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Monday, March 26, 2001
 
Xbox :: Xbox to be Delayed till March 2002? - posted by Erich Becker at 2:05 pm CDT

An online rumor being reported by IGNPS2 suggests that the Xbox console system may not launch this year. IGN claims to have spoken to several CEO's of companies who are producing games for the console, and they believe a delay could happen to the end of the first quarter next year.

This is what Nintendo really needs, if this rumor is indeed true, then the Christmas season will belong to the GameCube (as it should), which will definitly launch this year. And what a launch it will be...

 
Advance :: GameBoy Shipment cut to 500,000 US Systems - posted by Erich Becker at 2:03 pm CDT

In a move very unlike Nintendo, they have cut the number of Game Boy Advance units coming to America on June 11th to 500,000. If you will remember a certain fiasco from last year, this was the same situation. Many journalists (actually just me) have now dubbed this the "Sony train of thinking" or "Pulling a Sony."

There is hope, Nintendo says that a steady stream of systems will reach American's shores by the end of the month of June, and there is no shortage of components in which to produce the Game Boys.

Many point to the announced launch of the Game Boy Advance in Europe (11 days after the US launch) as the cause for the system shortage.

Now I'm very happy my name is fourth on the list at my local Babbages for those who have reserved a Game Boy Advance, even though they did double charge me.

More as it becomes available.

Related Links: FGNOnline



Wednesday, March 21, 2001
 
Nintendo 64 :: Conker's Bad Fur Day Review at GC - posted by Erich Becker at 1:11 pm CDT

(Ed.-Our Conker Review will be coming very soon, so stay tuned.)

GameCritics.com Review Conker's Bad Fur Day

Brad and Dale of GameCritics.com tackle one of the most controversial video games to hit the industry in Nintendo's Conker's Bad Fur Day. Despite industry-wide accolades, neither critic found much to praise in Rare's latest platform adventure. Here's an excerpt from Brad's review:

"While thinking about the accepted standards and roles of games, I had originally envisioned doing a short series of selected reviews exploring this issue. It seemed rather appropriate, given that at the time there were a few games on the horizon which appeared to be pushing the envelope of
content. It's definitely something which needs to be addressed in the current climate of a society which hasn't made up its collective mind whether to embrace videogames as a dynamic new medium or condemn them as the cause of social degradation and school-yard shootings nationwide."

GameCritics.com Review Conker's Bad Fur Day


 
ESCMAG :: New Feature Posted - posted by Erich Becker at 1:09 pm CDT

Editor Matt Burawski has constructed a list of the top ten Playstation 2 games currently available for the system. In a feature that takes its stabs at more than a few other consoles, it does show the better games for the system (I wasn't aware there were ANY good ones). Check out the feature with the link below. Now this "foolish Dreamcast loyalist" and "Gamecube holdout" will get back to playing Daytona USA Network Racing and Conker's Bad Fur Day and stare at his Game Boy Advanced pre-order slip. :)

--Erich

Related Links: See The Feature!

 
Mac Based :: Escape From Monkey Island is GOLD - posted by Erich Becker at 12:57 pm CDT

Escape From Monkey Island-Gold Master!

Phil Sulak, of Westlake Interactive, was kind enough to drop off the GOLD MASTER version of Escape from Monkey Island on Friday. We expect to go into duplication this week, meaning Monkey Island should ship before the end of the month. WooHoo!

Westlake recently updated the final system requirements for EMI. Here they are:

-Hardware 3D acceleration required (ATI Rage Pro, 128 or Radeon; 3dfx
Voodoo 3 or better)
-G3 processor at 233 MHz or faster (333 MHz recommended)
-64 MB of Memory (96 recommended)
-8x CD-ROM
-Hard Drive with 100 MB minimum free space (500 MB recommended)
-4 MB VRAM (8 MB VRAM recommended)
-Open GL 1.2.1

A demo of EMI will be available, after the game is released.

Related Links: Aspyr Media


 
Win Based :: Beta Test for Shrapnel Games - posted by Erich Becker at 12:56 pm CDT

Erich: I got this press release earlier today about beta testing for a new game at Shrapnel. If you want to sign up, the requirements are listed below.


Shrapnel Games is proud to announce that
we have a new project available for testing. The game is a Real Time 3D wargame set in the near future. Anyone interested in testing should send a note to betarequest@shrapnelgames.com with the following info:

Your Testing Experience
Your 5 favorite games
The 5 last games you played
And anything else you think is applicable.

