Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ultima: The Age of Darkness – Ultima I

The Ultimate RPGs…from the beginning! If you know me, or am a reader of my blog, you would know that I hold the Ultima RPG series in the highest regard.  That is why I am very excited that Good Old … Continue reading

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Big Game Hunter: Destroy All Humans!

Give me some of that old-time aliens! As I may have mentioned before I enjoy games which are featured in or around the middle of the 20th century.  You may not think so bit there is a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Early Impressions: Gears of War 3

So much Gears, so little time! Welcome to the Big Leagues – Your skill and experience means you’re ready for Standard Versus multiplayer          Gamerscore = 0   Unlocked on 20/09/2011 After nearly a three-year wait Gears of War 3 has finally … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: X-Men Arcade

You can do anything…with unlimited continues! Welcome to Die! – You were welcomed to die by the White Queen                  Gamerscore = 25   Unlocked on 16/09/2011 This weekend I finally got around to tackling X-Men Arcade which I purchased on sale … Continue reading

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Up Next: Gears of War 3

Brothers to the end! I haven’t done an ‘Up Next’ post for a while.  Usually I do them in advance of big releases or games I have pre-ordered in advance so I know what I am going to get.  Lately … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Sega Bass Fishing

Virtua Fish! Arcade Winner – You cleared ARCADE MODE                                                    Gamerscore = 10   Unlocked on 15/09/2011 A while back I posted about my experiences with Sega Bass Fishing on the Dreamcast, complete with the Dreamcast Fishing Controller (motion control before motion … Continue reading

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Memories of 9/11

When games didn’t matter… Ten years ago today the world unequivocally changed forever.  I remember getting up in the morning and watching the events unfold.  I was on vacation at the time so It was just me and the TV … Continue reading

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OnLive: Batman Begins in Arkham Asylum

Back to the bat-cave via the cloud… Last week OnLive had a special promotion for charity where if they got enough ‘Likes’ of their Facebook page they would offer Batman: Arkham Asylum: GoTY Edition for a mere 99 cents!  I … Continue reading

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Denied: Dead Island

Killing Zombies somewhere else in the meantime… In light of all the must have games due this Fall, and combined with shrinking money and time, I gave Dead Island the short shrift and did not keep up with it at … Continue reading

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Halo Highlight Reel: Halo Wars Redux Edition

Real. Time. Halo. Backscratcher – Completed any Campaign Mission in Co-op Mode                Gamerscore = 10   Unlocked on 02/09/2011 With Halo Anniversary  just around the corner I have continued to look for Halo experiences to fill the gap.  Of course I … Continue reading

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