This Week’s Games
PlayStation 3-exclusive iNfamous, from Sly Racoon developers Sucker Punch, has been getting solid although not quite glowing reviews. GamesRadar gave it a 7, complaining that the city isnâ€™t much fun to explore and that the last half of the game drags. They didnâ€™t think much of Terminator Salvation either, giving it a 6 and citing the â€œrepetitive set-pieces and on-rails sectionsâ€ as downfalls. That said, a 6 isnâ€™t bad as far as movie tie-ins go.
Boom Blox Bash Party on Wii – the box for which resembles a Mega CD game – looks like a decent sequel, adding space and underwater worlds and new modes and blocks. Guitar Hero: Metallica is also out this week on Wii, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Reviews have been jolly good, as Metallica themselves probably wouldnâ€™t say.
If none of those take your fancy then thereâ€™s SBK 09, which stands for Super Bike Championship and not Snowboard Kids, on PlayStation 2 (yes, PlayStation 2), PSP, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Iâ€™m guessing that Virtual Tennis 2009 is worth a look too. There has never been a bad Virtual Tennis game.
Next Week: Red Faction Guerrilla, Star Ocean: The Last Hope, Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, ICO Soccer and Walk With Me! Do You Know Your Walking Routine? Well, do you?