Archive | September 2013

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

The Short Version I almost wish this was a strictly bad game, because admitting it has any value makes me cringe a bit.  As a very rudimentary third-person shooter, it succeeds in the density of enemies and the intensity of combat.  However, take a step back and the various flaws start to become apparent, to […]

The GC Fund for Acorn Cinema

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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist

The Short Version: It’s one of the finest stealth games I’ve played in years, and easily one of 2013’s best games.  There’s just so much to love here, from its visual variety to the depth and refinement brought to the gameplay. This is a game both fans and newcomers can appreciate, and I highly recommend […]

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

The Short Version: This is a solid but notably underwhelming conclusion to Assassin’s Creed 2‘s storyline.  Few as they are, some of the key changes are well-implemented, while others simply fall flat.  Ultimately, while it does refine certain aspects of the formula, it lacks the energy and tight design of its predecessor – we recommend a […]