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God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PSP)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PSP)
Offered by GeeksWholesaler
Price: £9.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Killer Game, 18 Dec. 2010
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
God of War has always been about great story, with an undeniably awesome and quite unique protagonist, combined with fun, challenging and well concieved game mechanics. Thus creating a timeless action-adventure masterpiece, beautifully rendered with some of best technical graphics. The series has always been of the highest quality, and the portable iterations are no exception. Having a PSP is reason enough to get this game, and for any fan of Kratos, the portable incarnations of series are reason enough to get a PSP.
This game is an absolute must, and is very hard to put down once you play it, theres side challenges and artifacts to increase replayability, and its portable nature means you can take advantage every chance to pick up and play.


Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines (PSP)
Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines (PSP)
Offered by Musicland Ltd
Price: £10.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars bloodlines of the assassins creed, 4 Mar. 2010
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
Assassins Creed Bloodlines is a nice addition to the series, and is nicely representative of what an assassins creed game would have been like if it had arrived a console generation earlier. The games visuals aren't quite as aesthetic as its PSP peers such as Prince of Persia Revelations or Rival Swords, but its good to see that the climbing mechanics and animations still work perfectly. At times gameplay feels smoother than the original, though the world is less open, this has the advantage of stream lining the experience, but has the disadvantage of making levels quick and easy for skilled assassins. An interesting feature of the game is that the main hit contracts are more like end of level boss fights, and require some tactical fighting using Altairs techniques, these can often prove to be be the most differcult and frustrating parts of the game, and will likely be a very affecting factor for fans to consider when purchasing. Assassins Creed Bloodlines mission structure leans more towards that of Assassins Creed 2, with less focus on investigation that the first game had, and its story ties very nicely into the series for those who want a little added depth. The main gripe about the gameplay is camera, which can be a little tricky to master, but shouldn't be that much of problem if you're an avid PSP gamer. I nice bonus of the game is it's connectivity with Assassins Creed 2 (PS3), giving you i nice set of perks for both games when used in connection.


Leroy And Stitch [DVD]
Leroy And Stitch [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tony Craig
Price: £7.85

4.0 out of 5 stars its a stitch! (sorry i cant resist bad puns!), 13 May 2009
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This review is from: Leroy And Stitch [DVD] (DVD)
this is by far the best sequel of the original movie, and was enjoyed by all the family. this film is the last episode in the stitch tv series, which was piloted by stich the movie, and contains an additional tv episode as a nice bonus.


Worship And Tribute
Worship And Tribute
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £14.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars G.enius, 6 July 2002
This review is from: Worship And Tribute (Audio CD)
This is the most exciting album release this summer, the follow up to brutal, yet strangely melodic, schizophrenic debut album, "everything you always wanted to know about silence".
"tip your bartender" opens the album with a riff that promises to blister your ear drums, in the same manor that "pretty lush" did before, it kicks **** in the face of the fashion industry, with lyrics like "Fashion.Buy it.Load it.Shoot it", thankfully this song will never appear on a GAP commercial.
"Mu empire" has one of the most intense, infectious riffs coupled with heathing double-bass pedal insanity, which gives way to some cool vocal hooks.
The first single off the album, "cosmopolitan bloodloss" is a more melodic affair, but still provides a bludgeoning riff that never ceases to amaze. Initial copies of the album have an enhanced feature, which is likely to be the video to "cosmopolitan bloodloss" and some live video footage, most likely of "ape dos mil", which is a gently lulling track, probably the most easy listening track on the album.
"Pink roses" features some of the off the wall intensity, that "everything you always wanted to know about silence", had to offer, with dark personal lyrics, like "you like to carry my heart in a bag thats broken". "Must have run all day" opens softly, laden with atmospheric guitar effects and vocals. "Stuck pig" is a heavy yet depressing track, which is about self-loathing and despair, daryl sings "some night the windpipes covered in dope, i pray it be covered in rope". Like "ry ry's song", the next track is a more punk sounding affair, "radio cambodia" is upbeat and frenetic. "The gilette cavalcade of sports" has melodic surf-rock overtones, and comes quite of a surprise. "Trailer park jesus" opens with some percussive sounds and atmospheric guitars, before kicking into some heavy emocore. "Two tabs of mescaline" starts with euphoric riff, backed by a chugging guitar, before breaking out into intensity.
"Convectuoso" which fisrt appeared as a demo, on the "ry ry's song" ep, is more percussive song, with a grass roots sound, it shows a different side to glassjaw, yet still powerfully emotional, is the closing album track. this is definetly one of the most attention demanding releases ever.