All requests must come through betarequest@shrapnelgames.com and must meet certain requirements. Also only sign up if you have a significant amount of time to invest in testing.


 
Win Based :: Neverwinter Nights Desktop Thems Released - posted by Erich Becker at 12:53 pm CDT

WomenGamers.Com has posted some new desktop themes for Bioware's Neverwinter Nights.

URL: http://www.womengamers.com/revprev/adv/nwndesktop.html


Neverwinter Nights Desktop Themes


 
Nintendo 64 :: GameCritics Have No Mercy - posted by Erich Becker at 12:52 pm CDT

GameCritics.com Reviews WWF No Mercy

Dale and Chi of GameCritics.com take to the squared circle with THQ's wrestling sequel, WWF No Mercy. Both critics liked what they saw. Here's an excerpt from Dale's review:

"A passing glance would reveal No Mercy to be no different from Wrestlemania 2000 -- which in turn was not that far removed from WCW/NWO Revenge and WCW World Tour. However, after delving deeper into this sequel, it becomes clear that as with the aforementioned titles, Aki packs in just enough tweaks and augmentations to improve on the predecessors."

GameCritics.com Reviews WWF No Mercy


Monday, March 19, 2001
 
Press Release :: TRIBES 2 IS GOLD! - posted by Erich Becker at 2:12 pm CDT

SIERRA ANNOUNCES TRIBES 2 IS GOLD!
The Most Anticipated Team-Based Action Game to Ship March 29th

BELLEVUE, WA (March 19, 2001) - Sierra today announced that TRIBES™ 2 (www.tribes2.com), Dynamix's eagerly awaited sequel to the 1999 Online Action/Strategy Game of the Year* StarSiege® TRIBES™, has gone gold. Offering PC gamers massive and breathtaking worlds for exploration and battle, as well as unprecedented innovations in team-based, tactical gameplay, TRIBES 2 is set to take over store shelves around the world first week of April.

"TRIBES 2 is revolutionary not only for its gameplay, but for its community-building features, such as forums, e-mail, IRC, news, tribes/player pages and in-game voice," said Lee Rossini, marketing director at Sierra. "Now gamers can start their own tribe, recruit members, communicate with them, make MODs and participate in the Tribes 2 community without ever having to leave the game."

"We're looking forward to seeing how players tear into this game," said Dave Georgeson, senior producer/director at Dynamix. "There's an amazing amount of features in TRIBES 2 and I can't wait to see all the combinations of strategies and tactics that players develop. I think we have something here that can really create a whole new attitude towards gaming once folks are able to get involved with serious teams of 60+ people in a game."

The most innovative first person action franchise takes team-based warfare to new heights with TRIBES 2, where only superior teamwork and cunning tactics will ensure a Tribe's survival. With unprecedented innovations to team-based play and in-game communications, massive multiplayer support and new vehicles and weapons, TRIBES 2 is the ultimate team-based action experience.

Sierra On-Line, Inc. http://www.sierra.com, a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal Publishing and part of the Vivendi Universal Games division, is one of the original developers and largest worldwide publishers of interactive entertainment and productivity software. Sierra is renowned for releasing critically acclaimed and award winning titles that represent a wide variety of computer entertainment on both next generation console and PC platforms.

Vivendi Universal Games (VUG) is a division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, a world leader in mass-market multimedia communications. A leading publisher of online, PC and console-based interactive content, VUG's portfolio of entertainment software brands includes Blizzard Entertainment, Flipside.com, Sierra and Universal Interactive Studios. Interactive entertainment is one of parent company Vivendi Universal's key content areas, along with movies, music and other publishing activities. Vivendi Universal aims to be the world's preferred creator and provider of personalized information, entertainment and services to consumers everywhere, and across all distribution platforms.

*Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences

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Related Links: Sierra Studios


 
Dreamcast :: GameCritics Review Phantasy Star Online - posted by Erich Becker at 2:09 pm CDT

GameCritics.com Review Phantasy Star Online

Chi and Brad of GameCritics.com, take a look at Phantasy Star Online, Sega's foray into the online RPG genre. The critics were greatly divided on the game's merits. Here is an excerpt from Chi's review:

"In the realm of science-fiction, a reoccurring theme that has been explored countless times is man's relationship with technology. The popular consensus seems to be that machines will either be utilized to elevate our existence, or they will eventually rob us of our humanity and lead to our downfall. Films like The Matrix, The Terminator and Star Wars seem to exemplify the bleak latter. However, films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Trek seem to favor the optimistic former, in which there's a sense that technology will eventually unite the human race and expand our horizons by exploring the cosmos -- perhaps leading to our evolution. The new role-playing game (RPG), Phantasy Star Online (PSO) for the Sega Dreamcast, makes a case for itself being among the more optimistic category."

GameCritics.com Review Phantasy Star Online

 
Playstation :: Wewp Reviews Triple Play Baseball - posted by Erich Becker at 2:07 pm CDT

Can Triple Play baseball hit the curveball or does it go down swinging?

Triple Play baseball takes everyone's favorite sport and creates an authentic and fun to play simulation that offers both the beginner and the seasoned veteran something worth their time.

Triple Play 2001 Review

 
Xbox :: Microsoft Clears up Amped "Screenshots" - posted by Erich Becker at 2:06 pm CDT

In a statement released by Microsoft in relation to the touched up Amped "screenshots" from Gamestock last week, Microsoft claims that the pictures were enhanced to relect final features in the game. Microsoft then goes on to say that "this is common practice with games so early in development." Funny, I don't remember Sega or Nintendo doing such a thing with the launches of thier respected systems?

Here is the full statement:

"Some of the images for Amped released during Gamestock were enhanced to illustrate some features that will be in the final product. While this is a common practice for games so early in development, we apologize for the confusion. No one intended to be deceptive. Everyone was so busy prepping for Gamestock, that we just missed the fact that these were labeled 'concept art'."


Friday, March 16, 2001
 
Win Based :: LUNA Beta Patch 1.2 Released - posted by Erich Becker at 2:21 pm CDT

LUNA Press Release: New Patch for Luna 1.2!

LUNA Day is here again and this week we're releasing a new patch for Beta version 1.2!

Download the new Beta 1.2 Patch (385KB) at:
http://dev.anarchyent.com/luna/Luna_Beta_1_2_Patch.exe

The Patch includes a number of bug fixes and new features!

Fixes include:
- Fixes "disappearing mouse" on GeForce cards
- Fixes "blinking cursor"
- Fixes "blinking lunar landers"
- Disasters no longer happening when they're not supposed to
- Some small problems with mouse selections

New features include:
- Grid easier to see
- Enhanced gameplay now more balanced
- Enhanced special requests
- New disasters based on your colony expenses

One last note, old version 1.2 save games are not compatible with this new patch. Sorry for any inconveniences.

Thanks again to the thousands of players who have been actively participating in LUNA's open game development. Don't forget to visit http://www.lunagame.com and let us know what you think!


Related Links: Download the Patch!


 
Press Release :: Escape From Monkey Island for PS2 Announced - posted by Erich Becker at 2:18 pm CDT

PIRATES SIEZE PLAYSTATION 2! LUCASARTS TO RELEASE
ACCLAIMED ESCAPE FROM MONKEY ISLAND( ON SONY'S
NEXT GENERATION PLATFORM, SPRING 2001

Rollicking Monkey Island Adventure Marks Popular Series' Console Debut

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- March 15, 2001 -- Escape from Monkey Island, the fourth chapter of one of interactive entertainment's most celebrated and comical game series, will be released for PlayStation 2 by LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC spring 2001. The critically acclaimed graphic adventure, which debuted on PC last fall, brings to PlayStation 2 all the salty humor, engaging game play, and fresh puns (not to mention a ship-load of monkeys!) for which the legendary series is famous.

Escape from Monkey Island continues in the tradition of its award-winning predecessors and was developed by the team that created LucasArts' irreverent classic Sam and Max Hit the Road?. Escape from Monkey Island for PC has been nominated by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences in three categories for the 2001 Interactive Achievement Awards, including PC Adventure Game of the Year.

Escape from Monkey Island for PS2 features an original cinematic story full of drama, intrigue, and of course, highly amusing humor. The game is highlighted by hundreds of challenging puzzles amidst dozens of rich and brilliantly rendered backgrounds. "For the past 10 years owners of PC's have solely been able to enjoy Monkey Island, one of LucasArts' premier brands," says Tom Byron, director of product marketing for LucasArts. "Escape from Monkey Island gives PlayStation 2 players the chance to be captured by this clever and comical graphic adventure series."

