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Splinter Cell: Conviction

July 6, 2010

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How do you make the world’s most lethal spy creep out from hiding? Leveraging his daughter against him to turn him into a wrecking ball against the agency he bled to serve would get you started. But, unless you’re looking to add a few skylights to your home, office, and your head, why would you want to rattle that hornets’ nest? Would […]

Battlefield: Bad Company 2

June 30, 2010

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In Battlefield: Bad Company 2, players join the ranks of Bad Company as Preston Marlowe, Bad Company squad’s new recruit. Ho-hum, right? The FPS genre drowns in characters like Marlowe, but like any good FPS, by the end of the first level you won’t care how many insignias adorn your fatigues. All you’ll want to […]

Mass Effect 2

June 23, 2010

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There’s always a special peanut gallery dedicated to the sole purpose of tearing down reviews for comparing a sequel to the first game. While looking at Mass Effect 2 however, that peanut gallery will have to rest their wagging fingers and stiff upper lips, as this sequel evolves the sequel in video games.

Borderlands: Island of Dr. Ned

May 10, 2010

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Everywhere you go, it seems like there are zombies nowadays. Movies, video games, and even books are raising the dead for our brain-chomping entertainment. Borderlands developer Gearbox adds to the latest cultural fad with “The Island of Dr. Ned.” And with a diluted pool of cheesy zombie content out there, Gearbox’s creation stands out as a mouth-watering delight.    The […]

Assassin’s Creed II

April 23, 2010

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Assassin's Creed II is a well-crafted game that uses simple and fun game mechanics with the polish of a Da Vinci masterpiece. Mix a story boiling with historical and biblical references, and you've got yourself one engaging experience.