Tag Archives: Game

SimCity Review

There were only two Sim games that I could play for hours and never get bored till today. One was SimTower which continues to live in secret on my work PC for days where I am on duty with nothing to do over the weekends and the other is SimCity 2000. Yes SimCity 2000 and not the later versions. Somehow …

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Crysis 3 (PC/XBOX 360/PS3) Review

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Crysis 3 is the third main installment in the first-person shooting game series, Crysis, by Crytek, and it takes place some twenty-odd years after the events of its predecessor, Crysis 2. The setting is a typical, science fiction dystopia New York, but with a major twist – the city is brimming with beautiful rainforests and dense swamps. Quite a charming …

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengence Review

The new face of the Metal Gear Solid franchise we have here is the cybernetically enhanced super ninja Raiden who dumps the time-honored MGS tradition of sneaking around and hiding for a more visceral approach, charging headlong into the fray with a thirsty blade by his side.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Review

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When the game was first announced, the Aliens fan in me leaped for joy. I pre-ordered it on the first day it appeared on STEAM for pre-order and counted down the days to pre-load and unlock. Yes, you could say I couldn’t wait to start hearing that iconic beep on the motion tracker and blast those slimy aliens away. After …

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Avatar Star Hands on

Ever thought Valve’s Team Fortress 2 has too much cartoonish violence for your palette? Call Of Duty douche bags calling you horrible names ? Tired of seeking out enemies to kill in Planetside 2? Pearl Digital Entertainment’s newest entry in the MMO shooter market “Avatar Star” might just be right up your alley. Avatar Star may look like any run …

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World Of Warplanes Hands On

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d have known that Belarusian developers Wargaming.net have been making waves all over the oversaturated MMO market with their unique Armored Warfare MMO “World Of Tanks”. Everyone from WWII aficionados to hardcore FPS gamers were drawn by the game’s unique premise and just 1 year after its initial release in Russia; the popularity …

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Assassin’s Creed 3 Review

Assassin’s Creed 3 (AC3) is the latest episode in the Assassin’s Creed franchise. As most Assassin’s Creed followers know, the games generally pivot around two time periods, being the present, and the past, which is visited through the Animus and the character, Desmond Miles. AC3 is a new game with a new world (pun intended, seeing as it’s set in …

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Pokémon Black Version 2 Review

Pokémon has come a long way since its first game back 1998. Its latest instalments, Black 2 and White 2 (B2&W2), are no different when it comes to its standard formula of ‘8 gym badges, fight Team Bad Guys, defeat Elite 4 and Champion, become Champion’, and this tried and tested recipe has always been the main crux of the …

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Forza Horizon Review

Different Team, Different approach but the same adrenaline pumping fun. I’ve always wanted to attend an auto festival like the SEMA show in the US and the Tokyo Motor Show in Japan but living in a country that is notorious for costing an arm and a leg just to own an automobile, that dream is nearly impossible. So when i …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

Just like the movie industry, reboots of old game series have always been the target of pessimism as majority of these do not turn out well. While you do get success stories once in a while, more often than not, these reboots of well loved classics are doomed to failure before they even started. It is not surprising to see …

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NBA 2K13 Review

This game is a dunking good! Let me be honest here and say, I’ve never been good at basketball virtually or in an actual court but NBA 2K13 has managed to hook me with its impressive visuals coupled with stellar gameplay elements that would appeal to both hardcore NBA fans and casual players alike. For those who do not know …

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Sleeping Dogs Reviewed

A hard hitting video game tribute to the best of Hong Kong action films. Sleeping dog’s troubled release is relatively unknown to many gamers, but developers United Front games nonetheless was able to survive though developmental hell and delivered a stellar game in this loving tribute to some of the best Hong Kong action cinema has to offer. The was …

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STGCC 2012 Cosplay Runway

A new trend has been slowly appearing among the various popular culture events here in the form of a runway which features Cosplay. This not only allows more participants to take part as compared to the usual competition as there is no need to form a team and find extra time to rehearse the performance. This also means that majority …

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Hands On

The King Of Iron Fist delivers a Knockout Punch ! The Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention (STGCC) cater to not only fans of comics but to gamers as well, renowned game developer/publisher Namco Bandai gave us gamers a sneak peek into the latest iteration of their legendary Tekken franchise; Tekken Tag Tournament 2. I was fortunate enough to be …

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