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Dead Reefs
by DreamCatcher

GP Rating:
5.5

A great story can’t rescue this game from the clutches of the interface

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Infernal
The struggle between good and evil cannot over the power of mediocre gameplay
PC 05/30/2007 5.9 6.4
Spider-Man 3
Spiderman 3 is plagued with almost every movie franchise spin-off game—mediocrity
PC 05/30/2007 6.8 6.2
Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon
Turning chores into entertaining gameplay
PSP 05/30/2007 7.9 6.3
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
“The most dynamic swordplay ever,” a quote from Pirates of the Caribbean’s advertisement campaign, is sadly not at all accurate of the game’s boring gameplay
WII 05/30/2007 6.2 5.2
Hotel Dusk: Room 215
Get drawn in to this sketchbook noir adventure.
NDS 05/31/2007 8.9 7.9
Theatre of War
Hardcore World War II enthusiasts will be pleasantly surprised with the realism that Theatre of War delivers.
PC 05/31/2007 7.7 7.6
Dawn of Mana
As a loyal fan of the Mana series, Dawn of Mana is a hard game to recommend to anyone who has had a soft spot for the franchise or loves a good action/RPG.
PS2 06/01/2007 6.7 5.6
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
At least it’s better than Dead Man’s Chest
NDS 06/04/2007 6.8 7.1
Spider-Man 3
From the big-screen to the small-screen
NDS 06/04/2007 8.6 8.4
Diner Dash
Diner Dash fits right at home on the Nintendo DS and it remains to be one of the most repetitive yet highly addictive games that shouldn’t be missed.
NDS 06/05/2007 7.2 6.4
Legend of the Dragon
A very bad fighting game
PSP 06/05/2007 3.7 3.1
Brooktown High: Senior Year
Brooktown High is wasted potential that would have made for a truly interesting and enjoyable title that fits on the palm of your hands
PSP 06/06/2007 5.5 4.7
Diner Dash
In the end, Diner Dash: Sizzle & Serve remains a highly-energetic and fun arcade-styled game that doesn’t feel quite at ease on the PSP
PSP 06/06/2007 6.6 5.7
Circus Empire
Circus Empire offers hours of easy entertainment
PC 06/07/2007 7.5 7.5
Crush
A quirky and addicting action puzzler, Crush is a perfect fit on the PSP.
PSP 06/07/2007 9.0 8.5
Puzzle Scape
Like an old friend who’s had plastic surgery and spent nine months in therapy, Puzzle Scape is a game you’d swear you’ve met before
PSP 06/07/2007 7.0 6.1
Touch the Dead
George Romero wouldn’t touch this with a ten foot pole
NDS 06/08/2007 5.9 5.8
Tank Beat
So disappointing...
NDS 06/08/2007 3.1 4.1
Resident Evil 4
A direct port from the PS2… too bad my computer doesn’t have PS2 controller ports on it
PC 06/08/2007 6.9 7.7
Shadowrun
Shadowrun is a great premise diminished by a lofty price point
360 06/11/2007 7.5 6.6
GrimGrimoire
Real-time strategy from a different perspective, GrimGrimoire is a superb blend of battles that differ from the genre’s norms
PS2 06/11/2007 8.5 7.9
Tamagotchi Party On!
The sluggish pace and uninspired mini-games in Tamagotchi: Party On make it a party you’ll want to skip.
WII 06/11/2007 3.5 3.5
The Secrets of Atlantis
If you like adventure games that are a little hokey and not afraid of cliches, then this is the game for you
PC 06/12/2007 7.8 7.8
Death Jr. and the Science Fair of Doom
By and large, Death Jr.’s latest foray into the gaming world isn’t enough to bring this worn-out franchise back to life
NDS 06/13/2007 6.0 5.5
SpaceForce: Rogue Universe
SpaceForce: Rogue Universe has an admirable amount of depth, but the unintuitive interface and lack of a tutorial system are extremely frustrating.
PC 06/13/2007 7.0 6.8
The Sims 2: Pets
As a port, The Sims 2: Pets isn’t anything out of the ordinary. But the new Wii-perfected control style makes this the best console version available.
WII 06/13/2007 7.3 7.2
Shadowrun
Mired by some annoyances, Shadowrun is a good first effort to combine online competition between PCs and Xbox 360 users using an action FPS as the setting.
PC 06/14/2007 6.9 6.6
Shrek The Third
Shrek the Third is another example of a weak tie-in game trying to cash in on its license.
PSP 06/14/2007 6.0 5.6
Dragon Ball Z Harukanaru Densetsu
Goku and the gang battle their way through an uninspired card game.
NDS 06/15/2007 5.3 6.0
Forza Motorsport 2
Microsoft’s quintessential driving sim hits the Xbox 360 in stunning form.
