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XCOM Enemy Unknown Review

Second Take – XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Punishing difficulty and intense strategic action? SIGN ME UP

As a gamer who grew up in the “Playstation” era, I have always heard but not ever experience the “Old School” era where games are made punishingly difficult in order to lengthen playtimes. With the remake of XCOM: Enemy Unknown by Fireaxis, who prides this game to be as challenging and punishingly difficult as the original; I jumped on it immediately and after more than several hair pulling hours, I fell in love with this game and the difficulty that comes with it.

The premise of XCOM is simple, intergalactic life has been found and they are NOT friendly, the leaders of Earth has decided to initiate the titular XCOM project; an army of soldiers and scientist dedicated to extraterrestrial warfare. The member nations has devoted money and resources into the project and YOU are in charge of making sure they are not turned into ashes by the invading aliens.

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NBA 2K13 Controls Trailer

NBA 2K13 – Controls Trailer

2K Games has released another trailer for their upcoming basketball video game, NBA 2K13.

The new trailer is all about controls that players can execute up and down the court and how you can combine them to get ahead of your opponents. These include basic moves from bounce passes all the way to more impressive advance maneuvers like spin dunks or step-back jumpers that you can execute in the game.

NBA 2k13 is scheduled to be released on the 5th of October 2012 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Wii U and Wii.


Sleeping Dogs Review

A hard hitting video game tribute to the best of Hong Kong action films.

Sleeping dog’s troubled release is relatively unknown to many gamers, but developers United Front games nonetheless was able to survive though developmental hell and delivered a stellar game in this loving tribute to some of the best Hong Kong action cinema has to offer. The was first developed as a unnamed original IP under publisher Activision, but Activision decided to capitalize on the fanbase of their long running open-world crime series “True Crime” as a result the game was announced in 2009 as True Crime: Hong Kong. But the development of the game was plagued with a high budget and multiple delays hence in 2011 publisher Activision decided to axe the game. Six months later, Square Enix announced that they had picked up publishing rights to the game but did not pick up the rights to the True Crimes IP.

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