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Recent gaming: a drive-by

Advance Wars: Days Of Ruin (aka Dark Conflict) The sequel to the excellent Advance Wars: Dual Strike doesn’t look very promising. It’s post-apocalyptic world may be atmospheric and something new, but it’s just too gray. The same goes for the

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Recent gaming: a drive-by

Advance Wars: Days Of Ruin (aka Dark Conflict) The sequel to the excellent Advance Wars: Dual Strike doesn’t look very promising. It’s post-apocalyptic world may be atmospheric and something new, but it’s just too gray. The same goes for the

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Monster Hunter Freedom 2 (PSP)

Baby steps. Usually you get faster at playing a game, but with Monster Hunter Freedom 2 I’ve constantly been moving slower. You need to, or it kills you, time and time again. By the four-hour mark I was getting to

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Monster Hunter Freedom 2 (PSP)

Baby steps. Usually you get faster at playing a game, but with Monster Hunter Freedom 2 I’ve constantly been moving slower. You need to, or it kills you, time and time again. By the four-hour mark I was getting to

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Ninja Gaiden 2 first looks (Xbox 360)

Oh god, yes. Ninja Gaiden 2 images were accidentally up for a moment, which promptly led them to spreading all over the internets. Check out Kotaku’s gallery if you’re so inclined. It’s looking good, which comes as no surprise, but

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Ninja Gaiden 2 first looks (Xbox 360)

Oh god, yes. Ninja Gaiden 2 images were accidentally up for a moment, which promptly led them to spreading all over the internets. Check out Kotaku’s gallery if you’re so inclined. It’s looking good, which comes as no surprise, but

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Go for the balls (Skate, Xbox 360)

EA has realized what most would-be skateboarders know best: how to laugh at bail videos. You know, the kind with sk8rbois damaging their private parts. Their Tony Hawk killer Skate’s (points for the simple title, guys) physics and animation is

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Go for the balls (Skate, Xbox 360)

EA has realized what most would-be skateboarders know best: how to laugh at bail videos. You know, the kind with sk8rbois damaging their private parts. Their Tony Hawk killer Skate’s (points for the simple title, guys) physics and animation is

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Tampons on the battlefield (Army Of Two, Xbox 360, PS3)

I’m not sure what sort of tone they’re going after here, but Army Of Two is looking all kinds of awesome.

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Tampons on the battlefield (Army Of Two, Xbox 360, PS3)

I’m not sure what sort of tone they’re going after here, but Army Of Two is looking all kinds of awesome.

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Tired of feeling good about yourself? (Bioshock, Xbox 360)

I’ve been playing Bioshock, which is something that people do these days. I was aware of all the hype and the much-publicized question of whether to harvest or rescue the Little Sister characters. Either way you’re rewarded, but you apparently

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Tired of feeling good about yourself? (Bioshock, Xbox 360)

I’ve been playing Bioshock, which is something that people do these days. I was aware of all the hype and the much-publicized question of whether to harvest or rescue the Little Sister characters. Either way you’re rewarded, but you apparently

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I can feel it kicking in (Tekken Dark Resurrection, PSP)

I used to play a lot of Tekken. Especially Tekken 3, which – along with Wipeout – really brought the Playstation to fore in my circles. There was a time when I knew several characters well, being able to play

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I can feel it kicking in (Tekken Dark Resurrection, PSP)

I used to play a lot of Tekken. Especially Tekken 3, which – along with Wipeout – really brought the Playstation to fore in my circles. There was a time when I knew several characters well, being able to play

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Dead Island (PC)

Dead Island appears to pick up where Dawn Of The Dead left off, with a tropical island full of zombies. Having come from World War Z and Dead Rising recently and already set my sights on Left 4 Dead, you

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Dead Island (PC)

Dead Island appears to pick up where Dawn Of The Dead left off, with a tropical island full of zombies. Having come from World War Z and Dead Rising recently and already set my sights on Left 4 Dead, you

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Still evil (Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition, PS2)

I’ve been playing Resident Evil 4 on both the new Wii incarnation and the old PS2 version – I’m reviewing the Wii version for a magazine and wanted to check out how it compares to older hardware. I haven’t seen

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Still evil (Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition, PS2)

I’ve been playing Resident Evil 4 on both the new Wii incarnation and the old PS2 version – I’m reviewing the Wii version for a magazine and wanted to check out how it compares to older hardware. I haven’t seen

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Seeing the forest (Final Fantasy XII)

Final Fantasy XII was a huge hit and got a lot of praise, but there were some strange misgivings about the game. The foremost of these is the “gambit” system. The basic idea is that since playing a Japanese roleplaying

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Seeing the forest (Final Fantasy XII)

Final Fantasy XII was a huge hit and got a lot of praise, but there were some strange misgivings about the game. The foremost of these is the “gambit” system. The basic idea is that since playing a Japanese roleplaying

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