Hyperion Rising – An X3: Terran Conflict AAR – Part 1

Back in the day, my friends and I had a habit of playing videogames and adapting them to our own stories. Taking the constraints and emergence of a more freeform game and using it to tell a story outside of it was a pasttime that I still, to an extent, indulge in.

So, in line with that, I’m trying something new. Hyperion Rising is the story of two traders, pilot/navigator Serenè Hayes and analyst Selcie Lee Cirno, as they build a corporate space empire.

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5 Things I Love About: X3: Terran Conflict

One of the early reviews on SLC Gaming is of X3: Terran Conflict, a space combat and trading simulator for the PC. Back when I reviewed it, I enjoyed the game, but at the time wasn’t really into it. I’d yet to truly explore it and examine it.

A few months ago, I decided to buckle down, start a new game on X3 and stick with it. Though the game is often slow, playing a serious, contiguous X3 game has shown me why I really love X3 and the space sim genre.

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She’s rescued the Russian president! – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

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Time Enforcer Anubis here with another review!

The highly anticipated conclusion to the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare saga is finally here, in the form of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. While the story picks up where Modern Warfare 2 left off, the gameplay has an even bigger torch to carry, having to follow up to both Call of Duty: Black Ops, the previous game in the franchise, and Modern Warfare 2.

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She’s shot down a Xenon N!

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Time Enforcer Anubis here with another review!

Some genres just aren’t around as much as they used to be. This is both a blessing and a curse, as the remaining games in these genres tend to be the hardest-of-hardcore, but as time moves on, said genres will slowly drift into obscurity. One such genre is the space-flight sim, which is the genre that the game I have today fits squarely in.

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She’s burning in!

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Time Enforcer Anubis here with a new game review!

Section 8 has an ambitious plan going for it. It attempted to bring Tribes 2-style gameplay into the modern era of gaming, and gameplay-wise, did so fairly well.

Sadly, however, it failed to really take off.

Section 8 developer TimeGate Studios wasn’t going to be discouraged so easily, however. They recently tried again with a sequel, Section 8: Prejudice, released on the Xbox Live Arcade and PC, and soon coming to PSN.

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Favoritism: Tribes 2

While I do enjoy the Halos and the Call of Dutys of the gaming world, I can certainly agree that, in the current gaming climate, they aren’t the most original shooters, but they’re fun to play and I can always find people to play with.

However, as much fun as I have playing Reach of Black Ops, I look to a past game whenever I desire a truly unique FPS experience.

That game is Tribes 2.

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