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Review: Wolfenstein – The Old Blood

Deviating from my Final Fantasy playthrough for a moment, I wanted to share my review of the newest Wolfenstein title: The Old Blood. This game is a direct prequel to The New Order; using the same engine and overall game elements. But it focuses on the events leading up to the beginning of the New […]

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Review: Quake III Arena

Right on the heels of my Unreal Tournament review, comes my thoughts on its main competitor; Quake III Arena. Both of these titles are similar in terms of gameplay and they were released only days apart. So how does Quake hold up? Let’s see. First, let’s talk about what Quake III is not. It is […]

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Review: Unreal Tournament

Continuing my dig thru the archives brings me to the ever popular Unreal Tournament. This game is not a direct sequel to the original Unreal, instead it is designed solely around the concept of a multiplayer arena. The nasty multiplayer code from the original game was fixed and enhanced with an in-game server browser allowing players to find live ongoing games […]

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Review: Heretic II

The Christmas cyclone has finally settled, so I’m going to take a moment to post another review. This time, for the often forgotten game, Heretic II. I actually played through this game earlier in the month, but I wanted to wait until a day when I had some extra time to properly put my thoughts […]

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Review: Unreal (Gold Edition)

This is a review I’ve been looking forward to. Since I started going through my PC collection, I’ve been eagerly waiting to discuss Unreal. Well, I’ve finally reached that point on my “to play” list, so I’ve dusted off my copy of this fantastic game. Unreal is an interesting beast. It came out during the […]

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Review: Quake II

Next up in the Oldschool File is another FPS classic: Quake II. After Quake took the Internet by storm, id Software was quick to develop a proper sequel. Quake II takes most of what was popular about Quake and pops it up a notch. One of most hailed aspects of the game is its multiplayer. […]

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Review: Hexen II

The next stop on the nostalgia train brings us to another game designed using the Quake engine and the third installment in the Heretic/Hexen series; Hexen II. As I mentioned, Hexen II was designed using a refined build of the GL Quake engine. Aside from out-of-the-box acceleration, we also a few new features such as […]

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Review: Quake

A review of Quake. Where does one even begin? Quake is such an iconic title, no review I could ever give will truly do it justice. So I’m going to focus mainly on my feelings for the game, and its overall legacy. The breakdown at the end serve as more of a tit-for-tat review. Quake […]

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Review: Blood (One Unit Whole Blood Edition)

With Halloween just around the corner and my recent playthrough of two other Build-engine games, what would be more appropriate for the month of October than a playthrough and review of the classic PC game Blood? Blood is one of those games that I fell in love with the very first time I saw it. […]

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Review: Shadow Warrior (Classic Redux)

Somehow I’ve managed to tear myself away from Final Fantasy XIV long enough to bang out another PC classic from my youth. Next up in my list of classic FPS titles is another BUILD engine game, Shadow Warrior. Shadow Warrior is best described as a Kung-Fu version of Duke Nukem. Instead of a burly action […]

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