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Published Review – God of War 3 (PS3)

April 23, 2010 Leave a comment

God of War 3

http://archive.purdueexponent.org/?module=article&story_id=21194

“God of War 3” is competent, but it will leave many players unhappy. The hackneyed ending will disappoint fans invested in Kratos’ story, and the developers’ slavish devotion to stale game mechanics won’t appeal to new players experienced in similar games that have more depth.

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Review – Beat Hazard (PC)

April 18, 2010 1 comment


Beat Hazard is a flashy dual-stick shooter that uses music tracks to generate levels, resembling a fusion of Geometry Wars and Audiosurf. The $10 price tag and promise of unlimited user-generated tracks is appealing, but this independently developed game suffers from problems that will limit players’ long-term interest in this quirky title. Read more…

Published Review – Mega Man 10 (XBLA)

Mega Man 10

http://archive.purdueexponent.org/?module=article&story_id=20937

“Mega Man 10” is a loving tribute to classic gaming. Gamers who grew up on the series will embrace the game’s retro difficulty, but players who lack that nostalgia will likely find only frustration or boredom. For most, the game will serve better as a history lesson – a glimpse into what video games used to be, faults and all.