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Gears of War for Windows

The other day I was in Best Buy getting some Nintendo DS Lite games for the kids.  The Windows version of Gears of War was on sale for $30 so I got it.  I always get last year’s games. After… Continue Reading →

Finished Valve’s Portal and the Cake is a Lie

Remember when the platform was sliding into the fire pit and I said ‘Goodbye’ and you were like ‘NO WAY!’ and then I was all ‘We pretended we were going to murder you’? That was great! I usually don’t play… Continue Reading →

Crysis for Christmas

One of my Christmas gifts was the PC video game Crysis. Ah yes, holiday cheer, therapeutic beating the bad guys… life is good 🙂 . The installation was weird. It was as if my DVD drive had problems reading the… Continue Reading →

Back to Max Payne 2

I saw a commercial for Kane and Lynch: Dead Men and I had to get out my copy of “Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne” and install it. This game came out in 2003 and I still like… Continue Reading →

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

I’ve bought Half-Life games since they first came out so naturally I had to buy Episode 2. I’m about half way through in only a couple of hours. The play is okay and unlike Microsoft games (Halo 2 is still… Continue Reading →

Ad supported games?

I had purchased Far Cry a couple of years ago. It was a cool game (although later levels were just nuts). I wanted to install it but could not find the disk. Now there is an advertisement supported version which… Continue Reading →

Completed Halo 2 on Vista

That was anticlimactic. My saved games came back and I was farther along than I thought. After a couple of “boss” battles I completed the game. I actually had to check the Wikipedia page to see if there was something… Continue Reading →

Halo 2 on Vista fix?

This morning tried Halo 2.  All my accomplishments attached to my Live account got wiped out.  I have to start from scratch.  That might fix it; the problem was definitely with my online account.

Halo 2 on Vista problems (continued)

Still having problems with Halo 2 despite removing the game and re-installing. This is no longer funny; the problem seems to be the data on my live account.

Halo 2 on Vista problems

My installation of Halo 2 on Vista is not working. I get to the part where the Arbiter gets pushed off the ledge when Keyes gets captured and he loses the icon. The game complains about needing the DVD, I… Continue Reading →

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