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  1. ShinyNathan
    03-14-2013 03:10 PM
    Yesterday Gears of War: Judgment arrived for me at work and I tried it out for a couple of hours. Looks great and I just love those games so that will be next. Will never 100% a Gears game though...
  2. ShinyNathan
    03-14-2013 03:08 PM
    Completed The Testament of Sherlock Holmes which was a relaxed and easy 1000/1000 after playing through Gears of War 1-3. And I completed The Walking Dead which is every bit as good as everyone says.

    Played some Halo 4. Still can't get into those games - they just don't feel as good as Gears of War. After that I tried a little Dishonored (promising) and Borderlands 2 (very promising) but then Hitman: Absolution came out and as a proud dane, I of course had to play that game.

    I had a hard time getting any good at the game but eventually I got it and I just think it's a great game. Pretty hard 1000/1000 which I probably won't get.

    I bought the Collector's Edition of Driver: San Francisco after Christmas and am having a lot of fun with it. For a movie buff there's a lot of references to all kinds of movies and the game itself is very entertaining.
  3. ShinyNathan
    10-23-2012 12:50 PM
    Gears of War 3 completed on Hardcore which was a great experience! Extremely good gameplay and well designed missions and the DLC-pack of Raam's Shadow was very fun too with a great end-boss fight against Raam himself.

    However I'm not a big fan of the Arcade version of the game but that's a matter of taste - I like the down and dirty fight for survival and the addition of points for kills etc. doesn't sit right with me.

    Now it's time to look at some of the multi-player achievements in GoW3 but there is also a lot of great games lining up on the horizon: Borderlands 2, Halo 4 and Dishonored, so I'm guessing it won't be long before I move on.
  4. ShinyNathan
    09-17-2012 10:34 AM
    I have now officially started on Gears of War 3 which looks and feels amazing. I also love the level of detail you can go into regarding your stats and achievements (will never get a 100% in a Gears game though... Seriously ;oD)
  5. ShinyNathan
    09-14-2012 11:41 AM
    Have been playing through the campaign in Gears of War 2 and a lot of the multiplayer achievements - both have been great fun and the multiplayer achievements are a lot easier to obtain in GoW2 than the first game.

    Right now I'm going for a lot of the Horde achievements in GoW2 which seem both fun and not too hard.

    Simultaneously I have gotten 1000/1000 in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs which I bought on sale for 5 bucks and is a VERY easy 1000 GS. Good fun with the kids though who still wants to play it more so a very good value buy there.
  6. ShinyNathan
    07-06-2012 08:58 AM
    While I'm waiting for the opportunity to get that *#~^! General Raam on (only) Hardcore with a co-op partner, I had a fun week with my wife playing LEGO Indiana Jones The Original Adventures for which I got a very easy 1000/1000.

    Right now I'm trying my luck on the Hitman Sniper Challenge, which you get for pre-ordering Hitman: Absolution, and it's a very fun and pretty hard challenge.
  7. ShinyNathan
    06-28-2012 09:34 AM
    Nice round numbers: "I have 1300 achievements with a total of 23000 points"
  8. ShinyNathan
    06-15-2012 11:33 AM
    General Raam on Hardcore is Insane! (Get it?)

    I've tried to kill him 15-20 times by now and it doesn't seem like I have even been close.

    I've read the forum thread here on to look for pointers and it looks like the best approach would be to go after Raam with a buddy in co-op since Dom isn't worth much in his AI incarnation.

    Try, try and try again...
  9. ShinyNathan
    05-23-2012 09:41 AM
    Had a hard time getting through Act III on hardcore yesterday, but finally got it.

    The Corpser right before the end mission was no problem, but securing the pumping station proved to be quite a challenge because of the enemies carrying the torque bow, which kills you with a single direct hit.

    It took a lot of tries but it was still fun because I still felt I could do better with different approaches and tactics. I ended up falling back to higher ground behind cover outside the station and picking the first batch of enemies off with the Longshot. This helped but I still had to go in and clean up, which ended badly a couple of times before I got 'em all.

    Pretty tough ending to Act III but a great satisfaction when you finally get through it - still, I don't think I'll go for the Insane playthrough which must be - well, Insane - and Gears 2 is waiting on the horizon...
  10. ShinyNathan
    05-14-2012 11:25 AM
    I just got through Act II on Hardcore - and though it sure is harder than Casual, it ain't too bad. The Kryll-ending in Act II was way easier than I had anticipated and I got through on my first try.

    I did however miss the COG tag you have to pick up at the end of Act I, when you're fighting the Berserker, so depending on whether or not I get the rest of them, I will have to go back and get that one later.

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