Mount&Blade

a review of Mount&Blade
a videogame developed by Tale Worlds
and published by Tale Worlds
for Microsoft Windows
text by Matthew Sakey

3 stars

Bottom line: Mount&Blade is “the best legal use for $22.”

FINAL FANTASY VII (NO STARS)

a review of Final Fantasy VII
a videogame developed by evil men
and published by inhuman monsters
for the sony playstation computer entertainment system, the sony playstation network and windows 95
text by James Edwards

ZERO stars

Bottom line: Final Fantasy VII is “the death knell of virtue.”

Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007

a review of Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 (Pro Evolution Soccer 6)
a videogame developed by KCET
and published by Konami
for Microsoft Windows, the microsoft xbox 360, the nintendo DS, the sony playstation 2 computer entertainment system and the sony playstation portable
text by Thom Moyles

3.5 stars

Bottom line: Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 is “a fan's god-fantasy.”

KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT 2

a review of KOF: Maximum Impact 2 (The King of Fighters 2006)
a videogame developed by SNK Playmore
and published by SNK Playmore
for the sony playstation 2 computer entertainment system
text by Stephen Kelly

3.5 stars

Bottom line: KOF: Maximum Impact 2 is “the first post-fighting game.”

Balloon Fight

a review of Balloon Fight
a videogame developed by nintendo R&D#1
and published by nintendo
for the arcades, the msx, the nec pc-8801, the nintendo entertainment system, the nintendo gameboy advance, the nintendo gameboy advance e-reader, the nintendo gamecube (as part of animal crossing), the nintendo wii virtual console, the sharp x1, the sharp zaurus and the watara supervision
text by Eric-Jon Rössel Waugh

3 stars

Bottom line: Balloon Fight is “kind of modest.”

star fox command

a review of Star Fox Command
a videogame developed by nintendo
and published by nintendo
for the nintendo DS
text by Brendan Lee

1 star

Bottom line: Star Fox Command is “a guaranteed Bum Trip.”

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

a review of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
a videogame developed by Rockstar Leeds
and published by Take Two Interactive
for the sony playstation 2 computer entertainment system and the sony playstation portable
text by Thom Moyles

1 star

Bottom line: Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is “systematically flipping off everybody in the room.”

gears of war

a review of Gears of War
a videogame developed by epic games
and published by microsoft
for the microsoft xbox 360
text by tim rogers

4 stars
#06

Bottom line: Gears of War is “the game of the decade.”

God of War II

a review of God of War II
a videogame developed by sony computer entertainment santa monica
and published by sony computer entertainment america
for the sony playstation 2 computer entertainment system and the sony playstation 3 computer entertainment system (as part of the god of war collection)
text by Andrew Toups

ZERO stars

Bottom line: God of War II is “like going through an entire box of q-tips in a single day.”