PS2

Army of customers won Sony's PS2 war

Some of last week's Xbox story ('Microsoft says next Xbox will debut at US$399', August 23) was not quite right.

Tuesday, 30 August, 2005, 12:00am

Gamers' picks

Guilty Gear XX The Midnight

Carnival #Reload

Storyline:

You get to fight Japanese comic-style characters. And that's about it! Weak plot.

Gameplay:

The game is quite smooth, and it has a number of special moves to stop players from dying.

Graphics:

10 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

METAL SLUG

Tester 01

Name:

Kenneth

Age: 21

Console: PS2

METAL SLUG 3

Storyline: It is adapted from the arcade game version of the same name. This is quite a simple game. All you have to do is to save an army's general abducted by aliens, and defeat the aliens together with the general.

20 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Gamers' picks

Name:

CC

Age:

14

Console:

PS2

VIRTUAL - ON MARZ

Storyline: This is the latest version of the Virtual On game series - its debut arcade version was out in 1995. In the dramatic mode of the robot battle game, the character is asked to complete different missions on Mars.

6 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Wrath of Heave

What PS2 says: Go back to 16th century Japan and learn about the violent rebellion and civil strife that are behind this newest instalment in the acclaimed Tenchu series. An in-depth look at gameplay, ultra-realistic stealth kills, individual levels and the all-new multiplayer feature will accompany players on their journey.

Name: Kim

Age: 15

8 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

THIS IS FOOTBALL 2003

What PS2 says: 'This Is Football 2003 takes the series one step further, featuring a number of enhancements in gameplay, tactics and graphics. Players boast improved animations and even more realistic movement. The big-match atmosphere is captured, and surround sound audio ensures that you feel like you're in the middle of the action.

1 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Worldwide sales of the eagerly-awaited game console fail to live up to media hype

PlayStation 2 (PS2), supposedly the most eagerly- awaited game console ever, first hit stores in Japan last March and has since sold more than 3.5 million sets there.

19 Jan 2001 - 12:00am