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Thursday, January 14 2010

Band Hero

No previous game in the Hero series asks you to play the bagpipes with a plastic guitar.

Sunday, October 18 2009

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2

I couldn't help but notice that one puzzle in which you must fit four different shaped blocks in four identically shaped holes in order to open a door was eerily similar to a Fisher-Price puzzle that I once solved at age four.

Sunday, July 27 2008

Guitar Hero: On Tour

Using the touchscreen as part of the Guitar Hero experience never gets past the point of feeling like it's an imperfect process.

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