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Update 11/13/11 - It was, and IS all the Rage!

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So I decided to rent Rage from my local Red-Box, mainly because it's been one of my most anticipated games of this year. Not only was it a game being published by one of my favorite developers of this generation, Bethesda, but it was also being developed by one of the most famous FPS developers known to gaming, Id. Not only that, but it was being headed by my main boy John Carmack, a.k.a The Man. It was one of the four titles that Bethesda was publishing this year, and it was something that had been in development for like 6 years. So obviously, I had to play this as soon as I could.

I only rented it last night, seeing as how I was done playing Sonic Generations. Generations was really short, so I decided to get another game for this weekend, and I saw that there was a copy of Rage for the PS3. I knew that I wouldn't be getting three discs from the Red-Box for the 360 version, so I had no choice but to get it for the PS3. So I walk home, with a soda, some candy, and a copy of Rage just waiting to be played.

I get home and realize that I had to install the game, seeing as how that was pretty much every PS3 game has to. And by god, did it take a while. Not only did I have to update the game, but I also had to wait like 30 minutes before the damn game got finished installing. It's almost as bad as Resistance 3; almost. So I get it done, and jump right in. I only briefly looked at the options, putting on subtitles and increasing the sensitivity a bit. So in a way, I didn't "jump right in", but I merely took a diagonal step forward, and THEN jumped in. And, um... Wow.

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Oh my god. Battlefield 3, Killzone 3, The Witcher 2, Crysis 2, and Uncharted 2 have all met their matches. Granted, I only played it on a 4 year old console, but it still looks completely stunning. And the fact that all of the textures are absolutely amazing isn't the best part is what stuns me most. The whole game runs at a very steady 60 FPS. I never in my life thought anything like this could run so smoothly. If you're not the technical type, I'll give you an example of what I mean: it's Battlefield 3, if it ran at the speed of Call of Duty.

I only have one problem with the visuals of this game, and it's kind of a dozie. The pop-in of the visuals is down-right unacceptable. And from what I've heard, it's actually worse on the PC. It's definitely an eye-sore, but it's the only sore that I can find when I look at this game as a whole. The frame-rate is absolutely amazing, and it compliments the amazing visuals of the game. Disappointing in visuals? Hardly, this game is one of the best things I've ever seen. But what surprises me even more, is the sheer smoothness of the gameplay.

The games mechanics match the overall beauty that this game presents. Not only is the shooting sub-lime, but the driving in the game could almost be a driving force in an entirely different game all-together. The last time I saw this in a game was in the first Halo, and if your game is drawing comparisons to one of the greatest FPS's of all time, then you're definitely doing something right. But where Halo almost manages perfection in what it does, Rage pretty much nails it. Shooting and fludity are basically seamless in how this game handles, and it just baffles me how tight this game feels.

Compared to all other FPS's, the only games that compare to Rage are Call of Duty, and Halo itself (as far as gameplay goes, anyways). I know I'm praising the hell out of this game, but why wouldn't I? To most, this might just seem like another generic post-apocalyptic FPS that just copies Borderlands and Fallout, but it's much more than that. It's shooting and driving are simply unmatched in the genre when combined into one big experience. I think that's pretty special in itself, but then the game just offers more and more the more that I play through it.

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I would go into further detail about why I love this game so much, but then it'd just turn into a full fledged review, and if you've read one of my reviews, you'd know why I don't want to continue talking about it for another 6 or 7 paragraphs. So this isn't just going to be a rental for me. As soon as I can, I'm buying this game brand new to support the hard-working folks at Id Software and Bethesda. They deserve my money. I hope that I'm not the only one here in saying that this is my favorite FPS of this year.

Update 11/8/11 - Are YOU talking about MW3?

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Oh hey, another blog within the same week of my previous blog. Yeah, going beyond this week! Well, as far as blogs go anyways, gaming is pretty much the same as it's always been; Gears 3 and Forza 4. Mind you, I'm still having an awesome time playing these games, but that doesn't mean I can't talk about games talk about other games. For example, Modern Warfare 3.Before I really start talking about it, I'd like to point out that a few months ago I was on the Battlefield 3 band wagon; the same one that everyone else was on at the time. It was hard for me not to give into the hype of such an amazing looking game, I mean look at it... LOOK AT IT!

