January 05 Games

January 05 Games

Resident Evil 4
Gamecube
January 11, 2004

Humid Rating:
8/10

The fourth RE game to be released on Nintendo GameCube and PS2. The title takes place in 2004 some six years after the events that transpired in Resident Evil 2. The government has destroyed the Umbrella Corporation; Leon is on a top-secret mission to investigate the disappearance of the President’s daughter and has made his way to a mysterious location in Europe. As always there will be spine tingling sound effects and eye candy graphics this looks more stunning than any of the other Resident Evil games. So what’s new?


– Unsurpassed visuals with breathtaking 3D graphics and effects
– Behind the camera view follows Leon’s every move and allows for intuitive movement
– Never before seen enemies with advanced AI
– Enhanced aim and shoot features
– Innovative “A” action button allows players to perform various actions
Capcom looks to be pushing this series to the next level and will continue to take the RE Series from strength to strength

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The Getaway: Black Monday
PS2
January 11, 2004

Humid Preview Rating:
5.5/10

The Getaway: Black Monday has three main characters each with their own storyline there’s Ben Mitchell a bad cop, Danny an east end ex-boxer and Sam a Hacker/Fraudster. As with the first game the action takes place in London and each story is based over 48 in-game hours

You would think in the time they’ve had to make this game they would have learned from previous mistakes but no, like the entire Getaway series the control system is so bad you may as well use your elbows and the camera’s will make you bring your dinner back up. All in all The Getaway: Black Monday has failed to live up to the good storylines I’d avoid this game or at most rent it. I can see bargain sections being full of pre-owned versions within weeks.

Playboy: The Mansion
X-Box
January 25, 2004

Humid Rating:
5/10

Playboy: The Mansion is a Sims style role-playing and empire-building game. As Hugh Hefner, you build the Playboy mansion and magazine into a dynamic cultural icon and powerful brand. the aim is to build the ultimate Playboy lifestyle. Grow famous and gain exclusive access to the Playboy Archives, including footage of the world-famous Playboy Mansion.

GAME FEATURES »
1)A fully 3D environment with a dynamic, zoomable camera. Zoom out and admire the majesty of each mansion area or zoom in and view the excitement up close

2)Multiple Playboy estate areas, including the inside of the Mansion, Back Lawn, Pool and Grotto, Gym, Tennis Court, Aviary and Zoo, Game House and Garage.

3)Hundreds of “Celebrities,” including actors, athletes, authors, business executives, comedians, fashion designers, models, musicians, politicians, racecar drivers and scientists.

4)Empire Mode – Select your own goals (fame, circulation, guests, etc) and then work over a series of months or years to achieve them.

5)Campaign Mode – A dozen campaigns that chronicle Hugh Hefner and the Playboy Mansion’s rise to international fame.

6)The Playboy Philosophy – You’re rewarded for living the good life, having a positive sexual attitude and promoting tolerance and individual freedom.



January 11, 2005 Resident Evil 4 Capcom Action Adventure
January 11, 2005 Virtua Quest SEGA Fighting RPG

January 10, 2005 RPM Tuning Kemco Racing
January 11, 2005 Mercenaries LucasArts Shooter
January 11, 2005 Suikoden IV Konami RPG
January 11, 2005 The Getaway: Black Monday Sony Computer Entertainment Action Adventure
January 11, 2005 Virtua Quest SEGA Fighting Adventure
January 17, 2005 Ford Mustang: 40th Anniversary Edition Global Star Racing
January 17, 2005 The Punisher THQ Shooter
January 18, 2005 Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel Square Enix Action RPG
January 25, 2005 Playboy: The Mansion ARUSH Entertainment Simulation
January 26, 2005 Classified: The Sentinel Crisis Global Star Action

January 3, 2005 Red Ninja: End of Honor Vivendi Universal Action Adventure
January 3, 2005 The Fast and the Furious Universal Interactive Racing
January 10, 2005 Top Gear: RPM Tuning Kemco Racing
January 11, 2005 Ford Racing 3 Empire Interactive Racing
January 11, 2005 Mercenaries LucasArts Shooter
January 11, 2005 Stolen Hip Interactive Action
January 11, 2005 Tork: Prehistoric Punk Ubisoft Platformer
January 11, 2005 Animaniacs: Great Hunt Ignition Entertainment Action
January 17, 2005 Spy vs. Spy Gathering Action
January 18, 2005 The Punisher THQ Shooter
January 25, 2005 Close Combat: First to Fight Global Star Shooter
January 25, 2005 Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath Electronic Arts Action Adventure
January 25, 2005 Playboy: The Mansion ARUSH Entertainment Simulation

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