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Skyrim claims first Western 40/40 from Famitsu

Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has become the first game developed in the West to receive a perfect 40/40 score from weekly Japanese consumer games mag Famitsu. The publication asks four reviewers to score each title out of ten, with these then added together to form the overall total. It’s …

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First Batman: Arkham City review points to GOTY contender

The first UK review of the UK-made Batman: Arkham City arrives on the doormat of GamesMaster subscribers today. And Future’s multi-format mag has awarded the title a colossal 97 per cent. The score is in line with much of the secretive industry chatter surrounding the title at the moment, with …

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Killzone 3 reviews are live

Ahead of its release on February 25th in the UK, the review embargo on Sony’s Killzone has lifted to reveal mainly positive reviews of the new shooter. The game currently has an average of 87 per cent on Metacritic, with two scores of 100 per cent but also two 70 …

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Reviews more important than price

Consumers are more likely to base their buying decisions on review scores than on price, a new Moving Minds report from branding specialist Kinetic claims. The study suggests that 71 per cent of those asked thought review scores were an important element of deciding which titles they should buy. By …

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Super Mario Galaxy 2 gets Edge 10/10

Future’s Edge magazine has given Super Mario Galaxy 2 a notable 10/10 in its newest issue due out this week. It becomes only the 12th game to receive top marks from the famously critical multiformat mag. Fellow title Official Nintendo Magazine is due to give the game 97 per cent, …

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NSMB Wii gets 40/40 from Famitsu

Having debuted in a respectable third place in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday, Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros Wii has been given top marks by weekly Japanese games mag Famitsu. Mario’s latest becomes only the 13th game to ever receive the highly-coveted accolade, though it is the …

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PSW gives CoD5 10/10

Ahead of its release on November 14th, Future’s print magazine PSW has given Activision-Blizzard’s Call of Duty: World at War an impressive 10/10. CVG quotes the mag as saying: Modern Warfare was pretty much the best game on PS3 for the last year. So to hold the position that it’s …

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