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I couldn't even begin to imagine what type of hype this game would live up to. Obviously it was the graphics, those things that supposedly "...don't make the game, it's the gameplay that matters". Well I beg to differ, especially since it was the only big hook of this game from the beginning. It looked better than anything I'd ever seen in a videogame, so I naturally got excited at the possibilities of this game. Seeing that the release date was set for this year hampered my expectations a bit, but I was still excited. And then it came out...

...And it looks amazing on a console! Well, for what it's worth anyways. But the gameplay? I could've gotten it from a lot of other places, especially from this year. But as the old saying goes, why fix what isn't broken? It worked fine here, so why should it matter if it doesn't really change standards at all? This is the type of thinking that I bring with every new game I play. I play games for the sake of killing time and having fun (but that doesn't mean I can't be critical). I'm absolutely sure that I'd enjoy this game, and from the Alpha that I played, it definitely seemed like a fun, consuming time.

I'm not going off track by talking about this game either, when the overall subject is Modern Warfare 3. It was pretty obvious from the start that Battlefield 3 was intended to be the big competitor against Modern Warfare 3. Just from the opening trailer, it looked as though the good fellows at Infinity Ward had been beat out on their own turf (what's left of Infinity Ward, anyways). I'm not sure if that's really the case though, I haven't even touched Modern Warfare 3, and only a little bit of Battlefield 3. But this is where I think that thinking minds need to come into play; which one do you like more?

To be honest, I think I'd pick up Modern Warfare 3 over Battlefield 3. I think after all of the trash talking that EA and DICE did, I'd much rather support a company that actually gives me a good campaign. Not Activision, but Infinity Ward. But then comes up this discussion: it's been the same thing for years. If you've read up to this point, then I'll refer you back to the second paragraph down from the Battlefield 3 image. It isn't broken, so I'll keep enjoying and supporting it. I enjoyed Modern Warfare 2, and Black Ops, and while they could be frustrating, they were very wise ways to spend my 60 bones.

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It's fun, it's time consuming, and it hasn't a campaing that doesn't totally suck. Modern Warfare 3 hasn't changed much, and the same could be said for Battlefield 3. Battlefield 3 may look better, but am I not supposed to say that "graphics aren't the most important factor" at this point? I'm either missing something, or else I'm right when I say that it's pretty stupid to be picking favorites out of two series' that seem hell-bent on achieving different things. If you really care that much about either game, then you will support either game, and not give as much attention to the other game. Just because fanboyism exists, that doesn't mean that sides are made by default and that there's no possible way to stand on the middle of said line, and that either side means absolute hatred towards the opposing.

TL;DR Version: People need to stop complaining and just play video games.

But wait! I sound like a hypocrit when I speak hatred towards Battlefield 3's campaign! But I don't go around to every single Battlefield 3 video that I find and point out that I don't like the campaign at all. I'm too busy talking about how awesome the multiplayer is. I think what gamers lack in this day and age is positivity and gratefulness. We've become so picky about what we play, and any time anything isn't perfect, we just HAVE to point it out at every chance we get.

I remember a time when I could just play games for fun without worrying about what other people are playing. We need to get that back, right now! I could just imagine; people prospering anytime the game they've been tracking for a while gets positive remarks. Whenever I see a 7 or above for any game I see, I congratulate the developer on a job well done, and to a positive future because of said good job. So good job to both DICE and Infinity Ward; the two of you definitely made a lot of people in the process of making a living, and I give kudos to both of you.


I think this is a lot of rambaling on my part, so if you can't make a lot of coherency out of it, then I'll sum it up here:Choose what you want to play, don't let hate and review scores dictate what you can and can't enjoy. As long as you're having a good time, it shouldn't matter what flaws are present.

Update 11/5/11: Actually playing games more!

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Hello everyone! I feel like I haven't contributed to this site at all lately, and I thought I'd talk about what I'm enjoying at this moment. Ever since October, I've definitely gotten a lot of material to play until I pick up Skyrim, where everything else will feel obsolete (even Dark Souls). As some may know, I've gotten my Xbox back after about a year of wondering why I'd want it back in the first place. Gears 3 and Forza 4 are pretty much deal-makers to me, as those are the only two games that I've been playing exstensively for quite a while. I've put so many hours into Gears 3, and I'm still only like level 28 or something, and Forza 4 has quite an awesome driving model, and a crazy amount of content to match it.

