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Jan 14th 2014

ricki butcher

Ep 98: Wave 'em up

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I have recently become the proud owner of an Xbox 360 ( a little late to the party!) and I have a week off work next week with nothing to do. HUZZAH!!! I only have halo 4, halo wars and call of duty ghosts. I have had a ps3 for a long time and I'm looking for some experienced gamers advice on what 360 exclusives I should pick up to waste away my valuable time off.

Any help is gratefully received smile

Jan 14th 2014


Ep 75: Me so horny

posts 133


Can't go wrong with checking out the Gears Of War series. I've got a code for a free copy of Gears 1 if you fancy it?

Jan 14th 2014


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I highly recommend downloading Trials Evolution. Brilliant "Just one more" fun.

Full House Poker was all the rage when it first came out. It's still the best non-gamboling online poker game, but the community isn't what it once was.


Jan 14th 2014

Adamski UK


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Hey there Ricki…

What sort of titles were floating your boat with the PS3?

If you're a racing fan of sorts, you could grab a copy of Forza 4 or maybe Forza Horizons.

I'd agree with Todd for Trials Evo – the instant restart will have your piss boiling!

And yes, Gears of War is a great shooter with gallons of blood and snot.


Its worth looking in the Arcade section…there are some great titles in there (Limbo, Braid, Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 etc, etc…and a few gems in the Indie Section too.


Remember that all of the games in the Arcade can be trialled for FREE.

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Jan 15th 2014

ricki butcher

Ep 98: Wave 'em up

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I would be intersted in the gears code if that's not an imposition? It's a series I was always jealous of as a ps3 owner! I played all sorts on ps3 I loved xcom, farcry 3, saints row 3 and plenty more. I'm most intersted in getting involved with the online side of things. I can't believe how good it is on xbox. Never played halo before and I'm blown away by the matchmaking and how smooth everything is and would like to see much more of what live has to offer.

I am definitely going to try a few arcade titles out, trials being the first!

Thank you for your time and advice, none of my friends are inclined to game (as much as I try and convert them!) so it's nice to have a friendly bunch to get advice from.

Thanks again smile

Jan 16th 2014


Ep 75: Me so horny

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PM'd you the code.

Jan 17th 2014

Baron Von Pleb

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The only other exclusive games of note (in my opinion) would be Alan Wake and the Fable games. Both fun and cheap now!

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Jan 20th 2014



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I'm going to have to suggest you get the trail of Geo Wars 2 from the arcade section…. then look at the leaderboards smile

Jan 25th 2014


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Agree with Baron try out Fable 2 it fantastic game or give The Witcher 2 a go if you have to much free time.

Jan 31st 2014

Rotten ICE


Ep 76: Bleaching Uranus

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Post edited 10:25 – Feb 3rd 2014 by Rotten ICE

MantisMat said:

I'm going to have to suggest you get the trail of Geo Wars 2 from the arcade section…. then look at the leaderboards smile

You won't stay up there forever one drunken night, I like to think I will knock you off that leaderboard :P 


Agree with everything said Trials is ++, GTA5 is good and people are still playing that online if you like playing online.

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