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Far Cry 2, the new open-world first-person-shooter from Ubisoft, asks a lot of you. It's definitely not a dumbed-down game and it surely is not for beginners. It's spartan features and rigid gameplay elements make it sort of the masochist's Mercenaries 2.

The game begins with a long opening movie of you, a mercenary for hire, riding into a civil war-torn town somewhere in Africa. Out of the civil war two main factions have emerged: the Unified Front for Liberation and Labor (UFFL) and the Alliance for Popular Resistance (APR).

Because this brought up memories of the all-to-real events in Sierra Leone over a decade ago, events so hauntingly recounted in Ismael Beah's "Long Way Gone," I had to come up with my own names for them, so I got in the habit of calling them: the United Federation of Lame-o Losers and the Association of Postal Retirees. There, that feels better.

Fary Cry 2's main story arc is based upon you finding and eliminating Jackal, an arms dealer who supplies weapons for both sides of the war. This devil of a man is responsible for every bullet and every death in this war ravaged region, essentially giving you that warm fuzzy feeling for meting out justice with, well, bullets and death.

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Posted by Lunabean on October 21, 2008 8:42 AM | | Comments (8)


In case you missed Okami on the PS2 (as most of us did), you need only wait two more days to experience this awesome adventure on the Nintendo Wii.

Also, in case you were worried the Wii version lacks a little somethin' somethin' the PS2 version might have had, worry no more, as IGN's Okami review lets us know that the game is completely at home on the Wii.

Finally, when you pick up your beautiful new game, don't forget to check out the LB Okami (Wii) Walkthrough and Strategy Guide.

Review: Okami Wii review

Posted by Lunabean on April 14, 2008 11:23 AM | | Comments (0)


Yahtzee gives No More Heroes one of the more favorable reviews I've ever heard him give. And, while I generally agree with him, the repetition took its toll on me.

Zero Punctuation's No More Heroes Review

And, if you decide to take up Yahtzee's advice and buy the game now, don't forget about Lunabean's No More Heroes Walkthrough and Strategy Guide



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Posted by Lunabean on April 9, 2008 2:24 PM | | Comments (0)





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