PS3 Reviews

Mass Effect 3 [PS3 review]

Developer: BiowarePublisher: Electronic ArtsGame Rating: M (Mature)Players: 1 to 4 How does one write a fair review of something as big as Mass Effect 3? When the game landed last March, it wasn’t so much a product launch as it was a megaton marketing blast over a groundswell of fan-generated buzz that would make most game developers weak in the knees. The whole circus of trailers, trailers of tra...[Read More]

Medal of Honor [PS3 Review]

Developer: Danger Close/DICEPublisher: Electronic ArtsGame Rating: M So, it seems that stirring up a piranha tank of controversy isn’t the best way to sell a bazillion copies of a new game. Just ask Electronic Arts. After all, Medal of Honor’s sales of 1.5 million copies in the first five days would be considered awesome for many game releases, but when you’ve been marketing the ever-living snot o...[Read More]

God of War 3 [ PS3 Review]

Developer/Co-Developer: SCE Studios Santa MonicaPublisher: Sony Computer EntertainmentRelease Date: March 16, 2010Rating: M (Mature)ESRB Content Descriptors: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content Kratos is back in the third instalment of the God of War series.  GoW3 had big expectations to live up to from both the industry and gamers.  Not only did this t...[Read More]

Heavy Rain [ PS3 Review ]

Developer/Co-Developer: Quantic DreamPublisher: Sony Computer EntertainmentRelease Date: February 23rd, 2010Rating: M (Mature) The Origami Killer strikes again on the East Coast of the good old US of A.  In this emotionally-charged game you control the action by playing four characters individually throughout various stages of the story.  As you search for the Origami Killer’s newest victim, the p...[Read More]

Rachet and Clank: A Crack in Time [ PS3 Review ]

Publisher: Sony Computer EntertainmentDeveloper: Insomniac GamesRelease Date: October 27, 2009Rating: M E10+ Your favorite Lombax and robot companion are back for the attack.  This humorous sequel to the successful franchise continues to deliver a hilarious cast of characters, witty quips and one-liners, an immersive storyline and a wide array of upgradeable weapons.  The dialogue and interactions...[Read More]

God of War Collection [PS3 Review]

Developer/Co-Developer: Bluepoint Games / SCE Studios Santa MonicaPublisher: Sony Computer EntertainmentRelease Date: November 17, 2009Rating: M (Mature) Kratos is back, large and in charge (also in HD).  The Collection features HD remastered versions of the award-winning PS2 titles God of War and God of War 2 as well as behind the scenes videos. New players of GoW, like myself, will find themselv...[Read More]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [PS3 Review]

Developer: Infinity WardPublisher: ActivisionGame Rating: M (Mature)Players: 1-4 (18 online)Sound: Dolby DigitalHDTV: 720p, 1080i, 1080p After the circus of anticipation that preceded Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s release, and the whirlwind of money that swept  initial sales figures into the low bajoolians, one question begs to be asked: Is the game worth the hype? The answer is pretty sim...[Read More]

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Single Player) [PS3 Review]

Developer: Naughty DogPublisher: Sony Computer EntertainmentRating: T (Teen) Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and is off to discovered what truly happened to those ships that Marco Polo lost. He’s once again lured back into the world thieves and warlords. Alright, now that I’m done re-writing the back cover I’m going to tell you a little something about myself &...[Read More]

Batman: Arkham Asylum [PS3 Review]

Developer: Rocksteady Studio Ltd Publisher: Eidos Interactive Game Rating: T (Teen) What makes a great game? Is it the graphics? Is it the controls? Is it game play? Storyline? What? What is it? I believe that the gaming community needs to look at this from a different perspective. I’ve determined that a great game is a game that you enjoy playing over and over despite any faults the game mi...[Read More]

LittleBIGPlanet [Playstation 3 review]

Developer: Media MoleculePublisher: SCEE, SCEAGame Rating: E (Everyone) Players 1 (1-4 online) 5.1 Sound HDTV 720p   Speak to someone involved in producing or marketing a console (or computer platform, for that matter), and it won’t take long for the term “killer app” to come up. Simply put, the killer app is what keeps your chosen machine from waking up as a Betamax. Well, ...[Read More]

Rock Band Drum Silencer Pads [Review]

I am certain that there are many people out there like me who, when the time came for Rock Band 2 to grace our home theatre rooms, did not want to cough up the extra moolah for the new instruments since the original Rock Band peripherals still worked just fine. And, I am also certain that many people have witnessed the newer equipment in action and said to themselves, “If only I could get my drums...[Read More]

Fallout 3 [Playstation 3 review]

Developer: Bethesda Game StudiosPublisher: Bethesda SoftworksGame Rating: M (Mature) Players 1 5.1 Sound HDTV 720p When the news broke in 2003 that Bethesda was picking up the Fallout franchise from the faltering Interplay, purists quickly derided what they expected would be a sort of Oblivion with assault rifles. That’s not quite what happened. Or, it kind of is, but it’s better than ...[Read More]

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