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Assassin’s Creed III Review

In the weeks leading up to Assassin’s Creed III’s release, there was little doubt of Ubisoft Montréal ‘s mammoth ambitions. With reports of a three year development cycle sustained by the efforts of four separate ...

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Dishonored Review

Save for Pierce Brosnan’s farcical depiction of a melancholic, middle-aged hit-man in The Matador, media routinely romanticizes the assassin. From Chow Yun-Fat’s debonair, yet doting, gun for hire in The Killer to the exploits of ...

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Retro City Rampage Review

The game industry is no stranger to the oxymoron. From the endurance of the Final Fantasy franchise, the amount of wholly original content in New Super Mario Bros. 2, to control schemes which provide only ...

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Sleeping Dogs Review

Irrefutably, Sleeping Dogs is a tale of vengeance. On one level, the game’s protagonist- undercover officer Wei Shen, retaliates against a multitude of treacherous types, impaling foes on stacks of swordfish and pressing the faces ...

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Dishonored Preview

Going into the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, I had high hopes for Dishonored. Fellow podcasters SeanNOLA and DesertEagle jokingly speculated that title seemed made exclusively for me; after getting some playtime in, I’ve have to say ...

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The Amazing Spider-Man Review

Undoubtedly, the development of a superhero game must be a daunting task. The mere act of simultaneously conveying an awe-inspiring skillset alongside an indispensable sense of fragility represents just one dilemma which can stymie a ...

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Best of E3: Arma 3

While contemporary, military-themed, first person shooters typically dispense fastidiously modeled firearms and authentic military lingo, few genre entries actually offer a truly convincing simulation of warfare. Shirking the thrill-ride approach which permeates in popular titles ...

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Prototype 2 Review

With the release of 2005’s The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, Radical Entertainment established the template which would spawn a succession of pulpy, open-world, action titles. From the Infamous and Crackdown franchises to Radical’s own Prototype, ...

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