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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

From Eurogamer’s review of Star Trek Online:
“They may not have many different things to do, and the missions and UI may be rather buggy, but there does seem to be enough content to sustain them - at least until the endgame - and even at its worst that content is knockabout fun with more instant […]

Far From Perfect

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

So Grand Theft Auto IV was finally released this week among all of the hype and controversy that usually surrounds a new release in the series. Adding to both the hype and controversy this time around is the fact that IGN released their exclusive first review of the game and scored it a rare […]

The Long Awaited PSP Right Stick

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Apparently this reviewer of NBA Live 08 for the PSP has an advanced PSP prototype:
“In its place are go-to moves that have been individualized for certain players and that are performed with the right stick. ”

Tomb Raider for the Mathematically and Grammatically Challenged

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Here’s another classic line from a review found on a major videogame site. Apparently the author didn’t pay enough attention in English class to know that adverbs end in “ly” or in math class when the commutative property of addition was covered…
“TR: Legend is primary 70 percent adventure and 30 percent action, in that […]

When Everyone’s an Editor…

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

If you’re familiar with the large corporate game sites you’ll know that all of their writers have the word “Editor” in their titles. This is ironic because these sites are also notorious for their lack of editorial oversight. Articles regularly contain misspellings, grammatical mistakes, and even repeated paragraphs or sentences that are missing […]