For my PS3, Dark Souls has gotten most of my attention. To be honest, I haven't played it all too much, mainly because I've been focusing on my free months of Xbox Live. I have played it for a couple hours here and there, and it made me realize that Demon's Souls actually had some resemblence of mercy, where this game just kills you. From a technical stand-point, it's sheer genius. From an enjoyment stand-point, it's pretty mixed. I might talk about it more another time, but for now I thought I'd just focus on what I've been doing with my Xbox.

What am I playing:

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Gears of War 3 - "Oh my god, is it awesome"

Ever since I've bought this game, I've been playing it non-stop. At first glance, it seems like there isn't much to do here, especially with this over-used leveling system that seems to have found itself in every single game involving guns. But after beating the campaign, which was pretty good (but not fantastic), I decided that it was finally time that I got an internet connection and an online account. I got 1 free month of Xbox Live, so this was the first multiplayer game that I've played for the new Xbox, and what a way to start.

It's everything that I wanted from a multiplayer mode: Balance, a ton of weapons, bots, awesome maps, and a leveling system that encourages you to play as much as you can. That's exactly what I'm doing to, I'm playing the hell out of the multiplayer mode. This is the first Gears game where I've actually played the multiplayer, and it is sheer bliss, considering online in most games never really keeps my attention for long.

After a few rounds in the multiplayer, I decided it was time to give Horde mode a try. Oh my god, is it awesome. Not only is it better than the multiplayer (which is saying A LOT in this case), but it's also something that I just can't stop playing. And all of those things I mentioned (besides bots) are twice as prevalent, especially the leveling system. I've played it pretty much everyday since I've gotten my online up, and I'm still experiencing new things every time I play. The only problem I have with it, besides the lack of bot support, is that I still don't have many people to play it with. I'm still looking for friends on Xbox Live in general. If there were a reason for me to keep paying for Xbox Live, it'd be horde mode alone.

In addition to Horde, I also play Beast mode exstensively. I've only beaten it a few times, but it seems to get better with each time that I play it. While it isn't as good as Horde or the multiplayer, it's still an awesome mode that I very much plan on playing a ton before my subscription goes nipples up. This is the equivalent to what Dead Space 2's multiplayer offered, but it isn't as tacked on as it was there, which is definitely a relief. I'm still kind of sour about Dead Space 2's multiplayer, I just wish that it was more fleshed out than it was. Maybe in Dead Space 3...?

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Forza Motorsport 4 - "...Forza Motorsport 4 is on par with Gran Turismo 5"

So yeah, I just got my first Ferrari in the career mode. I payed about 150,000 credits for it, and I think that if we lived in Canada, I would make it my bride. I've gotten about 20 or so cars in my garage, and I'd have to say that at this point, Forza Motorsport 4 is on par with Gran Turismo 5. Not in drinving model, mind you, but as a whole. While Forza 4 might not feature as many cars or tracks, it does everything that GT 5 does as a game WAY better. GT 5 is still the perfect simulator in my opinion, I don't think anybody can beat it in that category. But as a game, it is merely average in what it offers.

Not only does Forza 4 offer an awesome simulator, but it also gives me what I want out of any game that I play: full enjoyment. I was never really totally absorbed in what GT 5 had to offer, and while I do think it's about as good as it gets for a simulator, it didn't put enough focus in keeping me entertained in what it has to offer. Forza 4 remedies this, and while it might not be as perfect in terms of driving as GT 5, it more than makes up for it with the overall package that it gives.

I haven't really played online, at all. It's definitely on my to do list, but as a single player game, it's one of the best driving/racing/simulation games that I've played. I still haven't played the other games in the series, but once I'm absolutely done with both this and Gears 3, I'm definitely going to pick up the other games in the series (same goes for Gears of War, that triple pack looks very attractive to me). This is definitely something that I'll be playing for a while. My hat's off to you, Turn 10.

What I'm looking forward to:

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

As of right now, the only game that I care about getting for this year would definitely have to be Skyrim. I know I'm not the only one who will definitely lose a lot of there life to this game. I can't wait to get back into The Elder Scrolls series, since it's been a while since I've played a game in the series (a few years, I don't have my copy of Oblivion anymore). I'm not camping out to get it or anything, but once I'm done with Forza 4 and Gears 3, I'll definitely pick it up once it's appropriate. But I do have a question that's been bugging me:

Which system should I get Skyrim for?

