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Wolfenstein: The New Order reviews round up – all the scores here

Wolfenstein: The New Order’s review embargo has lifted. What’s the verdict on MachineGames’ return to id Software’s famous castle?

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Reviews headlines

  • Peggle 2 Xbox One reviews drop, get all the scores here

    Peggle 2 is out today on Xbox One and the reviews have started rolling in, get all the scores inside.

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  • Ninja Gaiden 3 reviews split opinion, get rounded up

    Reviews of Tecmo Koei’s Ninja Gaiden 3 have just gone live, and the scores range from a 3 right up to an 8. The game has clearly polarized the press.

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  • The Great Review Debate: Can we find our way back?

    This holiday review period has brought us “h8/10,” journalists griping over review code and the concept of pre-ordering pushed to the limit. How did we ever get to this point? The publishers have the answers, says Patrick Garratt.

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  • Relic producer reflects on critical reception of Space Marine

    Space Marine producer Andy Lang told Eurogamer today that Relic wasn’t surprised by review scores

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  • FIFA 12 review round up - git 'chor scores here

    Although we’re yet to see the full, post-embargo sprouting, enough FIFA 12 reviews have popped up to give a feel for how this is going to go. Spoilers! Stunningly.

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  • First 3DS reviews roll in ahead of Japanese launch

    Famitsu’s published the first review scores of 3DS titles that will arrive in the handheld’s launch period ahead of its release in Japan this Saturday.

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  • GT5 reviews are go - it's an EG 9

    The GT5 review embargo has now lifted. Get ever score after the break.

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  • DICE on Medal of Honor: "The controversy did affect some reviews"

    Seems like just about everyone – old or young, smart or in love with their caps lock key – has an opinion about EA’s newest entry in its Medal of Honor franchise. More interesting, however, is the range of opinions about those opinions.

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  • EA stock dips on lower-than-expected Medal of Honor scores, EA responds

    War – what is it good for? Not EA’s shareholders, apparently.

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  • EEDAR: High review scores influence "positive word-of-mouth recommendations"

    EEDAR’s said that review scores do make a difference to game sales, heavily impacting whether or not players will recommend titles to others.

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  • Game Informer Reviews: RDR 9.75; SMG2 9.25

    The June issue of Game Informer’s starting to hit mailboxes, and one GAF user has posted up some of the review scores for you.

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  • Batman reviews swing in, EG goes with 9

    This is looking pretty much unanimous. Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Asylum’s sitting pretty with a 92 percent MC average, with even the “tougher” pubs coming out with glowing praise. It’s out this Friday. We’re sending you subliminal messages to buy it by having our website covered in Batman ads. Actually, fuck it: just buy it. Eurogamer […]

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  • Official: Wii games are rubbish

    Edge has posted its final format-specific review score graph thing, this one showing categorically that the vast amount of Wii’s games are pretty much terrible. From Wii’s launch to the end of last year, four percent of the platform’s games have rated over 85 percent on Metacritic. That’s 12 games. Fifty-four percent, or 155 titles, […]

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  • The Lost and Damned reviews go live

    The first wave of reviews for The Lost and Damned, GTA IV’s first piece of 360 DLC, has gone live. Everything so far below. Post in the comments if you want something added. TVG – 10 TeamXbox – 9.7 Eurogamer – 8 IGN – 8.6 Kikizo – 9 Gamespot – “Downloadable content isn’t something that […]

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  • Future renames GamesRadar for Lara launch, gets in muddle over review scores

    GamesRadar‘s been renamed TombRadar for today as a marketing thing to celebrate the release of Tomb Raider: Underworld. “Tomb Raider: Underworld is a great game, well worth the 9/10 scores it is picking up across gaming websites and magazines,” said James Binns, Future’s publishing director. “Getting the message out there on launch day is essential […]

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  • Wright reponds to Spore reviews, says sales matter more than scores

    Speaking to MTV, Will Wright’s pretty much agreed with criticism levelled at Spore in a now-wide swathe of reviews, saying the game targets a casual audience, will sell more than Half-Life, and that’s as should be. “We were very focused, if anything, on making a game for more casual players,” he said. “Spore has more […]

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  • Riccitiello slams "cult" game reviewing

    Someone had to say it. EA CEO John Riccitiello has claimed some games get 100 percent reviews despite the fact people don’t play them properly, a factor the publisher doesn’t benefit from. It was as if he was saying the majority of games reviewers are untalented, me-too lemmings afraid to have an opinion about anything. […]

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  • EGM refuses to score MGS4 because Konami imposed censorship

    This is only going to get worse. According to this GameSetLinks piece, US paper-staple EGM has refused to score Metal Gear Solid 4 because Konami attempted to censor certain aspects of the review. According to the site, quoting from the mag, the decision was made because of “the limitations Konami wanted to impose on our […]

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  • GTA IV reviews go live online

    Eurogamer, CVG and 1UP have all posted their GTA IV reviews. Apparently, it’s quite good. The embargo’s been lifted now, obviously, so keep an eye on Metacritic (PS3, Xbox 360) for the final result. It’d have to be some kind of Biblical event that stopped the game from getting the highest average score yet, although […]

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