Tag: Playstation 2

The Flintstones: Bedrock Racing (PS2) – 60 Second Gamer 14

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Welcome to Bedrock, a hotbed of racing since the stone age. Maybe. The game offers 12 characters and 12 tracks to race around. Quite a substantial number, you might think. Nope. Tracks and courses are unlocked by collecting all 8 dinosaur eggs per track and getting a top 3 finish. By collecting the two dinosaur …

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Charlotte’s Web (PS2) review – 60 Second Gamer Episode 05

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If previous knowledge and experience is anything to go by, Charlotte’s Web was probably thrown together in a 6-8 week window for a very small amount of money. And it shows. You play as Wilbur (the pig), Charlotte (the spider) and Templeton (the rat) across 19 mini games set on the Zuckerman Farm. Wilbur is …

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Let’s Make A Soccer Team! (PS2) review – 60 Second Gamer Episode 04

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Somewhere along the way, Football Manager got it right. Finely balancing what is, essentially, a number of spreadsheets, and making them entertaining. At the same time, Let’s Make A Soccer Team resolutely fails in its effort to convert the beautiful game to the RPG sphere. Your role is to act as club chairman. This explains …

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Dr Dolittle (PS2) review – 60 Second Gamer Episode 03

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Want another game by Blast! Entertainment? Then you are clearly a glutton for punishment. On looking at the cover this 2006 PS2 release looks to be a tie in to the Eddie Murphy film where he stars as Dr Dolittle, that chap who can talk to animals and cure their suspiciously human ailments. . But …

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Crash n Burn (PS2) review – 60 Second Gamer Episode 01

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Welcome to the start of brand new, honest to Grud 2016 60 Second Gamer! We start with perhaps a less well known game, Crash N Burn. This was published by Eidos on the PS2 way back in 2004. In many ways it’s a Burnout clone. There’s fast paced racing action, lots of crashing and plenty of …

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Underworld The Eternal War – 60 Second Retro Gamer Episode 65

It seems that most developers just can’t get licensed tie-in games right. Such is the case with Underworld The Eternal War. Only released on the PS2 and not made available in the US, we can say with honesty that you’re not missing much at all. Aside from the incredibly linear gameplay, textures are poor and …

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60 Second Retro Gamer – Episode 51 – Lassie (PS2)

A podcast is also available at www.randomstoat.com or through iTunes. Blast know no limits when it comes to acquiring licences for well known franchises (see some of our other videos for more – and what’s worse is there’s a lot more we’ve yet to cover), so it should come as no surprise that in 2007 …

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60 Second Gamer – Episode 50 – An American Tail (PS2)

Podcast available at www.randomstoat.com Yes, they even made a game based on An American Tail. Who are “they” you might ask? Obviously, it’s Blast Entertainment with another very cheap, very badly coded video game. I really do wonder what goes through their mind every time they purloin a new licence – Beverly Hills Cop? Sure, …

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60 Second Retro Gamer – Episode 49 – Paddington Bear (PS2)

The video above is Ant’s review, the one below is our complete play through of the game, overdubbed with our podcast. For the record, in the intro sketch that really is the sound of Tesco Value bread hitting me in the face. For those of you not in the know, there’s a video games company …

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