Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Official Trailer

Skyrim takes us to the great white north! Great, white, Norse. This past week Bethesda releases the official Skyrim trailer.  The vision of what we can expect this Fall is truly breathtaking!  I am very excited to see Bethesda’s new … Continue reading

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Fallout New Vegas: The Strip

If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere! Double Down – Played 10 hands of Blackjack                                                 Gamerscore = 10   Acquired on 26/02/2011 After 72 and a half hours of Fallout New Vegas gameplay (not counting time lost … Continue reading

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Live on OnLive

Is the future in the clouds? I have never considered OnLive for anything.  After all I am already heavily invested in the Xbox 360 and happily so.  So why would I consider it?  Especially the uncertainty of a cloud-based gaming … Continue reading

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Gears of War 3: Release and Beta Dated

2011 is looking to be the year for Gears! While originally scheduled to launch in spring  of 2011, Gears of War 3 was eventually pushed back to later 2011, presumably to further polish the game and and for Microsoft to … Continue reading

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Xtra Points: Featuring Singularity and Dreamcast Collection

Time to return to the tried and true… Pistol Whipped – 20 Centurion kills in single player campaign                         Gamerscore = 10   Acquired on 23/02/2011 I have made much of my leave of absence from Fallout: New Vegas.  I have played … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Lair of the Shadow Broker

Mass Effect 2 complete…until the next DLC. Heart of Darkness – Confront the Shadow Broker                                         Gamerscore = 50   Acquired on 18/02/2011 Lair of the Shadow Broker was my favourite mission in Mass Effect 2.  It felt like an episode of … Continue reading

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Xtra Points: Dreamcast Collection and Xperimentation

Some are winners, some are losers… Xtra Points, when I gather topics that do not warrant there own post, but when I need an avenue to Xpress my thoughts and opinions.  This edition I will briefly discuss the merits of … Continue reading

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PSA: Bulletstorm Has NO Campaign Co-op

Kill with Skill…by yourself. I almost got sucker’d into the Bulletstorm hype.  I posted last month that I was saying no to Bulletstorm, but the non-stop hyping of the game by Epic and friends over twitter, the lure of ‘early … Continue reading

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Scare Tactics: Winter is Scary

When the nights are longest… Lifeguard – Save partner 10 times when DYING is displayed.                      Gamerscore = 15   Acquired on 15/02/2011 It has been a very long time since I posted a ‘Scare Tactics’ episode on my blog.  It is … Continue reading

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Bizarre Creations, This is a Tribute! Part III: The Home Stretch

The end of an era. In the third and final instalment of my tribute to game developer Bizarre Creations, I look at the last few of their games that have made their way into my gaming library.  The final four … Continue reading

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