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Sunday, January 1 1995

µcade

I'd consider this a masterpiece, but it lacks the instant gratification that the best shooters have.


Meteos

Something I find utterly pointless is the constant comparisons between the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.


The Movies

I expect innovation when I hear Molyneux's name attached to a project.


Mario Superstar Baseball

Mario Superstar Baseball embraces the universal desire to see any given pitch turn into something truly astounding.


Metroid Prime: Hunters

Technically Metroid Prime: Hunters is the DS's greatest achievement.


Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome

Expectations being what they are, Makai Kingdom just plain isn't enough.


Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

Partners in Time is by no means an epic at 25 hours, but it knows its platform; it is a portable title meant for quick bursts of gaming.


Mario Kart DS

I can't think of another Nintendo franchise that's so readily adaptable to online play.


Metal Gear Acid

If the gameplay inspires some slight meditation on fate and manipulation, the story is obsessed with it.


The Matrix: Path of Neo

Just take the blue pill.


Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure

You spend the bulk of the game locating spots the designers want you to deface only to color in between the lines.


The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II

The sights, the sounds, the strategy: everything comes together and makes you say, 'This is Middle-earth.'


Legend of Kay

If Kay sounds like your typical action/platformer, it is. But that doesn't mean it isn't well done.


Kingdom Hearts II

The first Kingdom Hearts and its current sequel are both masterfully managed marriages of two narrative universes with similar goals.


Kim Possible 3: Team Possible

As with the previous installments, Kim Possible 3 is not meant to innovate or revolutionize gameplay, merely attract tween-and-younger consumers to the lucrative video game market.


Kingdom Hearts II

The PlayStation 2 has introduced far fewer landmark masterpieces, especially in the role-playing genre.


Kong: King of Atlantis

Let's not fool ourselves; a cheap knockoff is a cheap knockoff.


Indigo Prophecy

The plot and story, in many ways the game's major trump card, can often expose its weaknesses.


The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction

Despite the participation of comic book scribe Paul Jenkins, the story itself isn't all that memorable.


Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack

As we look back at gaming history, Halo will ultimately be remembered as the game that single-handedly made Microsoft a major player in the console market.


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