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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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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...
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’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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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 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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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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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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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...
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&#...
by TheOMGHour
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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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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 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 40

The One with the Rumoured Future o much more information has come to light about the future of our beloved consoles.  One such rumoured future is that of the Free-to-Play model (F2P).  We discuss this model and whether or not...
by Sean
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Hero Worship

Lasting First Impressions of “Comic Jumper” from Twisted Pixel It started with The Maw.  Then came ‘Splosion Man.  Now, the crazy minds at Twisted Pixel bring us their latest platformer for XBLA, Comic Jumpe...
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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Dark Kingdom

Lasting First Impressions of Epic Mickey by Disney Interactive When Warren Spector, creator of such epic games as Deus Ex, Wing Commander, and System Shock decides that his next project will star Walt Disney’s cornerstone...
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 ...
by Sean
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Fast Forward: Orcs Must Die!

Looking Forward to Orcs Must Die! from Robot Entertainment Last week I had the pleasure of attending PAX East 2011 and seeing many new and upcoming games from several developers.  Over the next week I will post my thoughts...
by Sean
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Gameshow Hijinks

Lasting first impressions of You Don’t Know Jack from THQ You Don’t Know Jack was a classic trivia game for the PC back in 1995 boasting “where high culture meets pop culture” mixing trivia with comedy.&...
by Sean
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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 OMG! Hour: Episode 26

The One with the Can’t Hear You Song » Besides talking about what we’ve been playing this week: HAWKEN, Guild Wars 2 (Jeff hit level 80. Ding!), NFS: Most Wanted, and Assassin’s Creed III, we also discuss these q...
by TheOMGHour
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Solid Summer Fun

Lasting First Impressions of Dungeon Siege III from Obsidian. Dungeon Siege III is the franchise’s first time on consoles, and they did a good job bringing the Diablo-style gameplay to a controller.  It’s an Ac...
by Maranda
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PAX East Preview: Outlast

Developed by Red Barrels Games » During the annual gathering of nerds known as PAX East, I had the pleasure to spend some time with a new survival horror game that is going to prove almost too scary to ever spend a lot of tim...
by Sean
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Treading Water

Lasting First Impressions of “Hydrophobia” from Dark Energy Digital I was first introduced to Hydrophobia at PAX East in March, 2010. Although I did not play the game, I was intrigued by what I saw and it quickly ma...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 6

The One with the Red Head » In today’s episode we learn why Sean is sporting a bright red head, courtesy of his trip to Canada’s Wonderland.  Craig has finally been able to catch up on some older titles and he tel...
by TheOMGHour
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God of War: Ascension

Developed by Santa Monica Studio » Lasting First Impressions he God of War series is a bit of a Game of Shame for me; I have all the games, but I’ve never played them through.  I briefly played the original game but ne...
by Sean
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The Long Road Ahead

Lasting First Impressions of Lego Lord of the Rings Developed by TT Games  |  Published by Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment » I love Lego. If you were to visit my home you would see my epic 5200 piece Millennium Fal...
by Sean
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Ubisoft Divulges Development of Groundbreaking New IP “WATCH DOGS”

MONTRÉAL – June 4th 2012 – Ubisoft® unveiled Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft debuted its new, ground-breaking intellectual property, an open-world action-adventure game called Watch Dogs. Deve...
by Sean
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