Blog 676: Bulletstorm

Ah yes, remember all those tirades about DRM, and how these services are invariably disabled long after the fact, making playable games unplayable by mere disconnection of their activation gateways? Sigh.

Luckily, there’s a hacked Games for Windows Live DLL floating around that shoves it out of the way to let you get on with playing Bulletstorm. No more achievements, alas, but at least we can get in. It’s long past time for another trip down this rollicking foul-mouthed rollercoaster romp…

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Blog 448: The Club

It’s not often that life gives you free games.

Digital download games, sure, but… Well, if it’s free… Okay, I’ve turned down free things before — let’s add the caveat and you’re actually interested in the item on offer

PC World launched a new digital download service t’other day. Because one of my colleagues is a master of scamming free stuff, he alerted me to the fact that the first 10,000 people to register accounts got four free games. Four free games?

Yeah. Four free games, at least two of which I actually had some interest in playing! Sounds like a deal. Digital download only, but hell, they’re free (not counting the money we’ll have to fork over for breaching our monthly data allowance, mind you).

First up: The Club

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Blog 438: Bulletstorm

I was the first person to buy this game on PC from Game on Sauchiehall Street. Since it was nigh-on closing time on a Friday night, I found this somewhat unexpected.

It’s also a limited edition, which apparently gives me some palette-swaps in multiplayer. What’s the point in a limited edition if there isn’t even a standard edition on sale? I didn’t really have a choice.

Since this game is all about combo-killing and points-whoring (something I have gleefully shoehorned into all my Warcraft maps since the RDZArena), I decided to go for it.

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