360 06/18/2007 9.0 9.0
Ratatouille
Using the film’s driving point as its foundation for inspiration, Ratatouille is tons of fun
MB 06/18/2007 7.7 7.6
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
Midway’s flagship brawler comes to the Wii wrapped up in a complete package.
WII 06/18/2007 7.5 6.8
Tenchu Z
With frustrating controls and inept AI, Tenchu Z just not worth the time.
360 06/19/2007 5.5 5.7
Etrian Odyssey
For those in search of rough battles that could leave you in tears, Etrian Odyssey could be your favorite handheld game since Pokemon
NDS 06/19/2007 7.1 7.3
Planet Puzzle League
Instant mainstream and hardcore gamer appeal. Planet Puzzle League is a game that any puzzle fan will thoroughly enjoy
NDS 06/19/2007 8.8 8.4
Heatseeker
I almost forgot I owned a PS2
PS2 06/19/2007 5.7 5.4
WarTech Senko no Ronde
I had high hopes.  I had high-apple-pie-in-the sky hopes for Wartech.  Ultimately, it let me down
360 06/20/2007 5.0 6.6
FreeStyle Street Basketball
Freestyle Street Basketball has some issues that can impede the fun, but when the game is working like it should, it can be very entertaining
PC 06/20/2007 6.8 7.1
Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek
The cold snow never looked so good before
PC 06/20/2007 8.0 8.0
PQ2: Practical Intelligence Quotient
Top-of-the-line entertainment – a must for anyone who wants a deep, satisfying, and puzzling challenge
PSP 06/20/2007 8.5 7.6
Pet Alien
A forgettable CG cartoon lends its license to this forgettable DS action/puzzler
NDS 06/21/2007 5.9 6.3
Mario Party 8
Buy it for the multiplayer, pass on the single-player. When battling others, this is an engaging game of four-player madness
WII 06/21/2007 7.3 6.7
TrackMania United
The name says it all for TrackMania United.  Players around the world can unite and share their TrackMania experience
PC 06/22/2007 7.9 7.7
Ingenious
Ingenious is ingenious in its combination of simple rules and complex strategy
PC 06/22/2007 6.5 6.0
Tomb Raider Anniversary
Even if you played this game before a long while back, Tomb Raider: Anniversary does bring some new features to make this a worthwhile remake of a true gaming classic
PS2 06/22/2007 8.5 8.2
FINAL FANTASY
The one that started it all gets ported to yet another system.
PSP 06/22/2007 7.0 7.5
Time Ace
Who knew time travel could be so dull?
NDS 06/25/2007 5.5 5.5
Marvel Trading Card Game
True Believers will be in for a pleasant surprise with the Marvel Trading Card Game for the Nintendo DS. Unfortunately the surprise is a big letdown for owners of the DS
NDS 06/26/2007 5.3 6.2
ZENDOKU
It’s a sudoku fighting game. Yeah, you read that right
NDS 06/26/2007 7.7 6.7
Transformers: The Game
Transformers: The Game does a great graphical job but treads familiar mission territory
PS3 06/26/2007 8.0 6.0
Transformers: The Game
If only it could transform into a better game.
360 06/27/2007 6.0 5.5
The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff
The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff offers a nice selection of content for the base game and expansions
PC 06/27/2007 6.5 6.5
Ancient Wars - Sparta
The age of true warfare was nurtured during these times, but how does that translate to the safety of your home?
PC 06/27/2007 6.0 6.0
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Not as fantastic as it could be
360 06/28/2007 5.3 4.8
NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja 2
It’s a hard knock life for a ninja.
PS2 06/28/2007 7.2 7.3
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas scores strong marks for its multiplayer while the single-player is good, but short
PS3 06/28/2007 8.5 8.2
TRANSFORMERS: AUTOBOTS
Transformers does a decent job on the DS by utilizing the system’s online capabilities.
NDS 06/29/2007 7.5 7.1
TRANSFORMERS: DECEPTICONS
Transformers does a decent job on the DS by utilizing the system’s online capabilities.
NDS 06/29/2007 7.5 7.5
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has a few faults, but is otherwise a solid gaming experience
PS3 06/29/2007 8.0 7.0
Call of Juarez
Call of Juarez is a surprisingly enjoyable first-person shooter that’s not quite perfect but still able to do justice to the western theme
360 07/02/2007 7.5 7.0
Overlord
Sometimes it’s good to be the evil king.
