Category: Articles and Rants

Thoughts on games, rants, etc.

A counterfeit GBA ring operating out of my car hole! Er, ebay!

I realize I’m a bit late to the party here, as this has been written about many times before on the net, and even Nintendo has their own site about it. Unfortunately, I never saw any of those sites until after I got burned. I frequently scour ebay for good deals on games, particularly handhelds. One such good deal was a used copy of “The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap” for a crazy-low Buy-It-Now price of about $14 including shipping, when the stores sell it used for $27! I’ve gotten a lot of DS games for really cheap, and they’re all in great condition complete with box/manual, so I thought it was just another good find. I grabbed it right away, being totally unaware that there are tons of GBA scammers out there…

By Tommy Gun June 3, 2006 Off

Far Cry Instincts is way too easy

farcryinstincts.jpgNote: This refers to the original Xbox version.

First off, let me say that I love this game and had a fun time playing it. The first day I played it was for eight hours straight, so I must have liked it. However, there are no difficulty levels, and the game is way too easy! You can literally run through most of the game if you really want to, especially after you have feral speed. Even the final boss isn’t very hard. He’s certainly more challenging, but it still only took me three or four tries, and that was simply figuring out what was going on (apparently there’s a huge glitch on the final boss, but I guess I avoided that). The rest of the game is a cakewalk, and here’s why…

By Tommy Gun April 22, 2006 Off