Klonoa: Empire of Dreams Review

Klonoa: Empire of Dreams is an example of how context can radically affect the way a game is perceived. It plays much like its PlayStation and PS2 counterparts, but feels more at home on the 2D-friendly Game Boy Advance than it did on higher powered consoles. The PS2’s Klonoa 2 was particularly self-conscious in its […]

All Third-Person 2D Action RPG Games

Third-person 2D action RPGs feature real-time combat in a two-dimensional gameworld. Most feature a single controllable character and are played from an overhead perspective. Examples: The Legend of Zelda Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain Games: 2010 007: Top Agent iPhone 2 Stars 1995 3×3 Eyes: Jyuma Houkan [Japanese] Super […]

All Action Party Games With Ratings

Party games are specially designed to be played by a group of people together. They usually feature an assortment of mini-games, often tied together by a board game activity. Party games tend to be themed around celebrities or franchise characters. Examples: Mario Party Pac-Man All-Stars Sonic Shuffle Nickelodeon Party Blast Crash Bash Shrek: Super Party […]

All Formula-1/Indy Racing Games With Ratigns

Games of this style are based on real-life race car competitions. Small, low-profile Formula 1 and Indy racing vehicles are designed exclusively for such events and feature wide tires, no doors, and helmeted drivers. CART racing games also belong in this category. Examples: Formula 1 Super Monaco GP CART World Series F1 2002 C.A.R.T. Fury: […]

Toki Tori Review (2001 Game Boy Color Puzzle Game)

Despite the cutesy character on the box, Toki Tori is a challenging platform puzzle game, designed with obvious care and inventiveness. The excellent gameplay is engrossing and the puzzles are tough mind-bending affairs that show off the capabilities of the graphics on the Game Boy Color. Toki Tori, a newly hatched baby chick, sees an […]