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lasthero
Starting tonight, people will die. I'm a man of my word.

Title: Go see AvP: R
Posted: December 25, 2007 (04:16 PM)
It's leagues ahead of the first.

More fights. A matter of fact, I'd say at least a solid third of this movie is just straight up action.

It earns the R rating. I'm almost surprised it didn't get NC-17. Not for children AT ALL.

Plenty of good nods to both franchises.

Went, saw it, had a good time. Won't win any award, but a very enjoyable hour and a half.
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Type: Review
Game: Catwoman (Xbox)
Posted: December 23, 2007 (08:04 PM)
99.999% of the people reading this review have either seen or heard about the horrendous Catwoman movie, and are coming into this review expecting it to be bashed. Though I hope the great majority of people enjoy the read, know that I'm not aiming it at them. No, this is for the .001, the one soul on the planet that is seriously thinking about buying this game.
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Type: Review
Game: Mass Effect (Xbox 360)
Posted: November 25, 2007 (10:34 PM)
The moment that made me realize Mass Effect was a great game came about thirty minutes in.
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Type: Review
Game: Spider-Man 3 (Xbox 360)
Posted: May 10, 2007 (11:05 AM)
Gang wars take over the streets. An alien symbiote pops out of nowhere and gives him a new suit with incredible strength - but makes him a complete asshole. Kraven the Hunter, Calypso, the Lizard, the Rhino, the Scorpion, the Kingpin, the Sandman, the New Goblin, Venom - New York City is a battleground, and thereís only thing standing in the way of complete chaos is one little spider.
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Type: Review
Game: Pirates: Battle for the Caribbean (Miscellaneous)
Posted: May 06, 2007 (12:57 AM)
If you're expecting me to break into some tirade about how Pirates is much more intricate than it seems, well, I'm afraid you're going to be disappointed.
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Type: Review
Game: Mademan: Confessions of the Family Blood (PlayStation 2)
Posted: April 18, 2007 (11:37 AM)
If youíre looking for a innovative game with blazing action and insane challenge, you could do a lot worse than Made ManÖbut you could do much better, too.
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Type: Review
Game: Ghost Rider (PlayStation 2)
Posted: March 23, 2007 (04:13 PM)
Ghost Rider rides a motorcycle, has a skull for a head, wears a leather jacket with spikes, is engulfed in unquenchable hellfire, and makes the corrupt relive their sordid crimes - from their victimís point of view. That sells itself.
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Type: Review
Game: Grandia (PlayStation)
Posted: February 28, 2007 (11:42 PM)
Grandia is one of the most clichťd RPGs ever made. Itís also one of the best. The key is execution.
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Type: Review
Game: Justice League Heroes (PlayStation 2)
Posted: January 16, 2007 (11:36 PM)
And that brings up the main reason I love Justice League Heroes: It's not just an excellent superhero game, it's a excellent game. Period.
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Type: Review
Game: Trapt (PlayStation 2)
Posted: November 21, 2006 (10:56 AM)
Allura has the ability to instantly create traps, and the only way to get enemies to fall in said traps is by leading them; wait for them to pass the right spot at the right time, press a button and watch the carnage. Slower paced than your average action game, but thereís creative merit to itÖ
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Type: Review
Game: God Hand (PlayStation 2)
Posted: November 09, 2006 (09:19 AM)
When God Handís not funny, itís thrilling. When itís not thrilling, itís funny. And sometimes it manages both at once.
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Type: Review
Game: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (PlayStation 2)
Posted: November 03, 2006 (07:33 AM)
Like its big brother X-Men Legends, Ultimate Alliance wastes no time; thereís no cities to traverse, no prologue to wade through, no sappy love story to stomach. Things start off blazing and they stay that way right up until the final battle.
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Type: Review
Game: Bully (PlayStation 2)
Posted: November 01, 2006 (04:45 PM)
It's not odd for weaker individuals to be singled out by stronger individuals, made the butt of every joke, ostracized and degraded just because they're good in school or they know how to play chess or they know what Ďdilettanteí means. It's not odd for teachers to turn a blind eye on the torment, just because the tormenter happens to own a Varsity jacket. Money and lies, cliques and discrimination, scandals and extortion; school is a bitch and then you graduate. Jimmy Hopkins would agree.
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Type: Review
Game: Just Cause (PlayStation 2)
Posted: October 05, 2006 (06:44 PM)
When all these elements come together, you might actually be fooled into thinking Just Cause is a decent game. Don't. All is not what it seems.
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Type: Review
Game: Mega Man X: Command Mission (GameCube)
Posted: September 30, 2006 (02:16 PM)
This isnít the first Mega Man RPG, but it is the first Mega Man RPG that hasnít used weird some weird card system or had grids to move around on or wasnít a blatant Pokťmon knockoff. In Command Mission you play as X, robot fighter extraordinaire, hunter of the rogue reploids known as Mavericks. If youíve been playing Mega Man X games for a while, you probably have this history memorized; from what I can tell, itís just a continuation of the main series. I wouldnít know because, aga...
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Type: Review
Game: Batman: Vengeance (PlayStation 2)
Posted: September 24, 2006 (09:33 PM)
Thatís how Batman operates: Intelligence. Youíre required to think, conserve and take account of what youíre given to work with, what you need to survive against Gothamís criminal element.
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Type: Review
Game: Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra (PlayStation 2)
Posted: September 13, 2006 (01:47 PM)
I enjoy fighting in Episode III, and I couldnít be more pleasantly surprised. But the fighting wasn't what I came for. I came for solid characters and a solid plot held together by a solid science-fiction setting, something that the first two episodes delivered in spades. The finale doesnít simply meet expectations; it exceeds them in every way.
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Type: Review
Game: RPG Maker 3 (PlayStation 2)
Posted: August 28, 2006 (11:55 AM)
Sure, it wonít be easy. Just like with RPG Maker 2, youíll have to spend hours typing on the keyboard. Being a fan of fantasy helps, since making any other genre is impossible. Crafting an RPG still requires the patience to master complex variables and design an intricate world, along with the direction to pull it all together. And if you canít come to terms with the fact that a rotten game may be the fruit of your labor, you shouldnít even bother.
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Type: Review
Game: Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage (Genesis)
Posted: August 21, 2006 (10:35 PM)
Maximum Carnage may not be 100% faithful to the comic's experience, but it comes as close as a sidescroller could hope.
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Type: Review
Game: X-Men Legends (Xbox)
Posted: August 16, 2006 (09:20 AM)
Thatís the best thing about X-Men Legends; it totally discards any of that overbearing crap. There is a story, there are plot twists, but, ultimately, itís about Magneto trying to dominate the world and the X-Men trying to stop him. The game establishes that and reminds you with the occasional cutscene, but itís all business beyond that.
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Type: Review
Game: Indigo Prophecy (PlayStation 2)
Posted: August 12, 2006 (11:17 AM)
Sometimes making the wrong decision leads to a setback, a step missed along the way. Sometimes it leads into a side story you wouldnít have noticed otherwise, like a quaint night of ice-skating between two friends. Sometimes it leads to a game over. The roads diverge, cross, and one of Indigo Prophecyís biggest appeals is that it encourages experimentation.
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