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Enter the Matrix

XBox,TPS,9/10 – June 2003 This game taught me the lesson that one shouldn’t take magazine reviews as gospel. My most respected mags, namely Edge and Games rated this game 3/10 and 4/10 respectively but I loved it. The great thing about is that the story line fits perfectly between “The final flight of the osiris” […]

Baldur’s Gate : Dark Alliance

XBox,RPG,5/10 – June 2003 I got this because it was the first 2-player co-operative RPG for the XBOX that I’d seen. It’s not a deep game, it’s a simple hack and slash with very little inventory management or character progression and a shallow dis-joined storyline. The graphics are state-of-the-art with vegetation blowing in the wind, […]

Advance Wars

GBA,Turn-based strategy,9/10 – June 2003 Nintendo does chess. This is a game of tactics and like chess things aren’t left to chance, you can get to know the exact outcome of a clash between 2 units. Unfortunately it seems to be geared towards kids but you wont be able to win by force-in-numbers rather than […]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (J. K. Rowling)

Fantasy, 8/10 – June 2003 Voldemort is gaining strength and building an army but no one believes Harry about it except Dumbledore. The Ministry of Magic has made it their job to discredit them both, using the wizarding newspaper The Daily Prophet for slander. Dumbledore is avoiding Harry because Harry’s mind is linked in some […]