halo 3

a review of Halo 3
a videogame developed by bungie
and published by microsoft
for the microsoft xbox 360
text by tim rogers

4 stars

Bottom line: Halo 3 is “the precise reason kids don't play with G.I. Joes anymore.”

Conquests of the Longbow

a review of Conquests of the Longbow - The Legend of Robin Hood
a videogame developed by christy marx
and published by sierra on-line
for dos and the amiga
text by Brandon Parker

4 stars

Bottom line: Conquests of the Longbow is “from back when people read books instead of PowerPoint presentations to make these things.”

contra 4

a review of Contra 4
a videogame developed by WayForward Technologies
and published by konami
for mobile phones and the nintendo DS
text by tim rogers

1.5 stars

Bottom line: Contra 4 is “a painless, forgettable little exercise in point-missing.”

Neo Contra

a review of Neo Contra
a videogame developed by konami TYO
and published by konami
for the sony playstation 2 computer entertainment system
text by Ario Barzan

3 stars

Bottom line: Neo Contra is “a full day's meal in a six ounce steak.”

uncharted: drake’s fortune

a review of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
a videogame developed by naughty dog
and published by sony computer entertainment america
for the sony playstation 3 computer entertainment system
text by tim rogers

3 stars

Bottom line: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is “the best game ever made about a dude in a T-shirt and jeans.”

uncharted: drake’s fortune

a review of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
a videogame developed by naughty dog
and published by sony computer entertainment america
for the sony playstation 3 computer entertainment system
text by Theodore Troops

2 stars

Bottom line: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is “about as good an interactive replica of a 30's pulpy adventure serial as Rogue Squadron is of a Star Wars film.”