kazuma are your standard brawler/ninja template by appearance, but the others - like Roomi for instance - is a cute Japanese girl with over-exaggerated fists an... more.
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