25
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

The Fire Temple


      

I just defeated Phantom Ganon and now I am off back to Death Mountain to check out the big ring of fire around the volcano’s mouth. Therefore I take my horse and ride to Kokiriko Village. When I arrive there I find that most of the people who formerly resided in Hyrule’s Castle Town now live here because of all the redeads (zombies) who took over the town.

24
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

PSP lite vs. PSP go


      

Normally, when a new iteration of a video game console hits the market, the old version immediately gets outmoded and is replaced. However, in the most recent iteration of the PSP, the Go, hit the market, the PSP Lite not only stayed on the market, it stayed in production, selling just as well as it […]

24
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Back Into the Woods part 2


      

After a couple weeks break from Baldur’s Gate I decided I would give it another go. Picking up from where I left off, I ventured deeper into the Cloakwood. In the second part of the wood I encountered very little. There was the occasional bear, pack of wolves, or the occasional feral druid, but nothing particularly interesting, valuable or challenging. After waltzing through the second part of the Cloackwood it sent me to the third part, which again had little more than the occasional animal or druid.

24
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Final Thoughts: Half-life 2


      

So as I stated in my previous glog that I was actually in the Combine’s main base and almost at the end of the game.  However, I have broken my thumb and am unable to continue with the game.  Also, the part I was on was incredibly difficult and continued to frustrate me.  So I figured this would be a good time to sum up my thoughts on Half-life 2.

24
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Final Thoughts: Half-life 2


      

So as I stated in my previous glog that I was actually in the Combine’s main base and almost at the end of the game.  However, I have broken my thumb and am unable to continue with the game.  Also, the part I was on was incredibly difficult and continued to frustrate me.  So I figured this would be a good time to sum up my thoughts on Half-life 2.

24
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Back Into the Woods


      

After Clearing out the Bandit camp and learning the location of the Iron mine, the man in charge of the bandit camp was kind enough to warn me that the mine was being run by the Talon Mercenaries and that they had been hired by the Iron Throne, a powerful Iron distributing company based in the city of Baldur’s Gate. He also said that his group of bandits had been hired by the Iron Throne to destroy any Iron shipments that did not belong to the Throne.

23
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

Killing Ryan


      

Bit of a spoiler alert in the title, oops. So from Fort Frolic the player goes to Hephaestus and then Rapture’s Central Control, all in the pursuit of reaching Ryan. And Ryan is extremely well protected. The player is in charge of collecting ingredients for what basically end up being a type of bomb that allow access to Ryan. Of course the ingredients are scattered all over the place and the gamer has to attack various splicers and big daddies and get new plasmids and upgrade his weapons and etc etc. THe most important part of all this is the story behind what is happening.

22
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

This is new!


      

One very cool addition to the game that I have discovered are the Urns of Power. These are urns that are hidden throughout the game, They are very difficult to find but they are worth it. When you find one and finish the game, then the urns unlock special abilities. Here are what they do:

Urn of Gaia: Makes each red orb worth 10 more.

Urn of the Gorgons: Kratos’ weapons turn creatures to stone.

Urn of Olympus: Grants infinite magic.

Urn of Prometheus: Grants infinite Rage of the Titans.

22
Apr
2011
Kratos

blog

Time vs Video Games


      

Time is one of the most intangible elements in all of ours lives. It is what we blame for our aging or what we use to explain the rising and setting of the sun but it also has a large impact on video games. When Mario Kart first came out for the NES, everyone was amazed by the graphics of it. Everyone thought that video games would never get better than that. Now when we try and play it in the twenty-first century, the game actually hurts our eyes. We have become so used to finer and finer pixilated games that we tend to forget how games used to be.

21
Apr
2011
Anonymous

gaming log entry (imported)

GOING OUT WITH A…whimper.


      

I very much enjoyed my last gaming session of Half-Life 2, because, well, because it was my last gaming session of Half-Life 2. It was the typical routine. I ran through a humongous, industrial building, shooting enemies with guns and occasionally pressing random buttons. To put in perspective how ready I was to be done with this game, I started playing with the mindset that I would play until I felt I could write three hundred words about it.

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