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Wolfenstein
Wolfenstein

Genre: Action, Shooter

Gameplay was, in the opinion of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, somewhat predictable, but the mag found that Wolfenstein's controls felt good, graphics were detailed and weapon effects were …

2 reviews | 37 opinions (Above average)

 

Infamous (for PS3)
Infamous (for PS3)

Platform: PlayStation 3; Genre: Action

Using a Karma system to lead cycle courier hero Cole though ever increasing super-powers down the path of either altruism or darkness, inFamous brings open world gaming to new levels. gameplay is …

1 review | 128 opinions (Above average)

 

X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Genre: Action

As might be expected with a film tie-in the level of repetition in X-Men Origins: Wolverine for Xbox 360 is high enough to become tedious. Mediocre framerate is also a letdown in this endless action …

2 reviews | 41 opinions (Above average)

 

 
Red Faction Guerrilla
Red Faction Guerrilla

Genre: Action

Physics in Red Faction: Guerilla are realistically impressive, especially in demolition, where scrap is the source of in-game income. Though the red landscape might become a little tiresome, it …

2 reviews | 58 opinions (Above average)

 

Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Arkham Asylum

Genre: Action

So good it compensates for the lack of a Batman film in 2009, Batman: Arkham Asylum for PS3/Xbox sees the caped crusader in superbly rendered graphical format, with excellent sound and an engrossing …

1 review | 153 opinions (Excellent)

 

Trine (for PC)
Trine (for PC)

Platform: PC; Genre: Action, Platform

Missing on the outstanding instances that make a game a classic, Ascaron's Trine still manages for entrancing gameplay. The learning curve is gentle, but later levels are brutally challenging …

1 review | 18 opinions (Above average)

 

Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen: The Game
Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen

Genre: Action

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

1 review | 21 opinions (Above average)

 

More information at: What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, issue 9/2009 Games Father of music games, Guitar Hero, spawns another successor, to include best music from previous offerings and new game options. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an old-school arcade-style shoot em up. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, follows theme of 2009 film. All now available on PS3 and Xbox. In test: 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. … to review

Ghostbusters - Das Videospiel
Ghostbusters - The Video Game

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Action / Adventure

Simply unable to compare with inFamous or Dead Space, Ghostbusters - The Video Game for Xbox 360 has a far too linear and compromised gameplay. As a sequel to the movie though, along with the …

1 review | 26 opinions (Above average)

 

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
G. I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra

Genre: Action

Not as abysmal as Terminator: Salvation, summer movie game tie-in G. I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra is merely forgettable. Lacking innovation or anything to separate it from background noise, it really

2 reviews

 

More information at: PC Advisor, 8/2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Only existing in the first place to tie in with the summer release of the film of the same name, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is another run-and.gun shooter from EA that unlike some more successful tie-ins - Wolverine: Origins for example - will be forgotten like leaves falling from a tree in autumn. … to review

Prototype
Prototype

Platform: PC

Earning its 18 rating with a staggering bloodlust, Prototype excels in animation, fighting, storyline and gameplay is spectacular enough to keep things interesting despite the sometimes lack of …

1 review | 30 opinions (Above average)

 

 
Velvet Assassin
Velvet Assassin

Mostly let down by repetitive gameplay following in-game death, Velvet Assassin is at its vulgar worst despite the well-conceived tension and atmosphere by unnecessarily sexualising Violette Szabo in …

2 reviews | 17 opinions (Average)

 

The Godfather II (for Xbox 360)
The Godfather II (for Xbox 360)

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Strategy / tactical game, Action / Adventure, Action

Lazy gameplay, poor graphics, unpredictable physics, enemy AI with mediocre behaviour, sexism and in the end repetitive and uninteresting missions and tasks make EA's The Godfather II better …

2 reviews | 33 opinions (Above average)

 

Battlefield 1943
Battlefield 1943

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Shooter

Limited currently to three islands, the choice of soldiers and other vehicles keeps Battlefield 1943 from becoming too routine. Simple to grasp in gameplay, at the low price it is a brilliant game …

1 review

 

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (for PS3)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (for PS3)

Platform: PlayStation 3; Genre: Action

Repetitive fighting, scenery and progress lead X-Men Origins: Wolverine for PS3 to be far less compelling than it could be. Beautiful action and hyper-violent encounters aren't enough to lift

1 review | 41 opinions (Above average)

 

More information at: TrustedReviews, 5/2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Slow-mo blood splatter along with graphics and motion that don't look like they were dragged over from PS2 are part of the thrill in Raven's X-Men Origins: Wolverine for PS3. Improved tactics and fighting also add to the gore enjoyment. … to review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (for Xbox 360)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (for Xbox 360)

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Action

1 review | 34 opinions (Above average)

 

Cryostasis : Sleep of Reason (for PC)
Cryostasis : Sleep of Reason (for PC)

Platform: PC; Genre: Action, Strategy / tactical game

An intriguing development in the direction of first-person gameplay, Action Forms Cryostasis has many unique ideas in narrative and tactics. Unfortunately these are not developed as fully as they …

1 review | 18 opinions (Average)

 

Ninja Blade (for Xbox 360)
Ninja Blade (for Xbox 360)

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Action

Liberally filled with Quick Time Events and an insistent pace throughout, Ninja Blade for Xbox 360 isn't a classic of the genre but offers up the kind of adrenaline action lovers will regret …

1 review | 11 opinions (Average)

 

Wheelman feat. Vin Diesel (for Xbox 360)
Wheelman feat. Vin Diesel (for Xbox 360)

Platform: Xbox 360; Genre: Action

1 review | 26 opinions (Average)

 

Bionic Commando
Bionic Commando

Platform: PC; Genre: Action

Keeping moving while swinging and jumping across the game space makes all the conflict far more involving in Capcom's Bionic Commando for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Game play is nothing innovative …

1 review | 15 opinions (Average)

 

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.

Platform: PC; Genre: Action

By dint of there being so few aerial combat titles available for PC, Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's HAWX manages to be one of the more memorable games in the genre. Initial arcade gaming fun gives …

1 review | 36 opinions (Average)

 

 

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