Escape from Monkey Island finds Guybrush Threepwood and his new bride, Governor Elaine Marley-Threepwood, returning to Melee Island? from their honeymoon. They quickly discover Elaine has been declared dead, the Governor's mansion is scheduled for demolition, and the slick, yet hauntingly familiar politician, Charles L. Charles, is gunning for her job.

While Elaine scrambles to launch a reelection campaign, Guybrush is dispatched on a seemingly trivial legal errand that catapults him into a maelstrom of thievery, voodoo, and experimental prosthetic devices. Armed only with his sharp wit and an uncanny ability to hold his breath for ten whole minutes, our hero navigates ever deeper into a villainous scheme to wipe out the Tri-Island Area using the fearsome power of the Ultimate Insult. Can Guybrush make the Caribbean safe for fun-loving, grog-swilling pirates, or will the twin forces of heckfire and unbridled capitalism bring an end to the swashbuckling merriment?

About LucasArts
LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is a leading international developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of computer and console platforms. Based in San Rafael, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts is one of five companies in the Lucas group which include Lucasfilm Ltd., Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC, Lucas Licensing Ltd., and Lucas Learning Ltd. Lucasfilm is one of the leading film and entertainment companies in the world. Lucasfilm's businesses include George Lucas' film and television production and distribution activities as well as the business activities of the THX Group. Lucas Digital, which consists of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Skywalker Sound, provides visual effects and audio post-production services to the entertainment industry. Lucas Licensing is responsible for the merchandising of all Lucasfilm's film and television properties. Lucas Learning creates engaging interactive entertainment products that provide learning opportunities through exploration and discovery.
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Game Boy :: GameCritics Review Dragon Warrior I &II - posted by Erich Becker at 2:14 pm CDT

GameCritics.com Review Dragon Warrior I & II

Chi and Dale of GameCritics.com, examine Enix's handheld port of the NES classics, Dragon Warrior I & II. Both critics had high praise for this release. Here is an excerpt from Chi's review:

"R-P-G. In the world of video games, not only do these three letters stand for role-playing game, but its mere mention also evokes more loyalty, passion and debate than perhaps any other genre. Though I write that last sentence as if it were common knowledge, I ponder what made RPGs so endearing to me and millions of gamers around the world to begin with. Today's gaming climate -- clouded with countless reiterations and hybrids -- makes it difficult to recall why the earliest console RPGs were able to capture our hearts and imagination."

GameCritics.com Review Dragon Warrior I & II



Wednesday, March 14, 2001
 
Dreamcast :: Get Soul Reaver 2 Released on Dreamcast - posted by Erich Becker at 4:21 pm CDT

With Eidos' little girly antics of late, the hardcore gamers of the work, have joined together and put together a petition to get the company to release the nearly completed Soul Reaver 2 for the Sega Dreamcast.

It seems that Eidos is okay by rehashing pure crap on gamers for four years, but when we want something original they cancel it because Sega isn't making hardware anymore?

Do your part and follow the link below to sign the petition, I have.

Related Links: Do Your Part, But Not in the Navy!


 
Escape :: Sudden Strike Review Posted - posted by Erich Becker at 4:17 pm CDT

ESCMAG is back from server hell, and we have a new review all ready to go. So here without further ado is Garret Romaine's review of Sudden Strike:

"Sudden Strike is a good game; it grows on you. Or maybe it sneaks up. I had all kinds of ready excuses for not liking it, but they melted away.

The game is based on the great World War II, as U.S. General George S. Patton would have said. The player is the general in charge of various units from one of three armies: American, German or Russian. Each side has subtle strengths and weaknesses, so once a player gets the hang of ordering around G.I. Joe, there’s Fritz and Ivan to command. This keeps the game fresh and provides more opportunities for new experiences."

See the rest of the 8 out of 10 Review at the link below!

Related Links: See the Full Review!


 
Win Based :: Schizm Goes BETA - posted by Erich Becker at 4:00 pm CDT

SCHIZM GOES BETA

Project 3 is very happy to announce that its forthcoming stunning adventure game SCHIZM: MYSTERIOUS JOURNEY, developed by Polish studio LK Avalon, has now reached beta stage.

"The product is as good as finished", Project 3 CEO Robert Ercevic says. "We have been testing it thoroughly the last few weeks to make sure that it will be absolutely bugfree. It now comes down to additional tweeking and sorting out some last details."

