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Entries from March 31st, 2007

Define “majority”

March 31st, 2007 · 7 Comments · Electronic Arts, Multiplayer

Just to be clear: Not everyone is having problems playing on-lineā€¦ the majority of people are able to get online, play games, and a have a great time. That’s EA Executive Producer Mike Verdu on the continuing problems with Command and Conquer 3 multiplayer. It worked fine out of the box, but the patches have […]

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More Expansion News

March 30th, 2007 · 4 Comments · Creative Assembly, Preview

Medieval II: Total War will be getting an expansion pack soon, subtitled “Kingdoms“. Wow. That took a lot of thought. “Kingdoms“. On to the fisking of the press release (which can be read in its entirety here.) “Kingdoms will offer an unprecedented amount of new content that gives gamers over 75 hours of epic new […]

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Guest Blog: Story, Characterization and Tim

March 30th, 2007 · 14 Comments · Guest Blog

A guest blogger, after a bit of a hiatus. Fortunately, I already have one lined up for next month, too. best antivirus software reviews This month is Tim McDonald, and old acquaintance who is the administrator of the forums at “abandonware” giant Home of the Underdogs. He's a writer in training (novels, even), and resident […]

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Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword

March 28th, 2007 · 10 Comments · Firaxis, Preview

The second expansion to the game I still play every night has been announced. You can get the full press release over at 2k Games. I’ll highlight some of the passages for commentary. “The expansion will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder.” I start to lose interest in Civ IV […]

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Command and Conquer 3 Review

March 27th, 2007 · 5 Comments · Electronic Arts, Gamesradar, RTS

My review of Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars is up at Gamesradar. I really like this game. The more I play it, the more I think I should have invested time in at least some of the other CnC games.

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Have I missed one?

March 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments · RTS, WW2

When I first heard about War Front: Turning Point, I pretty much ignored it. First, it’s from a Hungarian developer that I don’t know a lot about, so it was under my radar. Second, Company of Heroes satisfies my WWII fix. Third, I’m sure I played the plot about Hitler being assassinated last year in […]

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