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Games That Rocked My World – #56: Grand Theft Auto V

In PS3, Xbox 360 on February 14, 2014 at 6:01 am

Title: Grand Theft Auto V

Format: PS3, Xbox 360

Released: 17th September, 2013

This is a long one. DEAL WITH IT.

GTA Box Art

“Griefing is the act of chronically causing grief to other members of an online community, or more specifically, intentionally disrupting the immersion of another player in their gameplay”

– Wikipedia

I’ve never been a griefer. I tend to take my gaming pretty seriously; when a game requires me to suspend disbelief, you’d best believe said disbelief is suspended tout freakin’ suite. I’ll let all sorts of glitches slide, even when they look like this:

(For the uninitiated, this is a game set in the Wild West. It is not supposed to feature bird people.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Games That Rocked My World – #5: Grand Theft Auto IV

In PC, PS3, Xbox 360 on October 10, 2011 at 4:06 pm

Title: Grand Theft Auto IV

Format: PS3, Xbox 360, PC

Released: 29th April, 2008

Box_image

I often associate gaming with guilt. I love getting lost in luscious, fully-realised worlds, following the hero’s journey, developing a character from an underpowered weakling to an all-conquering powerhouse; it hooks me every time. And yet. When I play, there’s always a little snag jaggling at the corner of my mind, quietly whispering the words: “You’ve got better things to do, Jon.” Read the rest of this entry »

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