Author: Chris Pankonin

  • Review: UFC Undisputed 2009 (Sony PS3)

    UFC Undisputed 2009 Developer: Yuke’s Media Creations Publisher: THQ Genre: Sports – MMA Release Date: 05/21/2009

  • Review: Cooking Mama: World Kitchen (Nintendo Wii)

  • Review: Animal Crossing: City Folk (Nintendo Wii)

    Animal Crossing: City Folk Genre: Simulation Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: 11/16/08

  • Review: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 (Sony PS3)

    WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 Developer: Yuke’s Publisher: THQ Genre: Wrestling Release Date: 11/9/2008

  • Review: Hell’s Kitchen (PC/MAC)

    Hell’s Kitchen: The Game Developer: Ludia Inc. Publisher: Ubisoft Genre: Simulation – Cooking Release Date: 09/25/2008

  • Review: NBA Live 09 All-Play (Nintendo Wii)

    NBA Live 09: All-Play Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: EA Canada Genre: Sports – Basketball Release Date: 10/7/2008

  • Review: NBA 2K9 (Sony PS3)

    NBA 2K9 Developer: Visual Concepts Publisher: 2K Sports Genre: Sports – Basketball Release Date: 10/11/2008

  • Review: NHL 2K9 (Microsoft Xbox 360)

    NHL 2K9 Developer: Visual Concepts Publisher: 2K Sports Genre: Sports – Hockey Release Date: 09/11/2008

  • Review: Madden NFL 09 (Sony PS3)

    Review: Madden NFL 09 Genre: Sports – Football Developer: Tiburon Publisher: Electronic Arts Release Date: 8/12/08 Two decades of one game: no matter how you slice it that’s impressive. You could chalk it up to the overall success of the NFL, of EA’s great job at marketing and PR, and the love and admiration of…

  • Staff Bio: Chris Pankonin

    Name: Chris Pankonin Nicknames: Pank, The Commish, the Boss, Vinnie Mac Location: Omaha, NE Three Favorite Genres: Sports (Basketball/Baseball/Football) Survival Horror First Person Shooters Three Favorite Games: NCAA Football Grand Theft Auto 4 Resident Evil 4 Favorite Console: Xbox 360 Other Places Their Writing Can Be Found: 411mania Inside Pulse Bio: If you’re wondering who…

  • Review: NCAA Football 09 (360/PS3)

    NCAA Football 09 Genre: Sports Developer:Tiburon Publisher: Electronic Arts Release Date: July 15th, 2008

  • Review: NASCAR 09 (Microsoft Xbox 360)

    NASCAR 09 Genre: Racing Developer: Tiburon Publisher: EA Sports Release Date: June 10, 2008

  • Review: Dark Sector (Microsoft Xbox 360)

    Dark Sector Genre: Shooter Developer:Digital Extremes Publisher: D3 Publisher of America Release Date: March 25th, 2008 It’s been a long, hard road for D3’s new shooter Dark Sector. Originally announced for the “Xbox 2″ four years ago, it disappeared into the abyss before making a big comeback to hit store shelves this Spring. Was it…

  • First Impressions: Halo 2 (XB)

    InsidePulse received an incredible surprise delivered to our door at approximately 9:00am this morning, a nice and shiny silver case containing none other than Halo 2! People are already lining up outside stores across the country for the Halo 2 Midnight Madness sale that begins at 12:01am on November 9th. With a few solid hours…

  • Review: NBA Live 2005 (XB)

    NBA Live 2005 Genre: Sports Platform: XB [PS2/GC] Publisher: EA Sports Developer: EA Canada Release Date: 09/28/2004 Celebrating its tenth anniversary this season, NBA Live 2005 debuts this year on Xbox Live, adds some innovative new features, and makes some gameplay tweaks that may alienate some loyal fans to the series. Let’s Review: Story (Modes)…

  • Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 (XB)

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 (XB) Publisher: EASports Developer: EASports Genre: Sports Release Date: 9/20/2004 EA Sports’s annual golf-fest has hit store shelves again this September in the form of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005. New to this season’s edition on the Xbox is finally the addition of online play via Xbox Live, mixed with…

  • Preview: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw (PS2)

    WWE Smackdown vs. RAW Platform: Sony Playstation 2 Release Date: October 2004 ESRB Rating: T Publisher: THQ The annual THQ release of a WWE title seems to come every October, and 2004 is no different with the release of WWE Smackdown vs. RAW, the fourth release on the Playstation 2 and the sixth in the…

  • Preview: Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 (PS2)

    Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 Systems: Playstation 2, Gamecube, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance Developer:Neversoft (For Console Versions) Publisher: Activision Release Date: Fall 2004 After four editions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, the series received a facelift last year in the release of Tony Hawk’s Underground. T.H.U.G. expanded on the features fans grew to love in…

  • Review: ESPN NFL 2005 (XB)

    Review: ESPN NFL 2005 (XB) Developer: Visual Concepts Publisher: Sega Release Date: 7/20/04 Genre: Sports — Football Systems: Microsoft Xbox — Sony Playstation 2 MSRP: $19.99 Never should the “MSRP” in the above line be emphasized more than it needs to be for ESPN NFL 2005. For a penny under 20 bucks, you get the…

  • Preview: Shark Tale (All)

    Shark Tale System(s): Playstation 2, Xbox, Gamecube, Game Boy Advance, and PC Developer: Edge of Reality Publisher: Activision ESRB Rating: “E” For Everyone Release Date: September 20, 2004 Official Facts “¢ The Only Game That Lets Fans Relive the “Shark Tale” Film and Beyond—Fans play as Oscar, the fish with more fast-talking flash than any…