Articles tagged playstation 2

New releases for the week of 2008-12-08...

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

The story of Persona 4 is about our relationship with the masks we wear to get through life and the ones we observe on television.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES

While our blue-haired hero is essentially a blank slate, you actually feel something like sympathy for him, and, by proxy, for any high schooler with too much to do.

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Obscure: The Aftermath

Obscure's tendency to eliminate certain characters from time to time in the name of slasher conventions happens to also be its twist on the survival horror genre.

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14 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity

Darwin Hang takes on the PlayStation 2's latest Sonic the Hedgehog-based racing game...

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A Baseball Experience for the Ex-Core

The PopMatters review of Major League Baseball 2K8 is up today, a game that redefines (for better or for worse) the way that video game baseball can be played. But what if you want something a little bit less...revolutionary?

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the Yngwie Malmsteen of fighters. Its excess knows no limits.

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6 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground

The online play in Tony Hawk's Proving Ground fares well, because you can take people on while you psychoanalyze their avatars.

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29 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Manhunt 2

The issues surrounding Manhunt 2's release make it more interesting as an example of game editing and censorship than as a game.

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27 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Dancing with the Stars

Seriously, where's Master P?

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11 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

NBA 08

The biggest complaint is not with gameplay, but with the fact that there are players missing from rosters.

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Spider Man: Friend or Foe

Spider-Man: Friend or Foe seems like a commercial for the upcoming WB Kids animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man with both its cartoony aesthetic and kid-friendly game play.

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26 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Hot Shots Tennis

Hot Shots Tennis is really only disappointing in the face of how reliably enjoyable the Hot Shots Golf franchise has been.

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20 Apr 2007 // 1:00 AM

God of War II

The God of War franchise is as over the top as an action movie -- there's no point in warning you not to try this at home, because you can't.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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