Destiny: The Dark Below
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As you all know, I really did enjoy the base game, but one thing it was missing was content. Obviously this is going to at least alleviate that problem somewhat.

~Prime
Posted on 24 Nov 2014 by Prime
Love Persona? Have 3DS?
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Then this is for you, courtesy of AtlusUSA

Posted on 18 Nov 2014 by Prime
"Metacritic All But Obsolete"
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Metacritic All But Obsolete - Via Gamesindustry.biz

Hey guys, I seen this headline and immediately cheered. Metacritic has been a cancer in the industry for a while now and you know what? So has games journalism in general. It's no surprise there's been tons of accounts of people being paid to positively review a game - after all, people will do anything for money.

I review games, what am I trying to say?

Well, I for one applaud Double Fine for their stance on it all. As a reviewer, I like to review games. Getting something through the door that's new that I may or may not have been excited for is always something I just plain enjoy. But knowing that reviewers and metacritic especially isn't the driving force behind purchases is definitely the best way to proceed. I like having 2 cents to give, but in the end I would always prefer the reader wouldn't even listen to me. I'd rather they went out and experienced a game for themselves.

Now there are extremes here at play too - if a game is genuinely broken and unpolished like Aliens Colonial Marines then it would be wrong NOT to try and tell the world to avoid it like the plague. On the other hand, fantastic games like the new Devil May Cry (DmC) deserve worldwide attention. In the end though it all boils down to even if you read my review, even if I was so hatefully negative or diabetically cheery and positive, please don't take my word for it. See for yourself.



The best thing that can happen is that no reviewers exist and people make up their minds themselves. Now obviously if you're strapped for cash and dont want to jump in the deep end only find out the game's not for you then by all means read on it, study up on the game in question and see what the general consensus is.

There will always be a place for reviewers, but I'm so glad that streaming on places like twitch and free weekend events on steam for example are there to give people peace of mind in deciding to purchase. I may end up stopping reviews entirely in favour of streaming and giving people a look at games rather than just reading what I have to say.

Have a good one!

~Prime
Posted on 14 Nov 2014 by Prime
D2FX The ooooOOOOooooOctober Trilogy!
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If you like our stuff, we'd appreciate a few kind words on iTunes! That way we'll have a higher standing on the iTunes store and more people will hear us. Take care, and hope you like what we've done!

~RayG 'n' Prime DownToForit X
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Prime
Alien Isolation Review (PS4)
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Hey guys, I'm real sorry this game took so long to review, I was playing Shadow of Mordor for review first (which I got on the same day as Alien) - that combined with me playing Destiny constantly with friends - I know... I know... I should have got this done first as it was a priority. Sorry again!

By way of apology, Saskbob always moans there isn't a text version of the review he can read and scale up for his old man eyes, so I decided to include an RTF file for those who want to read the text based review instead of my magazine style layouts.
Posted on 29 Oct 2014 by Prime

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