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GAME REVIEW – Superhot (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Superhot is a first-person shooter where time moves only when you move. Starting out as a 7 Day First Person Shooter (7DFPS) game jam project in 2013, a Kickstarter campaign launched the following year was successfully funded within 23 hours and went on to raise over $250,000. Superhot is the end result – a game where you can dodge bullets and take out your enemies in glorious slow motion, one step at a time.

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GAME REVIEW – 007 Legends (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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007 Legends is a first-person shooter where the the player takes control of iconic British secret agent James Bond (the game features the likeness of the most recent Bond actor, Daniel Craig). Created by Eurocom (GoldenEye 007: Reloaded), 007 Legends comprises six missions, with each mission based upon a Bond film, one for each actor to have portrayed 007 on-screen. The game is available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and Wii U.

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GAME REVIEW – Crysis 2 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Crysis 2 is is a first-person shooter developed by Crytek and published by Electronic Arts. It is the sequel to the video game Crysis (2007) and its stand-alone expansion pack Crysis Warhead (2008). Set in 2023, the player takes control of a Force Recon Marine named Alcatraz as he battles alien invaders through a ravaged New York City. Crysis 2 was released in North America, Australia and Europe in March 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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GAME PREVIEW – Halo Reach Multiplayer Beta (Xbox 360)

By Stewie Sutherland

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The Electronics Boutique near me has good people working in it. They give me fun information all the time, sometimes when I don’t even ask them for it! Recently I heard them saying that Halo: ODST was walking out the door. Why? Because a rush of people wanted to play the new Multiplayer Beta of the upcoming game Halo Reach, and the lesser-liked Halo 3 prequel was needed to run it. Fun because it’s true.  Back in its hey-day, more than a million people played Halo 3 online within 24 hours of its release. These days, it’s earned the new moniker of Galo (not pronounced Gah-lo either). As a first person shooter, it has fallen from its former glory.

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