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  • Uncharted 2 likely to beat LBP to highest PS3 MC score ever

    Following last night’s round of general reviews, it now seems likely Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2 is set to become the highest rated PS3 exclusive of all time. The game currently has a Metacritic rating of 97 percent, ahead of the previous holder LittleBigPlanet at 95 percent. Due out on October 16 in the UK, the […]

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  • Uncharted 2 review embargo lifts: It's Eurogamer's first PS3 10

    The general review embargo’s just gone up, following an initial round of regional exclusives earlier this month. It’s a top score from EG, the site’s first for a PS3 exclusive. We’ll add the rest as they go live. If you’ve got a review you want adding, just stick a link in the comments. The game […]

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  • FIFA 10 looking hot as reviews go for top scores

    FIFA 10 looks to have properly delivered, with several of the majors coming in with very high review scores ahead of the game’s October 2 launch. Round-up below. Not looking like too many reasons not to get involved. Eurogamer.net – 9/10 Eurogamer.it – 10/10 Eurogamer.de – 9/10 IGN UK – 9.3/10 3DJuegos – 9.3/10 Xbox […]

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  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 reviews go live - thumbs are up

    The first Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 reviews have gone live, and it’s all panning out pretty much as expected. Here’s the lot. The game’s out on October 2. VG – 9/10 GameZone – 9/10 PSM3 – 8.7/10 SpazioGames – 8.5/10 IGN – 8.4/10 G4 – 4/5

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  • Need for Speed: Shift at 85% MC for Friday release

    Looks as though EA doesn’t have too much to worry about on the quality front as far as Need for Speed: Shift’s concerned. The racer’s holding tight at an 85 percent MC average on both 360 and PS3. The PC version‘s at 86 percent, based on four reviews. Round-up: G4 – 5/5 NZGamer – 8.8/10 […]

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  • GT PSP review embargo lifts, less-than-pretty scores revealed

    The GT PSP embargo just went up. We’ll add the scores below as they come in. Looks as though there might be a bit of a shock result here. The game’s out alongside PSP go on October 1. If you have a review and want your score added, just drop a link into the comments. […]

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  • GT PSP reviews land at 5.00pm BST today

    The review embargo for GT PSP lifts at 5.00pm BST today. You really should be watching the mountains later on, hotshot. That’s 9.00am PST and midday EST, if you’re from the other side. This is the first major GT release since GT5 Prologue in early 2008, and it’s a hardware launch title. The beans are […]

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  • First Scribblenauts reviews are fair to excellent

    The first few Scribblenauts reviews have gone live. It’s looking like it might not be quite the super-game E3 promised, but it’s rosy nonetheless. But still. Essential DS purchase, surely. The 5th Cell puzzler’s out on October 9. Eurogamer – 7/10 PocketGamer – 7/10 USA Today – No score: “This is the most innovative new […]

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  • First Resident Evil 5 PC review is 9.3/10

    IGN’s put up the first review of Resident Evil 5′s PC version, and it’s glowing. “It may not be a radically new Resident Evil 5, but the PC version of the game still manages to hold its own with an improved control scheme and extra Mercenaries mode,” said the site. “While the addition of costumes […]

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  • IL-2 Sturmovik bagging good scores, releasing Friday

    Looks as though the latest IL-2 Sturmovik, Birds of Prey, is no slouch. The air combat title, releasing on Friday in Europe, is keeping its head above 80 on MetaCritic and seems worthwhile of those soon-to-be heavily depleted notes in your pocket. Round-up below. Got to be worth a waz, innit. WonderwallWeb – 9/10 Xbox […]

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  • Cursed Mountain sees middling scores ahead of Friday launch

    Koch’s Wii survival horror’s taking a bit of a sacking at review ahead of its launch this week. The Himalayan adventure, set in the late 1980s, follows a mountaineer as he searches for his lost brother. Things don’t go very well, obviously. Do as thou wilt. Meristation – 7.5/10 IGN – 7.5/10 Gamespot – 7.5/10 […]

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  • Japanese Amazon reviewers don't like DQIX

    Dragon Quest IX shipped in Japan over the weekend. The kids aren’t happy, if this set of Amazon review scores is anything to go by. 5 stars (67 stars) 4 stars (57) 3 stars (70) 2 stars (86) 1 star (223) There’s no pleasing some folk. More on Kotaku.

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  • Edge gives The Conduit 4/10

    Goodbye, MC average. Edge has given High Voltage’s The Conduit a wince-worthy 4/10. You can get all the latest scores from the mag in this EG forum post. Or you could just look below. Thanks, evilashchris. Prototype – 8 Arma 2 – 7 Monster Hunter Freedom Unite – 7 The Conduit – 4 Battlefield 1943: […]

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  • Eurogamer re-reviews Grand Slam Tennis at 8/10

    Eurogamer’s posted its re-review of EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, bumping the score from 5/10 to 8/10. The site said last week it was to reassess the game after it found the Wii MotionPlus-enabled sports title to be sluggish on its Wii debug unit. Reviews, eh? Millions of words through the link.

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  • Eurogamer to re-review Grand Slam Tennis

    EG’s just said it’s to re-review EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, and has pulled its original 5/10 score. The site’s editor, Tom Bramwell, said on his blog today that the game’s retail version is significantly more responsive than the dev kit set-up used for the review. “As a result, I’m immediately withdrawing Eurogamer’s Grand Slam Tennis […]

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  • Velvet Assassin isn't that great, say first reviews

    The first reviews are in for SouthPeak’s Velvet Assassin, and it looks as though ze Var is over for real-life WWII spy Violette Summer. IGN – 5 GamePro – 2.5/5 Crispy Gamer – “Fry it” Some new shots on Gamershell, if you’re still interested.

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  • Killzone 2 gets 32/40 in latest Famitsu, as does HAWX

    Famitsu thinks Killzone 2′s worth 32/40, according to the game’s review in the magazine’s latest issue. The Guerrilla shooter was given 8/8/8/8 by the mag’s panel. Tom Clancy’s HAWX got exactly the same score, meaning that either Killzone 2 is as good as HAWX, or HAWX is as good as Killzone 2. The obvious question: […]

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  • The most detailed Street Fighter IV review in the world - the rest of it, verdict included

    The last 11,059 words of Dan Boutros’s Street Fighter IV review lie can be found after the break, including his score. Sorry. We planned doing this in three parts two weeks ago, but only did one. We failed because of GDC. We watched the finger. Not the moon. Dan was the first ever US SFIV […]

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  • GTA: Chinatown Wars review embargo lifts - "It's good," says internet

    The GTA: Chinatown Wars review embargo just went up, and the overall verdict’s an unequivocal “yes”. Here’s everything so far. If you want a link, tell us in the comments. CVG – 9.2 1UP – A- GamePro – 5/5 IGN – 9.2 Eurogamer – 10 MTV – No score Game Informer – 9.25 GamesRadar – […]

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  • "The most ridiculously in-depth review of Street Fighter IV you will read" - part 1

    Dan Boutros, the man first crowned as American’s first Street Fighter IV champion at GDC last year, likes Street Fighter. A lot. So much so, in fact, that he wrote us a 30-page review of the latest in the legendary fight series in return for a copy of the game from Capcom and a Mad […]

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