First Impressions Archive

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Ghost Recon Wildlands feels remarkably tame

Has Ubisoft's open world killing streak finally run out of steam?

21 April 2008

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Wheelman

Even better than the wheel thing.

18 April 2008

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Race Driver: GRID

Qualifying session.

15 April 2008

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Nintendo WiiWare Roundup

Final Fantasy, LostWinds, Eating, Pop, World of Goo, Strong Bad.

14 April 2008

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Monster Lab

Tim Burton's Fire Emblem, or thereabouts.

11 April 2008

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Okami

Don't give it the brush off.

10 April 2008

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Baja

1000 miles without stopping.

8 April 2008

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UEFA Euro 2008

Well, at least we won't go out on penalties.

7 April 2008

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THQ Wii Showcase

Battle of the Bands, Big Beach Sports, Deadly Creatures and de Blob.

4 April 2008

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Empire of Sports

It's got a sporting chance.

3 April 2008

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Haze

Guerrillas in the mist.

2 April 2008

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Assassin's Creed: Director's Cut Edition

Altair of this pun eventually.

1 April 2008

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SouthPeak Roundup

RooGoo, Monster Madness PS3, Dream Pinball.

31 March 2008

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Battlefield: Bad Company

Hands-on with the multiplayer beta.

14 March 2008

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Spore Creatures

The evolution will not be televised.

13 March 2008

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StarCraft II

The new adventures of old faithful.

11 March 2008

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Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

We'll be first against the shop wall.

9 March 2008

3 March 2008

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LittleBigPlanet

Heap big awesome.

1 March 2008

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Left 4 Dead

Impressions of the latest level and an interview with Valve's Doug Lombardi.

28 February 2008

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SEGA's Wii Showcase

Tennis, fishing, shooting, sombreros.

26 February 2008

22 February 2008

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GDC: XNA Trials Roundup

Culture, JellyCar, Little Gamers, ProximityHD, Rocketball, Dishwasher, TriLinea.

21 February 2008

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GDC: Street Fighter IV

Hyper fighting hype.

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GDC: Too Human

Vikings in space.

20 February 2008

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GDC: echochrome

We tumble and grin through three levels.

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Metal Gear Online

A face filled with the joy of battle.

14 February 2008

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Race Driver: GRID

Project go team!

13 February 2008

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Spore

And on the seventh day, User created content.

12 February 2008

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Army of Two

I'm with stupid.

7 February 2008

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Football Manager Live

Updated impressions from the evolving beta.

24 January 2008

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Devil May Cry 4

Steamin' demons.

23 January 2008

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Lost

Don't tell it what it can and can't do.

22 January 2008

21 January 2008

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Pirates of the Burning Sea

Funding terrorism and organised crime on the high seas.

18 January 2008

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Crayon Physics Deluxe

IGF Finalists 2008: Back to the drawing board.

17 January 2008

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Audiosurf

IGF 2008 Finalists: Invisible handlebar.

16 January 2008

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Rez HD

Hands-on with Mizuguchi's masterpiece. And eyes and nose and ears.

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World of Goo

IGF 2008 Finalists: Exclusive pre-goo.

8 January 2008

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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

Small but perfectly formed.

23 December 2007

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Empire of Sports

A new kind of MMO racquet?

19 December 2007

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No More Heroes

No more gore.

13 December 2007

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Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Oh no - this is the road to hell.

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Burnout Paradise

Where's Crash? It's Showtime.

12 December 2007

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Dark Sector

Armed and dangerous.

11 December 2007

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Tom Clancy's EndWar

Fighting talk.

7 December 2007

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Frontlines: Fuel of War

Turmoil. By Kaos.

6 December 2007

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Medal of Honor Heroes 2

All the fun of the war.

5 December 2007

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Turok

Fossil refuelled.

12 November 2007

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The Club

The alternative post-pub ecstasy.

7 November 2007

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Assassin's Creed

A quick hands-on with the final build.

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DualShock 3

Good vibrations?

1 November 2007

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Sight and Face Training

Hands, eyes and face-on.

11 October 2007

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Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance

Robots as far as the eye can see.

9 October 2007

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The Simpsons

It's coming Homer.

8 October 2007

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Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Multiplayer and more unveiled.

5 October 2007

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

And they're fighting like beavers!

26 September 2007

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Guitar Hero III

Rock Band who?

25 September 2007

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Gears of War

Fenix from the flames.

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Football Manager 2008

Pre-season training.

24 September 2007

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TGS: Beautiful Katamari

Depends on the beholder.

23 September 2007

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TGS: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

Back to the driving board.

22 September 2007

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TGS: Xbox Live Arcade Roundup

Ikaruga, Every Extend Extra, Exit and more.

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TGS: Time Crisis 4

We need more time.

21 September 2007

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TGS: Patapon

Good VibRations.

20 September 2007

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TGS: Echochrome

The world's gone mad.

19 September 2007

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Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction

Triggers happy memories.

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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Playtime with Naughty Dog's new puppy.

18 September 2007

17 September 2007

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Mass Effect

Hands-on with BioWare's latest.

11 September 2007

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Ghost Squad

Casper tango bravo alpha.

6 September 2007

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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

We report on the XBL multiplayer beta.

3 September 2007

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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground

Nail The Follow-Up Mode?

2 September 2007

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Dungeons and Dragons Tactics

Another gem? Or plumbing new depths?

30 August 2007

28 August 2007

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SEGA Rally

A rallying call for racing fans everywhere.

22 August 2007

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Wii Fit

Let's get physical.

21 August 2007

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WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2008

Fitter, happier...

20 August 2007

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Scene It? Lights, Camera, Action

This could be good. If the Buzz is any indicator.

17 August 2007

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Super Mario Galaxy

Ain't no Sunshine where he's gone.

8 August 2007

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Stranglehold

Chowing down with the Xbox Live demo.

6 August 2007

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Halo 3

Driving on the Tsavo Highway.

1 August 2007

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Medal of Honor Airborne

Happy landings.

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Hydrophobia

Swept away with Blade's kingdom by the sea.

31 July 2007

30 July 2007

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Heavenly Sword

Our take on the PSN demo.

26 July 2007

25 July 2007

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Army of Two

We spend time in Two's company.

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