Dan Ryckert

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Wolfenstein (360)

Everything in this game has been done before (and better), the Veil feature is unnecessary and annoying, and Raven completely ignored the one thing that could have made this a more enjoyable experience—the nostalgia factor...

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Attention Nerds: Lawrence.com needs video game reviewers

Do you spend an unhealthy amount of time playing video games? Can you write? Do you like free games? Send your writing samples our way to be considered as a video game reviewer for Lawrence.com.

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game (360)

Ghostbusters: The Video Game would be a strictly average game without its valuable license and impressive cast. Despite this, it will undoubtedly entertain the 20-something group that grew up with toy proton packs, drank Slimer-branded Hi-C, and couldn't get enough of the films and cartoon.

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (360)

While Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is no masterpiece, it's significantly better than most movie cash-in titles. It features plenty of varied gameplay and characters from the film, and should satisfy any young fan.

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The Conduit (Wii)

An exclusive, quality FPS is something the Wii has needed for a while, and The Conduit is not it. It has the controls, but everything else is dull and uninspired.

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (Wii)

The Tiger Woods series hasn't really been perfected until this 2010 edition, and it's all thanks to Wii MotionPlus. This little attachment to the Wii remote makes all the difference in the world, and provides us with one of the most enjoyable golf experiences in gaming history.

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Prototype (360)

If inFamous is Die Hard, then Prototype is Crank. It throws plot and characters out the window and focuses squarely on non-stop action...

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The Legendary Starfy (DS)

What started as a Game Boy Advance series that Nintendo execs deemed "too Japanese" for US audiences has finally found its way onto American DS systems. After playing through the game, it makes me wish they would have taken this chance sooner.

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Red Faction: Guerrilla (360)

I was excited about this title when I played the demo, and that excitement endured through the first few hours of the final retail game. Unfortunately, it didn't take terribly long to find out that Red Faction: Guerrilla is a bit of a one-trick pony.

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