Game Review: TimeShift (Xbox 360)

TimeShift is a normally mediocre first-person shooter that makes itself unique by allowing you to control time. Sure it may have a standard sci-fi plot and only decent graphics (good, not great) but the time control aspect of the game is actually pretty fun. Essentially the game allows you to stop, slow down or rewind time…

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Game Review: Red Faction: Guerrilla (Xbox 360)

I really liked Red Faction: Guerrilla. It’s sort of a cross between a straightforward third-person shooter (Gears of War, Lost Planet, etc.) and a sandbox game (Grand Theft Auto III). You play the role of what I would call a terrorist revolutionary, fighting to rid Mars (your new home) of the evil Empire. This basically…

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Game Review: Virtua Tennis 3 (Xbox 360)

Virtua Tennis 3 brings fun pseudo-realistic (but really more arcade style) tennis game play to the Xbox. It has all of the usual features including playing as the various tennis stars, picking different courts and a custom character career builder. The bulk of the game exists within this custom character career where you’ll need to…

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Game Review: Mafia II (Xbox 360)

Mafia II is a cinematic take on the traditional mobster video game that I found extremely fun to play. One part Grand Theft Auto and one part Goodfellas this game really did feel like you were playing through a movie. Great music, surprising twists, awesome action and plot so well done that I never wanted…

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