Category Archives: Video Games

Super Smash Bros N64 Review

The original Super Smash Bros. for the N64 was made back in 1999 and it was a fighting game comprised of the more popular Nintendo game characters. Ranging from Mario and Luigi to Pikachu and Jigglypuff, this game contained 12 different fighters each with their own unique combat capabilities. Because of its original fighting mechanism

Gta Chinatown Wars Review

GTA Chinatown Wars was a highly anticipated video game for the Nintendo DS and used a bird’s eye view gameplay which hadn’t been used since the first two GTAs for the PC. The jump back to the past may have seemed like a poor decision for RockStar Games because The Lost and the Damned should

Yoville

If you’re looking to kill some time or take a break from that article you’re writing, you might consider looking into an online role playing game called Yoville. The concept behind Yoville, created by Zynga, inc., is very simple; it’s basically a chat room with advanced features, but the high resolution graphics coupled with the

Video Game Reviews Fatal Fury Wild Ambition Playstation 1

In the 1990s, 3D fighting games have become quite popular. Namco, Sega, and Tecmo had pretty much dominated the 3D fighting game industry. Capcom had taken notice and tried to come up with its own answer in the form of the “Street Fighter EX” series. However, that series was not quite successful. In a sense,

Video Game Reviews Battle of Gods Online

Battle Of Gods is an online strategy and combat game with a medieval fantasy setting. There is no software to download and the game will play within your web browser. Game Play Battle Of Gods has both a city building component and a combat component that takes place on the game map. You can build

Ps2 Star Wars Episode 3

Star Wars Episode 3 is an action game for the Playstation 2 developed by Lucasarts. The story takes place during the third Star Wars prequel movie. The story follow Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalkers path to the darkside, the game actually doesn’t go to in depth but will still do enough to spoil the movie for

Video Game Reviews Heavens Gate Arcade

Around the latter part of the 1990s, 3D fighting games were gaining in popularity. Sega had the “Virtua Fighter” series. Namco would release the “Tekken” and “Soul” series. Tecmo would release the “Dead or Alive” series. These three companies dominated the world of 3D fighting games. Other companies had attempted to jump on the bandwagon.

Safecracker Downloadable Game Review

“Safecracker” is a game sold upon the games website “BigFishGames.com”, which was named “Number 1 Adventure Game of 2007” by that very site. The 300MB download was fairly hefty, although everything went off without a hitch and the installation was also pretty straight forward. A trail game of the version can be acquired, although the

Review of new Star Soccer Game

I really wasn’t prepared for this game. It’s a small 28 meg download so I wasn’t expecting a lot and lo and behold the designers did not let me down. Where do I begin? Usually, the beginning is the best place to start. Is it right to compare this New Star Soccer game to the

Video Games Reviews Burning Fight Arcade

For the 1990s, Capcom and SNK has been toe-to-toe against each other in regards to the world of 2D fighting games from what I have seen. With the start and popularity of Capcom’s “Street Fighter II,” many companies jumped on the bandwagon. SNK has launched a few successful fighting game series. However, the 2D fighting

Review Mystery Case Files Return to Ravenhurst

In Return to Ravenhurst, you play a fictional detective called back to a cursed mansion you click your way through a variety of puzzles and mental challenges to save trapped souls before “He” returns. A wry sense of humor accompanies, taunting you when you make mistakes and obliquely offering hints. • Game play: 3/5 Game play

Downloadable Game Review Hospital Hustle

Hospital Hustle gets 3/5 for graphics and sound. In Hospital Hustle you play the role of the new nurse. As patients come in to the hospital you direct them to the area they need treatment in and then get them their chart and/or prescription. When they are healed, you tidy up the area they were

Giza Plains

South of Southgate you’ll come across the Giza Plains, a slightly nicer sight than the Estersand (though not by much). There are lots of minor treasure items dotting the landscape out here, and though they’re not worth much every little bit helps when you’re just starting. The enemies are more difficult here. You’ll spend most

Second Life Tips for Making Money

From land development and sales to retail shops, residents of Second Life, the 3D virtual world created by Linden Labs, Inc., enjoy a variety of ways to make money.  However, employment and entrepreneurship are only part of the equation.  The following suggestions are best used in conjunction with club ownership or product design, but many

Garamsythe Waterway

Once you’re done looking around Rabanastre for new goods or training in the Giza Plains, return to Lowtown and hunt out Old Dalan’s house in the south. (If you went straight there from the plains this should be an easy enough trip, as the entrance to Lowtown is in the Southgate region.) When you arrive

Diablo Ii Sorceress Cold Tree

In Diablo II, the Sorceress is both the most powerful spell caster, and the hardest to keep alive.  Thankfully, there are cold spells, which, in addition to causing damage, tend to freeze or at least slow down enemies, amongst other things. At level 1, The Sorceress gains access to “Ice Bolt” and “Frozen Armor.”  Ice

Diablo Ii Amazon Magic and Passive Skill Tree

Players don’t often choose the Amazon class in Diablo for their magical abilities.  However, the Amazon happens to have some pretty good spells and passive skills which, if nothing else, supplement the bow and javelin skills. At first level, the Amazon can learn “Inner Sight” and “Critical Strike.”  Inner Sight is a spell that illuminates

Diablo Unique Helms

The unique helms in Diablo are varied and interesting.  With only two (or three counting a shield) armor pieces, choosing the right helm can be pretty important. It all starts with The Harlequin Crest.  This helm is mostly helpful.  +2 to all attributes, which is a nice bonus.  -1 damage from enemies, which is mostly

Old Dalan

Once you’re done chatting with Penelo in North End, head east across the bridge and check the eastern wall. You’ll find a previously blocked door is now open, permitting travel into Lowtown. These underground slums are filled with some colourful characters, and you’ll probably make lots of visits down here while playing the game. Before

Diablo Ii Sorceress Fire Tree

The Fire Skill Tree in Diablo II is for those who wish to play a Sorceress which can deliver consistent damage.  While not maintaining the potential of lightning, it also has the highest minimum levels of damage per spell.  It also lacks the side effects of the cold spells, but delivers more damage in every