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Assassin’s Creed II – Pile of Shame

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On June - 26 - 2012

Fresh from E3 and impressed by Ubisoft’s upcoming efforts, I decided to tackle Assassin’s Creed II, one of the biggest games in my pile of shame, earlier this month. Not only am I ready for Assassin’s Creed III, it’s now one of my most anticipated games of the year, thanks to my time with Ezio Auditore da Firenze.

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Batman Beyond – Pile of Shame

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On March - 15 - 2012

My game of comic book catch-up continues this week with Batman Beyond, a continuation of one of my favorite animated TV shows that takes a look at the Dark Knight of the future.

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Half-Life 2 – Pile of Shame

Posted by Luke Brown On February - 27 - 2012

For years, people had been talking about how phenomenal Valve’s Half-Life 2 was. I just didn’t understand the appeal of yet another first-person shooter where you fought off an alien invasion. It didn’t help that I didn’t have a PC of my own, and that until the release of The Orange Box, the Half-Life experience was extremely limited on consoles. Fortunately, a few years ago I received The Orange Box, which contained the whole Half-Life 2 story to this point, for Christmas. Then I finally played it the other day. Now I completely get it. Read the rest of this entry »

Crossed – Pile of Shame

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On February - 9 - 2012

I loved the post-apocalyptic Crossed when it first began, but somewhere during the second story arc I started to lose interest. This week, I got caught up on “Family Values” and “Psychopath” to see if the nightmare-inducing series was still consistently interesting with a different writer/artist team.

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Ico – Pile of Shame

Posted by Luke Brown On February - 2 - 2012

When Ico came out more than a decade ago, it wasn’t the type of game I could see myself playing. It was heavy on atmosphere, but light on the sports, guns, and action. It just wasn’t the kind of game that a guy sharing a television, gaming system, and house with three other guys would play. After ten years of people telling me how fantastic Ico was, I was finally ready to give the game a go. Read the rest of this entry »

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season Nine – Pile of Shame

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On January - 26 - 2012

After the gut-wrenching events of the end of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, I was happy to see the team scaling back and getting back to basics with Season Nine. I couldn’t wait for it to start. And then the first five issues wound up in my backlog.

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Young Justice: Invasion – Destiny Calling

Posted by Luke Brown

Avengers: The Children’s Crusade

Posted by David Goodman

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf

Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets

Posted by Luke Brown

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by Luke Brown