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Halo 3 – Hail to the Chief October 31, 2007

Posted by Mike in Console, Games, Reviews.
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It’s just a game.

You may have forgotten this, sat in the eye of the marketing storm (oooh, look at that pretty model! Isn’t it big!), but when it comes down to it, Halo 3 is merely another release – albeit one that demands to be measured against its well-over-the-weight-limit baggage. It’s near impossible for Bungie to “finish the fight” and keep everyone satisfied. Make it too much like Halo: CE in high definition and people will scream that it’s not enough of an advance. Change the experience and people (probably the same ones, you know how this works) will still react with fury, asking where “their” Halo has gone.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – third time’s a charm October 31, 2007

Posted by Chris in Console, Games, Reviews.
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When the Wii’s controllers were first showcased to the world, almost everyone immediately thought how perfect they’d be for the FPS genre. Yet it’s taken ten months for that potential to be realised. Red Steel was clunky, Elebits wasn’t quite right either, but with the third and final game in the Metroid Prime trilogy, Retro have finally nailed it.

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Love Letters: Championship Manager 01/02 October 31, 2007

Posted by Rob in Articles, Games, PC.
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Every Autumn, a new Football Manager game is released, and every Autumn said game is proclaimed to be the most complete football management game ever made. This is true, but I can’t be the only person who sometime yearns for the pure simplicity of pre-Eidos/Sports Interactive split Championship Manager.

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