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Bill! Bill! Biiiiiillllll!!!!! – The Sacrifice

If you read any gaming blog other than Gaming Daily (although honestly, why would you?) You’ve probably noticed that Left4Dead (both 1 and 2) just got a new free update, ‘The Sacrifice’ telling the events of ‘The Passing’ from the other side. Last night I took a wander through the new campaign to see how it played. NB: I played the Left4Dead2 version, I assume the Left4Dead version is the same but without the new mechanics. First off, there’s something wonderfully satisfying about seeing the old Left4Dead characters in the second instalment, finally getting to see them in the bright…

Mass Effect 2

Out of the last three Bioware games, Mass Effect 2 is my least favourite. Don’t get me wrong: it’s good, maybe even great, but it feels like a step backward from the mind blowing games-you-cant-put-down of Mass Effect 1 and Dragon Age, which is unfortunate given the recent(ish anyway, this post is probably coming out a month after I’ve written it) news that Dragon Age 2 is going to settle its self more into the Mass Effect 2 template. The problem is that Mass Effect 2 feels heavily segmented and not in the standard three act template we’ve come to…