Glen Stevens' Thoughts

The Secret World – Month 2

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I played a lot more of The Secret World this month, despite having so many other things to do.  As I said in the previous post, the main draw for me is the modern day setting and this was put to the test when Guild Wars 2 released at the end of the month.  I gave GW2 a few days of my time, and I might right up a review at the end of the month but ultimately for all it’s greatness I was still really bummed to still be…read more

The Secret World – First Month

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The Secret World (TSW) is an MMORPG from Funcom, the makers of Anarchy Online and Age of Conan.  Set in the modern day world with a twist: all the myths, urban legends, and conspiracy theories about zombies, sasquatches, Cthulhu, and secret organizations running the world are true. I picked up TSW on launch day, digitally, and have been playing it quite a bit over the last month.  I thought I was done with subscription MMOs but all that matters is that I get the value out of it, and for $50 I’ve…read more

Star Wars The Old Republic – Game Review

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I wasn’t looking forward to Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) MMO after I’d seen a few videos, but then I was invited into the beta weekend twice and I liked it enough that I pre-ordered through Origin. You can’t really review an MMO since you would have to play all 8 classes through to the high levels and then play for a year or so before you even get an idea of the whole game.  Instead I’ll just give a few points about the game as a whole, and…read more