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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

The Ultimate Evil Edition For the longest time I felt that a game like Diablo would perfectly suit the controls of a console.  Although I had played the original Diablo game back in 1996, I never played the second game in the series even though I purchased the collector’s edition.  So when Diablo III was […]

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The Last of Us Remastered

Lasting First Impressions As this new generation of consoles approach their first year anniversaries, we have seen several games given the “next generation” treatment and released again for us to enjoy once more.  Of these titles, The Last of Us, arguably the best PS3 title of the previous generation was the last game I expected […]

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Sniper Elite 3

Rebellion and 505 Games’ return to the Sniper Elite franchise with Sniper Elite 3, a slow paced, methodical, shooter that revels, not in the war itself, but in every individual kill.  In this return to the franchise, players find themselves in the role of the deep, gruff voiced sniper, Karl Fairburne, this time hired by British Intelligence during […]

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Murdered Soul Suspect

Salem, Massachusetts is renowned for his rich history dating back to the witch trials of 1692.   Although these witch trials only lasted just over one year, they are infamously remembered.  It is this rich history in which Square Enix’s Murdered Soul Suspect takes its cues and weaves a supernatural tale so fluidly, it will keep […]

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Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs is the Ultimate Ubisoft Collection Ubisoft has many hit franchises, each known for their distinct gameplay. Splinter Cell. FarCry. Assassin’s Creed.  What would happen if all of these franchises were amalgamated into one ultimate collection? Well, you might say you’d get something called Watch Dogs.  That’s exactly what this behemoth new franchise feels like. […]


 
 
 

 
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Diesel Punk Justice

Lasting First Impressions of Sine Mora from Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality In this day and age of the ever popular First Person Shooter, where every new games seems to feel it needs to be next best FPS, Grasshopper...
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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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The Call of the Dragonborn

Lasting First Impressions of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim from Bethesda Softworks I think it goes without saying that any open world RPG from Bethesda is going to be revered and will be popular with many, many people.  With the...
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You’ve Got an Hour to Impress Me

Welcome. Thanks for dropping by. I hope I have your undivided attention. Well, at least for the next little while. Let me start by telling you a bit about myself. I am a sci-fi fan, a tech geek, and a gamer and I have been most...
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Discover Your Legacy

Lasting First Impressions of Assassin’s Creed Revelations from Ubisoft The original Assassin’s Creed, first released in 2007, was a title most agreed was very repetitive and, at the time, most would have said that i...
by Sean
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Summer of Arcade: Week Five

Lasting First Impressions of Toy Soldiers: Cold War from Signal Studios In 2010, Signal Studios released their first XBLA game, Toy Soldiers, to much fan response.  Personally, I couldn’t get into the game and I was ...
by Sean
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You Talkin’ to Me?

Lasting First Impressions of “Mafia II” from 2K Games Having been advertised and hyped for months before its release, Mafia II just seemed to be yet another open world GTA style game. I bought GTA IV on launch day a...
by Sean
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Monkey Business

Lasting First Impressions of “Enslaved: Odyssey to the West” from Namco Bandai It was just shortly before this game hit the market that I had even heard about it. It just sort of came out of no where and I had no id...
by Sean
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Continuing the Tradition

Lasting First Impressions of "Fallout: New Vegas" from Bethesda Softworks In 2008, Bethesda presented the world with their vision of an alternative future in which a nuclear war devastated the Americas in the 1950s fo...
by Sean
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Summer of Arcade: Week Two

Lasting First Impressions of From Dust from Ubisoft Xbox Live Arcade’s second week of Summer of Arcade continues with another unique entry from the mind of legendary creator, Eric Chahi (Out of this World/Another World) c...
by Sean
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The Bionic Man

Lasting First Impressions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution from SquareEnix August 23rd, 2011 was a great day for gamers.  It was a highly anticipated day long in the waiting.  It was the release date for the SquareEnix published ...
by Sean
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The Most Impressive AWARDS 2011 – Retail

A Look at the retail games that impressed us most in 2011 Well, this is it.  The end of 2011 and the completion of Lasting First Impressions’ first full year online.  It’s been a great year for both new IPs and se...
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A Return to Roots

Lasting First Impressions of Ash from SRRN Games Classic games such as Final Fantasy, Ultima, Phantasy Star, and Dragon Quest forged the ever popular RPG genre laying the groundwork that would eventually bring us such modern hi...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 30

The One with Nintendo Killing Santa » Wow. Can you believe we’re at Episode 30 already? We can’t but we’re very thrilled that The OMG! Hour has come such a long way since we started this back in April.  We&#...
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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...
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