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Halo 4 Review

Halo is in confident, risk-adverse hands. Developed by 343 Industries, the torchbearer for Bungie’s universe after Halo: Reach, Halo 4 is a passionate labor of love developed through caution and carefulness. Little can be said about Halo 4’s faults, if only because the faults of Halo 4 can extend to the rest of the series. If you love the Halo series, you’ll love Halo 4; there is nothing lost in the transition from Bungie to 343i, no cheap imitation to infuriate you. Unfortunately, Halo 4 isn’t perfect. Despite its accolades, its far from deliverance. Despite its strengths – which there are many – a key note is its incredible budget: over a hundred million dollars is spent on this blockbuster of a game. Therefore, “is Halo 4 worth the money spent for Microsoft?”, and “is Halo 4 worthy of its position as the current flagship...
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The Walking Dead Episode 5: No Time Left Review

Here we are. It’s time to cash in our chips and suck up to our decisions. The Walking Dead end is here and not only does it close out the season brilliantly, it propels it to the top of the ‘best of 2012’ list. No Time Left has us guiding Lee through a ravaged Savannah in search of Clementine, who’s been abducted by an unknown party. To make things worse, Lee’s been infected and it’s only a matter of time before he bites the dust (or someone’s neck). As in recent Telltale Games releases, The Walking Dead is more of an action focused adventure game, with light to no inventory management. You have direct control over the main character, Lee, for most of the time, while on others, you’re either button mashing to get out of sticky situations or engaging in dialogue that present multiple...
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review

There comes a time in the year when according to an ancient tradition, sport fans are dealt their annual videogame franchise releases. The scrolls say that every 365 days, we’re to receive a handful of new entries in long standing, traditional sport series. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 is here to fill its place in these troubled times as Konami’s representative and battle it out with its competitors. Is it a champion or does it have two left feet? For the most part, Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 plays very well. Like its numerous predecessors, the beautiful game is at its finest when the ball starts rolling. Player movement is fluid and natural and the ball is affected by physics realistically. Stadiums in particular look true to their real life counterparts, especially the South American arenas, new to this year’s version. La Bombonera really seems like it’s about to burst open!...
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