FirstPlay Thursday – Week 39
FirstPlay wish us all a Happy New Year with a feature on OPM readers’ Game of the Year 2010, and a look ahead at the biggest games of 2011. There are also reviews of Castle Crashers and Dead Nation, and previews of Bulletstorm and Final Fantasy XIV.
You’ll also find out what the Best Way to Spend £50 on PSN is, a Blu-Ray review of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and screenshot galleries of El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, Fight Night Champion, L.A. Noire and Mindjack, as well as a couple more free avatars.
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 38 = 1366MB
The complete contents of this week’s episode are as follows:
HD Reviews and Previews
Bulletstorm preview – FirstPlay catch up with Adrian Chmielvarz, Creative Director at People Can Fly
2011 preview – our wallets are crying after watching this
Game of the Year 2010 – we wonder what came first… place your bets now!
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Blu-Ray review – despite a few bad gags, it’s still awesome – 8/10
PSN Games Reviews Round-up – a look at some recent PSN releases
- Castle Crashers – charming, funny, and chaotic fun – 8/10
- Dead Nation – successfully revitalises the zombie shooter genre – 8/10
- Blacklight: Tango Down – nothing innovative, but great value – 6/10
Final Fantasy XIV Online preview – Square Enix’s Hiromichi Tanka and Sage Sundi chat to FirstPlay about their upcoming MMO
The Best Way to Spend £50 on PSN – been given a £50 PSN card for Christmas? FirstPlay give their suggestions on how to spend it
Introduction to Lovefilm – FirstPlay talks us through how Lovefilm works on PS3
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron – looking pretty good for a game based on the Book of Enoch
Fight Night Champion – bringing boxing back
L.A. Noire – undoubtedly a strong contender for 2011’s game of the year
Mindjack – Mindjack comes out on the same day as LittleBigPlanet 2 and Mass Effect 2 – all we can say is “good luck!”
- FirstPlay OPM 50 Covers Dynamic Theme (returning from episode 38)
- FirstPlay Landit Bandit Cannibal Avatar
- FirstPlay Landit Bandit Male Avatar
- Dead Space 2
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