REVIEW – Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3/360)

September 2, 2009

Today I want to look at a game that has received more 10/10’s than I care to count! Who’d have thought that a game that allows you to run people over and shoot them in the face would be so highly praised both critically and commercially? I am of course referring to the greatness that is Grand Theft Auto IV!

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Well, at least the cover design hasn’t been completely re-done!

Released in April of 2008 on the XBOX 360 and PS3 and selling 3.6 million units in the first day, Grand Theft Auto IV pretty much re-invented the franchise by taking away the ludicrous things that the previous games added such as jetpacks, purple dildos you can beat people up with, and driving tanks through the city streets, and brought the series back to a more down-to-earth, realistic level.

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REVIEW – Burnout Paradise (PS3/360/PC)

June 6, 2009

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Burnout Paradise is Criterion Games’ latest installment in their Burnout franchise. Now of course my expectations were ridiculously high, but mainly because the theme song is by Guns ‘N’ Roses… oh, and also because I’m a huge fan of the Burnout franchise. Apparently the game also has loads of new features, such as sandbox gameplay and new ways to play online. So did it live up to the hype surrounding it?

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REVIEW – Mirrors Edge (PS3, 360, PC)

May 6, 2009

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Mirrors Edge is a first person running game on the PS3, 360 and PC. It was developed by DICE who are famous for making the Battlefield series. Mirrors Edge is one of the few original games to be released in recent years, instead of the usual bunch of FPS’s we’ve become used to. So, is being different from the rest of the crowd payed off for DICE?

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