Excerpt: Most chess addicts look at the graphics of console or PC based chess games as mere eye candy. They put a greater amount of importance on ease of use and opponent AI. However, first impressions seem to go a long way in any game incarnation, and generally, the first thing we notice is graphics and presentation.
Excerpt: It's surprising that on the Game Boy Advance, there are far fewer chess games than there are 2D platform action games. Why is that? Chessmaster illustrates how difficult it is to include a comprehensive chess game that can pay homage to the Chessmaster name; arguably the best, most popular and friendliest chess title for the past decade.