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Gamer Limit Review: War World
By: | February 23rd, 2009

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Mech games are a dime a dozen these days. Mech Assault and Chrome Hounds come to recent memory when reminiscing of recent releases, as does Armored Core. War World attempts to take elements from multiple Mech franchises and distill them into one $10 arcade game. Does it succeed? Read on to find out. Read more… »

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Gamer Limit Review: Bioshock
By: | February 23rd, 2009

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The highly anticipated spiritual successor to System Shock 2, Bioshock finds the player exploring the underwater dystopia of Rapture, a setting that borrows more from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged than the lonely, zombie filled space ship corridors of the System Shock series.

Would you kindly hit the jump to see whether this underwater odyssey sinks or swims. Read more… »

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Gamer Limit Review: The Maw
By: | February 22nd, 2009

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Around the turn of the millennium, cutesy, cartoony platforming games were all the rage.  Spyro the Dragon and Crash Bandicoot dominated the PlayStation generation, and both adults and children loved them.  Then something changed.  Games like Jak and Daxter, which had helped bridge the console generation gap for light-hearted platformers, began to take on a grittier edge when they started including guns and darker stories.  With this shift from charming, innocent platforming to harder edged shooters, it seemed that a good ‘ol 3D platform game could only be found within the Mushroom Kingdom.

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PowerUp Forever is yet another shooter for the Arcade platform. The gameplay is part Spore, part Sinistar, and part Geometry Wars. Confused yet? It’ll all make sense soon, but despite how grand it sounds, it’s hard to justify a purchase. Read on to find out why. Read more… »

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For better or worse, people generally like things they’re familiar with. If you take a beloved formula and change things up too much, you risk alienating your fan base. If you do too little to the same formula, you’re just making more of the same. Luckily, Street Fighter 4 is a gleaming example of  an old favorite, revitalized and expanded upon, without sacrificing anything that made the original a renowned classic. Read more… »

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The Wii seems like the perfect console for light gun shooters, one of its main functions is the IR sensor, but, with the exception of Resident Evil The Umbrella Chronicles, we have not had a well produced game to test this out. House of the Dead fans should also be wondering if this game is truly worthy of the House of the Dead name. It has long been synonymous with light gun games, so does this Wii exclusive version live up?

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Noby Noby Boy is the weirdest game you will ever play. There are no missions, no enemies, and you control a worm whose head moves separately from his rear end. Noby Noby Boy is the latest creation from Keita Takahashi, the founder of Katamari Damacy; otherwise known as “the ball rolling game”. Your objective is simple: eat stuff, and grow really, really big. What in the world is Noby Noby Boy, and is it fun? Hit the jump to solve the mystery! Read more… »

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When a game has the pedigree that Haze has, you can’t help but feel a little shiver of excitement, no matter what you tell yourself about over hyping a game, the fond memories of GoldenEye and Time Splitters are so firmly ingrained in your mind, they are almost impossible to remove.

This means that even when a game is good, it will have to prove itself as exceptional in order to surpass its spiritual parents. Unfortunately Haze seems more like the result of too many years of inbreeding and we are left scratching our heads at how Free Radical have come to make this.

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Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is the first entry for Naughty Dog in the “next generation” of gaming. ND has had a reputation for releasing highly polished games that attempt to push the limit of the Playstation console. In my opinion, they are one of the best developers out there, creating the original Crash Bandicoot and the Jak and Daxter series. They have a lot to live up to with this new franchise. Can they create another popular game that will serve as a showcase for the PS3? Read more… »

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After the jaw dropping experience that greeted gamers in the form of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfigher (GRAW), the second installment of the game had a lot to live up to upon its release. After the great experience I had with the original, this game was one of my most anticipated titles. So this begs the question: did Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 deliver? Read more… »

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For a game that appears so simple, Flower feels incredibly poignant. There seems to be a weight of ideas behind it; some sort of message that isn’t delivered through speech, but through a combination of vibrant colour, sound and a unique approach to gameplay.

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Prince of Persia is a game following a legacy of fantastic titles. The Sands of Time trilogy was by far one of the best set of games on the Playstation 2, Ubisoft had a lot to live up to, but instead of creating yet another sequel, this game is all new. What’s really cool is the all new story, but the most important thing, is the new Prince

The game is set in ancient Persia, but then again where else would it be? It drops you in after a short cinematic where you take control of the Prince, whose name is kept anonymous throughout the entire game. You almost instantly meet Elika, a girl who takes your side throughout the story. Throughout the game you and Elika will run, jump and flip through some beautiful environments and settings while you battle the corrupted henchmen of Ahriman, The God of Darkness. You’ll also be cleansing the land of his evil essence and trying to seal him back where he came from; no one wants him around. Read more… »