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Quickie game review: Skyrim

Skyrim is another installment in the Elder Scrolls series. It attempts to incorporate a more structured story-line on top of the basic Morrowind/Oblivion system (tweaked a bit). It is fun, but suffers from the same major flaw that both Morrowind … Continue reading

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Quick Game Reviews: Psychonauts, Dead Island, To the Moon

Psychonauts – a Good Old Game, it is a fun action/adventure game that only bogs down near the end when the irritating platform-jumping sections get irritatingly hard. 4 of 5. Dead Island – a 3D first-person kill-endless-zombies game that starts … Continue reading

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Quickie Game Reviews – Duke Nukem Forever

Feels like 12 months should have been plenty of time to whip this up – not 12 years. Duke Nukem’s humor doesn’t seem as funny now – maybe it’s me. Some mindless alien-blasting fun to be had: 3.5 of 5.

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Quickie Game Reviews

Freespace 2: dust off your joystick (or plug your console controller into your PC) and enjoy this space shoot-em-up on the cheap from gog.com (Good Old Games). You can update the graphics and play the original Freespace for free with … Continue reading

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Quickie PC Game Reviews

Portal 2 – fun, clever, too easy. Recommended: 4.5 of 5 stars. Singularity – fun. It is an amalgam of four games you’ve played already plus some interesting twists in the tool/weapon department. The few difficult spots got a lot … Continue reading

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