All Posts by: Kyle Stallock

By Kyle Stallock, October 24, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Speedball 2 lies somewhere in that void between rollerball and soccer/hockey. Take the aggressive and cheesy nature of rollerball and apply it to a futuristic game of soccer and you have this unexpected XBLA title. Apparently the game is a… Read More »

Puzzle Quest Review

By Kyle Stallock, October 18, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Puzzle Quest has been out for awhile on PSP and DS and was praised for its seamless amalgamation of puzzle-based gameplay with traditional RPG depth and storytelling. Since I had never played this seemingly fantastic game, I jumped at the… Read More »

Portal Review

By Kyle Stallock, October 17, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Does the length of a game matter if it provides the user with an enjoyable and thought-provoking experience throughout its entirety? Analogically, is a short film as viable as a piece of that medium as a feature-length film? Most would… Read More »

Yaris Review

By Kyle Stallock, October 16, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Dear Xbox Live Arcade, We have always had a great relationship. The day I met you, you sent me Geometry Wars. Now, you send me Yaris. Does this mean you are breaking up with me? Sincerely, Kyle Stallock   Let’s… Read More »

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix Review

By Kyle Stallock, September 1, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Anyone that knows me will tell you that the puzzle genre is, and has always been, one of my personal favorites. That being said, I have always looked at the many iterations of Puzzle Fighter as nothing more than a… Read More »

Streets of Rage 2 Review

By Kyle Stallock, September 1, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Dear Streets of Rage 2, It’s good to finally meet you! Wow, I remember seeing you around while I was growing up. You seemed so trendy with your pop culture protagonists such as the wrestler suffering from a bad case… Read More »

Ecco the Dolphin Review

By Kyle Stallock, August 29, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

While growing up, like many children, I had to swear unbridled allegiance to one console. During the 16-bit era, I reluctantly chose the Super NES. That’s right, I reluctantly chose the console with the colorful mascots and superior hardware because,… Read More »

Track and Field Review

By Kyle Stallock, August 16, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Throw on those workout gloves and put your favorite Prefontaine documentary into the VCR, because Track and Field is now on Xbox Live Arcade.  No, this is not the one from the NES, it’s the one from the arcades. Most… Read More »

By Kyle Stallock, August 6, 2007 0 GN

On July 31st, 2007, Bungie finally confirmed that Halo 3 will allow up to 4 players to band together, online and off, to take out the Covenant and bring closure to one of the most popular video game series of… Read More »

Bomberman Live (XBLA) Review

By Kyle Stallock, July 31, 2007 0 GN, VG Review

Before you begin this review, I want you to do something for me. I want you to remember that little game called Bomberman: Act Zero. Remember it? Ok, now somehow forget that it ever existed. Seriously, erase it from your… Read More »