Weekend Report, 7/25 Feature - The Next Level

Weekend Report, 7/25

Looks like July's end will offer solid pickings to make your souls all warm and fuzzy inside.

Article by Chris Bahn (Email)
July 25th 2005, 07:55AM

Mr. Cunningham has recently picked up a great deal of tasks on his plate now that he's an up-and-coming writing sensation for Hardcore Gamer, so I've stepped in to introduce his weekly release column.

Compared to the previous week, gamers have a lot more reasons to dig into their wallets and fork over the green this time around. Of particular interest, there's the newest Asheron Call installment, Throne of Destiny on deck for the PC types, while Majesco's Nanostray will definitely make a worthy purchase for thirsty DS owners. I am not sure what to make of the new Animaniacs release, but Graffiti Kingdom looks very promising. In fact, we'll be giving special attention to that within the next few weeks with a full-hands on revew. Look forward to it!

Week of July 18 - July 23

Tuesday, July 19

Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny (PC)
The latest entry in the long running MMORPG.

Friday, July 22

Colosseum: Road to Freedom (PS2)
Gladiator combat in the arenas of ancient Rome.

Nanostray (DS)
Classic "fly up the screen and shoot things" gaming.

Week of July 25 - July 30

Tuesday, July 25

Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt (Gamecube)
Action platformer starring the Animaniacs. It's never too late to revive cartoon characters from the 90s.

Animaniacs: Lights, Camera, Action (GBA)
Another action platformer with the Animaniacs.

Wednesday, July 27

Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (PS2, Xbox)
First-person military action in the famous Somalia, '93 incident.

Outlaw Tennis (PS2, Xbox)
It's like tennis, but with attitude. Possibly even xtreme 'tude.

Graffiti Kingdom (PS2)
Action RPG where the main character transforms into any creature you can draw.

Makai Kingdom (PS2)
Nippon Ichi doing what they do best- turn based battle strategy with a fun story.

Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life (GC)
Farming and lots of it, now starring a female main character. The console version focuses more on socializing with the townsfolk.

Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town (GBA)
Yet more farming, and now with a female main character. The GBA version is more focused on the mechanics of running the farm.

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