Entries in 'review' (93)

3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than
anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

The PS4 and Xbox One launch line-up has been overshadowed by games for Wii U, Vita and 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said that the comparatively lukewarm critical reception to Call of Duty: Ghosts is unlikely to dent the game’s sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V becomes second Western game to grab 40/40 from Famitsu

Grand Theft Auto V becomes second Western game to grab 40/40 from Famitsu

Esteemed Japanese weekly games magazine Famitsu has awarded Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V an esteemed 40/40 review rating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Gamers petition for sacking of GameSpot writer who criticised GTAV for misogyny

Gamers petition for sacking of GameSpot writer who criticised GTAV for misogyny

This is why the world thinks video games are all made for silly little boys.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 2:45PM in News

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
BioShock Infinite on track to be one of the highest rated games of all time

BioShock Infinite on track to be one of the highest rated games of all time

2K Games’ BioShock Infinite, which goes sale worldwide tonight, is receiving a blistering reception from critics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

With just days to go before its November 20th release, Square Enix has released its final launch trailer for Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:12PM in News

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Review Roundup - One day, two great games as XCOM gets big scores

Review Roundup - One day, two great games as XCOM gets big scores

Having recovered from their Dishonored love-in early this morning, critics are currently heaping praise on another of today’s releases – 2K Games’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
Review Roundup - Dishonored "is one of the greatest games this generation"

Review Roundup - Dishonored "is one of the greatest games this generation"

Bethesda’s Dishonored has staked its claim as a possible 2012 Game of the Year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 9:03AM in News
Resident Evil 6 gets 39/40 review score in Famitsu

Resident Evil 6 gets 39/40 review score in Famitsu

Capcom’s Resident Evil 6 has been awarded a near-perfect 39/40 from weekly Japanese games bible Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: FIFA 13

GAME OF THE DAY: FIFA 13

FIFA 12 was one of the best video games ever made. And improving on it must have been a nightmare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 3:19PM in News

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GAME OF THE DAY: PES 2013

GAME OF THE DAY: PES 2013

Whatever you think of its current position in the market, PES is a series that carries a certain emotional resonance with many players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 1:35PM in News
The Gamescom 2012 Review

The Gamescom 2012 Review

Did Gamescom miss Nintendo and Microsoft?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 24th 2012 at 12:14PM in News
Max Payne 3 reviews are live

Max Payne 3 reviews are live

Publisher Rockstar has lifted the review embargo on Max Payne 3, which hits the US today and arrives in the UK this Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2012 at 2:52PM in News
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings review roundup

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings review roundup

The first UK reviews for Namco Bandai’s The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings have gone live, and critics are delighted with what the former PC-only title has to offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2012 at 11:07AM in News

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Kid Icarus scores 40/40 in Famitsu

Kid Icarus scores 40/40 in Famitsu

Ahead of its UK release on March 23rd, Kid Icarus: Uprising has received high praise from Japan’s weekly games mag Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
2011 REVIEW: GAMEfest vs Eurogamer

2011 REVIEW: GAMEfest vs Eurogamer

September marked the battle of the consumer events, with Eurogamer facing off against GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 28th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
2011 REVIEW: High Street Horror Story

2011 REVIEW: High Street Horror Story

There’s no hiding from the fact that 2011 has been a year to forget for retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 23rd 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Games industry piles on pressure for education reform

Games industry piles on pressure for education reform

The government has admitted the way schools teach computing is flawed – now the UKIE-backed Next Gen Skills campaign wants games firms to help change the National Curriculum.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 5th 2011 at 12:16PM in News
REVIEW: London Games Conference 2011

REVIEW: London Games Conference 2011

The market is in a curious, contradictory state. Going by Chart-Track numbers, the UK boxed market has just had its highest-grossing weekend ever, but not by selling the most games. More ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 2:56PM in News
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - review roundup

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - review roundup

Tomorrow sees the release of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 3:16PM in News
Zelda: Skyward Sword - review roundup

Zelda: Skyward Sword - review roundup

Ahead of its release on November 18th, the review embargo on Nintendo’s Wii title The Legends of Zelda: Skyward Sword has lifted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - review roundup

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - review roundup

MCV has lost count of the number of review roundups in the last few weeks that have reported astronomical scores for a new release. And here we are again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2011 at 1:16PM in News
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - review roundup

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - review roundup

After what has felt like a long, long wait Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is finally here, and the games press is unanimous for its praise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 9:17AM in News