Watch out Counter-Strike, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs is here and will be the very first such online gaming experience for a great number of PlayStation 2 owners. Sony and SOCOM’s developer, Zipper Interactive, obviously knew what they were doing in SOCOM and have constructed an online game that is surprisingly deep but extremely easy to get into and very fun.
Madden NFL 2003 is the game any sports jock should get. The franchise mode has an incredible amount of depth and this is a great football game.
Medal of Honor Frontline is an incredible PlayStation 2 title that has beautiful visuals, and more over better voice acting than some of the previous iterations. The title will give console owners a real surprise as to how incredible it truly is, included with how decent it is in comparison to Allied Assault for the PC. Frontline follows the same Medal of Honor trend as a run and gun shooter. The...[Read More]
Time to become Spiderman. The game’s 3D environments are much larger and better-looking, and there is significantly more detail throughout them. But underneath all of that is a game that is remarkably similar to its predecessors, despite various refinements made to the controls and the gameplay. In fact, Spider-Man: The Movie has inherited many of the problems that plagued Activision’s...[Read More]
Max Payne has been in production for a very long time. Max Payne has gunplay that’s amazing to watch and yet actually playing it is even better, as all games should be.
Half-Life finally makes its cross-platform debut with Gearbox and Valve Software’s enhanced version of Half-Life on to consoles. Featuring the classic single-player game, a head-to-head deathmatch mode, and a new cooperative multiplayer expansion called Decay, Half-Life for the PS2 is a gripping combination of superb story design, sly artificial intelligence, taut combat sequences, and logic...[Read More]
Bungie’s Xbox first-person shooter Halo: Combat Evolved is a game you need to play. It does not matter if you are into first person shooters or not. You will be. Halo is simply impressive title that has high level of quality written all over it, despite a few problems with it. In a 14 hour campaign, Halo is definitely best described as an action film from beginning to end. Anyone looking fo...[Read More]
Ico is a sleeper hit that has its root in classical games, but revolutionizes the very foundations on which it was built. Under development for a long time, and released with little support, ICO is a sleeper hit.
Silent Hill 1 created an atmosphere that was not only eerie, but psychological and scary. The original Silent Hill delivered chills and thrills, kept our hearts beating on the mystery of the environment but also providing a convoluted yet brilliant ending that left us wondering for more.
Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the Dragon Bone Staff is one of the few PS2 strategy games. While the game is similar to New World Computing’s long-running PC series, the game has been given a bit of a face-lift in an attempt to make it a little more palatable for console players. Even though the formula and concept, whether or not they’ve gotten better or worse, are still up for ...[Read More]
Tecmo’s Fatal Frame a brilliant game umong survival horror games. Developed in-house at Tecmo by the team responsible for the acclaimed Deception series, Fatal Frame does manage to stand a good bit higher than its offbeat kin. The game is quite stylish, and it is built around a set of interesting game mechanics, which make many of its sequences quite enjoyable. Most of these revolve around t...[Read More]