Mr. Simon Parkinson

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (41 of 45)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 563,470 - Total Helpful Votes: 41 of 45
Greenworks Tools 40cm (16'') 1800W Electric Chains&hellip by Greenworks Tools
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Looks lovely, might be best chainsaw in the world, slicing through oaks and zombies alike. However, even though marked as being a G UK 3 pin plug it is not. Comes with euro 2 pin (Round to flat) on a very short lead. So have to either re-plug it or send it back. Bit sad really.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360) by Activision
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
With all the hype and the Massive reviews you'd expect this to be at least as good as Modern Warfare 1, unfortunately it's not.

The multiplayer side of this game is very slick, with many maps, good progress control, decent interface, and good service. The way of choosing game is nice and simple and works very well - overall the MP experience is better than MW 1.

However... the single player game is not so good. Firstly it's pretty short - took me under 9 hours to finish on regular difficulty and i'd not played a FPS in about a year. Secondly the plot is, well, even less plausible, consistant or enjoyable than the previous one. OK, so the plot is not exactly the most… Read more
The Traveller (The Fourth Realm Trilogy) by John Twelve Hawks
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
First of i am annoyed that the blurb on the book did not indicate it was part of a series. I find it frustrating to get about half way through only to rtealise that all the strings will not be tying up at the end. Publisher! Be ashamed of yourself for not printing that! :-)

I found the prose poor and the style annoying, though obviously this is somewhat personal. The Chapter structure was inconsistant and the overall structure was very vague - sometimes chapters next to each other would be the same scene with no change in point of view or time.

The research in the book is poor in places - which leads me to worry about any of the facts presented. The opening chapter… Read more

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