Famitsu reviews the new Pokemon game and Biohazard 0. Details inside.
Besides the big Zelda promotion CD announcement, the latest issue of Famitsu
features its first coverage of Metroid Fusion and Metroid Prime for the
Japanese gamers. Both games are due out in February 2003 in Japan.
About two thirds of the Top 30 chart were populated by PS and PS2 titles.
From TV animation ONE PIECE Treasure Battle (GC) comes in at second place
behind Dragon Question Characters Toruneko's Adventure 3 (PS2). Hoshi no
Kirby - Fountain of Dreams Deluxe holds on to the third place while Tales of
the World - Narikiri Dungeon 2 slides to the eighth place. Super Mario
Sunshine stays at 26th and Eternal Darkness drops from 12th to 28th place.
Five GameCube games get reviewed this week. Biohazard 0 received a 38
(10,9,9,10), which makes it eligible for a platinum mark. Reviewers raved
about its graphics and the involvement of different characters in the gameplay. Super Monkey Ball 2 and Muscle Champion, a four player sports
action game, will also be released on the same date of Biohazard 0. Super
Monkey Ball 2 receives a silver (8,8,7,8) and Muscle Champion received a 27
(7,7,6,7). Kinikuman 2nd Generation and Harry Potter and the Chamber of
Secrets both received a 27.
On the GBA front, Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire received a gold mark (9,8,8,9).
Reviewers generally praised the new 2 vs 2 system, a number of fixes over the
previous versions, and the addition of sub-missions. Super Robot Wars
Original Generation also received a gold mark (8,8,8,8).