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My Take On Bioshock Infinite (SPOILERS)

I got a new video card for my PC (an HD 7870), and got both Tomb Raider and Bioshock Infinite as part of AMD’s “Never Settle” bundle for free. I played through Bioshock first. First, what I liked: +¬†The graphics¬†– … Continue reading

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We’re Never Going To See Another Generation With Sales Like This One

The current generation was special in a lot of ways. It was the first in which online functionality became standard, and the first in which global network infrastructure allowed for online play (albeit inconsistently in practice). It was the first … Continue reading

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New Street Fighter IV Update Announced @ PAX East: Really, Capcom?

So, yeah. Capcom announced another update to Street Fighter 4. Honestly? I’m not too excited. I don’t even have my copy of Arcade Edition anymore. I have a lot more fun watching the game than playing it. It’s not like … Continue reading

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Dead or Alive 5+ Demo Impressions + Team Ninja Can’t Have It Both Ways

So I downloaded the demo for Dead or Alive 5+, the upgraded Vita port for DOA5, a few days back. A few thoughts: – This has the best combat in the series by a mile. The combat feels much more … Continue reading

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Will A Price Cut Be Enough For The Vita in The West? I Doubt It.

Many fans of Sony’s zombified Vita have had little to get excited about as of late. But the recent price-cut in Japan has provided a brief respite from the usual doldrums. Sales have been gangbusters recently, with the Vita actually … Continue reading

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Why I Liked Chains of Olympus Better Than God of War III

My first God of War game was the first PSP prequel, Chains Of Olympus. It’s my favorite PSP game of all time, and easily one of the best I’ve played on any console. I can’t count how many times I’ve … Continue reading

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A More Powerful Wii U With No Tablet Wouldn’t Have Sold Any Better

Long before the Wii U’s dismal performance post-December, a common complaint about the system has been it’s design. At issue for many e-critics is how the software neither looks nor runs any better than current gen offerings. One alternate approach … Continue reading

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