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Month: October 2010

Fallout New Vegas Review

The recently-released Fallout New Vegas is the followup to 2008’s Game of the Year Fallout 3. This one does not share a development team with that game, but was instead created by Obsidian entertainment, who have a reputation for taking existing RPG franchises and producing solid, if occasionally workmanlike, sequels out of them (see Knights of The Old Republic 2 and Neverwinter Nights 2, for example).

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RED Review

RED held a lot of promise for me personally, as it’s based on a DC Comic written by my favourite comics writer, Warren Ellis. His sharply-observed, humourous and relentlessly misanthropic Transmetropolitan series is just about my favourite graphic novel, so it’s nice to see his work being adapted to the big screen.

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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Review

It’s usually not a good sign when filmmakers decide to get involved with games. Barring the occasional inspired celebrity voiceover, such as Dennis Hopper’s porn mogul in GTA Vice City or the previously mentioned Bruce Campbell narrating the Spider-man movie games, they almost always end in disaster.

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The Social Network Review

On the face of it, I really had no interest in going to see this film. The story behind the founding of Facebook, and exactly how obnoxious Mark Zuckerberg is/was to his friends and colleagues is already a matter of some public record, and so the idea of a film based on an unauthorised book concerned with highlighting the exact extent of his douchebaggery certainly didn’t fill me with anticipation.

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Valkyria Chronicles 2 Review

The original Valkyria Chronicles was released for the PS3 in 2008. A unique mix of RTS and 3rd person shooter (at least to console gaming), it proved to be a critical darling, getting excellent reviews and many awards.

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