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RabidChinaGirl blogged
Nov 16, 11 4:27pm

I'm just going to stop apologizing for being an inconsistent blogger, especially when Neoseeker already eats up most of my time! If you follow our reviews, then you've already noticed how busy we've been. Yeah, blame the game industry for putting out big releases ON THE SAME DAY. The exception is Skyrim, but that still came out within a week of Assassin's Creed Revelations, Saints Row: The Third, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, and so forth.

I've actually reviewed three of those games and somehow published them all on time. Someone give me a medal. While reviewing, some of my friends on Xbox LIVE asked if I ever wish I could play games at my own pace, without having to rush them for a review. The answer is obviously "yes," more so when the game is an RPG or sandbox, because those tend to be so crammed with content I feel I can't adequately reflect their merits without days upon days of play time.

Both Elder Scrolls V and Saints Row arrived for review quite early, while Assassin's Creed came much later than I would've liked. I began reviewing Skyrim since late October, and I actually had over a week to do Saints Row. As for AC Revelations, I only had a weekend. I've lived like a shut-in for weeks now thanks to these games, and I had completely abandoned news writing for a time.

It would've been great for Neoseeker if we also got Halo in there, but honestly, I don't think I would've been able to do more than I already have. That said, I did pick it up from GameStop, and I've pre-ordered the vinyl soundtrack in addition to the Skyrim 4-disc OST.

Anyway, here are the reviews. I've also thrown in Lord of the Rings: War in the North from kik36, because poor Heath has had the game for so long but couldn't finish his review until much later thanks to a game-breaking bug and some shenanigans on WBIE's part. On that note, keep an eye out for our annual holiday guide. The 2011 edition is coming next week!

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