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Logic: Power Series vs Pro Series

When I’m stressed, I hit the nicotine. I’ve never been a smoker since my lungs can’t stand it. I’ve also used snus on occation but the potential mouth/tooth rot potential for it scares me. I won’t say vaporizing is harmless, … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2016, consumerism, technology ]
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Review: The Crew

This may be a bit delayed for some, but sales made this possible at all. I had no interest in it from the start. It didn’t look right and my gut told me no. My gut was right. It is … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2016, 4K, games, racing, review, SLi ]
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The Division: Streaming to Twitch: Beta Review

Few screenshots, some 4k, some not. Two EVGA 980ti: 20 to 30fps @ 4k 70fps vsync @ 1080 NVidia doesn’t even have an optimized driver for this one yet. The city looks alive-ish, Multiplayer started out really cool — I … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2016, 4K, games, gaming, graphics, review, SLi ]
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SyntheticX Gamleaon: Mad Max – With Commentary

MAD MAX – Cacophony This will be where I’ll have more to say.

Hierarchy [ 2015, commentary, funny, games, games for windows, graphics, review, video, youtube ]
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Steam Community :: z3rin :: Review for Octodad: Dadliest Catch

So much fun! I had a blast playing this one and it’s even more fun to watch when you’re not struggling with the controls. You will struggle with the controls, especially with a controller — which is the only way … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, family, games, games for windows, review ]
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Battlefield Hardline – Beta Review

So I was able to play the alpha — or the alpha beta they put out before.  The driving was absolutely awful.  The cars were blocks, had nothing underneath, and really added nothing to the game other than transport.  This … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2015, games, games for windows, review ]
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Titanfall not so much of a Titan.

Found this old unpublished post and wanted to get it out there. I did end up getting the full game for,y birthday after it came out because my son wanted to watch me play. ~~~~~~~~ Pre:release thoughts on the beta: … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2014, games, Giant Robots, review ]
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Review: BioShock Infinite

The world forms around you. You enter a familiar place but it is still very new, dropped into a preloaded consciousness. You had a job, you knew why you were here, simply follow the instruction and the goal will be … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2013, games, graphics, review, Uncategorized ]
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Movie Review: Flight

Hubris. It describes the protagonist, the antagonist, the obstacle and the resolution. Ok – so maybe not the resolution. I was not a fan of the secular point of view, primarily because I could identify with it. I’m familiar with … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2013, commentary, movie ]
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Tomb Raider: Review (Kotaku)

I’m excited for Tomb Raider – but it’s unfortunate that I’m almost done playing through Far Cry 3 – it sounds very very similar. Complete with the very real, visceral agony and endurance needed to be an action hero: Tomb … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2013, link ]
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Mech Games – The Next Generation

The closest mechs came to making a comeback was Steel Battalion. That didn’t seem to help. The controller was huge, and many thought it a titch unnecessary. however, if you’re driving a mech — you’ve got a cockpit ready to … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2013, games, games for windows, MMO, review, twtGames, video ]
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Total Recall (2012)

I am happy to report that after a long movie sabbatical; I finally got to go tonight. What did I see? Total Recall. First of all, boo. I am not sure who thought that Colin Farrell should be allowed to … Full story

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Review: The Sims Medieval

I’ve played Sims 3 in the past. I enjoyed building the character up for a while, establishing relationships and such, but I quickly grew tired of the annoying need to eat, pee and sleep. Of course, I was pregnant with … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, review ]
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Magic Mike

In a crowded theatre, full of crazed women in fact one was actually taking photos on her phone of the screen I saw the second movie of the day, Magic Mike. There was dancing. There was stripping. There was drugs. … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, movie ]
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Moonrise Kingdom

I went to see a delightful movie this evening called Moonrise Kingdom. This is the type of movie that makes you reminisce about the hardships and wonders of first love and childhood. It had a wonderful cast, including Bill Murray, Bruce … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, movie ]
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Ted

Wish I could say I liked the movie but I was not a fan of Ted. I know I am in the minority here since everyone else seemed to like it. Grumpy, foul mouthed teddy bears are not my thing. Neither … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, movie ]
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Review: Max Payne 3

Whew. That’s a rush. I just got done playing through my first hour of Max Payne 3 and I feel… stimulated, enthralled, and defeated. I had to stop playing though. There is only so many times you can replay the … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, fb, games, graphics, review, screenshot, twtGames ]
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Review: Dirt Showdown

Dirt started as a rally racing game, hence the name. It had a really good model… no turbo, relatively realistic driving physics, and decent graphics. They kept expanding into the other genres, such as Gymkhana, stadium, and others. Dirt 2 … Full story

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Review: Call of Juarez: The Cartel

It’s really as bad as you’ve heard. From the very first screen you are alerted to its crappiness. The text itself is circa Mortal Kombat – giant and pixellated. It looks so dated. It really feels like a modern Sega … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, gbuzz, review, screenshot, SocialAll, twt, video ]
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My 3D Aventure in Digitopia

I was accused of trolling for posting what I found while testing a few games with 3D Vision. I don’t take umbrage but it reminded me that this is the first time round for some people. The History Before I … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, onthego, review, twt ]
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Review: Jurassic Park (2011)

Wow, it’s pretty impressive how lame they were able to make this game. If they made it a traditional first person puzzle / battle game that would have been ideal… but they didn’t. Everything is WASD on PC and I’m … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, review, SocialAll, video ]
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Review: FlatOut3 Chaos and Destruction… of a Francise

Video: Video has Bloom turned off, motion blur turned off First impression: ugh. I am shaking my head in disappointment.  I would have put the first and second FlatOut as two of my favorite games.  I’m a huge racing fan, and … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, gbuzz, review, twt, video ]
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Review: Mafia II

Screenshots: Video: I had originally played this on Onlive, I gave it the 30 minute trial. I don’t exactly remember it starting how it did. I seemed to be going through many more story points then before, but I bet … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2012, games, review, SocialAll, video ]
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Review: Driver San Francisco

Ok, I loved the original driver. It was an entirely new genre at the time. Sure you had a driving around car game, but once GTA III hit anything where you drove and crashed was “just another GTA”. They’ve always … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2011, games, review, SocialAll, video ]
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LA Noire PC – Review

Video: It’s a port, a straight port but with an extra tidbit or two of settings and smoothing for the graphics. You have ansiotropic settings, and FXAA (x1, 2, or 3). The textures do appear scaled, as in they look … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2011, games, image, SocialAll, video ]
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