360 07/02/2007 8.0 7.8
Delaware St. John Volume 3: The Seacliff Tragedy
Use your flashlight as a weapon in a whole new way
PC 07/02/2007 6.8 6.8
Hitman Trilogy
The Hitman Trilogy is the perfect set for anyone who hasn’t experienced these three classic games the first time around
PS2 07/02/2007 9.5 9.5
Raw Danger
In the end, Raw Danger is an emotional roller coaster of a game that places you in a disaster movie experience that’s very unforgettable despite its few flaws
PS2 07/02/2007 7.5 6.2
The BIGS
Big, bad-to-the-bone entertainment
PS3 07/02/2007 8.0 8.1
Hot Brain
Your brain is on fire! Wait, that doesn’t sound healthy
PSP 07/02/2007 7.0 5.9
Scarface The World is Yours
It’s funny what a good control scheme can do for a game and Scarface for the Wii definitely benefits from the Wii Remote and Nunchuk swinging action
WII 07/02/2007 8.2 7.6
Ratatouille
Can a rat become a fine chef?
WII 07/02/2007 7.1 6.3
Ratatouille
The complete opposite of the console versions. Bad controls, repetitive objectives, zero variety
GBA 07/03/2007 5.0 6.0
Ratatouille
Ratatouille is a decent platform game based on a movie
NDS 07/03/2007 6.5 6.5
Ratatouille
Contains the ingredients for action/adventure success: great worlds, great controls, good music, cool bonuses, and a fair amount of replay value
PS2 07/03/2007 7.4 6.7
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer tries to do too much, loses its focus and falls flat
PS3 07/03/2007 5.5 4.7
Transformers: The Game
You’ve gotten Grand Theft Auto in my Transformers Game!  No you put Transformers in my Grand Theft Auto game!
WII 07/03/2007 6.1 5.3
Call of Juarez
A treat for Western fans
PC 07/05/2007 8.3 7.4
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
While the game is a worthy attempt that falls a bit flat in certain areas, Rainbow Six Vegas for the PSP isn’t perfect but is a small step in the right direction
PSP 07/05/2007 7.0 6.4
Ratatouille
Ratatouille for the PSP lacks the charm of the film or the enjoyable action of the console version and gives us a platformer that might look appetizing but is far from it
PSP 07/05/2007 6.2 5.6
Transformers: The Game
Transformers: The Game does some things wrong and some things right on the PSP
PSP 07/05/2007 7.0 4.7
Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood
Born of Blood adds some nice new elements to bring back fans of the original game.
PC 07/06/2007 7.5 7.4
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The PSP version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix just doesn’t quite cast a favorable spell to make this a passing grade at Hogworts
PSP 07/06/2007 6.8 5.3
Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition proves that great games can still be great regardless of the platform or changes in the controls
WII 07/06/2007 9.0 9.2
The Darkness
A truly unique experience from start to finish, The Darkness is one of those games that will hook you in and steal your soul
360 07/09/2007 8.5 8.2
Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia
Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia has all the right essentials to make for a decent button-masher but thanks to way too many flaws, this battle just isn’t worth fighting
360 07/09/2007 5.0 6.1
Ratatouille
Pixar has done it again with another fantastic animated film.  The video game adaptation isn’t anywhere near the level of genius the movie conveys
360 07/09/2007 6.6 5.5
Flexis Extreme
The sequel to the popular puzzle game gets some nice improvements to the formula.
MB 07/09/2007 8.0 8.0
Touchmaster
For casual gamers seeking virtual checkers, solitaire, and other simple board and Web games, this might be enough. But for the rest of us, TouchMaster isn’t worth touching
NDS 07/09/2007 5.9 6.6
Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars
Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars is a shining example of mediocrity at its finest
PC 07/09/2007 5.0 2.7
The Adventures of Darwin
In some respects, The Adventures of Darwin effectively mirrors Pikmin’s unique style. But it comes up short as a PS2 strategy game
PS2 07/09/2007 5.2 5.0
Transformers: The Game
Not much more than meets the eye
PS2 07/09/2007 6.7 6.3
The Darkness
Starbreeze’s latest is a dark jaunt into the Top Cow comic book series.
PS3 07/09/2007 8.5 8.0
The BIGS
The PSP version of The BIGS offers up some addicting fast-paced gameplay in line with the console versions, but the controls need a little work.
PSP 07/09/2007 7.0 7.4
Hour of Victory
If anything, Hour of Victory feels unfinished and plagued with enough bugs to cripple the action in the worst way
360 07/10/2007 4.9 3.8
Cookie & Cream
Innovation is both a gift and a burden when it comes to Cookie & Cream for the Nintendo DS
NDS 07/10/2007 7.0 7.6
Hoshigami Remix
A decent addition to the DS’s small but growing selection of tactical RPGs
NDS 07/10/2007 6.8 5.8
B-17 Fortress in the Sky
B-17 has potentially good ideas but is sorely lacking in most aspects and feels like an incomplete game
NDS 07/11/2007 5.0 4.5
Brain Buster Puzzle Pak
Proof that if you wrap a popular puzzle game with four other unknown games, you can have a decent title
NDS 07/16/2007 7.0 7.0
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
About as much fun as getting cursed
NDS 07/16/2007 5.3 4.9
Nervous Brickdown
An excellent and ridiculously diverse collection of brand-new games that were inspired by the brick-blasting, ball-bouncing games of the 80s
NDS 07/16/2007 8.3 7.2
Transformers: The Game
Transformers hits the PC, but I would hardly call it a hit!
