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EB Expo 2012

By on October 16, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Ah yes Grim Reality, my old friend. For a few days there, I was able to blissfully forget the responsibilities of life, the pressures of work, the constant barrage of bills, housework, and dental appointments that accompany the every-day slog, in favour of sweet, sweet video games. There were some highs and some lows, but generally speaking, the 2012 EB Expo was a grand ol’ time, and one that I won’t soon forget.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines

By on October 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm

As a fan of the Alien vs. Predator series (of games, not the movies — they were abhorrent), my initial reaction to hearing about Aliens: Colonial Marines was one of concern. Predator was my favourite choice for multiplayer, and arguably the best of the single player campaigns. Fortunately, my fears were quelled by my hands-on multiplayer demo with Gearbox’s foray into Ridley Scott’s universe. Aliens are rad, and mowing them down with pulse rifles is — yes, you guessed it. Even more rad.

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Halo 4

By on October 8, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Sporting some of the longest lines at the EB Expo, Halo 4 was finally on show and giving players a chance to try their hand at a round of team deathmatch. The very first thing to strike me was that this is a Halo-ass Halo game. 343 Industries gained access to the entire Halo code-base when they took over from Bungie, and it shows. This is most definitely still the same Halo, despite a change of developer….

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