Monthly Archives: November 2012

Editorial: A Raisin in L.A. Noire

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During my time in college one the courses I took was an English Literature class and part of our assigned reading was to analyze as a class Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the sun.” Written as a play in 1959 (and later a film adaptation starring Sidney Poitier in 1961) the story takes place shortly after World War II and Continue Reading...

Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 Xbox 360 Review

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Treyarch’s newest First person shooter which is a sequel to the Black Ops franchise Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is out now. So gear up, load up on ammunition and get locked and loaded for this review. Campaign Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is set in the futuristic era of 2025, where technology is everything. The main protagonists Continue Reading...

Halo 4 Xbox 360 Review

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Halo fans freaked out like grunts without a leader when they found out that Bungie was handing over the Halo franchise to another developer. Many thought that justice could not be done. I wasn’t one of those people. Those people were wrong. I won’t bother listing all the names of all the talented people and all the places from which Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 84: Halo 4 Special

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Hey DJ Podcast listeners, today we’re pleased to announce a podcast dedicated solely to Halo 4!   That’s right, today’s show starring Larry and Damon, plus your gracious host Paul (Boosty) is dedicated to this fabulous game. So get ready Spartans, were about to go to war! The DJ Team Podcast Powered By Podbean Listen to this episode...

Assassin’s Creed 3 Xbox 360 Review

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Hidden blades, hooded robes, climbing structures and leaping across rooftops are the embodiment of the Assassin’s Creed franchise.  Assassins Creed has always been a game that focuses on a particular time period and recreates every single aspect of that era so perfectly from the streets of Jerusalem, to Italy and Istanbul.  Assassins Creed 3 is no different either with Boston Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 82

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On this week’s podcast Episode 82, Paul and Larry bring you all the latest gaming news from around the globe, including all the latest GTA5 news hot off the press.  Also, Assassin’s Creed 3 continues to perform strongly  selling 3 million copies in just one week and also in similar news Gears of War also sells 19 million games life Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 81: Assassin’s Creed 3 Special

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Hey DJ Podcast listeners, today we’re pleased to announce a podcast dedicated solely to Assassin’s Creed 3!   That’s right, today’s show starring Ian and Charlotte, plus your gracious host Paul (Boosty) is dedicated to this fabulous game. So sit back, relax and step into the animus as we take you on a journey to the 18th century, enjoy! The Continue Reading...

Medal Of Honor: Warfighter Xbox 360 Review

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Medal of Honor: Warfighter is EA’s latest shooter developed by Danger Close Games and puts you into the role of Tier 1 Combat Operator whose job it is to save the world as well as balance your family life in the process.  Medal of Honor Warfighter will take you on a journey through the life of “Preacher” and other various Continue Reading...

Dead or Alive 5 Xbox 360 Review

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Playing fighting games against another player or even against the computer can be an absolutely brutal experience. I cannot think of another genre of games that has induced more controlling snapping spasms of anger as a sound pummeling in a fighting game has. Dead or Alive 5 is the polygon based incarnate love child of swift combos and punishing reversals. Continue Reading...

Doom BFG Xbox 360 Review

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Almost without exception there are depictions of Hell in some form or another found in every religion and every culture on Earth. Some say it doesn’t exist that it’s a metaphor, a figment of the imagination, a fictional place. A tool of the powerful religious elite used to control the faithful. Many more believe that Hell does indeed exist and Continue Reading...

From D-pad to stick

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My first arcade fighting stick, and not a bad purchase! I was a good four or five matches into a losing streak that had come out of nowhere. What had started as a promising, early evening Street Fighter IV AE session with a C+ Ryu and 1,100 points had quickly turned into a very quick, very decisive conclusion. For nearly Continue Reading...