What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision

Computer & video games compared:


What was tested? Three games were individually reviewed and rated. Final verdicts of 1 x "very good" and 1 x "average" and 1 x "below par" were awarded. Order back issues , Go to magazine

Results of this test:

Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits

Activision Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits

"very good" (4 out of 5 stars)

Of note is that Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits uses real songs, rather than songs that are songs created by the game producer to sound like the original. Test your speakers with classic rock an contemporary tunes, try new games, and play along with 48 of the best songs from the series.

Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen: The Game

Activision Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen

"below par" (2 out of 5 stars)

If you felt let down by the sequel to Transformers, the second game in the series, Revenge of the Fallen will do little to alleviate your disappointment. Although effort has clearly been exerted to make this good, the result is poor visuals and sound, awkward controls and confusing action. more ... (1 review & 21 opinions)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Electronic Arts G. I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra

"average" (3 out of 5 stars)

A simple old-school style shooter, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra for Xbox and PS3 has its good points, and can be enjoyable for a short period of time, but it is nowhere near the level expected of a packaged in-store game. However it would have qualified as a decent cheap downloadable game. more ... (2 reviews)