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13 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Mario Strikers Charged

Like EA's early '90s NHL games, Mario Strikers Charged is all about body checking -- or in this case, slide tackling.

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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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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

While it's easy to view Phantom Hourglass as the successor to The Wind Waker, in reality, it's just as much a direct descendant of A Link to the Past, due almost solely to perspective.

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6 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

MySims

MySims is a "god game" that leaves you feeling more mortal than ever.

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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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1 Nov 2007 // 11:00 PM

Heavenly Sword

In a genre so dominated by men, it is refreshing to see a game where the girls get to kick butt in a land where nearly everyone else is male.

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28 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Halo 3

Halo 3 may be the most important video game of all time.

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23 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Monster Hunter Freedom 2

It's rare to see a developer achieve so much success in the presentation, planning and the preparation aspect of a game, yet completely stumble on the gameplay side of things.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Much more than a gimmick, the controls of Metroid Prime: Corruption eventually gel into the definitive FPS experience.

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14 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mega Man Star Force

All of those strategic elements and nuances that the average card player must master simply aren't necessary when you're fighting in Mega Man Star Force.

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11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Stranglehold

Stranglehold resembles Hard Boiled in that it, like the film, seems largely a series of very pretty, very stylish action sequences unified by only the thinnest veneer of a plot and motivations for characters.

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Bioshock

The implications of spliced human beings going insane with addictions for genetic material are enough to sit with you long after you're done playing.

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2 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

.hack//G.U. Volume 2: Reminisce

The gameplay of .hack suffers from a major flaw in design: it emulates a different genre but takes away the only things that make that genre fun to being with.

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25 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

Carnival Games

If there is one rule that Wii Sports outlined for all future Wii mini-games, it's this: always err on the side of the player winning too much.

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19 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

The fact that a game like rhacp feels as fun as it does might speak to a lowering of gamer standards, spurred by a glut of casual games and collections.

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19 Sep 2007 // 10:59 PM

Cyber Nations offers you the chance to craft a budding super-power or play as a rogue militaristic state.

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19 Sep 2007 // 10:58 PM

That there's nothing revolutionary about this game doesn't diminish its value as a fun way to kill 20 minutes in an airport lounge.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Metroid has always been akin to waking up in the eye of a storm.

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Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

Guitar Hero has largely always been rocking the '80s.

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3 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Brain Age 2

Why are you crossing out my numbers? I need those numbers!

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