Archive for October, 2011
 

 

Reliving the Nightmare

Lasting First Impressions of The War of the Worlds from Paramount Digital Entertainment Last week saw the release of Paramount Digital Entertainment’s The War of the Worlds, a side-scrolling run-for-your-life action game ...
by Sean
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The Real Toy Story

Lasting First Impressions of Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure from Activision This is definitely just a kids game, I told myself when I first heard about Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure.  Well, I was right, but what I w...
by Sean
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Become a Superhero

Lasting First Impressions of PowerUp Heroes from Ubisoft Okay, I never saw this one coming and I had no idea what it was when it arrived.  PowerUp Heroes seemed to fly under the radar and just stealthily appeared in stores one...
by Sean
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Lost in Time

Lasting First Impressions of Spider-Man: Edge of Time from Activision For several months now, I have been following the news about Activision’s latest in their annual Spider-Man release with keen interest. I was most intr...
by Sean
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The Real Deal

Lasting First Impressions of Rocksmith from Ubisoft It was quite a while ago that I learned of Ubisoft’s plan to introduce their own entry into the music game genre.  It was right around the time that Activistion put the...
by Sean
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Power Control

Lasting First Impressions of X-Men Destiny from Activision With the exception of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men games of recent years have not fared well in the video game market. The Wolverine game was exactly what this franc...
by Sean
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Dance Like No One is Watching

Lasting First Impressions of Just Dance 3 from Ubisoft The original Just Dance game was released solely for the Wii in 2009 but to low critic ratings.  I was working part time at EB Games at that time and I always wondered abo...
by Sean
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It’s a Trap!

Lasting First Impressions of Orcs Must Die! from Robot Entertainment Robot Entertainment may best be known for their work (when they were Ensemble Studios) on the classic Age of Empires III and the seminal XBOX RTS Halo Wars, b...
by Sean
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Return of the King

Lasting First Impressions of RAGE from id Software id Software has been out of the spotlight for some years now with their last developed title, Doom 3, having been released in 2004. While John Carmack, the father of Doom and Q...
by Sean
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