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Critics wowed by Halo Reach

The global review embargo on Microsoft’s Halo Reach was lifted last night, and critics have been eager to heap praise on the hotly tipped new FPS. It currently has an average score of 93 per cent on reviews aggregator Metacritic, already making it one of the highest rated titles of …

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Reverb settles fake review scandal

PR and marketing firm Reverb Communications has settled charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission over deceptive reviews on Apple’s App Store. The charges relate to reviews posted on the App Store by Reverb staff about their clients’ iPhone games, without disclosing their paid relationship with those publishers. "Reverb and …

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Amazing reviews for Super Mario Galaxy 2

Having hit US retail yesterday and well on track for its UK debut on July 11th, Nintendo’s Wii platform title Super Mario Galaxy 2 is on target to possibly become the best reviewed game ever. At the moment that game currently boasts a 98 per cent rating on reviews aggregation …

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Red Dead Redemption wowing pundits

The latest free-roaming epic to emerge from the house of Grand Theft Auto has received a rapturous reception from the gaming press and looks to be on target to become one of the highest reviewed titles of all time. Red Dead Redemption is currently averaging 95 per cent on Metacritic. …

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Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

The first reviews of Mass Effect 2 have gone live ahead of Friday’s UK release of EA’s long-awaited RPG sequel – and all signs point to BioWare’s latest becoming one of the highest rated titles of all time. According to reviews aggregator Metacritic, Mass Effect 2 is currently the second …

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Top Gear turns to game reviews

The web portal of global hit BBC TV show Top Gear has introduced a new games review section that, unsurprisingly, focuses on driving simulations. The section is currently headed up by Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport 3, which scores a more than respectable 9/10. Others games currently listed include Need for Speed …

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Kikizo launches Blu-ray website

Games portal Kikizo has launched a brand new website named BlurayDaily.com that focuses on films and the growing HD disc format.

 Aimed at avid film enthusiasts and fans of the cutting-edge Blu-ray movie format”, the move marks an interesting foray into the wider entertainment space for the popular online games …

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Metacritic targets fanboy reviews

Leading online reviews aggregation site Metacritic is to introduce fresh registration measures and crack down on pre-release user reviews following a spate of fanboy attacks that resulted in a number of top titles receiving disproportionately poor user reviews. At the time of writing, 3671 users had left scores for Microsoft’s …

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PES 2009 reviews kick off

Ahead of its European release this Friday, the first reviews of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 are in, and it seems that the Japanese developer’s latest has pleased its fans. CVG has scored the game 8.8/10, stating: Despite the lack of movement regarding the new modes, licenses and Master League …

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