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  • 26Sep

    Iron Tower and veteran rewards announced for Age of Conan

    Age of Conan players will be getting a new level 80 dungeon, the Iron Tower, and a new veteran rewards system. The latest news comes from the director’s letter on the official site. The veteran rewards program uses “veteran points” with monthly points that can either be saved or spent in the veteran shop. On of the rewards is an item that summons Casilda, to “cheer you on as you fight things”. The Iron Tower is for a team to take on and is filled with criminals, five different bosses, four mini-bosses and a rare boss. Basically loads of stuff to keep you busy.

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  • 26Sep

    Eion Colfer Talks About And Another Thing

    I am a huge huge HUGE Douglas Adams fan. I have the Trilogy in 5 Parts, lovingly worn and earmarked with certain pages that made me laugh the most. I have seen the BBC show, I have listened to the audio tapes, and I have the movie. So when I walked into a Barnes & Noble a couple weeks back and saw an advertisement for And Another Thing, many questions came pouring into my brain. The first one was why, followed by who. I didn’t think anyone should bring back the series. Who was this Eion Colfer fellow and what exactly did he think he was doing to one of my favourite series of all time? Well, I was not alone in that thinking. There are thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of H2G2 (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) fanatics out there. And we all wanted to know more about

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  • 26Sep

    Guest Review: Rhythm Heaven

    Platform: Nintendo DS ESRB: E Number of Players: 1 Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: April 5, 2009 Official Website BUY! Rhythm Heaven is a handheld rhythm game that has you tapping and flicking your stylus to catchy songs and fun animations. Graphics: Rhythm Heaven definitely has style. Each level is distinctly different, but the graphics are simple and artistic. The quirky and original design is very reminiscent of the WarioWare titles. The animations are inventive and often cute, which makes it interesting for spectators to lean over your shoulder, but rhythm games aren’t about the graphics, anyway. Sound: With an original score written specifically for the game, the songs are catchy and distinctive, which is very important for a rhythm game. I found myself humming them in the car and at work. The cues for action on your part don’t always fit in perfectly with the song – an instance that

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