Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising
The single-player campaign is represented only by the cooperative regime and, to be honest, is of little interest. Bots on both sides behave tolerably (at least better than the enemies…

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Need for Speed: Underground
So, our counters are finally benefited by the next stage of the long-lived auto series - about the seventh. The word underground appeared in the title, of course, not because…

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Aura - Fate of the Ages
Adventure games, as you might have noticed, are not the strongest side of our section. We can somehow cope with the bright, mass things intended for the mass player, but…

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Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon

Broken Sword is the third game in a series of wonderful adventures that have not gone unnoticed by almost all PC players. Despite the fact that the first two episodes pleased us already in the distant 1996 and 1997 – the brand had a strong reputation, and the 6 years it took to transition the game in 3D didn’t bother anyone. As a result, the game today can be found on almost any counter, unlike its most serious competitor, probably today – Uru: Ages Beyond Myst. Which, in our opinion, is at least strange – because Uru is not only magnificent, but also a direct heir to Myst.

But you can be glad that on two discs Broken Sword – at least, it seems, is a complete game, and not cutting from a Continue reading

V-Rally 3

Western observers in whose hands the Xbox version of the third V-Rally has fallen are generally enthusiastic about it and find it indecent to put the game on a par with such rally masterpieces as the latest Colin McRae Rally and Rallisport Challenge (although they do not deny certain problems that are still present in VR3). We would like to approach this issue somewhat more carefully.

We take this opportunity to remind our readers of rally racing in general and of these two outstanding masterpieces in particular. Projections of such a phenomenon as a rally into the space of virtual entertainment will always exist – because this race includes, probably, almost all other subspecies of the races (except for horse racing and flying car competitions :)). Rally involves training in the “driver” communication skills with the car in the most diverse, most extreme combinations of Continue reading

Kohan II: Kings Of War

In Kohan, inventive “timegates” managed to refresh both the actual game concept of the real-time strategy and the ideological content of the fantasy RTS. In no way wanting to belittle the talent of the legendary Tolkien, I still can not help stating the already obvious fact: the endless bickering of orcs, elves, people and other funny creatures begins to annoy quite a bit. TimeGate has proposed a new fictional world with completely unfamiliar inhabitants, the listing of which will take up too much space. Yes, and the names a la Charon, Gauri and others like them ignorant people, most likely, seem sophisticated Arab curses. Continue reading

Blade and Sword
But this game - in general, lying in the same genre as the previous one - is just for those who are not interested in reading a lot of story…

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Secret Weapons over Normandy
Well - LucasArts is literally gaining momentum right before our eyes, restoring the former glory of one of the best, and more importantly, the "unmistakable" publishers of the PC gaming…

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Need for Speed: Underground
So, our counters are finally benefited by the next stage of the long-lived auto series - about the seventh. The word underground appeared in the title, of course, not because…

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Homeworld 2
From the first steps it becomes obvious that the subject to which the developers focused on is graphics. The policy is absolutely correct: everyone who makes a game about space…

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