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    Eternal Sonata (X360)

    Eternal Sonata had a lot of promise. Not only was it a much-needed RPG on the Xbox 360, but it looked like it was going to break the J-RPG mold by blending action-RPG elements with a turn-based RPG fr

  • Math Sniper 3D (X360-XBLI)

    Math Sniper 3D could have saved my life when I was in third grade, but it just had to fall into my lap twelve years too late.

  • Mid-Boss: Biggest Disappointments in Gaming

    During his extensive life of gaming, Mid-Boss has had more than his fair share of disappointments. Primarily, his dissatisfaction has grown from an excess of hype or foolish enthusiasm toward games that turned out completely unworthy of the esteem forced upon them.

  • Commentary on the New Xbox Live Experience

    One of the trends you’ll notice if you look at the archives here at ye olde GameCola is that, by the end of the year, there’s only about two or three reviews, before Paul’s water breaks and the Janish flies out of his open legs with 17 reviews in one hand and the unreleased DVD of the complete Journeyman series in the other.

  • … of the Month: Special Guest Stars in Games

    Do you like guest characters in fighting games? Do you like guest characters in any genre of game? Do you just plain hate guest characters or crossovers in general?

  • Are You Game?: Xbox 360

    The Xbox 360 has been alive and kicking for over two years now since November 2005. Yes, it's really been that long. That’s a lot of titles, and there have been more than a couple of misfires. It happens, but the key to life is knowing when not to step on a landmine, or, in this case, when not to drop your hard-earned cash on a developer’s sorry ass attempt at entertaining you (or a console that has a replacement rate higher than 16+%). So this article is for you. Here are the top ten Xbox 360 games since the console was released. This is your guide to cutting the crap and sticking to the pure essentials before you know full well what a "red ring of death" truly means. This is the measure of your game-itude, as all 10 of these titles should be on your shelf with no exceptions. Unless you have no thumbs—I guess that’s an exception.

  • Versus Mode: Launch Titles, Dragon Quest IX, and More

    GC writer Michael Gray and former GC writer Brian Vanek discuss whether you can judge a console by its launch titles, Dragon Quest IX's combat system, and more.

  • Cheat Codes for Life

    Zack Huffman offers advice about getting a PS3 on the cheap, the best time to get next-gen consoles, and more.

  • Versus Mode: Next-Gen Consoles, Lik-Sang, DLC, and More

    Former GC writer Neal Iannone and GC Editor-in-Chief Paul Franzen discuss when to buy next-gen consoles, the death of Lik-Sang, whether DLC is the worst thing ever, and more.

  • Call of Duty 2 (X360)

    More than just another World War II-themed first-person shooter.