Mr. B. Clifford

Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (107 of 143)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 645,843 - Total Helpful Votes: 107 of 143
Extinction Point - Book One by Paul Jones
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I have been reading a number of the cheaper/free books on my Kindle recently and I must say that this is one of the better written ones.

Being a fan of post-apocalyptic fiction this hits all the right notes. The female lead is a nice change and the sole survivor aspect is intriguing.

One of the big successes of this story is the red rain and its after effects. These passages are well written and beautifully (eerily might be a better word...) described.

My one problem with the story was the slightly sagging middle. I felt a little bored with the character's life in the apartment after the first few days and I desperately wanted it to move on. However, the… Read more
Mass Effect 3 (PC DVD) by Electronic Arts
Mass Effect 3 (PC DVD) by Electronic Arts
24 of 29 people found the following review helpful
Let me start by saying that I have been a massive fan of Bioware for a long time. I will not be boycotting future Bioware products or even cancelling my 'Old Republic' account as many seem to be doing. As a company, they do listen to their customers and normally empathise with our concerns. However, they don't always act on said concerns.

The game itself is still incredible; for the most part. It feels like a hybrid between ME1 and ME2. Gone are the tedious planet scanning missions, replaced with a simple scan system setting. We can optimise and customise our weapons in more detail. And no mission ever feels too 'samey'. The story is incredible and a number of times it… Read more
Sid Meier's Civilization V by Take 2 Interactive
Sid Meier's Civilization V by Take 2 Interactive
6 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Oh dear. When a successful games design company has the audacity to change features in a well established series, people moan. If you take the time to read most of the moans on here you get the impression that they want 'more of same'. If you find yourself wanting a similar experience to Civ 4, then play Civ 4. This game has taken risks to be different, and for the most part, they work.

First, what have they taken out. Gone are the religous aspects and corporations. For me, this is much better. I found religion mostly unimportant in Civ 4 and actually annoying in the later game stages. The same goes for the horrible corporation idea.

Civ 5 has also done away… Read more

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