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27 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

This is exactly the kind of Zelda game Nintendo should be making for the GameBoy Advance.

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Capcom Fighting Evolution

If anything, Capcom Fighting Evolution offers us the fossil record of the subtle evolution of the fighting genre.

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Brothers in Arms: The Road to Hill 30

Brothers in Arms aims to differentiate itself from other war games by placing an emphasis on tactics.

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20 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Zoo Keeper

If you've played Bejeweled, you've all but played Zoo Keeper.

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20 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Lumines

Lumines succeeds largely because it is both very similar to and yet completely different from any falling block puzzle game before it.

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20 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dope Farmer

Every harvest provides more money to expand your farm with. It's all very easy. Which is kind of the problem.

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TimeSplitters: Future Perfect

The problem nowadays is that nothing's original, and shooters have been done to death.

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14 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Tribes: Vengeance

The strength of Tribes has always been its intense, twitchy multiplayer mode.

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14 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

ATV Offroad Fury 3

Even with its added danger of riders executing crazy stunts, it just isn't appealing at the end of the day.

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

The vampire has gone from unrepentant monster to hero and champion in a little over a hundred years.

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Killzone

Playing Killzone feels like eating a cake with too many flavors.

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Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich

Within the innocent naivety and blustery melodrama is a romantic appreciation for justice, freedom, and heroism.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Wario Ware Touched!

Wario Ware Touched! remains something of a demonstration of the unique properties of the DS.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Viewtiful Joe 2

Realistic games have about as much entertainment value as watching wet paint dry.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Punisher

Because Castle is who he is, players are allowed to use dozens of environmental hazards to interrogate would-be killers.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

NBA Street V3

It's a shame that the game exposes its weaknesses through forced repetition, because it comes frighteningly close to transcending its own artificiality.

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Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

The enemies, no longer Middle Eastern sand demons, are now largely populated by females with a bondage fetish.

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16 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Godzilla: Save the Earth

First there was the halfhearted American release of Gojira, then there was the ill-conceived 1998 American Godzilla, and finally Godzilla made his leap into commercial work as the spokesperson of Imodium.

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2 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

That’s So Raven

It's kind of like Saved by the Bell minus any 'threatening' sex appeal. After all, Raven is a Disney creation.

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The Strangerhood

This distance from reality may be more authentic in its honesty than any of the 'real life' situations we see on the networks.

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