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Review: Borderlands 2

When Borderlands was released in 2009, it was a unique new combination of first-person-shooter (FPS) and Role-Playing-Game (RPG).  Its gameplay, while on missions given by “quest givers” in the RPG sense mainly featured shooting as the main interaction with the … Continue reading

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Review: Netgear Gigabit Ethernet Switch: GS716Tv2

With two negative posts in a row out of my system, let’s have some good news — which is to foreshadow: I like the switch.
With my SRW2008 dying an ignominious death, I started out researching new switches with the hope … Continue reading

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Review: Cisco né Linksys Managed Switch SRW2008

For some time, my home network has been sucking and with that sucking, has been really hard to diagnose.  I finally (this weekend) figured out it was the Linksys né Cisco 8 port gigabit switch; the SRW2008 that I had … Continue reading

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Massively Multiplayer Thoughts

I played Eve-Online for some considerable time.  What I’ve realized is that online massively multiplayer games seem to share it’s simplistic graphics requirements.  I remember there being (at one point) a big stink about the game finally dropping support for … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 3 Review

If you’re looking for the short, spoiler-free shopping recommendation, then Mass Effect 3 (and in fact, the whole Mass Effect series) is an experience that no serious gamer should be without.  In fact, if you’re serious about spoilers, refrain from … Continue reading

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Fallen Earth Review

Gamers First’s Fallen Earth became free-to-play this weekend.  I have enjoyed a number of forays into post-apocalyptic landscapes (Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas, Rage; even Left 4 Dead is, in some respect post-apocalyptic); so I expected to enjoy Fallen Earth.  … Continue reading

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Elder Scrolls – Skyrim: Some early thoughts

I just went looking for some snapshots from Elder Scrolls — Skyrim to post here.  I looked in my own collection and the I looked online.  There are many shots, but none of them (so far) convey the vastness of … Continue reading

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Review: “Deus Ex: Human Revolution”

In My last Deus Ex post, I talked quite a bit about the player character in the game, but I don’t feel that I gave it the full review treatment.  I’ve played through the game several times on the PC … Continue reading

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Deus Ex: I Am Not Adam Jensen, Either.

I didn’t play video games when Deus Ex (the original) was released.  I have, since then, acquired a copy of the game and played part of it.  To be honest, it’s a bit dated, but still cool.  Considering that it’s … Continue reading

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TF2 Video Review

TF2, for non-gamers, is Team Fortress Two — a highly stylized first-person team-based shooting online game by Valve Software.  TF2 is often held up as a shining example of just how smoothly polished a game experience can be.  This article … Continue reading

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