Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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Game developer Naughty Dog has been a staple of the Playstation gaming systems from the beginning. Indeed, their games are super popular at my store and definitely on everyone's Gamefly wish list. Gameplay of Uncharted 2 https://youtu.be/0EhpxpPeTKE What is Uncharted 2 About? Their pattern has been to perfect one series of games for each generation of the PlayStation. The PS1 saw Naughty Dog bring creation of the system's unofficial mascot Crash Bandicoot. For the PS2 they created the "Jak and Daxter" trilogy. Now for the PS3, the minds at Naughty Dog have turned towards creating what may be the most cinematic game series ever: "Uncharted." https://youtu.be/YuT6ooXQ0uk Focusing on creating a story drive single player experience like no other, the team built on the success of the original game and completely…
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Rage Review for Xbox 360: The Prettiest Post-Apocalypse World Yet

Rage Review for Xbox 360: The Prettiest Post-Apocalypse World Yet

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Rage, a first-person shooter (FPS) which was released a while back (and available for online rental or purchase), is the latest title to take players into a post-apocalyptic world full of mutants, ravaged landscapes and junkyards. What surprised me about Rage is that this video game almost has a Steampunk vibe, with many of the locations feeling like resurrected Old West towns with steam-powered machines, throwback clothing and makeshift buildings. In many ways, Rage feels like a visit to a very rough, rugged 1800s movie set with a handful of modern technology and plenty of races, rifles and explosions. Gameplay: 8/10 https://youtu.be/IBhffffQ-Sg Rage is very satisfying as a FPS option. Combat is engaging, and the artificial intelligence (AI) of your opponents is both a challenge and believable, and there is…
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Killzone 3 Review for PS3: Style Outweighs Substance in This Cinematic Video Game

Killzone 3 Review for PS3: Style Outweighs Substance in This Cinematic Video Game

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Need a good game to put in your Gamefly queu? Try Killzone 3 (or pick up at my Batavia store!). Gameplay of Killzone 3 https://youtu.be/Gk4drsAAt7E What is Killzone 3 About? Killzone 3 throws a curve from the very beginning. You are one of the enemy Helghast, strolling through Stahl Arms Deep South, one of their training, weapons manufacturing, and torture facilities. You take a tense walk past dozens of armed bad guys, and receive a quick weapons tutorial. Since the Killzone franchise is played from the point of view of the ISA soldiers, things instantly seem wrong. The situation becomes clearer when you strip off your Helghast gear--it's an infiltration, a rescue mission to recover your squad captain. Then the game shoots back six months in time. You will return…
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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron on PS3 and Xbox 360

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron on PS3 and Xbox 360

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If you're looking for a classic used game, try this action platformer with great graphics and exciting gameplay. You'll want to give the all-new El Shaddai: Ascenscion of the Metatron a look. Produced by Ignition Entertainment (creators of the Devil May Cry series) and available on PS3 and Xbox 360 (and possibly on Wii in the foreseeable future), the game is already on its way to becoming a classic among RPG fans and has received unanimously positive critical reviews during the two weeks it's been available to the public. Gameplay of El Shaddai https://youtu.be/Z1N6H_oXxDU What is El Shaddai about? El Shaddai's plot is simple and sweet, and loosely based on the legendary Book of Enoch, an ancient tome that tells the story of a priest who must find and defeat…
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 – a Review

Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 – a Review

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More than four years after its announcement in 2007, Deus Ex: Human Revolution (available on Gamefly and at my store!) has hit the shelves and is available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The third entry in the popular Deus Ex RPG series, it serves as a prequel to Deus Ex (2000) and Deus Ex: Invisible War (2003), with its action occurring in the year 2027 -- 25 years before the original game's events. Gameplay of Deus Ex https://youtu.be/Yq7JIzknJNo Background of Deus Ex: Human Revolution The plot of Human Revolution concerns corporation security chief Adam Jensen, who is employed by the mega-powerful manufacturing company Sarif Industries. After he is shot in the head during a vicious attack on his plant by a squad of soldiers, his body is regenerated…
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