I don't have a gaming PC, so it's down to the 360 and PS3. Which would be the best platform, coming from a players perspective?


That's all for now. I hope that these aren't too boring for you guys to read. I'm sorry that I haven't been able to comment much on your guys' blogs lately, but I promise that I make it a point to check if you've been posting or not. Hope everybody has a fantastic weekend!

Finally got it hooked up!

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Yep, ye ole' 360 is now hooked up to the interwebs, and I got my online ID up n' stuff.

It's Iridescent406, invite me :D

I'm just getting into Gears 3, it's a blast so far.

All aboard the Cole-Train baby!

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Oh man, this is so much fun! I'm sorry if I sound like a little kid, but I love shooting bad guys, like *pew* *pew* *pew*, and *boosh!*. This is exactly what I remembered when I first played Gears of War when I first had my Xbox 360. But this time around, it feels so might smoother, and tighter, that it feels like an entirely different game, that's pretty much exactly the same. I haven't really picked up much from the story, seeing as how I don't remember the story from the past two games, at all.

But in this case, I couldn't possibly care less about the story. Anybody who plays these games for their stories are the same people that play Far Cry 2 and expect excitement all the way through. I've been paying attention to it, sure, but that's only because I really have no choice but to if I want to concentrate on the game. It's isn't bad, persay, but it's a pretty typical story, with some very typical characters. The only character that I love listening to in the game is the Cole-Train. By god, he is the biggest badass I've ever seen. But that's about as far as that goes, unfortunately.

But like I said, that's not what this game is about, and that's what it'll never be about. It's about being "in-yo-face", or so they say. And that's really all that matters to me with this game; the fun of being able to destroy everybody that comes between me and point-B. Nothing'll get in my way, not even Bruce Lee's ghost. There are so many weapons to use, that it's ridiculous. I know a lot of these have already been in past Gears games, but since this is the first Gears of War that I've played in like 4 years, I haven't really been there to witness the changes to the series. It might as well make this an even greater leap in game play, as opposed to playing the whole series in chronological order.

The game looks awesome too, although there are a tiny bit of texture problems here and there. Other than having to wait for the game to look it's best after a load-time, it really does go to show that the engine that this game runs on, while old, is very capable. Although I do have to say, if this game were also on the PC, then this would definitely be one of the best looking games of all time. But for now, it just ranks with the best of what the console has to offer. I also really dig the sound effects in the game, which really just consists of a lot of *pew* *pew* *pew*'s! I do love my fair share of *pews*, especially if they have that *ka-boosh* and the *rowa*'s.

I'm at Act 3 right now, and I feel like I could play this game for months. I just might do that :3

I'm finally getting it back...

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Yep, I'm getting this very box of X back. By next Sunday, as a matter of fact. I've been wanting to play on this thing for quite a while now, and I'll finally get the chance to again. I'm getting it back from my brother who's in Oklahoma as a birthday present, with a few controllers. Problem is, he didn't send any of the games back (yet). But I have enough money to remedy that situation. How will I go about doing that? 3 games, all of which I've been wanting to play for a while:

Gears of War 3

To be honest, this is pretty much the soul purpose of why I've been wanting to play this thing again. Gears 3 looks amazing, and the way everybody talks about it, I'm sure that it plays equally as awesome. I've been itching to play a Gears game for a while, and personally, Uncharted hasn't really cut it for me. Don't get me wrong, I love Uncharted, it's just a personal preference of heavy shooters (pretty much why Killzone 2 is one of my favorite games of all time).

To me, slow and heavy is more appealing than quick and fast paced. What I mean by slow and heavy is, for example, Evangelion. I remember one episode of that show revolving just one shot of this huge gun to take down this giant behemoth, and if they missed, then they're basically screwed. To me, that's way more tense and satisfying than something I get from a series like Naruto; which feels pretty weak through out (from what I've seen of the series).If that doesn't help, compare Gears to a game like Vanquish.

This will definitely be the first game that I pick up for the system, I know that I'll very much appreciate this game. Although I do have to ask; would it be in my best interest to play the first two games again before I dive into this one? I don't want to feel like I'm missing anything important (although I am sure I will play both sooner or later).

