Tag: PlayStation 3

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Puppeteer

The previous generation of game consoles followed an interesting arc. Introduced as serious, realistic, and “gritty” action games were nearing the height of their popularity, it was a common observation and complaint that, for all […]

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Music Monday: Burnout Paradise

Away from headliners Guns  N’ Roses and Avril Lavigne (pronounced La-vig-knee as far as I’m concerned) the selection of ‘EA Trax’ that make up Burnout Paradise’s extensive playlist features a smattering of quality tunes that […]

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Wolfenstein: The New Order

MachineGames has turned the prototypical first-person shooter into a stealth-action-adventure game – with surprising results. I would have loved to have been in the room when MachineGames, the developer of Wolfenstein: The New Order, pitched […]

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Just Cause 2

The island of Panau is the perfect holiday destination – a place where anything goes, where the sky’s the limit; where the only thing keeping you grounded in Just Cause 2 is your trusty wrist-mounted […]

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Thief

Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the Thief franchise is a tense, tactical sneak-a-thon for the most part – but it tries too hard to please everyone. I’ll state from the outset that I’ve not played a […]

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Videogames: A value judgement

Units shipped, sales figures, review scores, profits, subscribers, Metacritic ratings, attach rates, awards won, active users, hours of gameplay, number of levels, top 100 lists, map size, polygons rendered and emotions thusly felt – we […]

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Few things are more comforting than the voice of Patrick Stewart. The fact that his narration is the first thing that greets you in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow lends an air of reassurance and familiarity […]