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Civilization V

After fourteen hours or so with Civ V I’ve come away feeling a little disappointed and also a little stupid. Civ has always evaded me – I was too young to understand it when I played II, I didn’t like how it handled combat when I recently played IV, but going into V I thought it would finally click – and for a while I thought it had done, but in the end, well, I’m left with an overwhelming sense of apathy. The new look and feel won me over initially – it’s extremely polished and slick. Big buttons fill…

The end of the world as we know it

To all game developers: if you are going to make me choose something, make that choice have some sort of impact on me. If a couple of NPC’s I have never particularly like dies – I do not care. Fallout 3 has ended, and while it was for the most part a fantastic game (gaming daily game of 2008 in fact), the ending…wasn’t. For obvious reasons I can’t go into much depth about the end, but lets just say it was underwhelming and abrupt. It presented me with some flimsy moral choice that I had no doubt in my mind…