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GAME REVIEW – Alice: Madness Returns (Xbox 360)

By Daniel Wallace

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Alice: Madness Returns is the sequel to 2000’s American McGee’s Alice, developed by Spicy Horse for a variety of formats. The plot sees Alice attempt to defend Wonderland from a new threat whilst also facing her own very real trials – battling madness, unearthing a dark conspiracy and discovering the root of the Liddell family’s misfortune.

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Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection Limited Edition Unboxing (PlayStation 3, Zavvi.com Exclusive)

By Marty Mulrooney

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In anticipation of the upcoming release of the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the UK, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present an unboxing video of the Limited Edition PlayStation 3 version of the game, which is exclusively available from zavvi.com.

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Alternative Magazine Online: The Best of 2011 Roundup/Awards

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the success of the previous AMO awards in 2009 and 2010, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present our top picks of the best films, games, books, graphic novels and music of 2011!

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GAME REVIEW – Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Xbox 360)

By Stewart Sutherland

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True for many movies, the last two live action Transformers films have not had the best video game tie-ins. Following the success of their original Transformers game War For Cybertron, many fans breathed easy knowing that High Moon Studios were taking that game’s layout and returning with new title Dark of the Moon. So why is it such a disappointment?

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GAME REVIEW – L.A. Noire (PlayStation 3)

By Ian McCabe

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It’s that time of year again, the time where Rockstar Games throws the gaming world into a flutter with its latest release. This year they, along with Team Bondi, have decided to break the mould with their 1940s detective adventure, L.A. Noire. Much has been made of the game’s use of facial technology prior to its release; add Rockstar’s impressive track record with the likes of GTA IV and Red Dead Redemption and expectations were bound to be high. So, let’s don our best fedoras, get our notepads ready and put on some Ella Fitzgerald tunes as we explore L.A. Noire…

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GAME REVIEW – Mass Effect 2 DLC Compilation (Xbox 360)

By Ian McCabe

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Commander Shepard, Commander Shepard, where art thou Commander Shepard? The human race needs you! Oh, there you are, still fighting to save the universe from those dastardly Reapers! A full year on from the initial release of the smash hit video game Mass Effect 2, those fine folks at Bioware have continued to spoil us with a plutonium load of additional downloadable content. All good things must come to an end however, as it did with the release of ‘The Arrival’, the final Mass Effect 2 DLC episode. So, let’s take a look back and wrap up all of those extras in one neat little package.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Sonita Henry (Ellie Langford, Dead Space 2)

By Marty Mulrooney

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In AMO’s recent review of Dead Space 2, we described it as “an early contender for game of the year”. New female lead Ellie Langford was also praised: “her interactions with Clarke sparkle with genuine comradery, as well as offering occasional comic relief.” We were therefore understandably delighted when Ellie’s voice actress Sonita Henry agreed to join us to discuss her first foray into the world of video game voice acting!

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