ICC Update #27

Of fedoras and FPSs.

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It was always going to be about L.A. Noire this week really, wasn’t it? We’ve had Rockstar’s latest opus since Thursday and have sunk around 6 hours into its allegedly 20-hour story. Whilst we’re not usually in the habit of providing reviews that you might read on the more well-known videogame sites (and weeks before we would ever get our thoughts into a coherent post), we’ll put up some impressions of L.A. Noire if it moves us sufficiently to do so.  We already put up some First Impressions of Brink, of course; the innovative but broken objective-based FPS from Splash Damage also getting added to the rapidly swelling Xbox 360 section of the IC Collection.

Xbox 360 and FPS seem to be the keywords for Update #27, in fact. One particularly fruitful trip to our local CEX saw us snap up a veritable bounty of them – no less than six new shooters to put in our firing line. They range from recent titles that didn’t make much of a splash (Aliens Vs. Predator), to near-ancient games from the early days of the system’s shelf life (Project Dark Zero). None of them particularly broke the bank; we picked up all half-dozen of them for a mere £30. That’s the kind of maths that we like here – simple and economic!

The full update, alongside prices paid and respective retailers, can be found in the handy little list below:

Update #27

L.A. Noire (Xbox 360) – £37.85 from ShopTo.net

Brink (Xbox 360) – £39.99 in-store from GAME

The Darkness (Xbox 360) – £4.00 in-store from CEX

Aliens Vs. Predator (Xbox 360) – £6.00 in-store from CEX

Perfect Dark Zero (Xbox 360) – £2.50 in-store from CEX

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising (Xbox 360) – £8.00 in-store from CEX

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas (Xbox 360) – £3.50 in-store from CEX

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (Xbox 360) – £6.00 in-store from CEX

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One Comment

  1. james V.
    Posted May 26, 2011 at 11:20 pm | Permalink

    good some awesome games in there! The Darkness is one of my favorite games on this generation of consoles and Rainbow Six Vegas is awesome as well! Calypso Casino FTW… fantastic multiplayer…

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