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Bulletstormin’, Dragon Age 2 Demo and Why Guild Wars 2 Will Save Us All

In Video Games on February 25, 2011 at 3:55 pm

(Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Dig the Convergence of Every Event Into a Single Moment in Space-Time)

Sometimes I get very excited about several games at once, and while I could wait and discuss these three varied, altogether dissimilar games at separate times, I figured, why not just talk about them all at once like a crazy person might?  So here we go.

Not sure what this shows in game, but it didn't look like any other Bulletstorm screenshot.

Bulletstorm.  You may have seen this discussed previously here, and now that I’ve finally spent sixty dollars on this game, I’ll now present my vainglorious attempts at rationalizing my investment as “objective” as I “review” this product.

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My Girlfriend Does Not Play ‘Marvel vs. Capcom 3’

In My Girlfriend Does Not Play Video Games, Video Games on February 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm

My girlfriend’s first introduction to Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was in questioning how I could justify spending seventy dollars on a video game.  Had they really gotten that expensive, she had asked, and if so why, how on earth could such a thing be worth that much, and so on.  Neither us is is quite used to games costing that much, I myself preferring a much more moderate price of forty to sixty dollars for new products, depending.  In this instance, the extra cost was accommodated in it being the collector’s edition.

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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

In Video Games on February 15, 2011 at 9:20 pm

I recently made an attempt at playing Fear Effect, a game I purchased not too long ago out of nostalgia and the general shock of seeing such a gem of a PS1 title going so cheaply at a used game boutique.  Enthusiasm at the acquisition not withstanding, it sat on my shelf for some time before I popped it into my equally antiquated PS2 for a romp down memory lane; and what I have learned is as thus:

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