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Wolfenstein: The New Order (Xbox 360)
Wolfenstein: The New Order (Xbox 360)
Price: £26.86

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Another near miss, 13 Jun 2014
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I played the original when it was released. Yes, I am that old. Times change, graphics improve, technology moves on and games get better. Or do they? Playability is what counts. I enjoyed the storyline, I do like a bit of historical "what if". And the Nazis winning WW2 is one of the most intriguing and horrifying prospects. So, whats its like? Its good, good graphics, weapons, layouts, backdrops, but? Two problems. The weapons wheel, no pause while you change weapons, hmmm. Its fiddly, slow, and is actually inaccurate as when you point at a weapon, it picks the one next to it. Bang! You're dead. Your only option is to seek cover while you change, no use, especially at higher difficulty level. This is a schoolboy error, other games have weapon change systems which are slick, easy and intuitive, like Halo. Strange thing is you can look at a map in the middle of a firefight, and all the Nazis sit down for a cup of coffee and a well earned break. But try and change weapons? Oh my no, thats just silly. Then theres the save system. If anyone out there remembers the original Tomb Raider, one spent most of ones time finding the save diamonds. A lot of time and effort would be wasted at that last jump to the diamond only to fall, back to the start for you! Unbelievably, we have the same here!! Save points, I mean come on, how many years have passed and gamers are not grown up enough to save a game where they please? There may be some technical reason for this, but I doubt it. It staggers me that this nonsense still exists. You've done well,fought a good fight, done some nice moves. So you think, I'll save this. Nope, keep going until the game designer tells you its time to save. Just don't fall of that ledge or get hit by that sniper. I do like Bethesda, Fallout 3, what can I say? But they have missed a great chance here with some basic errors. Shame.


The Civil War: Together with the Alexandrian War, the African War, and the Spanish War (Classics)
The Civil War: Together with the Alexandrian War, the African War, and the Spanish War (Classics)
by Julius Caesar
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Quite simply outstanding, 12 Jun 2014
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For anyone interested in history or even boys own heroics spanning the then known world, this is for you. Action,adventure and a glimpse into our ancient past. Awesome!


Cycling bib Shorts (JOLLYWEAR_WORLD collection)
Cycling bib Shorts (JOLLYWEAR_WORLD collection)
Offered by JOLLY WEAR
Price: £46.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Jollywear do it again!, 12 Jun 2014
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Another brilliant piece of clothing from this excellent Italian company. Comfortable, bright and excellent value for money. I cannot recommend Jollywear highly enough.


Bean Bag Bazaar® Gaming Bean Bag Designer Recliner BROWN Faux Leather - Extra Large Beanbag Chair
Bean Bag Bazaar® Gaming Bean Bag Designer Recliner BROWN Faux Leather - Extra Large Beanbag Chair
Offered by Comfort Co
Price: £41.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great beanbag, 12 Jun 2014
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Bought this for gaming and/or lounging. Its good quality, not thin or flimsy, fits in well with normal sitting room furniture. Very comfy too!


Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360)
Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360)
Offered by clickforgamesltd
Price: £16.26

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dire, 16 April 2014
I find it hard to believe the other reviews of this game. The original was fun, witty, oddball mayhem and apart from the constant re spawning of enemies after you had made a cup of tea and sat down again, was a classic. This is garbage. A poor FPS, an even worse RPG, no excitement or interest in what you are doing, shallow, annoying and worst of all dire game play. Save your money, buy something else.


XCOM Enemy Within (Xbox 360)
XCOM Enemy Within (Xbox 360)
Offered by zoverstocks
Price: £19.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Great game BUT!!!, 8 Jan 2014
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This is without a doubt the best turn based tactical game out there, but,but,.........and its a big but as my girlfriend would say. This latest incarnation is bugged, badly badly bugged. Where to start, okay, take care when using autosave, this is bugged and after hours of working fine sends your game into a loop after a save. Big Sky simply flies back and forth, but never lands. There are various camera angle bugs, but they aren't so bad. There is the Temple ship assault bug, which locks the doors so you cannot progress, and of course the hang game bug, if you play for say 3-4 hours on an Xbox 360 the game will hang, on average, once every hour or so. The only cure? switch off and on again.
Now, every game has bugs, but these are ironed out in the beta stage and patched. Not so with this game. A very poor show from 2k who really should know better. They would never have allowed such bugs on the flagship Bioshock titles but the turn based gamers can go, well, hang. The patch is coming, indeed its making its way to the PC version first, don't hold your breath for the 360 patch. It may be some time. Oh and avoid the online multiplayer, the units do not react as they do in the single player, and, oh yes, its absolutely dire.


Silver Bullet Trading 2 Cargo Strap Bungee Cord Tie Down 18" Motorcycle Motorbike Cargo Net Roofrack
Silver Bullet Trading 2 Cargo Strap Bungee Cord Tie Down 18" Motorcycle Motorbike Cargo Net Roofrack

5.0 out of 5 stars Great bit of kit, 18 Nov 2013
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These bungees are good quality, stretch well, perfect length, sturdy, solid clips that grip easily and without slipping. Great value for money


TUFFskinz iPhone 5S / iPhone 5C / iPhone 5 Premium Quality Screen Protectors : Anti Glare Matte edition Anti finger print (2 in Pack - Front)
TUFFskinz iPhone 5S / iPhone 5C / iPhone 5 Premium Quality Screen Protectors : Anti Glare Matte edition Anti finger print (2 in Pack - Front)
Offered by TUFFskinz
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, 27 Sep 2013
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Easy to apply to phone without bubbles or dirt, plenty of instructions and fitting accessories, and a great price as well.


Heinz Beanz with Pork Sausages 415 g (Pack of 6)
Heinz Beanz with Pork Sausages 415 g (Pack of 6)
Offered by Stateside Candy Co Ltd (UK)
Price: £10.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a joke, 17 Jun 2013
These are currently averaging 90p a tin in the supermarkets. Either sell it competitively online or don't waste your time.


Cycling Winter Bib Tights (JOLLYWEAR_WORLD collection) L
Cycling Winter Bib Tights (JOLLYWEAR_WORLD collection) L
Offered by JOLLY WEAR
Price: £57.90

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jollywear do it again!, 10 April 2013
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Another excellent buy from Italian firm jollywear. Comfortable even on long rides, Im a tourer and 40-60 miles in the recent cold and I was as warm as I could wish. Sturdy with bright detail for that bit of standout in traffic and excellent value compared to some of the overpriced stuff out there. I cannot recommend jollywear highly enough.


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