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Portal 2 GLaDOs

The Top 5: Characters in video games

This week Gamer Horizon presents The Top 5: Characters in video games.

What's up gamers? It's that time again. The Top 5: characters in video games and this week Ari's back! So let's not waste any more time. Let's see how everything stacks up, shall we? Alex - 5. (TIE) Commander Shepard (Mass Effect series) and Alex Mason (Call of Duty: Black Ops) I really couldn’t decide who of the two I should put on my number 5 slot, but I do realize why they were both considered: Both characters helped immerse players into their world. It also helped that both Commander Shepard and Alex Mason are great at what they do. The choices players made in Mass Effect, coupled with allowing them to customize their Shepard, and the inclusion of an engaging narrative and a reactive first person protagonist in Call of Duty: Black Ops, pulled gamers all over into their respective narratives. 4. Sackboy (or Sackgirl? - LittleBigPlanet series) Sack of beans. Crocheted champion. Crossdresser. Everything Sackboy does is cute, filled with charm, and with tenacity. With more than

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Portal - The Cake is a Lie

The Top 5: Twists in games

This week the Gamer Horizon crew (minus Ari) talk about the top 5 twists in games.

What's up, folks? For this week's list we're down a staff member (Ari is on vacation) but up on a whole mess of spoilers for The Top 5: Twists in games! Needless to say that if you haven't played the games discussed on this list you might want to skip sections of it. In the interest of spoiler warnings the games we discuss here are Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Final Fantasy VII, Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic, Final Fantasy VI, Persona 4, Heavy Rain, Metal Gear Solid 2, Spec Ops: The Line, Virtue’s Last Reward, 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors, Metroid, Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Bioshock, Portal, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Resident Evil. You've been warned. Now, let's do the twists (sorry - no I'm not):   Alex - 5. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The Boss was loyal to her mission until the end. Probably one of the stunners that I’ve had playing any game was when it was revealed in the ending that The Boss was really acting under t

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