FirstPlay Thursday – Week 33
Lucy Porter is back from having a baby, which she admits wasn’t as much fun as playing a PS3 game. Speaking of PS3 games, this episode features reviews for Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, The Sims 3 and Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1.
There’s also a preview of inFamous 2, a video on the making of Vanquish, and the second part of FirstPlay’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow bosses guide, as well as screenshot galleries of Batman: Arkham City and Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds.
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 33 = 1330MB
The complete contents of this week’s episode are as follows:
HD Reviews and Previews
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom review – decent, but too easy and not really magical enough – 6/10
Review Round-up – another round-up of recent PS3 releases
- Shaun White Skateboarding – has some interesting ideas, but is nowhere near as good as the Skate series – 6/10
- The Sims 3 – if you can do it in real life, you can do it in The Sims – 8/10
- The X Factor – possibly the worst use of a licence ever!! – 3/10
inFamous 2 preview – FirstPlay take a look at inFamous 2, and talk to Sucker Punch Productions to see how it’s shaping up
The Losers Blu-Ray review – style over substance, done well – 8/10
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 review – Sonic’s back! – 8/10
The Making of Vanquish – FirstPlay interview Atsushi Inaba, producer of Vanquish, to hear the story behind the game
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Boss Guide Part 2 – the second half of FirstPlay’s guide to Castlevania’s hardest bosses
LBP Best Levels – more user-generated levels from the game that never gets old
Batman: Arkham City – stop torturing us, Rocksteady!
DC Universe Online – Justice League or Legion of Doom? Don’t make us choose!
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – possibly the best fighter since Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Tron: Evolution – forget that this is a movie tie-in, and it actually looks pretty good
- FirstPlay Blacklight: Tango Down theme (pictured below)
- Premier Manager demo (first available in episode 32)
- Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit review
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