Forza Motorsport 4

This is another series that I've been dying to play for quite some time now. I've played my fair share of Gran Turismo 5 (around 50 hours, to be more specific), and it seems like people enjoy Forza more. I know that some of these people might be "fanboys", but if we're making comparisons to these two awesome franchises, then I can only expect great things from Forza 4. Oh, and it looks amazing too.

I haven't really played Gran Turismo 5 in a while, mainly because Shift 2 had gotten my attention for the smallest time, and then burnt me out on simulators. I know, 1 game, right? If you've played Shift 2, then you'd understand why I am so nervous to jump back into the genre. But I know that Turn 10 studios aren't amateurs, so I know I should still be very much looking forward to playing this game.


And then I just throw a curve ball in there. Why would I want to play a game that is four years old, and what would I get out of it? I've been wanting to play this to hype myself up for Prey 2 (to get it for the 360, in honor of this game), and so I can play a game that I've been wanting to beat for some time now. For the short time that I played this game, I got heavy vibes from both Doom 3 and Area 53, two games that I do like very much.

The games' really cheap too. I found I copy on Amazon for like 7 bucks, and I really don't want to pass up on that opportunity. This may be a random choice by most circumstances, but I know I'll enjoy it.


When it's all said and done, I can't wait to start using it again. I'll be sure to post a gamertag once I get one. Hope everybody has a great weekend (or rest of, anyways).

By the way, any good recommendations for the system? I'd be happy to hear them :D

New Vegas makes me smile.

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It's pretty rare whenever I fully enjoy a game I play. With every gmae that I either rent or buy, it feels like there's a certain degree on it's overall fun factor, where I look at pretty much everything with a widely critical view. There are only few times where I had not found a single flaw (Portal 2, for example). Fallout: New Vegas, is not one of these games.

The controls are unresponsive, there are bugs everywhere, some of the traveling is tedious, quests are hard to follow, guns and equipment are annoying to keep track of, the list goes on of things that are nit-pick worthy with this game. In a way, this game could be looked at like it was one of the enemies in the Fallout universe; a ghoul. It looks completely ugly on the outside, it has an unlikeable personality, and they generally smell like radiation. But beyond this rough exterior, we look at the core of the horrid complex. What do we find when we look inside? An RPG, with some of the best qualities that you can find in any RPG ever.

Vegas has never looked so, Fallout...ish.

I've played this game for 20 hours straight so far, and obvious comparisons are going to be made to it's predecessor, Fallout 3. For the record, Fallout 3 is one of my favorite RPG's of this generation. I know some people hate it for one reason or another (adam1808 admited to hating it while asking for my opinion on this game :lol:), but it holds true to what I love about the games that I play, and it gives me more. There seems to be a huge difference of opinion when it comes to these two games and the first real entries in the series, that were made long before these games were even planned.

People claim that Fallout 3 was as much a Fallout game as a tomato is a vegetable. People might mistake Fallout 3 as a real sequel, staying true to the original format of the first two games while ushering it into a new era of gaming. Truth is, people saw past this fake layer of apocalypse, stating that this is pretty much the worst of the series, and the fact that it isn't a true Fallout game. I wouldn't be able to make the comparison, seeing as how I had no idea what Fallout even was before I started playing Fallout 3.

My brother had picked Fallout 3 after playing it at his friends house, and brought it home, along with one of the downloadable content packs to it (including Operation Anchorage, The Pitt, and Point Lookout), and he played it for quite a while before I had the chance to try it out. The first thing I thought of when I first saw Bethesda's logo on the opening of the game was: "Hey, wasn't this the logo I saw on The Elder Scrolls IV?" Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls IV are the two games that sunk the companies name into my head, and I swear it was only until this generation that people actually knew who they were.

Anyways, I started playing, customizing my character to my likings (he was quite the stud, mind you) and figuring out what all of these skills and "perks" meant. Right off the bat, anybody would associate this game with The Elder Scrolls IV without hesitating, and they have every right to. The game was essentially Oblivion with a futuristic paint-job and laser guns. That's not a bad thing at all, but it's something that you'll keep saying throughout your very long journey. I was accustomed to the overall feel of the game, so it was easy for me to advance through pretty much any quest that was thrown at me.

