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Rob Fahey

Contributing Editor

Rob Fahey is a former editor of GamesIndustry.biz who spent several years living in Japan and probably still has a mint condition Dreamcast Samba de Amigo set.


Any cop?

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Monster Hunter try.

Saints Row 2

Where angels fear to tread.

Siren: Blood Curse - Chapters 1-3

Horribly good value.

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

Is King Conan worthy of your monthly tribute?

Tabula Rasa

No longer a blank slate.

Universe at War: Earth Assault

Mars Attacks - and so does everyone else.

Return to Vanguard

A second look at Sigil's unfinished symphony.

Naruto: Rise of a Ninja

Fall of a preconception.

Empire Earth III

Keeping it simply stupid.

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

Gunning for the top.


Oh yes, we're feeling it.


The great escape.

Dungeons & Dragons Tactics

Throwing the rulebook at you.

Halo 3

The fight, finished.

Fatal Inertia

More of a flesh-wound, really.

Two Worlds


Sword of the New World

Tests your mettle - and, sadly, your patience.

FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage

Feeling burnt out?

Dancing Stage SuperNOVA

Public humiliation goes private.

Ancient Wars: Sparta

Remind me, where are we dining tonight?

Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar

Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die?

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade

Still burning, still crusading.


Click for Victory!

Medal of Honor Vanguard

Here Wii go again.

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes

You are not prepared.

Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony

Time to break out the Anusol.


Having a blast with an old friend.

Every Extend Extra

Explosions for fun and profit.

Children of Mana

The pitter-patter of tiny feet.

Far Cry: Vengeance

A cry for help?

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

Is that a Snake in your pocket? (Sorry.)

Sonic Rivals

Back up to speed.

Call of Duty 3

One missed call.

Genji: Days of the Blade

Less massive damage than expected.

Sonic The Hedgehog

Feels a little flat.

Singstar Legends

Like the time Tom broke a glass with his voice.

Final Fantasy XII

Nothing lasts... But nothing is lost.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence

Snake in the grass.

Kingdom Hearts II

Worth the Walt.

Enchanted Arms

Grabs you.

Armies of Exigo

Not as crafty as it thinks.

Call of Duty: Finest Hour

I am a games reviewer get me out of World War II.

GoldenEye: Rogue Agent

Putting the "Special" into "Special Agent".

Nexus - The Jupiter Incident

In space, no-one can hear Rob scream...

Tales Of Symphonia

Rob's in Japanese RPG heaven - again!

Metroid: Zero Mission

A bit more imaginative than Nintendo's usual "Advance" remake, the only problem with this one is that one day it will be over.

Unreal Tournament 2004

Another multiplayer Epic. It's really here and it's really good.


Rob thought he'd seen off Shinobi, but apparently Sega's back for another round...

Deus Ex: Invisible War

War is upon us. Or is it? You decide.

Castlevania: Lament of Innocence

The man from Belmont, he say...

Final Fantasy X-2

What do you do after you've saved the world?

X2: The Threat

It wants to be Elite.

Onimusha Tactics

Onimusha as a turn-based strategy game?

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

Rob hops on a broom. Wizard!

Homeworld 2

Rob investigates another 'world.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Rob tackles Square Enix's turn-based strategy title.

Age of Mythology: The Titans

Ensemble tightens up its strategy opus.

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner

Rob has another run at ZOE...

Soul Calibur II

Rob's soul still burns!

Nokia N-Gage

Rob takes a look at a couple of finished N-Gage consoles.

Medieval: Total War - Viking Invasion

Rob joins the Vikings. We're not all that surprised.

Rise of Nations

Rob nuked a few people and caused armageddon. Then he ate a biscuit.

Skies of Arcadia Legends

Rob buckles some random, aerial dungeon swash.


Want to be a ninja? Get some training. Want to be an over-hyped slasher?

World War II: Frontline Command

The Bitmap Brothers are back with one of the best reasons to embrace World War II since MOHAA.

Tropico 2: Pirate Cove

Rob is an admirer of sailors, so we felt he was best placed to review Pirate Cove.


An epic game, with an epic period of development behind it

Wild Arms 3

Rob challenges the definition of deadline once again with his take on Ubi's RPG

Master of Orion 3

Rob tucks into Quicksilver's empire-building spacefest


Review - what have the Romans ever done for us, eh? Bloody Romans.

Impossible Creatures

Review - no animals were harmed in the writing of this review. Except sheep.

Battle Engine Aquila

Rob gets his travel on for Lost Toys' ambitious mech 'em up

Command & Conquer Generals

C&C is back, but Rob isn't that impressed

Age of Mythology

Review - Rob's mythical review is finally complete

Arx Fatalis

Review - you know, Westerners make RPGs too, as Rob's been discovering

Medieval: Total War

Review - the long-awaited sequel to Shogun knocks us senseless

Project Zero

Review - for homework this weekend, we scared ourselves senseless with Tecmo's superb foray into the survival horror genre

Sudden Strike 2

Review - more World War II strategy from CDV and Fireglow

Zone of the Enders: The Fist of Mars

Review - the same basic formula as Advance Wars, with a world conceived by Hideo Kojima...

WarCraft III: Reign Of Chaos

Blizzard resumes reign over RTS genre.


Review - possibly the greatest RPG of all time

Deus Ex

First person RPG reviewed

Metal Fatigue

Mecha-based strategy game reviewed

Rising Sun

WW2 Pacific strategy game reviewed

Shogun: Total War

Stunning 3D strategy game reviewed.