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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Review

Posted by liuqahs15 on November 27, 2009

Did a review of Modern Warfare 2 for Go! Gaming Giant, a site which I was the Executive Editor for.

Modern Warfare 2 is a game that, even before its inception, bore the burden of unabated anticipation, scornful defamation and varying controversies that were, on the whole, unjustly affixed to something that was only designed to entertain. And, knowing so, Activision still decided to release MW2 on the day of Armistice, which it also postulated would be the biggest launch in entertainment history. Their ability to garner reproach is unwitting at times.

Here you are, Folks.


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Anthem Review

Posted by liuqahs15 on November 1, 2009

0978045228125_500X500A little review I did of Ayn Rand’s Anthem. No, it’s not very good, but it’s my first try at a critique of literature.

Though Ayn Rand more officially struck it big with We the Living, Anthem is undoubtedly the story which propelled her and her philosophy closer to the forefront of the collective literary minds. With that weight on its shoulders, as well as the weight of nearly a century of time since its initial publication, readers of today might find themselves tentatively interested in this tale. What can be said for sure of it is that Anthem is a novella which momentarily loses its place as a narrative and exposes itself to be a manifesto, which outlines the core values of an objectivist in his or her own splendor. The story takes advantage of this by using its momentum to thrust the reader into a wildly immersive, intensely captivating and nearly unequivocally thrilling read that, unfortunately, loses its edge toward the end.

I posted in on, because I couldn’t find a website to offer it to. Go ahead… laugh!

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Halo 3: ODST Review

Posted by liuqahs15 on October 31, 2009

blog headerDid a review with a buddy of mine, Alan Ismail. Perhaps you’ve heard of him? He worked for N Gamer, a UK mag, for a while. Anyway, here’s the first graph of my second opinion to his piece:

Second opinion pieces aren’t exactly my strongest works, so please forgive me if I get a little off base. Despite the accepted precedents set by now defunct print publications which used second opinions, I’m going to go a little in depth here if you don’t mind. Okay, so let’s talk ODST.

As you can tell, it’s a bit more chatty than my normal stuff. Here’s where you’ll find it.

And Alan’s review.

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Alien Pyramid Challenge Review

Posted by liuqahs15 on October 31, 2009

box1Did up a cool review of Alien Pyramid Challenge, an indie game that was actually developed by a fellow games journalist. Can’t recall his name at the moment, but nevertheless, here it is.

The idea of extra terrestrial life has been one of the prevailing influences on American culture since the middle of the twentieth century. But whenever any alien actually did attack any part of the Earth—US or not—in films, books and videogames, they were always eventually demolished by either the fierce power of human ingenuity or the laws of nature itself. In Alien Pyramid Challenge, the former happens to be what binds the foreign protagonist of this game to failure.

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