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Trials Fusion

Lasting First Impressions Frustration should be the name of this game.  Soul crushing, agonizing, and yet, oddly satisfying frustration.  RedLynx returns with the third game in the Trials series, Trials Fusion.  Published by Ubisoft, Trials Fusion brings all the familiar dirt bike thrills of the previous games while fusing some new mechanics to the game […]

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PAX East Preview: This War of Mine

War is no stranger to video gaming.  We get to play the soldier all the time in nearly every first person shooter made today. 11-bit Studios, however, are taking their game, This War of Mine, along a different path.  Their tagline says it all: “In war, not everyone is a soldier.”  Based upon interviews and stories […]

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PAX East Preview: Sniper Elite 3

While I never played any of the previous Sniper Elite games, 505 Games’ new entry in the series, Sniper Elite 3 really stood out to me, at PAX East, as a game I have to play when it releases for consoles on July 1st.  It may be the third game in the series, but it […]

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PAX East Preview: Wolfenstein The New Order

The mega nerd show known as PAX East took place this past weekend in Boston, MA, and I was one of the 70,000 lucky ones in attendance.  My very first stop on Friday, the first day of the show, was at the Bethesda booth where I was treated to 1.5 hours of hands-on time with […]

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inFAMOUS Second Son

The original two inFAMOUS games from Sucker Punch Productions were the reason I wanted a PS3 back in the day.  These were two of very few Sony exclusive games that took my attention away from the Xbox 360 but they were well worth my time.  During the PS4 announcement event in 2013, one teaser trailer […]


 
 
 

 
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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...
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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...
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...
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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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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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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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...
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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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Deus Ex Human Revolution

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 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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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...
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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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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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How Long Can You Survive?

Lasting First Impressions of Zombi U Developed by Ubisoft » When Ubisoft announced their lineup of launch titles for the Nintendo Wii U, the title that truly stood out as being the one game I had to play was Zombi U.  I have ...
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