About Us | Game Reviews | Feature Articles | Podcast | Best Work | Forums | Shop | Review Game

Mature (17+)

Shadow Man 2econd Coming – Second Opinion

This new version of Shadow Man plays a lot like the old one—the graphics have been upgraded (the character models look a little more realistic, although they still look like first generation Playstation 2 graphics) and the core gameplay tweaked (theres a wider variety of weapons this time around); but those who played through the first game will find that 2econd Coming is very familiar, flaws and all.

Illbleed

Game Description: B-movie horror-film producer Michael Reynolds offers a million dollars to anyone who can survive his terrifying movie-themed park, Illbleed. Four teenage horror fans—Eriko Christy, Kevin Kertsman, Randy Fairbanks, and Michel Waters—receive invitations to the ghastly park. Filled with enthusiasm, Kevin, Randy, and Michel carelessly rush to Illbleed, leaving behind young Eriko, the main star of the game. Eriko eventually heads to Illbleed to search for her now-missing friends. As Eriko, you must find your friends and survive the horrors of Illbleed. Will you make it out alive?

Max Payne – Second Opinion

Looking at Max Payne, Im going to have to agree with nearly every point James made in his review, especially his view that the game falls short of being an "amazing, breakthrough" title. Is Bullet Time cool? Hell yes. Is it enough to carry an entire game? Hell no.

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem – Second Opinion

With some minor tweaking, Eternal Darkness could have been a great game. The core ideaa horror story wherein the player takes control of a variety of different characters from different eras is an excellent one. The game's scope is nothing short of epic, which makes it a shame that the actual gameplay is so pedestrian.

Way of the Samurai – Review

Way Of The Samurai is like an interactive Woo film in that forces players to make tough decisions regarding loyalty, morality, and honor much like the one Alan made in Hard-Boiled. And much like a Woo film, the game resolves its conflicts with blood-drenched violence.

Way of the Samurai – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Violence

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem – Consumer Guide

According to the ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Violence

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem – Review

Blood and gore sell games, much to the horror of parents and senators everywhere. For proof, you need look no further than the runaway success of franchises like Capcoms mega-popular Resident Evil or Konami's fan favorite, Silent Hill. Despite this, Nintendo has rarely tried to capitalize on the phenomena.

Shadow Man 2econd Coming – Review

In writing the Second Opinion for Oni, Brad discussed what he saw as the main pet peeve he had to deal with as a game critic. According to him, nothing is worse than being stuck reviewing what clearly appears to be a bad game. Such titles will force you to spend hours playing them, only to leave you in the end feeling robbed of time that would have been better spent doing just about anything else.

Code of Conduct

Comments are subject to approval/deletion based on the following criteria:
1) Treat all users with respect.
2) Post with an open-mind.
3) Do not insult and/or harass users.
4) Do not incite flame wars.
5) Do not troll and/or feed the trolls.
6) No excessive whining and/or complaining.

Please report any offensive posts here.

For more video game discussion with the our online community, become a member of our forum.

Our Game Review Philosophy and Ratings Explanations.

About Us | Privacy Policy | Review Game | Contact Us | Twitter | Facebook |  RSS
Copyright 1999–2010 GameCritics.com. All rights reserved.