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GAME REVIEW – DC Universe Online (PC)

By Duncan Voice

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Like his proverbial namesake catching the morning worm, The Chaffinch swoops down from the rooftops to tackle the nameless thugs of Gotham City. Dishing out punches, kicks and batarangs, his retribution is swift. Answering a call from his mentor Batman, he heads to another crime scene round the block. Identical looking thugs meet the same justice. Another call comes in, twenty more of the same reprobates line the streets. DC Universe Online reads a familiar story. Fantastic license, terrible execution.

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GAME REVIEW – World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (PC)

By Duncan Voice

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World of Warcraft isn’t something that you can form an opinion on within a few hours, let alone a few days. Even after having played for five years, I’m still not quite sure if I love it, or if it has been a colossal waste of time. The third expansion Cataclysm recently saw its first major patch, fixing numerous bugs and balancing various aspects of gameplay. Now that the dust has settled, do the changes that Cataclysm brought about reinvigorate an old world, or break it beyond disrepair?

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GAME PREVIEW – Star Trek Online (Open Beta, PC)

By Duncan Voice

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Perhaps it’s somewhat sacrilegious to mention in the opening paragraph of a Star Trek Online article, but I’m a huge Star Wars nerd. I’ve got the Force FX lightsabers, a hundred and one action figures from the 1980’s, a good number of t-shirts (totally cool in a retro way of course), and I want to karate chop Jar Jar Binks right on the tongue.

I know about the various ‘cult’ aspects of Star Trek, like ‘phasers set to stun’, Leonard Nimoy, and Mr. Scott beaming people up and all that but I’d never actually sat down and watched anything to do with it until I picked up the awesome J.J Abrams film on DVD a few weeks ago. I’m still a Star Wars chap through and through, but I have felt some nerdy urges towards Star Trek recently.

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