Mr. M. W. Brandon

"ahriman72"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (28 of 30)
Location: Liverpool, UK
Birthday: 22 July

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PSN CARD 35 GBP WALLET TOP UP  [Online Game Code] by Sony
As a Brit living abroad, it is not possible to make purchases on PSN (as it requires being within the UK and paying with a UK card), so I have often had to resort to 'stocking-up' whenever visiting home. The advent of reliable websites for delivering wallter top-up cards over the last few years has meant I can change my consumer practice when purchasing games. Before using this service on Amazon, I have tried several other sites, which have typically been devlievered to my email box within 1-3 days, altough I have experienced a few problems. In contrast, I have used this service on Amazin three times, and have recieved the code instantly upon payment on each occasion. This has been true… Read more
Scorched Earth, Black Snow: The First Year of the &hellip by Andrew Salmon
This superb follow-up of 'To The Last Round: The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951' (arguably one of the best military histories of the Korean War) focuses on British and Australian involvement in the Korean War, including the role of the British Commando unit at the Chosin Resevoir. Like his previous work, Salmon's writing is detailed, well researched yet is also engaging, making this one of the most engrossing reads yet produced on the Korean War.

The book is not a total account of the war, you will need to look elswehere for that. What Salmon has done is to focus on several units from the British and… Read more
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Nintendo DS) by Activision
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprising, 3 Feb 2011
I recieved the game as a gift and would not have looked at it twice otherwise. I was pleasantly surprised.

Controls are remarkably sharp, the stylus is used to look around while you use the d-pad to move forward or backwards etc. The left shoulder button fires, so naturally if you hold your DS you can see how it works. No odd finger stretching required! Weapons are selected by tapping icons on the touch screen and environmental moves such as crouching are also implemented in this way. The game itself is graphically decent for the DS, altough incomparable of course to its home console big brother. The AI of team mates in the game works well enough, the main game is short but… Read more

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