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Reaching out.

So I’ve been playing some Halo: Reach. Strange, I know. Anyway, there’s this area where a bunch of civilians are defending a small area from a flood (no pun intended) of Covenant. I was looking for a place to snipe … Continue reading

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Now THIS is a demo.

The Just Cause 2 demo is roughly 30 minutes of a Michael Bay wet dream. Remember the Robot Chicken bit? Somebody went and made a video game of that. It’s unlike the Alien vs. Predator demo in the two ways … Continue reading

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My In-Depth Review of the Alien vs. Predator Demo

Fail.

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Digital mana.

There have historically been some major disadvantages with the distribution of game software via download. You have no physical discs, so you’ve got nothing to sell when you’re done with the game. It takes a while to download gigabytes of … Continue reading

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Lumbering never felt so good

As a long-time gamer, I’ve found some franchises that have consistently delivered (N.O.L.F., Freespace, Civ, GTA III+), some with flashes of brilliance punctuated by WTF (Doom, Wing Commander, Deus Ex), and some that I could never quite get in to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. — Duke Nukem

I’ve got fond memories of Duke Nukem 3D. The multiplayer was a thing of beauty — especially the Remote Taunting System. Basically, you could record your own sound files and share them with your buddies… then, when you kill them, … Continue reading

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