Category Archives: First Person Shooters

Borderlands Retrospective

Students of game psychology will tell you that RPG elements exist in videogames basically to turn you into a slavering addict. It has been well-documented that epic online time vampires like World of Warcraft use role-playing game mechanics to hook … Continue reading

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War Is Hell: A Review of Modern Warfare 3

Playing a Modern Warfare game is a lot like running down a corridor. It’s a very exciting and pretty corridor, with lots of men springing out of broom cupboards to shoot at you, but it is a mercilessly linear experience. … Continue reading

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The Fraudience Game of the Year: Deus Ex Human Revolution

An accolade that will soon (read: never) rank with the most prestigious and coveted awards in any entertainment medium, I have given the first ever Fraudience GOTY award to Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Also winner of the Fraudience Pointiest Chin … Continue reading

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11 Inevitable First Person Updates of Game Classics

I really thought I was on the ball with this one. Here I was, all ready to post what I thought would have been a witty little satire of how every retro franchise under the sun is being “reimagined” (a … Continue reading

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