The OMG! Hour: Episode 35

The One with the New Guy » There’s lots of news to discuss this week as CES in Las Vegas is over with. Steam Boxes, and Microsoft’s new “Holodeck” tech demo make the rounds as well as updates on the THQ...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 9

The One with the Extended Cut » This is it. The last of the single digit episodes. Welcome to the OMG! Hour in which we talk about the new Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut DLC. Is it worth going back to? Is Sony preparing for a fut...
by TheOMGHour
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 15

The One with the Cat Fight » Craig gets his life back, temporarily, Sean goes on Vacation, and both have stories to tell about their adventures.  Late breaking news for the first time on The OMG! Hour with the rumours of OnLi...
by TheOMGHour
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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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Special Forces Team X

Developed by Zombie Studios A Third Person Mess t is a common thing to run into various multiplayer shooter games these days; a market niche overflowing with titles. Too many in my opinion, but that is another story. Zombie Ga...
by Omar
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The OMG! Hour: episode 23

The One with the Space Cadet » Just when we thought we had our timing correct, we still went over an hour.  Having a couple of great interviews will do that.  More Project Play interviews come your way this week, including P...
by TheOMGHour
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 5

The One With the Epic E3 Epitomization »This one is a long one; an Epic one, if you may. In honour of Video Games’ largest annual show, we bring you an extra long look at what we took away from E3 this week.  Our though...
by TheOMGHour
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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

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Our Final Take 4 / 5 - Very Good
by John
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PC

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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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 – Borderlands 2

One of the biggest attractions at last week’s PAX East 2012 was 2K Games’ large-as-life Borderlands 2 booth with lines snaking all the way around the booth and wait times of nearly 2 hours to play for 20 minutes.  Craig an...
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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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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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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3DS

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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Player Profile: Maranda Carvell

Today we welcome fellow community gamer and a long-time supporter of Lasting First Impressions, Maranda Carvell to our Player Profile questionnaire.  Maranda is a mother of 4 wonderful children, and a woman of many talents.  ...
by Sean
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Healthy Gaming Diary: Week 4

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Dear Diary, Today began another new Kinect fitness program developed in association with The Biggest Loser trainer, Jillian Michaels.  With such success behind her name, you’d think that Jillian Mic...
by Sean
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Doing Things Differently

Personal Reflections of Guild Wars 2 » The gaming industry is ripe full of MMORPG games and it seems that everywhere you turn, another studio is working on yet another MMO.  Both Free-to-Play and Pay-to-Play models exist and ...
by Sean
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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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Soundproof

Lasting First Impressions of The Truth from Brian Melo Those of you who know me understand that I love music. My Dad is a wonderful vocalist, I am a singer (I...
by Sean
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The Elder Scrolls Online Announced

It seems this is the time when all largely popular RPG franchises are looking to cash in on the enormous popularity of the MMO.  What better world to transform into an MMORPG than the ever growing world of The Elder Scroll...
by Sean
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Disparate Measures

Lasting First Impressions of Starhawk from Lighbox Interactive I was first introduced to Starhawk, developed by Lightbox Interactive, last week at the Sony Spring Showcase event. I hadn’t heard of this title until that ev...
by Sean
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

Lasting First Impressions ostalgia. There’s nothing quite like our fond memories of what once was even if it means viewing those memories through rose coloured glasses.  That which we remember affectionately usually does...
by Sean
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Return to Ground Zero

Lasting First Impressions of [PROTOTYPE 2] from Activision Released in 2009, Radical Entertainment’s original Prototype went on to become the top selling game on the Xbox 360 in June of that year and has sold over 2.1 million...
by Sean
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Heavy Metal

Lasting First Impressions of Hawken Developed by Adhesive Games » War. War never changes. With an over saturation of FPS games pouring in every year since the COD revolution, it is very difficult finding titles in this genre t...
by Omar
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Reef Shot

Developed by Nano Games Lasting First Impressions » It’s not very often one finds a fully-realized, 3D environment game that has no weapons, no combat, and no enemies whatsoever.  A game that one can sit down and actua...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 41

The One Where it all Starts Again » Some big announcement happened this week and we talk about it all.  In fact, there was so much to talk about this week, that we only got through half of it.  The big Sony PS4 announcement ...
by Sean
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Indoor Pool

Lasting First Impressions of Michael Phelps: Push the Limit from 505 Games Multiple Gold Medalist winner, Michael Phelps, along with developers 505 Games are aiming to bring, for the first time ever, the thrill and excitement o...
by Sean
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Healthy Gaming Diary: Week 2

Monday, January 14th, 2013 Dear Diary, It’s the beginning of week 2.  I guess I’m really doing this, aren’t I?  While it’s only been a week, I actually felt that I ‘needed’ to do a workout tonight.  Since last we...
by Sean
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Living 2D in a 3D World

Lasting First Impressions of Rayman Origins from Ubisoft I remember the original Rayman game, released on the Sony PlayStation back in 1995, with much fondness.  I would spend hours playing Rayman and loved every moment of it....
by Sean
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