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My Video Game Reviews

This page will offer links to all of my published reviews on Gaming Trend, for those of you interested in this.  Note:  Some of these need edits, and some of these were little more than rehashing of information given us by the developers and publishers.


Dark and Light (E3 2005)
EA E3 2005 Showcase (E3 2005)
Interview with Michael Hengst, Produer of Panzer Elite Action (Which apparently never came out in the US)
My OpEd Piece on the GTA:SA Hot Coffee ‘Scandal’
D&D Online Dev Chat
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones Speed Kill System Overview
How the Xbox 360 Launch Failed (At least until Sony screwed up)
Promotions in Civilization IV
Civics in Civ IV
The  Weapons of Serious Sam II
Starship Troopers Dev Diary
Heroes of Might & Magic V Factions Q&A
Heroes of Might & Magic V Factions: Dungeon
Conflict: Global Terror Multiplayer
Agatha Christie’s: And Then There Were None Q&A
Eleven Things You Didn’t Know About Civ IV
Eleven Things You Didn’t Know About Civ IV, Part Two
Greg Horn Interview (Serious Sam II, NBA Live 06)
Civ IV Victory Conditions
Civ IV:  Arabia
Civ IV: Inca
Civ IV: Mali
Civ IV: Persia
Op/Ed:  How Spike TV is Ruining Video Game Journalism and the Industry
Painkiller: Hell Wars Preview
RF Online Preview
Cheyenne Studios (Stargate Worlds) Press Conference Call
The Hustle (PS2) Preview
The Universe Next Door, An Introduction
Age of Conan Preview (E3 2006)
The Witcher Preview (E3 2006)
Lord of the Rings Online Preview (E3 2006)
World Championship Poker – Featuring Howard Lederer Preview (E3 2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean Online Interview with Mike Goslin, VP, VR Studios
Midway Interview with Dwayne Johnson
Thrillville Preview
Pirates of the Caribbean Online Interview with Oren Aviv, President of Production, Walt Disney Pictures
Chatting and Flirting in Thrillville
Depth in Thrillville
Ar Tonelico Preview
Samurai Warriors 2: Empires Preview
GrimGrimoire Preview
Biology of the Krogan Race (Mass Effect Lore)
The Rise and Fall of the Krogan (Mass Effect)
Book Review:  Exploiting Online Games:  Cheating Massively Distributed Systems
Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 Preview
WWE Legends of Wrestlemania Preview
Fate/Unlimited Codes Preview (PSP)


Beggar Prince (Sega Genesis, 72/100)
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls (GBA, 83/100)
Getaway: Black Monday (PS2, 75/100)
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (PC, 78/100)
World Tour Soccer 2006 (PS2, 77/100)
MLB 2006 (PS2, 86/100)
MX vs. ATV Unleashed (PS2, 83/100)
RYL: Path of the Emporer (PC, 63/100)
Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana (PS2, 88/100)
Meteos (DS, 94/100)
Armored Core: Nine Breaker (PS2, 86/100)
Animaniacs: Lights, Camera, Action (NDS, 29/100)
RPG Maker 3 (PS3, 74/100)
We Love Katamari (PS2, 87/100)
187: Ride or Die (Xbox, 65/100)
Big Mutha Truckers 2 (PS2, 69/100)
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (NDS, 90/100)
Indigo Prophecy (PS2, 95/100)
Lunar: Dragon Song (NDS, 62/100)
Lost in Blue (NDS, 84/100)
Tak: The Great Juju Challenge (NDS, 76/100)
Blitz: The League (Xbox, 80/100)
L.A. Rush (Xbox, 80/100)
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (PS2, 90/100)
Tony Hawk’s American Sk8land (GBA, 61/100)
Shattered Union (PC, 72/100)
Wild Arms: Alter Code F (PS2, 82/100)
Armored Core: Formula Front – Extreme Battle (PSP, 70/100)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 (PS2, 77/100)
Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 3 (Xbox, 83/100)
The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer (PS2, 66/100)
Karaoke Revolution Party (PS2, 82/100)
Rugby 06 (Xbox, 77/100)
Warship Gunner 2 (PS2, 66/100)
CMT Presents Karaoke Revolution Country (PS2, 72/100)
X-Men: The Official Game (Xbox, 66/100)
Stacked with Daniel Negreanu (PS2, 84/100)
Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War (PC, 57/100)
Night Watch (PC, 68/100)
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories (PS2, 94/100)
Age of Empires III: The Warchiefs (PC, 85/100)
Dance Dance Revolution: SuperNOVA (PS2, 87/100)
Rule of Rose (PS2, 73/100)
Archlord (PC, 62/100)
Justice League Heroes (PS2, 74/100)
Trillville (PS2, 87/100)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (Xbox, 77/100)
Sims 2: Pets (PC, 79/100)
Tokobot Plus: Mysteries of the Karakuri (PS2, 71/100)
Phantasy Star Universe (PC, 76/100)
Ar Tonelico (PS2, 84/100)
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI (PS2, 77/100)
Everquest II: Echoes of Faydwer (PC, 85/100)
Samurai Warriors 2: Empires (PS2, 62/100)
MLB 07: The Show (PS2, 74/100)
Lord of the Rings Online (PC, 84/100)
Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm (PS2, 80/100)
Marvel Trading Card Game (NDS, 66/100)
Touch the Dead (NDS, 76/100)
Odin Sphere (PS2, 88/100)
Brothers in Arms: War Stories (NDS, 76/100)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 (360, 72/100)
The Adventures of Darwin (PS2, 62/100)
Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends (NDS, 81/100)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 (NDS, 67/100)
The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (360, 86/100)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 (PS3, 83/100)
Ar Tonelico 2: Melody of MetaFalica (PS2, 76/100)
WWE Legends of Wrestlemania (PS3, 87/100)
Sims 3 (PC, 91/100)
Madden NFL 10 (PS3, 82/100)


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