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Friday, July 29th, 2005
5:41 pm
[secret_reality]
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
There was a sale at the local game store. Buy one get one free. First let me just say, those are beautiful words when applied to a game store. I picked up Ico -an old fav- and Arc the Lad:ToS. Since I've never played ToS before I popped that in first. Fun game, so far the story is a bit generic. World in peril, chosen one, blah blah blah. I do enjoy the fighting engine. While turn-based (boo!) the fighting maps are generally large and allow movement a la a strategy game. Fun little engine, which has kept me playing. My only other complaint is the god-awful voice acting. I have to play it with the volume down and music playing because the voices are just painful. Not bad for $20 though. Give it a rent if you are in need of a RPG fix.

More than likely I will add to this once I have completed the game.
Sunday, July 10th, 2005
7:44 pm
[kit_yang]
God of War...
So I finally beat this damn game (on easy of course) because I am a loser who doesn't like to prove to the world that I am a badass at video games because I already know I am ^^. Hehehhehehehheh anywho, this game was awesome. It was similar to Devil May Cry, which is a series I absolutely love so w00t for that! Although this game did kick a lot of ass, there were certain missions that were just down-right annoying. Such as the Path of Hades, Poseidon's Challenge, and some other I don't remember.

But anywho, to carry on, I beat the game and was disappointed in the ending. For a game to be so awesome and then have a flat ending, that killed the joy and love for me then and there. All in all, I give it TWO THUMBS.

Current Mood: okay
Thursday, July 7th, 2005
5:13 pm
[secret_reality]
Game Review - Destroy All Humans
I can't tell you how excited I was to check out this game. I had been reading about it forever. While I didn't hate the game I have trouble reccomending it for even a rental. Don't get me wrong, it's a fun game with a lot of hilarious dialogue. But the humor only takes it so far.

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Best Moment: The first time you control your saucer and lay waste to the city.

Worst Moment: By the third level when you are getting missions almost identical to previous ones.

Funniest Moment: When in the mother ship, just put down the controller. Pox has about a dozen lines of dialogue about how you are a stupid human for leaving your game on while not playing it. Some of his best line in my opinion.

Current Mood: blah
Saturday, July 2nd, 2005
6:27 pm
[secret_reality]
Game Review - Metal Gear 3: Snake Eater
At about 2200 on Thursday the 30th of June. I completed Operation: Snake Eater earning the codename "Chameleon". Debriefing starts now.
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Best Moment: The battle with The End. Certainly the most tense, long, and nerve wrenching boss battle ever.

Worst Moment: Discovering that a certain Raiden lookalike has a taste for black thongs with a gold thunderbolt on the crotch.

Funniest Moment: Seeing how Snake can handle any type of warrior but how he gets all uncomfortable when comfronted with boobies.

Overall Score: 9 out of 10

Current Mood: cheerful
Wednesday, June 29th, 2005
2:30 pm
[secret_reality]
Insert phrase here...
Think of something for this guy to say, he's from a real game too. I dare you.....

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Current Mood: mischievous
9:56 am
[secret_reality]
The Ultimate Ninja Challenge
I snatched this link from tardis_chan.
I swear this girl finds some of the best stuff online. Anyways, for your viewing pleasure....

Ninja Golf! Atari 7800

Current Mood: cheerful
Thursday, June 9th, 2005
1:16 am
[secret_reality]
Final Fantasy on I-Tunes
WHile on the plane (I flew to GA today) I read an interesting little article. Evidentally Square-Enix has made about 16 albums of Final Fantasy music available on the I-Tunes Store. This marks the first time they are available in the U.S. You can download complete soundtracks from each game as well as tracks from the Dear Friends concert and two albums from Nobuuo Uenatsu's band, the Black Mages.

Just thought some of you would like to know..... *grin*

Current Mood: excited
Sunday, June 5th, 2005
3:28 pm
[kit_yang]
Katamari Damacy...
Na na na na na na na na na katamari damacy!
A pointless yet, fun game! I bought this game not too long ago and decided I'd try it out since a friend recommended it to me. The best thing I love about it is the storyline. Apparently, the King of Cosmos accidentally destroyed the moon along with all the constellations. So, in order to fix this problem, he has bestowed upon his pint-sized son, the Prince, the honor of traveling to Earth and rolling up everyday objects to form a constellation. I give it Two Thumbs Up!

P.S. The songs rock too! *^^*

Current Mood: cheerful
Thursday, May 19th, 2005
3:52 pm
[secret_reality]
Pardon me while I drool all over this thing of beauty
A little while ago I posted links and pictures to where one could read info on the Xbox 360. So in the name of being fair and balanced (and the fact that I think this system is better) here for your drooling pleasure is the PS3!!!!!
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Go! Read! Drool! These are all links to the E3 website. There is some video articles ont he system as well as oodles more pictures. Post your thoughts about the system here.

Current Mood: filled with the happy bugs
Wednesday, May 18th, 2005
8:41 pm
[kit_yang]
G4 Greatness!
Dudes and dudettes man, am I excited!!!!
I'm currently watching the E3 special and man, I can just die right now. The PS3, XBOX 360, and the Nintend Revolution (I think) have been revealed and boy are they SWEEEEEET!!!! There are soooo many games out there! The one I want to play the most is the Legend of Zelda. Sad I know...I don't even know the full name! >.< Anywho, Final Fantasy 7-9 are going to be re-made and playable on the PS3. And you know what that means! I'm going to have to buy it!!!!! Man, I'm sooo excited!!!!!!!!

Current Mood: bouncy
2:08 pm
[secret_reality]
Nostalgia
Recently I bought a new PS2. My old one was one of the original shipment PS2's and lasted a long time. When it finally died it went peacefully. I went out and bought one of the new anorexic PS2 and have been quite happy. Not only does it run like a dream but I can finally play all of my old PS1 games.

Lately I have fallen back in love with the genius that is Oddworld: Abe's Exxodus. Man what a great game. Simply laid out, beautiful to look at and fun to play. *sigh* They just don't make em like this anymore.
So my question is this. What old-school game still has a spot in your heart? PS1? NES? SNES? Dreamcast? List em here so we can all feel nostalgic for the simpler times...

Current Mood: nostalgic
Thursday, May 12th, 2005
11:35 pm
[secret_reality]
Xbox 360
Now I am not particularly a fan of Xbox but I will admit it has some cool games. Evidentally MTV filmed a special that will show the next-gen Xbox. Of course that means pictures have leaked.
Check it out and post your thoughts.
XBOX 360
Wednesday, May 11th, 2005
12:39 pm
[secret_reality]
God of War (You Knew Someone Would Post About It Eventually)
I purchased God of War amid all the hype a few weeks ago. Here are my thoughts on ths interesting game.

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best momemnt: Scaling the Titan to reach the temple holding Pandora's Box.

worst moment: Thinking "that's it?" after you first beat the game.

funniest moment: The mini-game at the opening of the second level.

score: 8 out of 10
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