Excerpt: We have seen many events through history, from the time of Leonidas to Charlemagne, and Napoleon, and we have crushed those guys with a boulder. Rock of Ages combines tower defense mechanics and rolling ball mechanics (see: Marble Madness , Super Monkey Ball , etc.
Pros: Simple design and presentation, Interesting take on tower defense
Cons: Camera angles and physics could use improvement
Conclusion: Wii Fit may not really help you lose weight unless you are willing to spend hours upon hours on the Balance Board. It does assist you in exercising, but perhaps it is better to see it as a journey to become healthy and active.
Excerpt: Star Wars: Empire at War feels like a game made by a committee of folks who had a hand in all the previous Star Wars titles. It has a ground-based RTS a lot like SW: Battlegrounds (and to some extent the less fortunate SW Force Commander). It utilizes reinforcement points like SW Battlefront.
Excerpt: When LucasArts released Empire at War earlier this year, I kind of braced myself for the worst. LucasArts has not had a good history with real-time strategy games. The games they have made over the years were either too darn boring (Rebellion), had way too complex controls (Force Commander), or were...
Excerpt: Generally speaking I am strictly a console gamer, however every now and then a PC game will ‘tickle my fancy’ and I will be compelled to check it out. More often then not, these games are Real Time Strategies.
Conclusion: The graphics are nothing much to speak of, but then this isn't really a game about graphics, this is funny strategy game, and for all of it's early broderbund feel, it is stable and it works. The sound is surprisingly good,with random music transmissions cutting in along with voices.