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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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World of Warcraft Litch King jacking

World of Warcraft microtransactions & pay-craft

World of Warcraft is opening up new ways to give Blizzard more money. A new in game store will offer experience buffs, charms and other unique items for sale.

Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the juggernaut MMORPG World of Warcraft is rolling out a new store in order to monetize experience buffs, charms and other specific items. The new in-game store is described as the "spiritual extension of its existing pet store, which sells pets and mounts for avatars." "We think everyone would appreciate the convenience of being able to make such purchases without having to leave the game," said Bashiok, who noted that there would be "quite a bit of work involved in retrofitting" in order to integrate the store's items into the new system. Microtransactions aren't anything new in the MMO world and neither is free to play. World of Warcraft went free to play some time ago but only up to level 20, making it a glorified demo. If anyone wants to play the real game, they have to fork over $15 a month plus extra for the microtransaction Blizzard is offering. As if Blizzard didn't make enough money on World of Warcraft. Far be it from me to compla

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