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Clock Tower 3 Review

I'm a wuss when it comes to scary games. I don't know what it is, but playing them gets me seriously spooked. It's strange, because I wasn't always this way. Watching horror flicks is just fine with me, and the creepier the better. But with games it's a different story. Something about their interactivity gives me a palpable feeling of imminent danger; a more potent sensation than any film has ever induced.

Lost Kingdoms II – Review

At first glance, the game appears identical to the first, which would have been a very welcome thing in my opinion due to the original's short playtime. However, this is not the case. Numerous changes to the formula have been made, and it pains me to say that almost all of them are poor ones. Lost Kingdoms II retains some appeal, though it's a clearly inferior sequel in several ways.

WarCraft III: Reign Of Chaos – Review

Certainly WarCraft III has improved exponentially from its predecessor in the areas of story and character development, which in turn results in a game of massive size that, in terms of sheer gameplay hours, will prove as fulfilling as any RPG.

Castlevania (Nintendo 64) – Second Opinion

I'm going to admit something right off the bat: I'm not the most dedicated follower of the Castlevania series. I know little, if any, of the genealogy of the Belmonts. All I know about the series is the ongoing story of vampire hunters on a quest to return the haemovorous Dracula to a state of dormancy. Castlevania 64 follows the same story. After playing the game, I wish I had adorned myself with a garlic necklace beforehand.

Enter The Matrix – Review

Enter The Matrix was hyped way too much for its own good. Concerning the inner workings of the hype machine, it's difficult to pinpoint exactly whose fault it is that the game fails to live up to expectations, fair or not.

Freelancer – Review

It's a sobering thought to remember that our planet is such a small piece of a much larger universe. We're used to seeing outer space in science fiction as an arbitrary void where people conveniently zip around in futuristic machines that utterly evade any tangible sense of the true vastness of space.

Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter – Second Opinion

Mike is definitely correct in saying that Breath Of Fire: Dragon Quarter is a huge departure from the previous (and very formulaic) games in the series. The new formula it introduces may not be perfect, but it's safe to say I had a better time with the game than he did.

DDRMAX: Dance Dance Revolution – Review

The most amazing thing about all of the DDR games is the sense of accomplishment and growth that beating a tough song provides. With other games I've felt similar feelings after beating an especially tough boss or solving a taxing puzzle. But when I truly master a song in DDRMAX, the sweat on my face and the swift beating of my heart magnifies the feeling.

Superman: Man of Steel – Review

I'm going to start this review by regaling you with a favorite tale of mine from the pages of the Superman comic books. Superman was in Egypt, battling a group of evil space gods known collectively as 'The Pantheon.' While fighting one of them, a giant named 'Omicron,' Superman punched the god so hard that he flew the entire length of Africa and smashed deep into a mountain range.

Primal – Second Opinion

Primal looks great, and there's no debating it. Anyone into graphics is going to need to change their underwear after seeing the lighting effects, shadows and marvelously realized environments.

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