But what about New Vegas

Yeah, it's pretty much the same thing. But there are two real big differences here:

1. There's a new developer at the head, by the name of Obsidian. My thoughts on the company? Love em'. People rag on Obsidian for being the poor-man's Bioware. While in some cases this might be true, I do love the care and attention to detail that they put in every one of their games (even Dungeon Siege III). It's also worth noting that this company is composed of many former people who worked on the first two Fallout games, under the studio name of Black Isle Studios.

2. Fans of the original two games don't hate this game nearly as much as they hate Fallout 3; in fact, they actually kind of like this one. A lot of the reason for this preference is because of the narrative being supposedly "more focused, and less tedious". There was also this arguement that this game had a lot more to do with the Fallout universe than what Fallout 3 had to offer, which is pretty much unanimous amongst both fans of the originals and people who try the first couple games after experiencing these two.

These two changes, while on paper seem huge, will seem completely under-the-radar to people who just play the games and don't even pay attention to what's going on behind the scenes. When one dissects the differences between the two worlds, being the first and second games being compared to the third and New Vegas, it's hard not to come across obvious differences between what all four games have to offer.

With the last few games, differences will seem scarce to the average on-looker, wanting to play the game instead of just watching. But being a pretty religious player that I was with these two games, these comparisons pop up all over the place. So far, there's been one big thing that I've preferred with Fallout 3 over New Vegas, and that is the atmosphere. The dark, pale atmosphere and setting of the third game sent chills down my spine. This was oh-so evident when entering one of the many Vaults in the game; you felt alone, afraid. Well, at least I did anyways :P.

But New Vegas fights back with a stronger narrative and story. Granted, both games' stories aren't all that compelling, New Vegas trumps 3 with a stronger script and awesome voice-acting. Obvious improvements have been made to Bethesda games' stories over the years, and that statement is pretty much true here, at least for me. There's no denying that New Vegas might sound more appealing than Fallout 3, but it all comes down to what type of story you're looking forward to. Are you searching for a game where you're looking for someone, or are you wanting a game where you can take dominance over a whole state?

Another obvious comparison that can be made is the overall difference with the shooting mechanics. With time comes improvements, and the series thankfully stands by this rule of nature. Shooting feels a lot tighter here than it did in 2, thanks to the fact that the overall controls aren't as stiff. They're still stiff, don't get me wrong, but they aren't AS stiff. You can also aim with iron-sights now, which is a very appreciable change, instead of just the half-baked zooming mechanic. There are also a ton of new weapons in New Vegas, as well as improvements (besides iron-sights) to the older weapons. A lot of the changes would make New Vegas the superior game, but they're changes and additions that had to happen at one point or another. It's no surprise that there are new things in New Vegas; it's a sequel.

When Fallout 3 was released, it made a pretty big impact on what we saw with futuristic RPG's. New Vegas is just a slight improvement in what's already been set in stone. I'd say it's a leap that's very similar to what we see with every annual release of Call of Duty. Sure, there are new things, but they're all pretty much based off of what made the first Modern Warfare so awesome. It's all a matter of timing and releasing.

A lot of what I'm saying is mostly preference, but it seems to be the majorities preference as well. It all comes down to both games having their own strengths and weaknesses. But as a whole, which game would I consider superior? At the moment, my vote still goes for Fallout 3. I haven't played it in a while, but I know that I'd still be impressed by the vast destruction of Capital Wasteland still. But, I still have a lot to go through with New Vegas, so opinions can shift. But at the end of the day:

I love the hell out of both of these games.

Song of the day (it's a good one :D): 'You' by VAST

Look at this sexy beast. . .

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It's been a while since I've pre-ordered something, and it's finally happened. This is what I'm getting, just from pre-ordering the game. Man, I don't know about you guys, but a soundtrack from a Japanese RPG as a bonus would be incentive enough to purchase it. But I also get a kick-ass tin, and an artbook. Considering this is Dark Souls we're talking about, I can't wait to take a look. All I can express, is :D


I might as well talk about Dead Island while I'm in the blogging mood. So far, to be honest, it's been really disappointing. What really disappoints me about this game so far are the quests. Pretty much 90% of them are just running back and fourth, with an item. It's often referred to as a "fetch-quest". I've done about 16 quests so far, and I've only done a legitimately fun quest once or twice.

The game plays fine, but it feels monotonous already, and I've already had it for 2 days. I'm waiting to experience something that'll change my mind about the game, but so far, nothing has really done it.

I'll keep playing for that review that I usually do.

Hope everybody has a great week :D