Monthly Archives: October 2007

Span the boundaries

Read this: “our upcoming product will deliver an experience that will span the traditional boundaries of video game entertainment.” Span the boundaries? Surely that doesn’t really make sense. But hey: it sounds like it might mean something, and that’s good enough for...
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EA must be told

EA have announced the full song list for ridiculous peripheral-fest Rock Band. And it’s fine – good, even. ‘Blitzkrieg Bop’ by The Ramones: excellent. And what’s that? A Pixies track? Sterling work, EA. Except the line-up has been split helpfully into decades,...
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Nice tackle

I’m not sure if this has happened before, but the top three games in the chart are all football related – Pro Evolution 2008 sits right at the top, FIFA 08 at #2 and Football Manager 2008 at #3. Metroid Prime 3:...
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Obesity the Hedgehog

Sonic needs to cut back on eating worms, dead foxes and whatever else hedgehogs eat before entering the Beijing 2008 Olympics. And Mario should know better than to waste water by fiddling with sprinklers. He’s a ruddy plumber!
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Prime time

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is undoubtedly this week’s big one. Review scores haven’t been as high as the first game – released six years ago now, believe it or not – but they have been higher than the slightly lacking sequel. The...
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Duck Dogers

All those who said they’d eat their hat the day a decent cartoon licensed game arrives should get ready to eat hat pie – Looney Tunes: Duck Amuck on DS has been getting some very warm reviews. Rather than being another generic...
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skate

In a genre neatly sewn up by Activision and their annual Tony Hawks knee scraping sims, you’d be forgiven for thinking that EA’s developers would struggle to get one over on the bird man. Admittedly we did have our doubts on hearing...
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