When it comes to action games, it's hard to beat the Ninja Gaiden franchise. On the Xbox, Ninja Gaiden redefined 3D action games by bringing an addictive and deep fighting system, coupled with great visuals and production quality. The subsequent Ninja Gaiden Black gave players even more reason to get on the Ninja bandwagon as it brought new enemies and missions. Read More.
Reviews By Eduardo Araujo
Rainbow Six was one of the first tactical shooters to hit the market back in the day. Since then, the series has continued a strong following with some hits and misses between subsequent iterations. The new game to hit the series is Rainbow Six Vegas, and it offers some considerable improvements in terms of team play and action. Read More.
In the world of racing simulations, there are plenty of contenders out there. Sadly, most of the serious game developing seems to have transitioned towards the console market instead of the PC. But every once in a while, a title comes along that makes gamers take a second look at the PC for their racing fix. Read More.
Sony has branched into many sports with a variety of titles over the years. One of these sports is basketball, and NBA 07 is now out for the PlayStation 3. The NBA series has been a somewhat average take by Sony on the popular sport, and NBA 07 aims to change that perception. Read More.
SCEA's World Tour Soccer represents their continuing attempt to battle the likes of the Winning Eleven and FIFA series. While the World Tour series isn't terrible, it's always been somewhat average at best and far below the standards set by the competition. Since their accomplishments on the PS2 have been somewhat lacklustre, the World Tour Soccer team has decided to bring the series to the PSP. Read More.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is widely regarded as one of the best action RPG's to come out in a long time. The game has received great praise from gamers for its successful combination of RPG and action combat elements. Given the success of such a game, expansion packs are certainly a possibility and Bethesda has delivered with the Shivering Isles. Read More.
God of War is widely regarded as one of the best action games of all time. There's nothing necessarily innovative about it, but the game borrows a lot from other titles to form a complete package. Due to the success of the first God of War, Sony saw fit to create a sequel that surpasses the original in terms of quality. Read More.
The so called next-gen is now the current-gen, and the PlayStation 3 strives to set itself apart from the pack. Eager gamers finally have the system and one of the launch exclusives is Genji: Days of the Blade. The game is a sequel to the original Genji: Dawn of the Samurai, which graced the PS2 with plenty of action and Japanese myth. Read More.
Insomniac is best known for the original Spyro the Dragon and the Ratchet and Clank series. Ratchet and Clank in particular, brings a lot of first person shooter elements and blends them with a classic platforming approach. But the real highlights of that series are the weapons that players wield during the game. Read More.
The original Guitar Hero is arguably the best musical game on the market for the PS2. It has great songs from all around the Rock n' Roll spectrum and offers a great peripheral with the Guitar. In fact, it appeals to almost anyone who loves Rock but doesn't know how to play a guitar effectively. Read More.
The PlayStation 2 certainly has no shortage of titles to offer when it comes to the RPG genre. And Final Fantasy is king among the hardcore role-playing crowd. Every Final Fantasy has an exquisite amount of quality in every aspect, be it music or graphics. Every single game in the series features a fantastical storyline that delivers an epic adventure from start to finish. Read More.
Sega is mostly known for it's Sonic and various other classic hits from back in the Genesis days. But another Sega title that has a cult following to this day is Shenmue. It is an adventure title with a plethora of activities to do around a given city, and it also featured combat elements. Read More.
The original Painkiller came out for the PC back in 2004. It was very well received when released as it offered pure fun without the hassle. Now in 2006, Painkiller: Hellwars is trying to re-invent itself on the Xbox by combining expansion packs from the original and offering all of it in one package. Read More.
Dragon Ball Z is one of the largest and most successful anime series in the world. The anime is shown in a variety of countries and even to this day, you can still find it on television or DVD's. Naturally, there are tons of anime fans out there who want to get a piece of the action for their gaming consoles and there have been considerable attempts at bringing the DBZ experience home. Read More.
Since its launch last year, the EyeToy has had a couple of interesting games, albeit most of them tend to opt for various disconnected endeavors. Using the EyeToy camera, players are able to re-enact their movements on screen and basically replace the controller as the peripheral of choice while punching ninjas or other objects on screen. Read More.