Review: January 2010 Archives

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited Publisher: Turbine
Developer: Turbine

Platform: PC
Reviewed on PC

Windows System Requirements: Pentium 4 1.6 GHz or AMD equivalent, 512 MB RAM, DirectX 9 compatible video card with 64 MB RAM, 3 GB HD space, internet connection, Windows XP or more recent operating system


I've been playing Dungeons & Dragons Online since June 30, 2007. More precisely, I've been paying for it since then. Turbine has taken DDO "free-to-play," or as they term it – "Gold." That's not to say you can't still pay. You can, and I do still pay the $15 per month subscription fee.

DDO's free to play feature certainly seems to be gold. Since its implementation on September 9th, 2009 a great many new and returning players have joined the Turbine servers for their chance to slay evil humanoids, beholders, mind-flayers and other creatures from the Dungeon & Dragons canon. But what has changed about the game?

Tropico 3 Review

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Tropico 3 Publisher: Kalypso Media
Developer: Haemimont Games

Platforms: PC and Xbox 360
Reviewed on PC

Windows System Requirements: 2.4 GHz Single-Core Processor, 1 GB RAM, DirectX 9C compatible video card with 256 MB VRAM, 5 GB HD space, Windows XP or more recent operating system

Can your (possibly) trustworthy second-in-command, Penultimo, help you lead a Caribbean nation to prosperity? If not, can you at least siphon a great pile of cash into your Swiss bank account before being deposed? Gain the love of your people and keep your post thanks to free democratic elections, or use the military and secret police to ensure your continued rule. The choice is yours, but the people are fickle and the rebels are plentiful. Your reign over Tropico will not be an easy one.

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