Using a SOCOM-compatible headset, enhanced online communication enables team members to more easily communicate either in-game or in the game lobby while viewing the new ?who?s talking? The core gameplay also mixed in stealth, with silent weapons available for covert kills, and a special sixth sense allowed XIII to hear where enemies were via an onscreen ‘tap, tap, tap’ comic effect display. What are YOU gonna do? It’s not in the same league as Silent Hunter III, more like Steel Tide. Aside from the overall increased challenge and duskier presentation, the same “chaining” mechanic is in place here, though now you can pump up your firepower and score even further with “hyper” items – if you don’t mind that using them makes enemies even angrier! Video: Intro | Gameplay Dramatic Soccer Game: Nippon Daihyou Senshu Ninarou! The Sly series is a great cartoon stealth platformer, which has now been re-released on PS3 in HD form (the original trilogy). The first of these is a vastly reworked Tactical Shift System compared to when we last saw it – switching between your three fighters on the fly can now be done to avoid an opponent’s relentless onslaught through the Saving Shift or done to prolong your own combos and confuse opponents with some crazy mix-up thanks to the Quick Shift ability. Konami has now published its first game from the series outside of Japan under the name MLB Power Pros. Its striking art style and mixture of puzzles and enemy confrontations were superbly designed. Your equipment: an arsenal built into your steel arm, an electronic eye and a robotic sidekick named IRIS. However, it’s Way of the Samurai’s combat system that helps it stand out from the crowd. Each Autobot had strengths and weaknesses, and the Mini-con feature, which used tiny, collectible robots, could add all sorts of user-configurable powers to the heroes, granting better firepower, defense, higher jumps, and so on. The fighting is all right and a little bit of a challenge, but the real star of the game is the environment and learning how to explore it… Like with Viewtiful Joe, the moves may be simple, but the uses can be complicated. A robot killed grandma.” For some reason, though, it doesn’t come off as camp. Blood Will Tell played very much like Devil May Cry, only with larger, more open areas and some stealth and puzzle sections (as Dororo). Being able to control your giant robot as a kid that is running around, hiding through buildings, flying with your powers to a rooftop, or just standing on your robot’s shoulder to be closer to the action just makes it so interesting. It possessed similar gameplay to the first game in the series, albeit with better visuals, and the 2.5D platforming was every bit as enjoyable as it was the first time around, even more so with the tweaks and refinements that came with the new platform. If you liked the original Outrun back in the day, you’ll love this new installment. It crossed James Bond with MacGyver, and although not the most technically impressive FPS on the PS2, it was a real surprise. As in the arcade version you can choose from three modes – Psikyo-esque Original, standard Maniac, and stupid-hard Ultra, as well as a slightly redesigned Arrange mode. BloodRayne is a pulse-pounding thrillride that gets you by the jugular and won't let go until it's over. You’ve heard of the Batman: Arkham series, right? If you’re looking for an interesting and fun diversion from the status quo, Mister Mosquito is a game to seriously consider.” Any gamer that enjoys flight-based combat definitely need to look into this gem. Oni mixed ranged combat using an array of weapons with melee attacks, and the whole game was presented with minimalistic visuals that allowed for super smooth and fast combat. If you are a fan of 16-bit platformers, this Kim Possible installment should impress you with its two-dimensional gamplay coated and cartoony 3D graphics. So, why did the PS2 port of Deus Ex fall so flat? Video: Gameplay The other missing half was a decent combat system that could incorporate timing and reflexes into the traditional button-mashing slop. [GMX Media], Ghost in The Shell is a fast-action 3rd person shooter for up to 4 players, with a feature set and presentation that will satisfy even the most hardened gamer. This is odd, as it was similar to Pokemon, in that you could tame and recruit enemies, selecting them to fight alongside you in battle. Armed with the latest experimental weapons, Rogue's arsenal offers him a critical advantage over his opponents; encoded bio-chips containing the digitised personalities of his fallen comrades are stored in his gun, helmet and backpack, each offering their unique expertise and assistance, allowing Rogue to strategically outwit a sophisticated enemy. [SCi Games], (Also known as "Fahrenheit") New York, January 2009. Salaryman Kintarou, Jissen Pachi-Slot Hisshouhou! Meet Jack Slate. . MobyGames™ Copyright © 1999-2020 Video: Gameplay It’s very enjoyable though and a great diversion from the typical “horror” game. Despite this, it still failed to make major waves, and was never heard from again. [LucasArts], (Also known as "Gungrave OD") Beyond-The-Grave, our favorite undead-Mafioso-turned-almost-good-guy, is back to kick ass against the Corsione family and prevent them from using the Seed to gain control of the world. Battle evil alien robots through multiple levels across the solar system and combat your foes in one of three distinct game play modes: Ace on foot as a soldier, Runt as the driver of an armored tank, or Abby as the pilot of a spaceship. Wheeler - a biomechanically enhanced soldier built to wage a one-man war. Add in mini-games for stealing car radios, robbing stores, and spreading your gang’s graffiti tag everywhere, and you’ve got a game that successfully captured the feel of the movie, while expanding on the original story, providing a deeper look at the Warriors themselves. In terms of the gameplay, it is very much like Metal Slug, but it has its very own style and sense of humor. It was a great, team-based adventure, and one that is considered to be a canonical sequel. Special challenge missions also let you unlock better weapons. It’s an addictive and lucrative gameplay mechanic — there’s a lot of junk in Valentir’s reef… Everblue 2 is a unique and compelling experience… and exactly the kind of fresh approach that the role-playing genre so desperately needs. Nerawareta 10 Daime! You are Jango Fett, the galaxy's most dangerous bounty hunter, hired to hunt down the elusive leader of a mysterious cult - dead or alive. Utilize the SOCOM headset to communicate and plan strategies with fellow SEALs in single player and online play. Only coming in low on this list due to the original’s success, the PS2 version featured some changes due to the hardware’s limitations, such as reworked levels and hub areas split into loading zones, but on the whole, this was a great port of a sublime PC masterpiece, and it should have performed so much better than it did. You press the L1 button to release a sonar pulse, and then listen for a bounce-back; the shorter the time between the initial and reflected pulse, the closer you are to an object.