Monthly Archives: March 2011

Scare Tactics: Resident Evil Explodes in 2011

More than one way to skin a zombie! It has been a busy week, and will be an even busier year, for Resident Evil fans.  All new games and fan-favourite remakes are on schedule for the upcoming year.  I thought … Continue reading

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Maniac Mansion

Days of tentacles… If you have been following this blog over the last six years you will know that I have been a gamer since its inception when pong ‘consoles’ came into peoples homes in the 70s.  Most of my … Continue reading

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Game Room Retro Challenge: Food Fight

Pass the tomatoes! Check My Skillz – Won 33 Medals                                                                       Gamerscore = 20   Acquired on 23/03/2011 My Game Room Retro Challenge began in earnest this week with the purchase and play of Atari’s classic food-chucker, Food Fight.  As a rule, … Continue reading

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Scare Tactics: Zombie Break-Out Edition

The dead will rise…and so will the gamers! What the?  Nearly back-to-back Scare Tactics from the Haunted House of Xbox?  Well, it just so happens that we are on the cusp of another huge Zombie break-out on the Xbox 360!  … Continue reading

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EA Sports MMA: Evolution of Entertainment

Are you ready? Ultimate Fight Card – Fight Randy Couture versus Fedor Emelianenko in Fight Now or Online      Gamerscore = 15   Acquired on 21/03/2011 As an MMA fan, I would best describe myself as casual.  I catch cards when I … Continue reading

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Homefront: Early Impressions

Join the resistance! Iron Man – Why We Fight – Complete chapter 1 in the Single Player Campaign without dying or restarting a checkpoint                                                   Gamerscore = 25    Acquired on 15/03/2011 After a busy week of non-game related business I am … Continue reading

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Bethesda Softworks Announces Prey 2

Best news I heard all day! It is funny, I was just thinking this past week about the fact that Prey 2 never materialised, and I how I wished it would.  Well sometimes wishes, even the insignificant ones such as … Continue reading

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Game Room: My Retro Gaming Challenge

A glutton for punishment! Medal Smasher – Won 10 Medals of each type                                                Gamerscore = 20   Acquired on 13/03/2011 Time Crazy – Won 10 Time Spender Medals                                                         Gamerscore = 20   Acquired on 13/03/2011 Xbox 360’s Game Room has been out … Continue reading

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Up Next: Full House Poker

You can’t read my Avatar’s poker face! This season’s Xbox LIVE Arcade promotion, House Party, was chalk full of great titles.  I held off on all of them, even Torchlight, just so I could devote more time to XBL’s latest … Continue reading

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Good Vibrations! Child of Eden Arrives June 14th

Kinect can hardly wait! Since Kinect first arrived in November of last year, it made quite a splash with gamers and a decent variety of games.  What has been missing since is a a ‘gamers’ game, not just a collection … Continue reading

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