Great Treasures at Gametraders – 20th April 2012

There has been a load of new stock arriving this week at Gametraders Blacktown.   Whether your preference is plush, figures, games or anime, you are all catered for.   Here is a selection of some of the new items available in store.

Witcher 2

This game has been popular for months on the PC and has now made the transition to consoles with this version for the 360.   Will it be the next Skyrim?   Early reports do look promising.

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Mass Effect 3 – A Review by Film Nerd

Console: 360, PS3, PC

Developer: Bioware

Synopsis:   In this concluding chapter of the Mass Effect saga, Shepard leaves an Earth that is being devastated by a Reaper attack.   It is his mission to rally all the other species in the galaxy to defeat the Reapers once and for all, and hopefully as a result save his home planet.   The key to victory may exist in the form of plans discovered on Mars for a Prothean weapon, which the Alliance refers to as The Crucible.   NOTE:   At the end of this review I address the controversy over the endings of the game.   There will be ample spoiler warning, so if you have not finished the game, you can read without fear up until that point.

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Mass Effect 2 – A Review by Film Nerd

Console: 360, PC

Developer: Bioware

Synopsis:  Commander Shepard returns in the much bigger and more thrilling adventure as he seeks to defeat the Reapers and determine their connection with the mysterious Collectors.   The opening scenes see the Normandy destroyed and Shepard floating in space.   He is brought back to life by the Cerberus corporation, who may be manipulating Shepard’s quest for their own gain.

 

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Mass Effect – A Review by Film Nerd

Console: 360, PC

Developer: Bioware

Synopsis:The player takes on the role of Commander Shepard, a veteran of the human Alliance.   In a world 26 years after humanity made first contact with alien races, Shepard fights for the survival of the universe, while combatting distrust from other alien species.   His main threat is a Spectre (Special Tactics and Reconnaissance) named Saren, whom has betrayed the council.   It is up to Shepard to prove that Saren has defected, as well as uncovering his ultimate aim.

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Great Treasures at Gametraders – 15th February 2012

Darkness II

The sequel to the 2007 original, the plot of this instalment is written by Paul Jenkins, whom has also written The Darkness comic book series.   Wield the power of the Darkness once more!!   Gametraders Blacktown has you covered, already putting the game on special to make it that little bit easier to obtain!!

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