Excerpt: Powerstone is one of those games that has immeasurable enjoyable, particularly in multiplayer where the fun just never stops. Many games have imitated it, although few have matched the satisfying and fast action. Now another challenger steps up in the form of Xiaolin Showdown, and well lets be frank here, it’s been left a little battered, broken and bruised and in need of some high doses of morphine.
Excerpt: The concept behind the Xiaolin Showdown cartoon, young martial artists fighting the forces of evil in pursuit of artifacts, is tailor made for a video game adaptation. While the game captures the look and spirit of the show, it doesn’t quite capture the look and feel of the game it tries to emulate. Xiaolin Showdown uses cel-shading to recreate the show’s simple visual style. Characters are true to form and are everything fans would expect.
Summary: Xiaolin Showdown, based on the popular animation television series, combines action and exploration with seamless four-player multiplayer action as players take on the role of a group of young warriors on a mystical adventure.
Excerpt: is any indication, then its namesake cartoon falls squarely into the "sappy dullard" heap. Aside from the villains, the characters completely lack any distinguishable personality; the big Texan monk and the token Asian girl may as well be clones.
Excerpt: Where do I start with this game? This game is the most generic, boring,
and bland game I’ve played in some time. Given the source material, I
didn’t exactly expect much from this game, but I thought maybe younger
players could get down with it. Simply put, unless they’re raving
fanatics of the cartoon show, this game will have little to no appeal