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Extreme Action Controller Gamepad (PS2)
Extreme Action Controller Gamepad (PS2)

2.0 out of 5 stars Awful d-pad, 14 April 2008
= Fun:2.0 out of 5 stars 
I bought this controller because I'd never found the four buttons type d-pad on Sony controllers particularly comfortable. The Extreme Action is very comfortable and sturdy, but the d-pad is terribly unresponsive - it only registers if you press down on it very firmly. It's completely useless if you need to do anything quickly with the d-pad.

Time For Heroes (Japanese Import]
Time For Heroes (Japanese Import]

22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good for obsessives..., 29 Mar 2004
1. Time For Heroes (+ video)
2. I Get Along (original version from What A Waster single)
3. The Delaney
4. Mayday
5. Skag And Bone Man
6. Bangkok (demo)
This is an excellent EP, containing not only one of The Libertines finest songs, 'Time For Heroes', but also their best b-side, 'The Delaney', which should have really made into onto the album. The original 'I Get Along' is interesting, but not as thrilling as the newer version. The other three songs are good punk thrash, but not quite up to the usual standard.
If you get this and the Don't Look Back Into The Sun EP, you can have all the b-sides (except Sally Brown) together, rather than having to buy all the singles and their alternate releases.

Hey Ho Let's Go - Anthology
Hey Ho Let's Go - Anthology
Price: 14.35

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Buy it for the first disc..., 18 Mar 2004
Cd1 is wonderful, with scarcely a bad song on it. Sure, it can be it can get a bit repetitive, but Beach Boys + punk is a great formula (okay, there's more than that going on here, but the surf-punk tracks are superb).
Sadly, even the mighty Ramones were tainted by awful eighties overproduction. There are cheesy synths abound on the second disc, and many of the songs abandon the speedy 'chainsaw' style pioneered by the band in their prime. Instead, we get a mixture of a rather plodding heavy sound and 80s synth rock.
Nevertheless, I might have not liked cd2, but cd1 is worth the price alone. Better still, just buy the first four Ramones albums.

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