FirstPlay Thursday – Week 31
In this week’s episode you’ll find reviews of Def Jam Rapstar and DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, as well as a reviews round-up featuring Front Mission Evolved, Vanquish and Tumble. There’s also previews of the awesome-looking BioShock Infinite and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit.
Elsewhere, FreeStyleGames give some tips on how to be a DJ Hero, Tim Clark explains why he’s in love with PES’s Become a Legend mode, and there are screenshot galleries of Alice: Madness Returns, Mindjack and Twisted Metal.
As always, this episode can be purchased for 99p, or you can save some money by taking out a 90-day subscription for £8.99.
Download size of Episode 31 = 1400MB
The complete contents of this week’s episode are as follows:
HD Reviews and Previews
Def Jam Rapstar review – like SingStar, but with rap and hip-hop – 8/10
Reviews Round-up – get your reviews here!
- Front Mission Evolved – just not particularly exciting – 4/10
- Vanquish – repetitive, but so awesome – 8/10
- Tumble – loads more fun than it looks – 7/10
BioShock Infinite preview – things you may have missed in the recent gameplay trailer
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit preview – the arcade racer to GT5’s simulation
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue review – a bigger, more challenging sequel – 7/10
DJ Hero Tips – multiplayer tips for DJ Hero from FreeStyleGames
Personal: Become a Legend – Tim Clark, Editor-in-Chief of OPM and FirstPlay, relays his experience of PES’s Become a Legend mode
minis Round-up – more minis for your PSP/PS3
- Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder – a humorous idea, but pretty repetitive
- Panda Craze – a fun and often clever platformer
- Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling – nothing to get excited about
- Ace Armstrong vs. The Alien Scumbags – a nice looking, incredibly hard side-scrolling shooter
- Flying Hamster – FirstPlay’s pick of the week’s minis
Alice: Madness Returns – surely one of the most mental games ever made
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron – actually, this looks pretty mental too
Mindjack – hijack people’s minds in this intriguing third person shooter
Twisted Metal – it turns out clowns and car combat go together really well
- Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood multiplayer preview
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