Worship And Tribute
Worship And Tribute
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £14.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars worship and tribute (g.enius), 2 July 2002
This review is from: Worship And Tribute (Audio CD)
Following the incendiary and emotionally powerful debut album, this album is more of an emo affair, than straight hate. The first single from Worship and Tribute "Cosmopolitan Bloodloss" is absolutely stunning, a mixture of pummelling riffs and off-kilter melodies, with daryl palumbos soothing emotion provoking vocal talents.
Also check out the gently lulling "ape dos mil" and the scratchy wah-wah schizophrenia of "tip your bartender".
Initial import copies have an enhanced feature for alimited availability which will probably feature the video to "cosmopolitan bloodloss" which was no. 1 handpicked video at Mtv.com at this time of writing, and some live footage for a video for "ape dos mil" which is tipped to be the next single.
If you liked songs from Everything you allways wanted to know about silence, like "piano", "boom" and "majour" you'll love this album, there is plenty of heaviness and some of the most amazing riffs ever. This is probably this summers most anticipated album for me.


Untouchables
Untouchables
Price: £4.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars attention demanding, 15 Jun. 2002
This review is from: Untouchables (Audio CD)
This by far korns greatest album so far, it takes all the best elements of the first album and combines it with elements of the highly under-rated Videodrone, along with some serious muscisian/songwriter-ship, giving a much more mature contempary edge over a lot of nu-metal bands, remember the little ditty's on "issues" that left you begging for more.
The good thing is they haven't denied their fans any of the heaviness and inaccessibility, that bands like linkin park, slipknot,ill nino,limp bizkit,etc. (with their sing along choruses and chart-friendly mixes) yet they still have hooks that you can really sink your teeth into.
this album is probably their most vital release, and the most untouchable band around at the moment (except Tool)!


No Light
No Light

5.0 out of 5 stars lucky strike, 14 Jun. 2002
This review is from: No Light (Audio CD)
3rd strike are absolutly stunning live, which is why this release was brought to my attention, after hearing their medley of no light and their own take on Black Sabbath's "Paranoid".
They aren't the most original band in the world, using the rap-hardcore sound underpinned by such titans as biohazard and downset, it borrows the infectious chart friendly nu-metal sound of linkin park, but without sounding as whiny as bands like linkin park or limp bizkit.
I like the continual barrage of guitar effects that through out their sound, which is reminiscent of bands like the much missed Rage against the machine and the highly under-rated Factory 81.
Worth checking out! It's better than just about anything on the current playlists on Kerrang Tv.


Invitation to the Dance
Invitation to the Dance

5.0 out of 5 stars sound of the summer, 24 April 2002
This review is from: Invitation to the Dance (Audio CD)
40 below summer are the hottest band, not to be heard of on these shores, taking popular nu-metal elements like rap, hardcore, and emo to such deft diversity and structurally challenging songs. These are people who like there nu-metal at its most raw and tenacious, not for those who like whiny pop songs. You like slipknot, mudvayne, ill nino, glassjaw,etc. then check these out. Listen to the amazing "falling down" or video "rope"


Orphan
Orphan
Offered by SellerHit UK
Price: £7.79

5.0 out of 5 stars a lesson in evolution, 7 Aug. 2001
This review is from: Orphan (Audio CD)
An excellant debut from rising metalstars Darwins Waiting Room, probably the most talked about underground metal band at this time, and with astrong fanbase, they prove to be a force to be reckoned with in 2001-2. Combining a sound not disimilar to Incubus' make yourself (with more melody and less funk) album with the hard edged rapping of (Hed) Planet Earths self-titled debut album. Hopefully these will shine amgost the current crop of posterboy metal bands as being a genuinly band (although it does feature Shaggy on 1 track.snigger!). Also check out Nullsets debut on Grand Royal.


Groovenics
Groovenics
Offered by para-dise
Price: £2.98

5.0 out of 5 stars nu-ist funk metal combo on the block, 7 Aug. 2001
This review is from: Groovenics (Audio CD)
Groovenics are more funk than groove, combining a Linkin Park meets Zebrahead sort of sound, there's a good mix styles but nothing truly outstanding. This is good album however even if it is a little uninspired and unoriginal, and I'm sure they will go quite far. Not nearly as good as Darwin's waiting room or Nullset.


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