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Author: zippdementia
Posted: June 02, 2010 (05:41 PM)
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This is a damn fine review, Suskie. I think probably it's your best work of the last month and a fine way to end May. Every once in a while a game comes along that raises my interest in picking up an Xbox 360. It is reviews like these that turn that interest into a nagging itch and, if I had the money, the desk space, and wasn't notoriously OCD about system crashes (regardless of the validity of such complaints, I would still fret over my xbox's condition) this review might be the one that would get me to buy a 360.

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Author: honestgamer (Mod)
Posted: June 02, 2010 (08:21 PM)
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Yeah, it's powerful stuff. I think Suskie in general is the writer on this site who has most frequently pushed me over the edge and made me want a game that only slightly interested me before reading his review. That tendency of his has already cost me money, and it may do so yet again in the case of Alan Wake, despite my aversion to games with horror as a primary reason to play.

"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. Kennedy on reality

"What if everything you see is more than what you see--the person next to you is a warrior and the space that appears empty is a secret door to another world? What if something appears that shouldn't? You either dismiss it, or you accept that there is much more to the world than you think. Perhaps it really is a doorway, and if you choose to go inside, you'll find many unexpected things." - Shigeru Miyamoto on secret doors to another world

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Author: Suskie
Posted: June 02, 2010 (09:39 PM)
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Wow, thanks a lot, guys. Didn't expect to receive this kind of praise for this review.

If it helps, Jason, I rented Alan Wake and had no trouble beating in within that time frame. It's roughly a ten-hour game and it's probably not something you'll be dying to replay, so if there's a Blockbuster in your area I'd hit that up first. There, now you're only down $9 :)

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Author: CoarseDragon
Posted: July 20, 2010 (03:20 PM)
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Because it looks like you are entering this in the TT I will only note one thing here that I thought was weird and you don't really need to change it.

"cute town of Bright Falls"

I never actually pictured a town as being cute - quaint, yes. Cute, not so much.

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