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  • Latest Edge gives Bad Company 8, AvP and FFXIII 5

    The scores from the latest issue of Edge are out, giving EA DICE’s latest a sterling 8/10.

  • First online Metro 2033 score is 9/10

    4A Game’s novel-based shooter has taken a high score from its first online review, with Xbox World 360 (or CVG, or whatever) giving it 9/10.

  • GI nukes AvP with 5.75/10 - just to be sure

    If the first Aliens Vs Predator review’s a sign of things to come, Rebellion had best be dug in like an Alabama tick for the next few weeks.

  • No More Heroes 2 gets first review, launch trailer

    IGN’s stuck No More Heroes’ first review live, giving Suda’s latest 8.8/10.

  • OPM gives FFXIII 9/10 - whole thing scanned’s posted the entire OPM review of its namesake. What’s that site going to do after March?

  • OXM gives Mass Effect 2 9.5/10

    OXM’s published the first Mass Effect 2 review, giving the BioWare RPG a not unexpected super-score.

  • FFXIII is "biggest swindle in gaming history"

    A Hong Kong magazine has given FFXIII a 4/10 review, saying the RPG is “so linear that it’s little more than riding an amusement park ride.”

  • First Army of Two: The 40th review goes up, gives 8.5/10

    IGN has posted the first review for Army of Two: The 40th Day, which it calls “Bad Boys meets 2012” and an “interactive disaster movie because every five minutes something blows up or crumbles around you”.

  • Darksiders reviews say "buy me now"

    Darksiders is out this week, in case you’d forgotten. Given the reviews that have been coming in all over the Holiday, you probably shouldn’t have done. The 360 version’s got a current MC score of 86, with an 87 for the PS3 version. Find the full round-up after the break.

  • FFXIII gets 39/40 in Famitsu

    Famitsu’s given Final Fantasy XIII 39/40, as you can see in this scan on Not as good as Bayonetta, then. The RPG’s out later this month in Japan. Europe and the US get it in March. Thanks, Galathor.

  • Hawk: Reviews smacked RIDE "before they even tried it"

    Tony Hawk RIDE’s not very good. Look. Hawk himself reckons the scores are hokum, though. The reviewers just didn’t give the peripheral-based game a chance, apparently. “They were ready to discredit it before they even tried it, and if it didn’t play exactly how they imagined it… then they passed it off,” Hawk told the […]

  • Avatar gets rough review reception

    Not looking so amazingly hot for James Cameron’s Avatar, with the game picking up some less than impressive review scores, as you can see here. It’s out on Friday. Round-up: Team Xbox – 7.1/10 Videogamer – 7/10 IGN – 6.8/10 IGN UK = 6/10 1UP – C+ Gamespot – 5.5/10 Eurogamer – 5/10

  • First Saboteur review is an 8.2 from IGN

    IGN AU’s gone live with the world’s first review for EA’s The Saboteur, giving the Parisian WWII actioner 8.2/10. “While it’s a little rough around the edges we enjoyed this game more than we thought we would,” said the site. “It’s far from perfect, but it’s great to see Pandemic going out with a bang.” […]

  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii takes 40/40 from Famitsu

    The latest Famitsu’s given New Mario Bros. Wii a perfect score of 40/40, as you can see on Kotaku. It’s the thirteenth game in the mag’s history to take top marks. The rest are: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998) Soulcalibur (1999) Vagrant Story (2000) The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2003)

  • Edge gives Bayonetta 10, Dragon Age 5

    The latest Edge scores are up on NeoGAF (thanks, Anders), including a 10/10 for Platinum’s Bayonetta. Dragon Age fared less well: it got 5/10 for the 360 version. The lot: Modern Warfare 2: 9 Assassin’s Creed II: 8 Left 4 Dead 2: 9 Bayonetta: 10 Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks: 8 Sin and Punishment: 8 […]

  • IGN gives Oz Left 4 Dead 2 version 5/10

    Looks as though the censored Left 4 Dead 2 version that finally made release in Australia is a bit… rubbish. IGN AU’s given it 5/10. Apparently the game’s been compromised by “glitchy-looking edits” and “is a massive step backwards from the original.” To be clear, “if you can get your hands on an unedited version […]

  • Tekken 6 out now, worth your money according to reviews

    Tekken 6 released today in Europe for 360 and PS3, and there are now a healthy amount of reviews are saying you should buy it. Proof below. You should take heed, fighting people. 3DJuegos – 9.4/10 Team Xbox – 9.2/10 IGN – 8.8/10 OXM – 9/10 Game Informer – 8.75/10 Gamespot – 8.5/10

  • First Assassin's Creed II review hits the stands, is a 9/10

    OXM may not have a fancy-pants past-rewriting animus at its disposal, but the magazine’s still making some history of its own with the world’s first ever Assassin’s Creed II review. So, how’d Ezio and co. stand up under OXM’s unfaltering scrutiny? Pretty well, as it turns out. The numbers nine and ten were apparently mentioned […]

  • Ratchet & Clank demo this Thursday, first review up

    A Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time demo will release on PSN this Thursday, as detailed on US PS Blog. Good news. Better yet, this is the first of two demos, for some reason. “In this demo, you’ll take get to take control of Clank as he explores the Great Clock learning more […]

  • Rumour: Bayonetta gets 40/40 from Famitsu [Update]

    Update – Looks like it’s confirmed. Sega’s tweeted it. Thanks, Gamoc. Kotaku‘s chalking this up as rumour, but word is Famitsu’s awarded Bayonetta top marks, making it only the twelth game in the magazine’s entire history to get 40/40. And the others are: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998) Soulcalibur (1999) Vagrant Story […]

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