Schizm, one of the first games that is being created especially for DVD-rom, has been hugely anticipated by adventure gaming communities ever since its development started 21/2 years ago. "I know we have tested the patience of the many Schizm fans that are already out there quite a bit", Ercevic continues, "but we are of course talking about almost 10 Gigabyte of data that needs to be perfected. Not a small task by any means."

The game, which combines the most breathtaking graphics ever seen with a quality SF-story and tons of daunting puzzles, will be released on DVD-rom and PC CD-rom simultaneously. A Project 3 spokesman further stated that they are very confident that Schizm will be released in May 2001, as scheduled. The product's goldmaster is expected early April.


Related Links: Schizm Homepage


 
Press Release :: Broadwing Named Exclusive Provider for NME ISP - posted by Erich Becker at 3:58 pm CDT

For Immediate Release

Broadwing Named Exclusive Network Provider for New Millennium Entertainment’s High Speed Internet Service and Online Gaming Network


Broadwing’s Nationwide Network to Power New ISP and Online Gaming Service
at the Speed of Light

AUSTIN, TX – March 14, 2001 – Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (NYSE: BRW), today announced it has been named the exclusive network service provider for New Millennium Entertainment, LLC, a new Internet Services and online gaming company recently formed by former Sega.com executives.

Broadwing will provide the ‘liquid’ bandwidth from the world’s first fully optical network and Cisco powered IP backbone, to power New Millennium Entertainment’s online venture that will have the capacity to provide up to one million simultaneous gamers with an uninterrupted, latency-free competitive environment.
Broadwing’s exclusive multi-year arrangement with New Millennium Entertainment is a significant milestone and provides the opportunity to showcase Broadwing’s industry-leading optical technology. Additionally, this agreement further underscores Broadwing’s commitment to establish strategic relationships with leading content developers who recognize the value of Broadwing’s killer platform.

“Broadwing has the capability to provide liquid bandwidth on demand – at the click of a button – to eradicate the constraints of bandwidth availability that have prevented gamers from realizing the true potential of online entertainment," said Rick Pontin, president and COO of Broadwing Communications. “By utilizing Broadwing’s industry leading, pure IP backbone and first of its kind intelligent, switched optical network, New Millennium will be able to provide its customers with the most robust, challenging and thrilling gaming environment available anywhere.”

“New Millennium Entertainment is going to change the online gaming experience forever, and Broadwing is the only network provider that can deliver the necessary bandwidth and speed to make this a reality,” said Lynn MacConnell, chief technology officer, New Millennium Entertainment. “Our exclusive arrangement with Broadwing guarantees that our customers will enjoy the most advanced optical network technology available anywhere in the world, and will greatly impact New Millennium’s ability to attract and retain customers long-term.”

"New Millennium Entertainment represents a strong group of dedicated people backing an application of technology that has incredible potential and provides a service that, when you first hear about it, makes you wonder why no one has ever done it before. This is what every gamer has been waiting for,” said MacConnell.

New Millennium plans to deliver a variety of specialized Internet services to subscribers in the U.S. and Canada. In April, New Millennium will launch a beta of their new gaming network with several thousand gamers. Gamers who are interested in participating in the beta, will be selected in the next few weeks and are invited to register at www.game2k1.org. New Millennium Entertainment will formally launch its high-speed Internet services, beginning with the high-speed gaming network, this spring. Additionally, the network will support all online-enabled gaming platforms including personal computers, Playstation®2 and Microsoft® X-Box, Nintendo® GAMECUBE and Sega® Dreamcast.

About Broadwing
Broadwing Inc. (NYSE: BRW) combines unparalleled customer service with the industry's most advanced and flexible 18,500-mile next-generation fiber optic network and award-winning IP backbone, to create data and internet solutions that are innovative, reliable, and provide businesses a competitive advantage. Broadwing will be the first provider with a fully deployed optical network and sets the standard for customer accountability with the industry’s only Installation Guarantee. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Austin, Texas, with 6,000 employees in 56 sales and service offices across the country, Broadwing can be found on the web at www.broadwing.com.

