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July 10, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Inversion Game Review for PlayStation 3

The action game Inversion features the revolutionary Gravlink weapon where players use gravity against invading enemies amid highly destructible environments to save humanity.

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July 3, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Review on PlayStation Vita

The latest installment from the successful LEGO Batman game series features all-ages action in a third-person, platform format with formulaic, but fun beat ‘em up brawls and puzzles plus the Justice League heroes.

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June 23, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Top Gun: Hard Lock for PlayStation 3 Review

This military combat game continues the Top Gun game series with special concentrations on action scenarios, sound, simple interfaces, and battle strategy as the Top Gun Academy pilots take to the skies.

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June 22, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

DiRT Showdown for PlayStation 3 Review

The latest instalment in the award winning DiRT video game series features racing events, demolition derbies, and special stunt (a.ka. Hoonigan) events plus split-screen multiplayer and online options with competitive challenges in on and off-line modes.

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June 14, 2012 • News, Rants and Raves

A Response to GameSpot’s MOH: Warfighter Article; Let’s Remember why we Play Games

    Image courtesy of EA, Medal of Honor The other day a friend showed me an article on GameSpot that made me perk up a bit; they published an article on Friday called “When did regenerating health become realistic”. As an avid fan of First Person Shooters, and a veteran of two Iraq tours myself, …

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June 13, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Games of Thrones for PlayStation 3 Review

This role playing adventure game, created in partnership with author George R. R. Martin, features meaningful dialogue choices and special side missions centering on a strong story with surprises and solid character development.

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May 22, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Hitman: Absolution Sniper Challenge (Free w/Preorder) for PlayStation 3 Review

Plan ahead and get rewarded with the free stand-alone game Hitman: Absolution Sniper Challenge when you pre-order the upcoming action shooter Hitman: Absolution.

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April 19, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

FIFA Street for PlayStation 3 Review

The most popular sport in the world gets the personal treatment as Electronic Art’s FIFA Street offers a very involving street football game experience features a huge real-life player cache and several worldwide locations.

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April 14, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Order Up! for PlayStation 3 Review

This virtual kitchen simulation PlayStation 3 game features a chef (male or female) working up the professional ladder in the island setting of Port Abello complete with multiplayer options, 3D viewing options, and PlayStation Move compatibility.

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March 28, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Final Fantasy XIII-2 for PlayStation 3 Review

A better battle system, engaging story, and solid visuals combine with time travel elements in this direct sequel to Final Fantasy XIII that also sets up a likely third installment.

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March 17, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Asura’s Wrath PlayStation3 Game Review

This frantic fighting game certainly demands attention using sci-fi elements, quick time events, and huge boss fights for an intriguing, episodic story.

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January 14, 2012 • Events, Gaming

A Quick Hands-On with the PlayStation Vita

  I simply could not leave CES without getting some hands-on with the new Sony PlayStation Vita. Having abandoned Sony’s PSP after the original device, I was hoping to get a feel of what the Vita had to offer. Gaming on a mobile device is coming along quite well, but I still feel the need …

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January 4, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

Rocksmith PlayStation 3 Review

All ages and skills should take the leap for some practical music knowledge with this impressive guitar music game strengthened by a large song list, great sound, split screen multiplayer mode, and appealing “go-at-your-own-pace” format.

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January 1, 2012 • Gaming, Reviews

PC Game (Non) Review: Rage

I had planned on reviewing the shooter Rage from id software back in early October – I really did. I had it pre-ordered on Steam, loaded it up when it was released and went to play it that night and … nothing. It simply didn’t work … well, that isn’t completely true. It would seem …

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December 30, 2011 • Gaming, Rants and Raves

You Just Bought a Brand-New Game Console–Time to Upgrade!

Image courtesy of PS4 Talk How it started, basically, is because I can’t keep my mouth shut when something bugs the crap out of me.  I complain.  And sometimes, when the topic is gear, I complain to Your Humble Gear Diary Team. So what’s the problem?  Maybe you’ve noticed that when you buy a new …

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December 21, 2011 • Gaming, Reviews

PlayStation 3 Review: Goldeneye 007: Reloaded

James Bond’s successful Nintendo Wii installment of Goldeneye expands to the PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move compatibility, a special “sharpshooter” bundle, and an exclusive character/weapon.

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October 17, 2011 • Gaming, Reviews

PlayStation 3 Review: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

The Deus Ex game series continues with engaging themes involving modified, or “augmented” humans in a futuristic world, set in 2027, amid various international settings, amazing musical score, and “choose-your-own-adventure”-type decision making format.

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October 6, 2011 • Gaming, Gear Bits

Gotham City Imposters Preview Video

Check out the preview for this upcoming first person shooter Batman game adds wild mayhem, character customization, multiplayer options and action amid the classic hero showdown with The Joker.

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September 16, 2011 • Gaming, Reviews

PlayStation 3 Game Review: El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron

This Biblical inspired one player adventure game follows the adventures of Enoch and his God-given quest to return seven fallen angels to heaven.

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September 6, 2011 • Gaming, Reviews

PC/XBOX360 Game Review: Portal 2

Back in 2007 Valve release The Orange Box, which collected up the 2004 PC game Half-Life 2 along with the ‘Episode’ expansions for release on the XBOX360 (and later PS3), and added two new games: Team Fortress 2 and Portal. Team Fortress 2 was the big news of the collection … but the little two …

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September 4, 2011 • Gaming, Reviews

PlayStation 3 Game Review: L.A. Noire

Authentic chronicles, engaging investigations, and expertly captured characterizations combine into an impressive array in Rockstar’s L.A. Noire crime-themed action game.

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