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Tenn-Outdoors Men's Bib Front with Moulded Pad Cycling Shorts
Tenn-Outdoors Men's Bib Front with Moulded Pad Cycling Shorts
Price: 16.99 - 22.93

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Purchase for me, 16 Oct 2013
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I purchased the bib shorts as do a lot of hilly rides and find that normal cycle shorts tend to ride down a bit that coupled with with my cycle top riding up, leaves my back exposed, the back panel is perfect to cover this area while not being too hot due to the extra layer. I did my first ride in them yesterday, which was just over 30miles and found the padding to be more than adequate. Well worth a purchase.


Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Xbox 360)
Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Xbox 360)
Offered by 6 Hungry Weasels
Price: 29.53

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BLAST FROM THE PAST!, 3 Nov 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
I remember playing through the original on ps one as though it were yesterday!
Tomb Raider anniversary returns to the first game with a bang,ever since this game was released as a final outing for ps2 I have been awaiting eagerly for them to release it on a next gen console. It has made its transition well, although not without its share of bugs.
All the puzzle elements of the tomb raider classic return with some genuinely head scratching game play. If you are a fan of the series then you will be giving up your free time to hours of frustrating but fun gameplay as you try that leap of faith on a "one more go" basis only to find yourself plumit to to the ground yet again before realising there is another ledge within your reach just round the corner. Graphically there is not much new but this is a game based on solid gameplay and as such I cannot fault it!
A must buy for all fans of the series and newcomers alike!
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The Simpsons (Xbox 360)
The Simpsons (Xbox 360)
Offered by JosephGaming
Price: 49.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars CARTOON CHAOS!!, 3 Nov 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This has all the traits of the simpsons from genuine voice actors to cartoon graphics and unique comedy. A fun if not taxing game, you will complete this quite quickly, but will have fun doing so!

Camera angles can be awkward at times but this doesn't detract from overall game play which sees you playing through different "epsodes" of simpsons playing as all your favourite characters with a range of special moves to both attack and reach different areas of the game.

throughout the game are hidden tokens from krusty tokens to duff beer caps to be collected as you pass through the different levels.

A good easy to play over the top FUN! game, don't expect anything different. A must play (possibly rent though!) for all fans of the simpsons!


Lunar Genesis (Nintendo DS)
Lunar Genesis (Nintendo DS)
Offered by GAMEFORCE
Price: 17.74

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but not GREAT!, 19 Aug 2007
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
Having read reviews on this site I was seriously put off, only just buying the title recently (18/08/07). This was mainly because I was bored and found it in a sale at a local store, and must say I was pleasantly surprised and think other reviews do it a huge injustice.

Yes you cannot explore towns as much as in other RPG's but think this is a deliberate action due to the power of the DS.

You play as part of a delivery firm that has you exploring areas in order to find the selected items from battles encountered, and unlike other reviewers I actualy like the decision you face before going into battle, do I go for items (hoping I win the fight) or go for leveling ensuring future wins in battle.The choice is made by touching a picture of yourself before going into battle. As in other RPG's you can choose to run away from a fight,this is done by blowing into the mic (though this is not always acheived).

Along your way you will collect various cards which can be played during battle to further your chances of survival. Overall I think the combat system works extremely well forcing you to choose your actions wisely!

Ignore poor reviews and give this title a serious go (I'm presently 5hrs into the title) a good RPG for fans of the genre.


Guitar Hero II with X-Plorer Wired Guitar Controller (Xbox 360)
Guitar Hero II with X-Plorer Wired Guitar Controller (Xbox 360)

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lets rock this joint!!, 3 April 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
What can I say if you've played the original's on PS2 then you know what this is all about, if not then you're in for a treat. You are the lead guitarist of a band and travel to different venues playing different tracks throughout each club and area using the "Explorer" controller which is basically a guitar with which you bang out your tunes. This is done by matching one of five coloured buttons on the fret board with the appropriate colour on the screen, and then "strumming" in time with the said colour (a lot easier said than done!).

The game plays very much like the PS2 version with not a great deal of graphical difference, but graphics are not what this game is about! this is a test of skill and timing. The controller is slightly larger than it's PS2 counterpart and is unfortunately wired and not "wireless" as you would hope. There are allready over 70 tracks to play along to and more promissed over xbox marketplace, as well as videos etc.

