Monthly Archives: April 2011

Time Keeps On Slipping

A while ago, I worked a 9-5 job with “expected” overtime. More often than not, I was “expected” to pitch in some additional working hours. This meant I had fewer hours in a day to dedicate to gaming, but somehow … Continue reading

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds [5 Minute Review]

Whenever I start a fighting game for the first time, I’m hesitant. As per my review of Street Fighter IV a couple of years ago, fighting games aren’t exactly my forte. Initially, I mash buttons desperately, trying to land something … Continue reading

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Homefront [5 Minute Review]

This is purely based on the single-player campaign, which is hardly indicative of the whole game at all, but the single-player was the main reason this title got my attention in the first place. The concept of Homefront is interesting, … Continue reading

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Crysis 2 [5 Minute Review]

There’s a fair bit of division over Crysis, aka Crytek’s “glorified tech demo”. I feel that people were unnecessarily harsh towards it. The game promised everything that was advertised – open areas, bleeding-edge graphics, solid physics and a suit that … Continue reading

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield

Okay. If there is any reason to sink thousands of yen into an arcade game (besides UFO catchers and, erm, purikura), this is one of them. I first saw Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna on my first trip to … Continue reading

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Killzone 3 [5 Minute Review]

Hmm. I’ve been trying to figure out whether or not I like this game, and I’m struggling. Don’t get me wrong – it’s not a downright horrible game. It looks amazing. It handles like any other console shooter should. The … Continue reading

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The Trials and Tribulations of Foreign Gaming

Recently, I’ve been attempting to play Monster Hunter Portable 3rd. Attempting. It’s awkward trying to get into a game of such depth and scope without a firm grasp of the Japanese language. One would think that after about 7-8 months … Continue reading

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