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This is getting ridiculous: Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds

November 15, 2008 Leave a comment

It’s no secret that most recent Playstation 3 games have either mandatory or optional installations that take up several gigabytes of space.  The appropriateness of mandatory installs in a console game is debatable, but most developers say that the installs lead to improved performance.

I see no problem with mandatory installs in moderation.  It can be annoying to come home with a brand new game, and have to wait an extra five or ten minutes play, but it’s no big deal.  I even install most optional installations just in case there is an improvement. Read more…

Two Hour Review: Why I’ve Given Up on Far Cry 2

November 2, 2008 1 comment

After a bit over two hours, Far Cry 2 may be my biggest disappointment of the year. I don’t say that lightly.

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