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Sunday, February 23 2014

Blood, Bugs and Gore: 'Gears of War 2', Postpartum Edition

Gears of War is not about narrative. It's about gut instinct. Pure, primal, primitive emotion. It paints on a big canvas, and uses thick brushstrokes, but the result is an unfiltered, expressionistic roar. It's just like a newborn baby.


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Thursday, August 2 2007

Shadowrun

Shadowrun feels like a briefly entertaining speed bump on the road to Halo 3.


Tuesday, March 9 2004

Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

From the first minute of the opening cinematic, when our protagonist chases down a plane on foot and then jumps on to catch it, you know that any notion of 'realism' will be taking a back seat in this game.


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