OXCGN’s Battlefield 3: Aftermath Review


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OXCGN’s Battlefield 3: Aftermath Review

Breaking new ground?

by Daniel Geikowski

©2013 Daniel Geikowski

Battlefield-3-aftermath-coverEven after a year of release, DICE‘s Battlefield 3 continues to maintain a strong and healthy player base.

I myself have spent an ungodly amount of time with the game, racked up my fair share of kills, and had some fun times playing together with mates.

Personally, I feel that Premium, more precisely the expansions, have been key to the longevity and success of BF3.

Sure, the whole concept and execution of Premium has been debated before, and no doubt continues to be a hot topic among online gamers, but this sort of model seems to be the future of DLC map packs and expansions.

With that, the fourth and latest expansion for BF3 has been released, titled Aftermath.

The new expansion provides new maps, vehicles, as well as a new game mode and weapon for players to experience. It also allows me to make really bad Earthquake-related puns throughout this review. Continue reading OXCGN’s Battlefield 3: Aftermath Review

OXCGN’s Gears of War 3: Forces of Nature DLC Review


OXCGN’s Gears of War 3: Forces of Nature DLC Review

Forecast: Bloody with a chance of earthquakes

by: aksobey

©2012 Kent Sobey

For any fan of Gears of War the prospect of new DLC is an exciting one indeed.

The Forces of Nature map pack certainly adds a few things that make it worth looking at.  Included in the bundle are 5 new maps, four new character skins and a whopping 250 gamerscore points to add to your tally.

As the DLC’s name suggests, there are a few surprises from the weather in each map that add a little excitement but unfortunately not a whole lot of change to the actual game play.

That being said, the weather effects are still fantastic and add a special something to each of the maps.

Here’s a quick description of each map and a tip or two to get you started.

Gears head this way!