Asura’s Wrath Review


Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
Release Date: February 21, 2012

Once in awhile I come across a game that shouldn’t be appealing. For all intents and purposes, Asura’s Wrath is one of those games. The demo disgusted me with its awkward combat and numerous quick time events, making me wonder why such a game would ever get the green light. Who actually wants lame fighting and an abundance of “press X to not die” moments? Some of these complaints hold water when tested in the full game, but Asura’s Wrath is surprisingly better than the sum of its seemingly broken parts.
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From Ashes – Mass Effect 3 DLC Review


Platforms: Playstation Network, Xbox Live Arcade
Release Date: March 6, 2012

Out of all the games with downloadable content, I’d hold Mass Effect 2 near or at the pointy top. Not only did it extend the life of the game, but it offered some intriguing peripheral stories that would make any Mass Effect fan giddy. Mass Effect 3 has finally been unshackled, but this time, the wait for DLC is nearly absent. Releasing on the same day as the actual game, a new pack comes in at a hefty $9.99. Is it wiser to save the money or bite the bullet and get some good additional content right out of the gate?
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YouTube: Problems

UPDATE: The problem has been fixed and almost all of the videos have been uploaded.
One of the greatest features of the site is video content. We are always happy to provide commentary over our gameplay for your enjoyment, but recently we have run into some problems.

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Syndicate Review


Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC
Release Date: February 21, 2012

Reboots come a dime a dozen nowadays, but not so many have drastic changes to core formula. Mortal Kombat was still about fatalities and Deus Ex: Human Revolution remained faithful the vast scope found in its earlier titles, but Syndicate takes a different route. Staying dormant in the video game pantheon for almost two decades, developer Starbreeze has given the franchise new life with this first-person shooter. It may seem like an odd mash up, but Syndicate is a passable game in its own right, even though some ideas don’t pan out as well as they could.
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