Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Halo Highlight Reel: Forward Unto Halo 4 Edition

Halo Rewind. Beachhead – Storm the beach of “The Silent Cartographer” with no marine casualties on Heroic or Legendary                                                                Gamerscore = 10     Unlocked on 29/07/2012 It is mid-summer and as Fall approaches we are once again anticipating the release of … Continue reading

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You are DOOM3D!

Doom 3: BFG Edition due this Fall! This was some recent and unexpected news that caught me a little off guard.  Bethesda and ID Software are re-releasing Doom 3 complete on the Xbox 360 (and PS3 for those who are … Continue reading

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Shadowrun Returns!

Seattle’s best! The Kickstarter phenomenon of 2012 has been very expensive for me.  I have already supported several projects, but when they announced a proper return to the Shadowrun universe, I could not resist.  I was fascinated by Shadowrun’s bold … Continue reading

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Halo Highlight Reel: Crunching Numbers Edition

Reach-ing to new heights! Top Shot – Anniversary: Earned 3 headshots in a row in a matchmade game Gamerscore = 50     Unlocked on 16/11/2011 Today I happened to look at my Halo Reach stats as I wanted to see how … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 3: Getting the Galaxy Ready

Wave based co-op multiplayer with loot… score! Battle Scarred – Promote a multiplayer character to the Galaxy at War or import an ME3 character                                                                                 Gamerscore = 25     Unlocked on 01/04/2012 At first I think that I would not think much … Continue reading

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Now Playing: Mass Effect 3

Get your ass back to Mars! Driven – Return to active duty Gamerscore = 5     Unlocked on 06/03/2012 The long awaited conclusion to the Mass Effect trilogy is finally here.  It has been an interesting ride these past 5 years.  … 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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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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XCOM Enemy Unknown Announced

XCOM returns to its strategy roots in an all-new title! When the new XCOM was first announced and it was to be remade and brought into the modern era there was much excitement.  A lot of XCOM purists, who were … 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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