About New Millennium Entertainment
New Millennium Entertainment, LLC, founded by online gaming industry pioneers, is the premier provider of high-speed, low-latency Internet gaming that supports all home computers and online-enabled consoles. New Millennium Entertainment will provide a variety of specialized Internet services to subscribers in the United States and Canada through a dedicated optical network. Headquartered in San Francisco and Beverly Hills, CA, New Millennium will formally launch its services this spring. New Millennium Entertainment can be found on the web at www.game2k1.org.


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Related Links: New Millennium Entertainment Homepage



Tuesday, March 13, 2001
 
We've Switched Servers Again... - posted by Toby Davis at 8:56 am CDT

This past January, we switched to a new web server with a different provider to accommodate the growth we've had since our August 1998 inception.

Well, due to sub-optimal up-times and e-mail issues, we were forced to move to another provider yet again. The good news is that, after several weeks of stress-testing and other obstacle-course runs, it seems we may have finally found our web-server home.

With that, news, reviews and discussion are back in full force! We appreciate your patience once again, and hope you keep ESCaping to these pages.

Toby Davis
Webmaster/Co-Founder
ESCMag.com



Thursday, March 08, 2001
 
Escape :: Get Your Discussion On - posted by Erich Becker at 3:25 pm CDT

The ESCMAG Discussion forums are done with thier overhaul and are ready for you to start discussing. Need some advice? Want to talk about the latest, or greatest in the video gaming world? Head on over to our forums and post away, it's free and fun!

Related Links: Get Your Groove ON!


 
Playstation 2 :: Gamecritics Reviews The Bouncer - posted by Erich Becker at 3:21 pm CDT

GameCritics.com Previews The Bouncer

Dale of GameCritics.com previews The Bouncer, Squaresoft's PlayStation2 action-role-playing game hybrid. Here's an excerpt from the article:

"Whether it was born from a deep corporate yearning to make games that didn't have the world "Final" in the title or simple overconfidence in its ability to dominate all genres, Square jumped headlong into multi-genre development. It has taken on the Tekken brawlers, Gran Turismo racing sims, the R-Type arcade shooters and even Mario Kart racers with its own unique take on each. However, the results have been anything but stellar."

GameCritics.com Previews The Bouncer

 
Win Based :: Get a Sneak Peak at the new LUNA Buildings - posted by Erich Becker at 3:19 pm CDT

LUNA Press Release: Sneak Peak at New LUNA Buildings!

This weeks LUNA Day features a sneak peak at 3 more new buildings that will appear in the final version of LUNA: Moon Colony Simulator! We've added dozens of new buildings to LUNA and we'll continue to release a few every couple of weeks.

Here are the 3 new buildings:

- Pleasure Dome - Entertainment suite features holographic supermodels and cybernetic geisha girls!

- Partical Accelerator - Atom-smashing experiments will shed light on the birth of the universe!

- Water Treatment Facility - This upgrade purifies wastewater and filters it so the water can be used again!

These new buildings can be seen at http://www.lunagame.com

Next week we will releasing a patch for Beta 1.2 which will include: a fix to the invisible mouse problem some GeForce video card users are experiencing, improvements to the gameplay and a few other minor bug fixes.
Keep your eyes peeled!


Related Links: Visit the Official Site


 
PSOne :: Gamecritics Reviews 007 Racing - posted by Erich Becker at 3:17 pm CDT

GameCritics.com Reviews 007 Racing

Dale and Ben of GameCritics.com take 007 Racing, Electronic Arts' James Bond-inspired driving game for a test drive. Neither critic liked what he saw. Here is an excerpt from Dale's review:

"Electronic Arts, granted the license from MGM, took notice of Bond's affinity for fast cars, and 007 Racing was born. Unfortunately for EA and its developer, Eutechnyx, every release that followed Rare's brilliant GoldenEye 007 has proven that the license can only carry a game so far. 007 Racing is a game that barely carries its license and succeeds only in driving it into the ground."

GameCritics.com Reviews 007 Racing

 
Escape :: New Review Posted - posted by Erich Becker at 3:15 pm CDT

Today we have a new review for all of our loyal readers. Evil Dead fans beware, Hail to the King for the Playstation, Dreamcast, and PC is nothing to write home about. Reviewer John Benedetto takes a look:

"Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t like a game. I really, really wanted to enjoy Evil Dead: Hail to the King. I mean, how could you not? The Evil Dead series is one of the most original and entertaining horror/comedy franchises in the movie world, and Bruce Campbell is one of my favorite actors."


Related Links: See the Full Review


 


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