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Fallout New Vegas: Ultimate Edition 360 Classic (Xbox 360)
Fallout New Vegas: Ultimate Edition 360 Classic (Xbox 360)
Offered by RAREWAVES
Price: 18.12

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars What a game!!!!!!, 31 May 2013
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
Having played Fallout 3 and loved it I purchased New Vegas and am pleased to say that it is a worthy "sequel". The game itself works without having played fallout 3 though. Basically if you have played any of the series then you will not need my review but if you have never played any of them then I'm saying BUY THIS GAME NOW!!!!!! even if you pay 40 (which you won't) it is still amazing value, just apologise in advance to all your friends who will miss you for the next 3 months! Word of advice tho, purchase it brand new if you do buy the ultimate edition(recommended) or you will still have to buy the 5 DLC packs!! Happy hunting!


The Grand Design
The Grand Design
by Stephen Hawking
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars An excellent purchase if you dont have "A brief history of time" already, 9 May 2013
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I did say an excellent purchase and only gave it 2 stars because I do have a brief history already and this is pretty much the same book. No really new ideas (apart from M theory which like string theory sounds stupid to me). I feel there are other writers who write similar work and do it better (Lee Smolin for 1)


Absolution Gap
Absolution Gap
by Alastair Reynolds
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

2.0 out of 5 stars A bit of an anti-climax, 9 May 2013
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This is part 3 of the "Revelation Space" trilogy and it is the only book of the 3 that I didn't really enjoy. Without spoiling anything I will say that the first 2 books (Revelation space & Redemption Ark) really took their time to build a believable and well thought out saga that I found gripping and Absolution Gap undid all that good work. Don't get me wrong it's not a bad book it just felt like he tried to introduce too many new ideas and it all felt a bit rushed and disjointed by comparison. The last 200 pages I read thinking "how can he possibly hope to wrap up the whole story in these remaining pages" and he didn't (I felt). Shame really because up until this book it was an excellent read.


Jailbird
Jailbird
by Kurt Vonnegut
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Ahh Kurt Vonnegut RIP, 7 Oct 2012
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Kurt Vonnegut is an author that I had never heard of until a couple of years ago, he is now one of my favourites! He didn't write big operas, intricate plots or future hollywood blockbusters and I personally am grateful for that! Kurt wrote very personal, very funny and very human centered 'fiction' that was packed with wry political humour, jet black satire and dripping with social sarcasm. Jailbird encapsulates the kind of story he does so well and in the style he also does so effortlessly. Kurt wrote in a style all of his own while still being accessable to many. Galapagos, Slaughterhouse 5 and God bless you Mr Rosewater are my personal 3 favourites but he never wrote a bad book in my opinion. Enjoy!


Koloss
Koloss
Price: 19.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Koloss., 7 Oct 2012
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Koloss is the next album from Meshuggah and personally i would say that while it is a good album it is not as good as their previous work. While i would say that i am a big Meshuggah fan i was slightly dis-appointed by this release as it didn't really offer anything new or any musical experimentation. It is heavy, probably their heaviest offering yet and if this had been released by any other band doing similar stuff i would be raving over it but I have come to expect more from these guys. Definately worth checking out and if you can get it cheaper then grab a bargain. Also the 'big case' with extra stuff is not worth the price, nothing of any special note on it.


The Evolutionary Void
The Evolutionary Void
by Peter F. Hamilton
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars The best of the best in Science Fiction, 7 Oct 2012
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The Evolutionary Void is part 3 of the 'Void trilogy' and each book is an epic in it's own right. These books are each 800+ pages and if this is something that will put you off then please save your money. I started reading other Science Fiction by historically renowned authors and didn't get the enjoyment i got from reading this trilogy, (or any of his other works that are almost as good as this one) Hamilton introduces worlds full of characters, telling each story and letting you, the reader start piecing it all together. The themes he deals with are both universal (literally) and very personal, he is an author that seems quite happy dealing with religion, technology, romance and other human experiences while at the same time describing mind blowing ideas of Space and the future of theoretical physics. A very intelligent author with with far out ideas who has the knack of making them believable and bringing the story together. Highly recommended!


Mass Effect - 2 Disk Special - Classics Edition (Xbox 360)
Mass Effect - 2 Disk Special - Classics Edition (Xbox 360)
Offered by DEP.PRODUCTS
Price: 9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mass effect. Truely awesome gaming!!!, 18 May 2012
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
I have played many RPG games on the 360 and somehow Mass effect had escaped my radar. I recently picked up a copy and i have to say that it is one of the greatest games (not just of the RPG variety) that i have ever played! Engrossing story, excellent characters and everything is customisable and the controls are very fluid and easy to use. Also huge and very pretty. buy this game!!!


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