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Impressions: Crazy Taxi (PSN)

I may have been late to the Dreamcast party, but not to the Crazy Taxi soiree. I thoroughly enjoyed the PC port and then the real thing years later, when I was finally able to procure one of the fantastic little systems. And it’s just speedy, frenetic action through and through. It’s one of those few gems that was obviously designed to devour as many coins as possible from your pocket at the arcade. Now that it’s available on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, there’s no reason to have to play at a machine or pick up the original…unless of course you want to have the entire experience. Unfortunately, this full-priced port is little more than a slapdash cash-in, devoid even of the memorable music that helped make it what it is. It’s a shame that I can’t recommend it, at least in this format, because this is an instant favorite and one that you’ll keep coming back to.

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Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Scott Pilgrim did more than meet the girl of his dreams. He met her IN them. Ramona Flowers, a delivery girl for, is beautiful, mysterious, and changes her hair color weekly. Unfortunately, there are seven major problems standing in the way of their happiness together: her evil exes. These are seven failed suitors who want only to keep Scott from dating her, organized under the greatest ex of all, Gideon Graves. It’s up to Scott to finally find the power of love within himself in order to conquer Ramona’s jilted partners and nab a “good” ending for the both of them.

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