Playstation 3 Reviews

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review (PS3)

Murdered Soul Suspect Boxart

It’s no surprise that Murdered: Soul Suspect had very little hype surrounding it. After all, it’s not a first person shooter or action game. It’s not a graphical powerhouse, and it’s extremely slow paced with a concept that is quite different from many other AAA titles on the market. If anything the lack of marketing for this game made me even more eager to see what it was all about, as I tend to enjoy a lot of games that receive very little attention. However upon playing and completing this title, I came out much more disappointed than I had expected.

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Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus Review (PS3)

Ratchet and Clank remains one of Sony’s most successful Playstation franchises. It was one of the first games to ever mix third person shooting and action platforming together to create a truly unique experience. Since then the formula has spawned several sequels and spinoff titles that continued to build upon the formula from the first game. While most of these games were excellent, the franchise has had it’s fair share of bad installments. The most controversial being two spinoff titles released after the third installment on the PS3 titled All 4 One and Full Frontal Assault which strayed far away from the series roots, and felt more like generic co op games . Responding to the criticisms about both titles Insomniac Games, the developers of the franchise announced a new Ratchet and Clank title a year later that was supposed to bring the series back to its roots. I along with many other fans were excited as well as relieved to hear they were bringing the franchise back to form. So, does Into the Nexus live up to the previous installments as promised?

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Grand Theft Auto V Single-Player Review (PS3)

The Grand Theft Auto series has been one of the most beloved, and simultaneously reviled, franchises in video game history. The latest entry, Grand Theft Auto V, is pretty good. It plays with the formula a bit, but it won’t convert anyone who has been put off by the series in the past. On the other hand, if you’ve ever liked an open world action game, you should probably pick this up.

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South Park: The Stick of Truth Review (PS3)

Making video games off of franchises from other forms of entertainment has always been a difficult task. More often than not, games made to promote movies or tie in with televisions shows end up receiving a bad rap. This bad press can be blamed on many factors, be it the game is rushed, or lacking passion, or the material just doesn’t lend itself to the video game format. Whatever the reason may be, the end result is that many beloved franchises end up having a bad name within the game community, and the fans of said property end up disappointed, and left for wanting. This is where South Park: The Stick of Truth comes in to play.

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