Next Stop: Hyrule

This Week’s Games It has been a middling year for DS releases but at least The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks helps it go out with a bang. “Spirit Tracks must be the happiest, most heart-warming Zelda to date,” claims Eurogamer who awarded it a 9. I’ve just had a look at GameRankings to see …

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Where’s Papa Na’vi?

This Week’s Games, in 2D There was a time when Pandemic could do no wrong, churning out Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All Humans and Mercenaries in quick succession. That was before being taken over by EA, where their output suddenly dropped – their Dark Knight game was canned, Mercenaries 2 wasn’t as good as the …

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Don’t Confuse Rogue With Rouge

Where This Week’s Game Are It’s the Wii that has the most interesting games out this week – the lovely 2D adventure game Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, which is apparently a lot better than the first one. You can also get it in a pack with a Wii Zapper …

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Eat the expensive popcorn, play the rubbish game

This Week’s Games Is it Christmas already? With the amount of new games out today you’d think so – there are 12 new Wii games alone. The big multi-format ones though are Overlord 2, Fight Night Round 4, Transformers 2 and Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. The Wii gets Another Code: R and …

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You can’t get the staff these days

This Week’s Games It’s a bit odd that the first game to use the Wii MotionPlus is a third party title, but then again EA and Nintendo are on very good terms at the moment. The device on it’s own will set you back £19.99, or you can get it with EA Sports Grand Slam …

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Guerrillas in the mist

This Week’s Games THQ are full of surprises – Saints Row 2 was a decent alternative to GTA IV and if the reviews are to go by then Red Faction Guerrilla can hold its weight against any other FPS you care to mention. Codemaster’s Fuel – which looks a lot like Pure – is also …

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There aint no party like a Boom Blox Bash Party

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 isn’t much fun to explore and that the last half of the game drags. They didn’t think much of Terminator Salvation either, giving it a …

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Fight!

This Week’s Games Up for a ruck? Well you’re in luck this week – Punch Out on Wii and UFC: Undisputed have both been getting good reviews, and are now out to buy. If punching virtual humans isn’t your thing and would rather harm dubious looking critters instead then there’s always Pokemon Platinum, a director’s …

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Dance Party and Dance Party and Dance Party

This Week’s Games Dance mats went out of fashion years ago but somebody obviously forgot to tell Noridic Games. They’re releasing Dance Party: Club Hits and Dance Party: Pop Hits on PlayStation 2 and Wii this week, both available with or without a mat to boogie on. There are more interesting things out to spend …

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“A freakin’ 12 gauge, what do you think?”

UK Charts Last year’s Hulk game was pretty pointless as an excellent Hulk game (The Hulk: Ultimate Destruction) had already been made. I’m wondering if the same is going to apply to X-Men Origins: Wolverine as 2003’s X-2: Wolverine’s Revenge is widely regarded by the fans to be a definitive Wolverine experience. It’s out on …

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EAT IT

This Week’s Games Game have been publishing quite a few exclusives recently (as in, titles can only buy in Game) and this week another two join their growing list – lush looking 2D brawler Battle Fantasia on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and Buffy on Nintendo DS. Battle Fantasia is from the team behind Guilty …

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