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9 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

F.E.A.R.

In F.E.A.R., you might just crawl out of an air duct to find yourself falling into a sewer pond which turns into a bloody hallway that you have to navigate.

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5 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tenchu Z

Ninjas are awesome. They are also, apparently, fascists.

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2 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Shadowrun

Shadowrun feels like a briefly entertaining speed bump on the road to Halo 3.

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Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition

Resident Evil 4 is the best action game to yet be released on the Wii, and will probably be the first of many games to be made in this fashion.

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27 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

Forza Motorsport 2

Forza Motorport 2 succeeds on all levels because it is the racing game you choose to make of it.

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Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu

Dragon Ball Z is known and loved for its over the top, action packed, fast paced, soap opera-esque drama. Why relegate all the drama to the random draw of cards?

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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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