The List: Chronicles of Riddick – Escape From Butcher Bay Part 4

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Part 3 NOTE: Pitch Black is an R-rated film, and as such, language fitting to that format will crop up periodically in this article for quotation purposes. Also, SPOILERS for EVERYTHING more than likely, so fair warning! They say most of your brain shuts down in cryo-sleep. All but the…

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The List: Chronicles of Riddick – Escape From Butcher Bay Part 3

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Part 2 Video games change the dynamics on how we consume media. Strangely enough, we do not just receive stories and perform actions when playing games. As the visuals on screen turn from something less abstract (say, away from the depictions of walking mushrooms and evil plants), we increasingly find…

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The List: The Chronicles of Riddick – Escape from Butcher Bay (Part 2)

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Part 1 Diesel’s newly established (at the time) Tigon Studios enlisted the aid of Swedish developer Starbreeze Studios, little known for anything but obscure action-RPG Enclave. Did you play it? I certainly didn’t. Unsurprisingly, Starbreeze wanted to turn Escape from Butcher Bay into a first-person role-playing game with you in…

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The List: The Chronicles of Riddick – Escape from Butcher Bay (Part 1)

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I remember 2005 as a strange year. I had just gotten my second serious PC Gaming rig the previous year after a failed experiment with CyberPower Inc. One should not, if unfamiliar, try to assemble a personal computer part by part. As a result, I somehow ruined my own device…

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The List: Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII Part 3 – Playing Nice With Others

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Part 1 – Nobunaga’s Ambition and a Short History of Koei Part 2 – You Can’t Know Everything Part 3 – Playing Nice With Others The defining experience, at least from my personal view, comes from the multiplayer component. Most Koei strategy games released in the West, as ports of personal computer…

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