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  • 29Aug

    Reflecting on Blizzcon 2009

    So it’s now been a week since Blizzcon, and I’ve had a chance to mull over what I was able to see and hear while in Anaheim. It was quite the event for World of Warcraft and Diablo, but rather quiet for Starcraft. We were treated to the new Diablo III class, the Monk, which as I said in my first look was exciting to watch, but once I got hands on I wasn’t too impressed with. The one bit of news I wanted to hear more about was a possible release date for Diablo III, but there still has been no word. Sadly, there was no new news for Starcraft II except that we were able to get hands on with the single player campaign mode. As this was my first hands on with Starcraft II I was excited to play both multiplayer as well as the campaign. SC

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  • 29Aug

    Feeling the Need for Speed in NYC

    Thursday I was able to go and check out Need for Speed: Shift at BLVD in Manhattan. I’m not always one for racing games, but playing Shift and seeing the new areas that they’re taking this game into got me intrigued with the game. The most interesting part for me with Shift was the addition of a driver’s profile that will give you a unique persona based on your play style and skill. This will also affect how you unlock cars as well as career progression and online play. Meaning that if I want to play online matchmaking, I can play with drivers of the same skill level as myself who could also be more on the destructive side (what can I say, I like crashing through barrels). It was really fun to listen about and experience the new crash mechanics that are in Shift. Slightly Mad Studios had professional

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  • 29Aug

    Review: Omerta

    Omerta is a simple browser-based MMO that guarantees a lot of fun time and a possible addiction. It’s set in the 1930′s, and the whole theme is the mafia; hiring bodyguards, joining mob families, and raids. Graphics: The graphics are pretty simple. The site itself has a nice, clean layout. It is really easy to navigate through, the multiple frames help keep things organized. The cars you have show actual pictures of the cars, not just poorly drawn ones. The bodyguard pictures look really nice. Really, there’s not much to complain about. The top of the screen has a box which shows all of your stats. Your rank progression bar is there, so you always know how close you are to getting the next level. You have a health bar as well as a bar for your bodyguards’ level and how your skill at busting people out of jail is

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