RollerCoaster Tycoon 1 & 2 – A Retrospective.

May 1, 2009

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The front cover of the first game. Thrilling, right?

Today, there’s many games with “Tycoon” stapled onto the end them. A few of them are good, such as Zoo Tycoon and Railroad Tycoon. But most are pretty damn bad, like Prison Tycoon, Airport Tycoon and Hospital Tycoon. But let me take you back to a time when there wasn’t so many Tycoon games. After the successful release of Transport Tycoon, Chris Sawyer wanted to make a sequel to it. But during development he became obsessed with rollercoasters, and that was how RollerCoaster Tycoon was started.

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Killzone 2 – A Retrospective.

April 13, 2009

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I hate to say the cliché of about 99% of all first person shooters these days but… *sigh* the multiplayer is really KZ2’s saving grace. Honestly, it’s heavily team based where one game can have like 6 or 7 rounds…

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Pokemon Platinum – A Retrospective.

April 10, 2009

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So, I got hooked back onto the Nintendo-branded heroin, also known as Pokémon with its newest iteration, Platinum. Like all console generations, about two years after the initial two games of a series are released, a third is released that basically combines the previous two games and adds something a little special.

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