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Posted:
2010-10-27

smackdaddy

Newbie

8.3

This version of the classic game Tetris contain a special number of modes but still equipped with the old-school version of a portable format game. Some of the modes installed for this new release include Bombliss, Master, VS Sprint, Co-op VS Co-op, Sprint and the All Clear Sprint.

The mode Bombliss require you to clear an array of blocks using bombs in order to create a chain reaction, while the mode Sprint requires you to clear at least 40 lines of blocks as quick as possible. The game starting off at maximum speed is the feature of the Master mode and Co-op VS Co-op is a player versus player mode in a wide field. The single player mode has also been installed in this game where you can play against the computer.

The game of Tetris has been very popular throughout the world and thus making its developers relax while gamers while everyone else is buying their product. Although the game doesn’t feature much change over the years, it still remains as a hit as people buy it over and over again. It’s very much addicting to most gamers who have been used to playing this game back in their days.

If you want a little more challenge on the game then you can try the Master Mode which is definitely more difficult than all the other modes. You might as well try Stage Racer which involves controlling of a Tetris piece called a “Tetrimino” and steer it down through a string of twists and turns.

As a whole, the added modes are tons of fun and challenge, specifically the Field Climber and Shadow mode of the game. This mode features a little man who runs around at the bottom of your screen whom you will need to help get on top. In order to do this, you will be required to stack boxes on top of each other in order for the little man to climb to his goal. Of course this will be not as easy as it sounds for some blocks may disappear if stacked un-accordingly. So, before you make a move, be sure that you foresee the results.

As a result it clearly shows that simplistic type puzzle games of this nature are highly addicting, even with a game which is kinda simple to understand and play. Some of the most memorable games start out like this and they need little changing in turns of gameplay when adding an additional release for it to be a hit.

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Posted:
2010-10-12

smackdaddy

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6.2

The World Ends With You DS Review. This is A modern day final fantasy-like RPG that still shows action with swords and sorcery, but now they do the smashing and bashing in a more familiar setting- Tokyo. This game incorporates a mind-bending dual-screen fighting system that enables you to ask for more.

The story contains an angst teen hero with a visually disturbing haircut and a cool team-based system. In addition a more detailed customization option for the weapons has also been enabled. This will give gamers a unique experience that is very much both impressive on the DS games capabilities and in the storytelling. With Tokyo as the setting of this game, some places and landmarks were also given more details like Shibuya. From the train-station, Shibuya’s Crossing, Hachiko’s Statue to Dogenzaka and more. All these compliment the overall design of the game.

The story line of this game is pretty much like The Matrix and a little like Battle Royale where Neku Sakabara is forced to play a sinister competition. The mechanics is to complete the task that is given or else you will be erased of existence. In order to guarantee your win, you will need to make a series of pacts with other characters and fight in pairs.

Genuine twists have been installed in this game's intriguing story which will be good for some truly touching moments. The main points covered on each quest is finding your identity, teen angst, coping up with guild and having to carry the weight of obligation. All the good reason for you to try this game.

Although this game may not look very violent, it can still be quite chaotic. Either way, you can feel that on the game when you will be attacked by eight enemies on both screens. This may seem hard but be prove to be easy once you get used to the game.

The main character of this game will be equipped with different abilities as well as a great number of weapons at the same time. All giving you power and strength as you make your way out of worlds end.

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Posted:
2010-10-23

smackdaddy

Newbie

7.9

This game is played with the two screens that you can easily switch between by simply pushing a button. You will be controlling Hatsworth on the top of the screen in a standard yet extremely enjoyable way. When we say extreme this means making your way through by slaying horde of enemies with your sword while avoiding to spill the tea that your left hand is holding. The lower part of your screen will compose of a puzzle game that is inspired by the famous game Tetris Attack. This combination on your screen may sound a bit strange however, it works pretty well. The first part of the game will prove to be easy however you should take extra precaution as the later part will be extremely difficult.

What the main character does in this game is to plunder tombs despite his age for priceless treasures. Some of these treasures include a long-forgotten suit that is made of gold and bestows power to the bearer. Aside from the wealth earned from obtaining treasures, you will also be granted abilities that you can play around with. One of the unique abilities that you will be obtaining from special treasures is breathing underwater through a golden pipe or a pair of gilded shoes that enables to leap tall walls which are essential to move over to the next level.

Although it may seem easy to make your way through this game even though your character is a bit old with list of useful abilities he possess, the main focus of this game will still be on combat- not on just using skills. To help you combat enemies in this game you can use a sword that Hatsworth carries all the time. You can also pick up various weapons like guns, bombs or boomerangs that can be found along your way. Whatever tactics you use, whether you use a skill or a weapon to make it through the game, you will find this game rewarding and fun.

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Posted:
2011-07-21

smackdaddy

Newbie

7.9

In NBA Live 10, post play has been de-emphasized and no matter what the reason is there is absence of a modifier which is needed for posting up and instead, blocks posturing is performed by maneuvering the left analog and you can already utilize the right stick to do well in the variety of moves once you get the ball. In contrast to the post play, the passing has also improved. It is now simple to get the ball through your best player.

Apart from that, the team has strengthened the gameplay with brand new emphasis in the defense which accelerated the pragmatism satisfactorily. Much credit is given to the crisp difficulty settings which will force the player to think of ways and means in attacking various situations. Shooting is also simplified into a single press of the button regardless of how hard you try to score. The basic jumper can be transformed in many ways with the use of the right trigger and the left analog stick.

There are still peculiarities that will arise now and then even if artificial intelligence has made some improvements in the defensive side of the court. Though there are gripes visible in the game, the positive advances have overwhelmed the game series. There is fluidity and authenticity in the game’s experience particularly in contrast to what the game has stood for in many years. The Dynamic Season of the game will permit every player to take part in the existing NBA games and be able to create your personal version on a particular season.

Another kind of feature which is known as the Adidas Live Run will allow 10 players to be connected online and will run a 5-on-5 game. The squad mechanics that is built-in will permit the players in the formation of teams together with other users and will keep a record and stats as you encounter other teams. Meanwhile, the dynasty mode is the destination where you spend some time. Here, you will begin by setting your goals and employ personnel for the year to come and then train the players with the training games done in the past year.

In contrast to the modes which were not given much attention, elements in visual and presentation have significantly improved. The audio quality is also a mix combination. Although, the crowd sounds are fantastic, the announcers on the other hand are most of the time very redundant. While the game has various issues to complain about, the game is precisely what the game series require to trigger a fan base that is dwindling with additions of new players. The whole gameplay is fantastically refined and imitates true basketball with greater amount of success compared to the previous games.