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31 Jan 2007 // 11:00 PM

Lumines II

This is clearly a Tetris for the electronic age, and the basics of the gameplay are so elegant that minor missteps cannot completely ruin the experience.

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30 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Naruto: Ninja Council 2

Ninja Council 2 is very much an advertisement for the Naruto license first and a game as an afterthought.

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Dead or Alive Xtreme 2

Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 is less a sports game and more a complicated relationship simulator.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:02 PM

Streets of Rage Remake

To the homebrew hall of fame we can now add Streets of Rage Remake.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:01 PM

Ikachan

Pixel's fantastic (if short) squid game gets a new translation.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

New Rally-X

New Rally-X continues Namco's self-cribbing of the collect-junk-in-a-maze template.

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.Naruto: Clash of Ninja 2

If you want to play a beat-em-up but don't want to worry about learning a new language as some brawlers demand, then this is for you.

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21 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

50 Cent: Bulletproof

There is no finesse here, no need to memorize certain combinations, no pieces of an overall story arc to fit together. This is basic bloodsport, nothing more or less.

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18 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Digimon World DS

If you're not a fan, then Digimon World DS isn't going to make you want to buy a Digimon lunchbox.

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16 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Glow Worm

Glow Worm is pretty, to be sure, but what good is a puzzle game that never actually puzzles?

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Spider Man: Battle for New York

Spidey's latest adventure finds him desperately trying to stop the senseless destruction of...Bunsen burners?

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Big Oil

With Big Oil, you can finally indulge your fantasy of fashioning virtual Nigerias of chaos and plunder, without burdening your conscience with the consequences.

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8 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Tringo

How is it that Tringo has become so popular? Why, its association with gambling, of course.

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World Championship Poker featuring Howard Lederer: All In

World Championship Poker is a hastily assembled product which transparently attempts to capitalize on poker's current pop culture favor.

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2 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Magical Starsign

The biggest crime Magical Starsign commits is the endless, relentless, incessant, infuriatingly pointless random battles.

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21 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Gun: Showdown

Gun: Showdown is a worthy title for the PSP, even as it exposes limitations in both the franchise and the system.

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17 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Tony Hawks Project 8

Tony Hawk's Project 8 is not a revolutionary game, content to improve slightly on its seven predecessors.

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10 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Elite Beat Agents

Think Men in Black meets The Blues Brothers, and you'll have an idea of the craziness that awaits you.

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7 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Call of Duty 3

"Why would you want to play a war game?" It's a fair question.

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3 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Okami

The world is literally a moving painting and from the fluttering grass to the chirping birds and animated townspeople, everything feels absolutely alive.

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