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REVIEW: Grand Slam Tennis 2

Developer/Publisher: EA | Format: 360 Grand Slam Tennis 2 is something of a misleading title. Games are certain to infer that this is a sequel when in fact it’s very much the first in a new series. The original Grand Slam tennis was a Wii only title sporting cartoonish graphics and was aimed squarely at…

REVIEW: Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Developer: Naughty Dog| Publisher: SCEE | Format: PS3 Each console has it’s own selection of exclusives and have over the years been the main reason for many gamers to pick one console over another. Nintendo has Mario, the Xbox has Gears of War and the PS3 has Uncharted.For many the series has been the main…

REVIEW: Mercury HG

Developer:  Ignition Entertainment |Publisher: Eiconic Games | Format: 360 It’s hard to believe that one of the most memorable titles in the long history of the PSP involved the player controlling a blob of mercury which they navigated through various levels. It sounds absolutely ridiculous that such a concept could result in one of the…

REVIEW: FIFA 12

Developer: EA|Publisher: EA | Format: PS3 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher EA’s FIFA series much like all top teams has over the years had it’s fair share of ups and downs. There have been times when it seemed that the series was dead in the water with little more than a graphical update and then there…

REVIEW: Men of War: Vietnam

Developer / Publisher: 1C | Format: PC Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher Much like Medal of Honor and Call of Duty before it the Men of War franchiseis branching out into different conflicts. The latest entry in the series moves away from the WWII setting of previous entries in favor of the Vietnam War. The game…

REVIEW: Driver: San Francisco

Developer / Publisher: Ubisoft | Format: PS3, 360 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher The Driver franchise makes it’s long awaited debut on the next gen consoles with Driver: San Francisco. Featuring the return of Jack Tanner it is a direct sequel to 2004′s Driv3r. Conceptually the game is quite a departure from the previous entry in…

REVIEW: MotorStorm Apocalypse

Developer: Evolution Studios | Publisher: SCEE | Format: PS3 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher When it come to truly jaw dropping spectacle, MotorStorm Apocalypse is up there with the best of them. The sheer amount of insanity on display is for want of a better word mesmerizing, it’s the gaming equivalent of the greatest balls to…

REVIEW: Bulletstorm

Developer: People Can Fly| Publisher: EA | Format: 360 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher Bulletstorm has all the hallmarks of the next big thing. A lengthy development process, a prerelease campaign in which the game was repeatedly touted as the next big thing and a level of anticipation which is on par with that of the…

REVIEW: Dead Space 2

Developer: Visceral Games | Publisher: EA | Format: PS3/360 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher Another year another EA title in which evil children with blades as hands try repeatedly to remove your head from your body. Dead Space was one of the most brutal and exhilarating titles in recent years, it was the gaming equivalent of…

REVIEW: Gran Turismo 5

Developer: Polyphony | Publisher: SCEE | Format: PS3 Reviewer: Craig Jay Gallagher Gran Turismo 5 has been a long time coming and after numerous delays it became something of a gaming Chinese Democracy and much like Chinese Democracy the end result isn’t quite the landmark event the hype led many to believe it would be.…