Category Archives: FPS

Feeling Lucky & Wild

Is it a shooter? A driving game? It is both! In over 1,100 posts here at the Haunted House I do not think I have ever posted on an arcade game while it is still in the arcade.  Well today … Continue reading

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Up Next: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

You know I’m a Psycho! Perhaps it is due to my lifestyle as of late but I am really starting to appreciate the bite-sized games experience.  Lately my gaming has consisted of a race here and there in Forza, or … Continue reading

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Storm Warning of a New MechAssult

One small step for Mechs… Big shoes to fill. One of the first Xbox LIVE titles made available for the service at its launch was MechAssault.  Set in the BattleTech universe made popular by its pen-and-paper board games and series … Continue reading

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Achievement Spotlight: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

‘Ghost’s Recon! Iron man (Quick mission) – You have finished a mission without being hit Gamerscore = 30     Unlocked on 08/02/2012 With the recent release of the brand-new Ghost Recon Future Soldier trailer I once again started to get that … Continue reading

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Halo Highlight Reel: Nail’d and Fail’d Edition

Making movie magic! License to Kill – Anniversary: Ran over 5 people with a vehicle in a matchmade game                                                                                                                                 Gamerscore = 15     Unlocked on 20/01/2012 With nearly all the easily-attainable Halo: Reach achievements already under my belt I am always … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary

Halo. Its Finished.  No, I think we’re just getting started. Birth of a Spartan – Complete every level of the game on Normal difficulty Gamerscore = 10     Unlocked on 30/12/2011 Today I was able to knock off another one of … Continue reading

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The Homefront Prophecies

It has begun… Home is where the war is… Chronicler – Find the first of 61 news pickups Gamerscore = 10     Unlocked on 15/03/2011 One of the reasons I was so attracted to Homefront when it was announced was its … Continue reading

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Halo Highlight Reel: A Winner is Halo

Happy anniversary! From Hell’s Heart – Anniversary: Killed an enemy with their own grenade that was stuck to you in a matchmade game                                                                       Gamerscore = 25     Unlocked on 20/11/2011 It has been a great season for gaming.  I have my … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 3

War never changes… The Best of the Best – Complete the campaign on Hardened or Veteran difficulty                                                                                                                            Gamerscore = 100     Unlocked on 18/11/2011 To kick off my long weekend I powered through the last several missions of Call of Duty: … Continue reading

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Up Next: Halo Anniversary Halo

Back where we started from… Well played Microsoft.  Ten years after the release of the Xbox console and its number one son, Halo, you have managed to create an event that captures a gaming generation of  good feelings and memories … Continue reading

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