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20 Jul 2007 // 2:07 PM

X-Men 3: The Official Game

As a fan of the franchise, I was somewhat perplexed by a scene involving the gigantic Colossus shouting, 'Nightcrawler, help me!'

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18 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Call of Duty: Roads to Victory

Call of Duty has nothing to do with the reality of World War II. It is a heroic version of an idea that we hold about being in a war that most us of don't remember, but only understand through movies and books.

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15 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mario Party 8

One of the key features of Mario Party 8 is that the game is an elaborate exercise in Marxist game play.

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Tomb Raider: Anniversary

While Tomb Raider: Anniversary succeeds in recreating the isolated mood and tone of the original, it lacks some of the nostalgia for the original's genre-blending conventions.

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10 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tomb Raider: Anniversary

Everything you enjoyed about the legendary PlayStation title returns with all the Legend trimmings we fell in love with last year.

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5 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Shrek the Third

Is there a rule that decrees all movie-based games be mediocre?

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2 Jul 2007 // 2:03 AM

Bone: The Great Cow Race

It's simply boring to watch a character walk slowly across the screen.

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2 Jul 2007 // 12:00 AM

Odin Sphere

Atlus' latest is a bizarre fusion of side-scrolling brawling with RPG item-collection and alchemy. It sounds excruciatingly tedious, but Odin Sphere is addictive and fun.

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Mercury Meltdown Revolution

Mercury Meltdown Revolution is a perfect pick-up-and-play game for the perfect pick-up-and-play console.

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21 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Peacemaker

Succeed, and you'll win the Nobel Peace Prize. Fail, and the Middle East will once again be consumed by violence.

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21 Jun 2007 // 1:07 PM

Aeon Flux

Aeon Flux the game pales in comparison to the consistently ambitious cult television show and the meritorious yet maligned movie.

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14 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Freestyle Street Basketball

Judging by the theme song, performed by Lloyd Banks of G-Unit fame, the Ecko gear, and the tattoos you can buy, Freestyle Street Basketball is trying to convey a very specific street image.

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10 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Godfather: Blackhand Edition

Man, there's something really satisfying about hitting someone.

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6 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tetris Evolution

Tetris Evolution starts with the tried and true concept of Tetris and takes it somewhere it's never been before: Xbox Live.

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4 Jun 2007 // 2:03 AM

Animal Crossing: Wild World

Right now I really want an axe, but that crook Tom Nook won't sell me one yet.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is actually awful enough to inspire appreciation for the games that get its flaws right.

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1 Jun 2007 // 2:03 AM

Age of Empires III

If you can look past the fact that much of the combat was done with slow-loading, inaccurate rifles by men in gaudy uniforms, you'll find it hard to believe how few games have been made about the era.

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Wario: Master of Disguise

Wario: Master of Disguise might have been more successful had it evoked platformers of old, particularly the well-regarded portable Wario Land titles.

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24 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Made Man

Haven't games like Grand Theft Auto and The Godfather shown that there are a variety of ways of providing a more holistic depiction of a gangster's lifestyle?

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American Idol Talent Challenge

What's really key in the American Idol "Talent Challenge" is the little machine that comes with it. This thing is high magnitudes of awesome.

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