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CoD Modern Warfare 2: I’ll pass, thanks

call-of-duty-modern-warfare-2-20090326051750466Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 came out today. Hordes of fans stampeded stores at midnight, grabbed their own copy, and ran home to play the damn thing. Gamers have proclaimed it their favorite shooter ever, a generic shooter, an excellent story, and a practically non-existent one. Worldwide, it’s retailing for more than most AAA games do. From the US to the UK to Australia and everywhere in between, gamers are grumbling and kicking and generally raising hell. Right before, you know, they eagerly swipe their credit cards at the checkout line.

Me? I haven’t bought it. Continue reading

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November 10, 2009 Posted by | Gaming, News, PC gaming, Personal, Tech | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top Five PC Games For 2009

Happy 2009, everyone. The new year means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For me, I always get really excited about what new PC tech will be released, and perhaps more importantly, what new games I’ll be able to play on that hardware! Here’s my list for the top five PC games of 2009:

5. F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origins

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll say two things right now. First, I never played the original F.E.A.R., though I really should have – it was a great game by any standard, and a bunch of my friends really enjoyed it. Continue reading

January 2, 2009 Posted by | Gaming | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments