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Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo 250 ml
Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo 250 ml
Offered by Activecare Online
Price: £6.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good, 19 July 2013
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Improved my hair condition within 5 days, it's expensive but not a rip off. Very good it's a quality product.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The tide has turned, 1 Jun 2013
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Much maligned on some sites (ie Gamespot) this is an excellent follow up to Dead Island. If you liked the original this is a superb sequel.

Dark Souls - Limited Edition (Xbox 360)
Dark Souls - Limited Edition (Xbox 360)
Offered by gadgetsville
Price: £31.08

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dead hard and dead good, 16 Oct 2011
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This is a thinking mans dungeon crawling RPG. At first I thought this is just ludicrous. Robbed of your money and XP every time you die. But the rewards when you finally suceed in removing that particular boss from an area are a mixture of achievement and relief. The graphics are good, the gameplay is stunning, this is a unique game, but not one for the faint hearted.

Play Poker Like the Pros ( HarperResource Books)
Play Poker Like the Pros ( HarperResource Books)
by Phil Hellmuth
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.79

1.0 out of 5 stars Ill eductated, 19 Jun 2011
This idiot starts by telling you to only hold 10 hands and folding all the others. 8 of them are pocket pairs. The other two are AK and AQ. Pockets are normally bad hands, you're chance of hitting on pocket pairs is very low. The odds should show you that. Why does the author think that chucking in small blinds with say J10 is a good idea? J10 or QJ is better than AK because you have more chance of an open-ended straight. I'd always hold suited cards because of the chance of a flush draw.
This bloke didn't make a million playing this way. You pay to see the flop. You can't just throw cards away.
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L.A. Noire (Xbox 360)
L.A. Noire (Xbox 360)
Offered by Game Trade Online
Price: £13.99

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece, 26 May 2011
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: L.A. Noire (Xbox 360) (Video Game)
This is from start to finish a beautiful game, crafted like no other. It requires patience in observing every crime scene, the chase sequences are well done and the fight sequences are well managed. The controls are exquiste and every aspect of the the game has been honed to the last degree.
This is a game that took a risk, it reminds me of older games especially in the Spectrum era that could not emulate the kind of graphical brilliance of LA Noire. It could have fallen as flat on it it's feet (as the detectives in the the game). I think it may have changed gaming forever.
Expansive, very adult and very challenging. This is a game any serious gamer want's to own.
The only game I could compare it to would be Deadly Premonition, but I hasten to add this game is very low budget and very strange.
LA Noire stands amongst the top titles of the last ten years. That includes Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto Vice City, Oblivion, Bioshock, Modern Warfare and all the rest.

Bioshock (Xbox 360)
Bioshock (Xbox 360)
Price: £12.92

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best FPS, 29 Aug 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Bioshock (Xbox 360) (Video Game)
Bioshock is the best FPS of all time, it makes the player take moral decisions (over the Little Sisters), it scares, it excites, it depresses, it elates.
A fantastic game. Don't rush it it's best played slow.

Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (PS2)
Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (PS2)
Offered by multimedia-online
Price: £17.99

4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Shock then bore, 4 April 2003
I played Tenchu 1 and 2 on the PS1. The first was much better than the second, and a trend thus continues of ploughing out competent but lacklustre sequels.
The added ability in Tenchu 2 to drag bodies has been lost, falling into pits still allows no resurrection and no save facilty inside levels exists. Most of the suspense still rests with the shock value of the stealth executions, but even this wears thin. The camera is inexcusably poor and difficult to use (compared for example with the camera in Splinter Cell, a far more complex game with better AI). Worse still tough bosses lurk on the end of many levels (as in the PS1 games) so you may do a level perfectly and die, thus rendering your efforts fruitless. I was forced to repeat levels many times because of this basic flaw (before I gave up playing it altogether).
This release is little more than a remake of Tenchu 1 with new levels and a few new moves added on. Very poor considering the potential.

Myst III: Exile
Myst III: Exile

5 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dont play Mysty for me, 18 Sep 2001
This review is from: Myst III: Exile (Video Game)
Graphically Myst III is stunning and the FMV excellent. That is all that can be said in its favour. It is the most vacuous and lateral game I have set eyes on since Dragon's Lair (eighties laser disc). Myst III relies solely on graphics to drag a non-existent game to its conclusion. During the game you wander around a set of picture postcard fantasy worlds, solving a few handfuls of abstract puzzles (which constitute the gameplay). Astoundingly there are no items to pick up and manipulate and thus no inventory (except largely irrelevant book pages that play a minor part in the game). Shenmue (Dreamcast) is flawed but it pushes adventure gaming to its present limits with its level of interaction and its use of time. Where is the life in Myst III? It is a sterile and vapid place , best forgotten.

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