Go West, Young Man

Lasting First Impressions of Wild West Town from Clipwire Games Facebook was, once upon a time, just a place to reconnect with friends, old and new.  Over the years, however, it has become much more than just a place to ke...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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All the World’s a Stage

Lasting First Impressions of Black Knight Sword Developed by Grasshopper Manufacture  |  Published by D3Publisher » Black Knight Sword, from the crazy minds of Suda 51 and Grasshopper Manufacture, is an exercise in the absol...
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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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 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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Looking Ahead at 2013

A new year is upon us and it is this time that everyone looks ahead to what gaming will bring us next.  Last year’s games are behind us, they’ve received their Game of the Year nominations and wins, but that’s all histor...
by Sean
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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 34

The One with the Anticipation Happy New Year and welcome to the first episode of 2013! Maranda joins Jeff and Sean once again to discuss all the games we’re looking forward to in 2013.  We also take some time to talk abo...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 33

The One with the GOTY Countdown, Part III » It’s the Finale of our 3-part series counting down to the OMG! Hour 2012 Game of the Year.  In this episode Sean and Jeff are joined by Maranda to discuss their picks for the ...
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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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

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Our Final Take 4 / 5 - Very Good
by John
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An Alien Experiment

Lasting First Impressions of Warp from Trapdoor Warp, developed by Trapdoor and published by EA Games, is a wonderful stealth, puzzle game that I first had the pleasure of seeing demoed at PAX East 2011.  It’s been a long ti...
by Sean
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Stay Out of the Light

Lasting First Impressions of The Darkness II from Digital Extremes Taking over from where Starbreeze Studios left off 5 years ago with the original The Darkness, Digital Extremes brings us the next evolution of first person sho...
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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The End of an Era

Lasting First Impressions of Gears of War 3 from Epic Games Back in 2006, a little known title hit the shores of an unsuspecting XBOX360 audience.  It was a new IP and a new contender in an already saturated market of shooter ...
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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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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A Steampunk Christmas

Lasting First Impressions of A Christmas Carol from PadWorx Digital Media One of the great things about the iPad are the eBook readers for when you just want to kick back in your favourite chair, tune out your world and delve i...
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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Episode 25: Strange Characters, Strange Stories

04:56 – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 12:34 – Heroes Reborn *Spoilers* 18:35 – Grimm 20:28 – Code Black 21:55 – Limitless 22:48 – Sleepy Hollow 25:56 – Supergirl 32:10 – The Walking Dead...
by Sean
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Star Light, Star Bright

Lasting First Impressions of Sword of the Stars II Enhanced Edition Developed by Kerberos Productions  |  Published by Paradox Interactive » 2011 saw the release of Sword of the Stars 2, a turn-based 4x strategy game in the ...
by Jeff
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