PC 07/16/2007 6.5 6.3
Hot Wheels Ultimate Racing
Intensely fast, jaw-dropping gameplay in the palm of your hand
PSP 07/16/2007 8.0 7.0
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fans of the movie or of the comic should probably stay away
WII 07/16/2007 4.6 3.8
The BIGS
Can you hit a homerun?
WII 07/16/2007 7.1 6.8
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Ok, I’ve found your gargoyle, mopped the floor and retrieved all your potion ingredients. What do you mean, you need something else?!? What do I look like, Harry the Handyman?
WII 07/16/2007 8.0 6.8
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
What was an instant classic on the original Xbox is now a brilliant retooled classic on the PlayStation 3 that should not be missed if you’re an owner of Sony’s new console
PS3 07/17/2007 9.5 9.1
Project Sylpheed
Interplanetary war is brutal
360 07/18/2007 7.2 6.3
Hot Shots Tennis
The series known for its rule-bending golf franchise comes to tennis with mainstream gameplay, slightly hardcore challenges, and an excellent shot aiming system
PS2 07/18/2007 8.0 7.5
DUNGEON MAKER: HUNTING GROUND
A combination of RPG action and dungeon building simulator
PSP 07/18/2007 7.0 7.0
Traxxpad
A surprisingly powerful music application with tons of customization options that takes a while to master but is well worth the effort
PSP 07/18/2007 8.5 8.4
DiRT
Easily one of the coolest and most entertaining rally racing games on the Xbox 360, DiRT is one of those games auto racing enthusiasts should not miss
360 07/19/2007 8.5 8.4
Scratches: Director's Cut
Turn out the lights and be prepared to be scared
PC 07/19/2007 7.5 7.0
Dungeon Runners
Dungeon Runners does not push the MMO genre conceptually, but it does deliver in terms of casual hack ‘n slash fun
PC 07/19/2007 8.0 7.8
Vampire Rain
Highly skilled black ops unit squares off against the undead in an action game that may just make you so irate you will throw your controller in disgust
360 07/20/2007 4.0 4.1
Tomb Raider Anniversary
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Anniversary is a wonderful journey with a good friend and gaming icon
PC 07/20/2007 8.4 8.4
Bomberman Live
Bomberman is back with a vengeance
360 07/23/2007 8.5 8.2
Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s
Just like the title states, this is Guitar Hero “Encore.” Another great performance from last year’s tour
PS2 07/23/2007 8.0 7.8
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
If you like games that step outside the bounds of normality – games that defy reality and present the strangest imagery imaginable – Persona 3 is your RPG
PS2 07/23/2007 7.9 8.4
Final Fantasy II
For anyone who loves great music, older RPG battle systems, and a good story that’s told solely through text messages, Final Fantasy II is a must-own
PSP 07/23/2007 8.0 7.7
PaRappa The Rapper
Sony wants gamers to reminisce about the beloved PaRappa the Rapper, a 1997 rhythm game, with its release on the PSP
PSP 07/23/2007 6.9 6.7
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
Lost Planet makes an appearance on the PC, but loses a bit in the translation.
PC 07/24/2007 7.0 6.5
The Rise of Atlantis 1.0
A good puzzle game should be fun, addictive and easy to play.  Rise of Atlantis hits the mark in all three categories
PC 07/24/2007 7.5 7.5
NCAA Football 08
NCAA Football 08 has the graphics, but the game play and AI can be a little suspect
PS3 07/24/2007 7.6 7.6
Smash Court Tennis 3
Smash Court Tennis 3 scores decent marks for its excitement level but loses points on gameplay responsiveness, problematic AI, and a troublesome presentation
PSP 07/24/2007 6.7 7.2
NCAA Football 08
I love me some college football!
360 07/25/2007 8.1 8.4
Overlord
Overlord promotes evil over good, but sometimes good just sort of crops up
PC 07/25/2007 8.5 7.9
Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology
Fans of the role-playing game will certainly have a good time with Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology for the PSP and it’s a game that shouldn’t be missed
PSP 07/25/2007 7.7 7.6
Ratatouille
A movie tie in game that actually provides some entertainment.
GC 07/26/2007 6.1 5.7
Dead Reefs
A great story can’t rescue this game from the clutches of the interface
PC 07/26/2007 5.5 5.3
Enemy Engaged 2
Enemy Engaged 2 isn’t exactly the most engaging game for the PC
PC 07/26/2007 5.5 5.5