Review: NASCAR 06 Total Team Control (Xbox)

Posted in Racing,Reviews,Xbox by Shawn Wallace on 25 2005f September 2005

How large is the NASCAR fan base that plays video games? Is it worth it to put in the effort if only a select few are going to pick it up? Obviously the lowest tier on the EA Sports title list, the company is hoping to attract more than just NASCAR fans with its latest title, NASRCAR 06: Total Team Control. And they actually might. The game is not a glorified Project Gotham Racing or Gran Turismo type game, the developers are trying to replicate the NASCAR experience as much as they can, and for the most part they succeed.



Review: Darkwatch (Xbox)

Posted in Action,Reviews,Xbox by Shawn Wallace on 21 2005f September 2005

For the first person shooter genre of video games, almost every idea has been created. From James Bond to killing aliens or monsters to blasting away soldiers in war, it would be hard to come up with something fresh and creative. So with that in mind, the folks at High Moon Studios along with Capcom created its new first person shooter with a bit of everything that gamers have grown to love about the genre.


Review: Burnout Revenge (Xbox)

Posted in Gaming,Racing,Reviews,Xbox by Shawn Wallace on 20 2005f September 2005

Last year Burnout 3: Takedown blasted onto the racing game scene on consoles, bringing with it might and mayhem. From the  rocketship-paced racing to the incredible crashes, Takedown firmly planted itself near the crown of arcade racers.  Then, just a couple months back, Takedown’s angry red-headed stepchild, Burnout Revenge, began making waves. Talk of  tracks made for battle, bigger crashes, faster cars, more blood… it’s everything a fan of Takedown could imagine.  But, Takedown left behind some mighty big shoes to fill. Can Revenge live up to the hype?