Operation: AnchoRant

February 2, 2009 by

(Creed’s note: This is a re-run of a piece that appeared a little while ago at Citizen Game)

Operation: Anchorage, the first piece of downloadable content for Bethesda’s RPG extraordinaire Fallout 3 became available this past week. It’s available on the Xbox 360 and PC platform via Microsoft’s Live service (Marketplace and GFWL respectively) for 800 Microsoft points. And, for reasons I cannot yet comprehend, people have actually bought it.

For a start, I can’t imagine why anyone would want to pay to add more content to the game yet. I’ve sunk well over 30 hours of play time into Fallout 3, completing it twice, and I still have yet to visit even half the locations within the game. It’s not exactly desperately in need of new content, is it? There’s nothing that’s obviously missing from the game story or quest-wise that I can think of, bar a higher level cap and a proper bloody ending, and at least one of those won’t be rectified until Bethesda release another of the planned three DLC packs further down the line.

What Fallout 3 currently needs, as Oblivion did around this time after its release several years ago, is tweaking. Bugs still need to be quashed and there’s so many less than stellar aspects of the game that a handful of mods could so easily improve. I dislike the interface, the size of the dialogue text and the idiotic AI in Fallout, to name just three things, and I’ve no doubt we’ll see some excellent community fixes and changes for these soon enough. It happened with Oblivion, and that’s twice the game with the proper modifications. Fallout will be the same.

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For all you Batfans!

January 30, 2009 by

Batman: Arkham Asylum is coming.  And my God does it look impressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Final Fantasy 13 trailer

January 30, 2009 by

So yeah, the new trailer for FF13 went live. Read the rest of this entry »

Guitar Hero: Metallica track list and launch date

January 29, 2009 by

Right, for those of you out there who are equally as enthralled by Guitar Hero as we are this should be a treat. Read the rest of this entry »

My Name is Bruce! Updated with DVD info

January 26, 2009 by

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Hard mode vs easy mode – the endless struggle

January 21, 2009 by

Now I’m not as good with wordage as my partner in crime but this is an issue we debate pretty frequently so I thought best to bring it up here and see what kind of feedback we can get.

In almost every game these days, on starting, you must choose how hard the path ahead will be. More often than not you will be left with 3 simple choices – Easy, medium or hard. Read the rest of this entry »

Resident Evil 5 demo to Live

January 15, 2009 by

Yes folks, I’m still alive.

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted , this is due to being heavily burdened with other commitments, but with a new year I shall try to be more active.  I’ll start with this little nugget for you 360 owners.

On January 26th, for one week only, a fully playable demo for Capcoms eagerly anticipated Resident Evil 5 will be available for download. It will cover 2 levels of the game and can be played cooperatively (online and on same console) or single player w/ AI. I can’t speak for Creed, but this was one of the games I personally was willing to buy a PS3 for so when it was announced for 360 I was delighted. Soon enough we’ll all find out if this is going to live up to the expectations set by the immaculate Resident Evil 4, or if it will crumble under the pressure.

Chris Redfield - coming to a console near you soon

More from me soon peeps.