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Resistance: Burning Skies Review

Although Sony’s two principal PS3 shooters series were adapted into a pair of PSP titles, substantial changes were required to accommodate the subordinate hardware. From the top-down perspective used to depict Helghast homicide in Killzone: ...

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Xotic: Not Quite Acclimated

What is the concept? Whereas most first-person shooters are conduits for militaristic, cinematic set- pieces, WXP Games’ Xotic draws inspiration from the leaderboard driven diversions of classic coin-operated titles. As such, the title offers more ...

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

Much like the franchise’s resolute protagonists, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has faced an army of adversity and emerged victorious. Last March, Infinity Ward present Jason West and co-founder Vince Zampella left the development ...

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GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Review

Although the exotic locations, tautly scripted action sequences, and iconic theme music associated with James Bond’s cinematic exploits seem like perfect video game fodder, 007’s foray into interactive entertainment has often been sullied by tumultuous ...

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Red Faction: Armageddon Review

With the cost of producing a high-definition game often breaking the ten million dollar threshold, sequels habitually play it safe. Typically, follow-ups mend a few of their predecessor’s flaws, while prudently avoiding the risk associated ...

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Operation Flashpoint: Red River Review

Few series reveal the trajectory of the console first-person shooter as accurately as the long-running Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six franchise. Once a tense, protracted, tactical sim on the Dreamcast, (admittedly, a port of the PC ...

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Duke Nukem Forever Review

It’s been said that the best popular culture forms, rather that follows, the trends of an era. From the Beatle’s influence on rock music to Blade Runner‘s impact on science fiction, certain works can have ...

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Best of E3 – Aliens: Colonial Marines

With the lights dimmed and confidentiality warnings issued (members of the press were guarded by a night vision-donned security guard), Gearbox president Randy Pitchford stated his thesis: James Cameron’s Aliens had influenced more games than ...

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Brink Review

Although the brevity of an E3 demonstration only provided a cursory overview of Brink‘s mechanics, a subsequent chat with the title’s developers helped to reveal the title’s ambitions. Building on experience gleaned from both Wolfenstein: ...

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