All in all a hugely enjoyable and addictive game a must for all Air guitar fans!


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Xbox 360)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Xbox 360)

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Tuuurtle pooowwwerrr!!, 28 Mar 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
With the up coming TMNT film and being old enough to remember the first game and download it from xbox marketplace, I thought hey get the new game! And I must say for the main part wasn't dissapointed. Graphically it does the job runs very smoothly and plays well, being made by the same people of prince of persia fame it plays very similarly. My only dissapointment was the lack of online or co-op play and difficulty level,you may say that with the latter that this is essentially a kids game, and therefore difficulty is aimed at them-Point taken! (and as such difficulty is about right).The use of "tag" moves works well but would have been a lot better co-op.For the average gamer it will take about 6-7 hrs to complete the main game but then there are time challenges etc to complete, although once the main game has been completed all gamer points have been received and so leaves little point to completing them!

overall an enjoyable and fun game but may be a rent rather than purchase title.


Viva Pinata: Limited Edition (Xbox 360)
Viva Pinata: Limited Edition (Xbox 360)
Offered by Trade-N-Go Gaming
Price: 29.99

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rare Are Back !!!, 4 Dec 2006
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This has got to be the most colourful,addictive and yet utterly pointless games on the 360! But while I say "pointless" this is where Viva Pinata comes into it's own.The closest I can liken this game to is a cross between animal crossing and harvest moon.

You start with a postage stamp size piece of land and use your broken spade and grass seed to soften hard soil and lay fresh grass down. Once this is done you start to attract Pinata into your garden in the hope of making them residents,however this easier said than done.To make a Pinata a resident you have to fulfill requirements i.e. have the right flowers, fruit grass levels etc. Once you have 2 of any species, you can then begin to fullfill the requirements i.e. houses food etc.in order to breed them, which when done gives you a little mini game and a colourfull and comical cut scene of the romace.As you progress through the game you begin to attract a wider variety of species (both good and bad!!)and get tool upgrades and larger land space. And this is where the addiction comes in as you want to see what other species are available. A good fun game for both adults and children alike and one of the best appearances from rare since joining xbox.Buy it today!!


Prey (Xbox 360)
Prey (Xbox 360)
Offered by media-4-u
Price: 11.99

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Technically great but where's the atmosphere, 28 July 2006
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Prey (Xbox 360) (Video Game)
This is a fantastic title if you crave technical genious,the use of gravity is extremely well done and well used, if making for very confusing gameplay! However I couldn't help thinking there was something missing and that something is atmosphere there just isn't that chill factor of the likes of doom that you would expect that coupled with the fact that this is extremely short, completable in virtually a day provided you not running round in circles (which you end up doing a lot). And the fact that you don't really die (well not on normal,haven't tried a harder mode yet), as you just enter a spirit world and fire arrows at weird flying creatures to both build up health and spirit (your an indian by the way).A nice playable game and good online if you like titles like quake and unreal,well worth a look but won't last long.


Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II (Xbox 360)
Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II (Xbox 360)
Offered by GX-ENTERTAINMENT UK
Price: 49.99

10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Ring Returns, 15 July 2006
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
At last rts on 360 and in the lord of the rings world (bonus!),I have been waiting for this game for so long and can honestly say it was worth the wait.Gameplay is fantastic whether playing campaign,skirmish or the hugely addictive online mode nothing disapoints.Graphicly its good on a normal tv and great if you have HD (I don't but my mate has and it looks nice believe me!).Command and conquer fans will feel right at home with both building and battle system but even if you've never played this type of game before you will soon get used to the control system and gameplay.I would have liked a wider view of the battle screen but this is a minor problem and one that you soon get used to,good offline, great online so what are you waiting for go and buy it!!


Xbox LIVE Gold 12-Month Membership Card (Xbox One/360)
Xbox LIVE Gold 12-Month Membership Card (Xbox One/360)
Offered by Gameseek
Price: 42.30

11 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gold membership gets Gold stars!, 10 April 2006
This is the ultimate reason for owning an xbox/xbox360,playing on your own is fun and rewarding thinking how good you are completing a game in under 8hrs! but then you go online and find out that playing against others is great! and that there are hundreds if not thousands of gamers out there who are just as good, and most ten times better! This is where gaming is at, if you are not allready a gold member then you should be! subscribe now.


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