Need For Speed Undercover Review Round-Up (PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)


In Need For Speed Undercover, Electronic Arts has taken the venerable racing series back to the cops and robbers street racing angle that was last seen in Need For Speed: Most Wanted.

Does Need For Speed Undercover leave the cops in the dust? Or does it get arrested on the charge of being not fun? Here’s what a selection of five reviewers had to say about Need For Speed Undercover and what the overall verdict on the game is.

1UP: “In many ways, Need for Speed: Undercover is like a “greatest hits” package of ideas and concepts that we’ve seen the franchise play around with since Need for Speed: Underground turned the series on its head five years ago. Undercover revels in street culture, much like both of the Underground games, while putting a greater emphasis on cops and car chases like Need for Speed: Most Wanted. And like Need for Speed: Carbon, it leans heavily on a narrative that’s plays out in occasional cut-scenes while building on some of the impressive graphics and driving-physics technology built for Need for Speed: ProStreet. On paper it seems like a slam-dunk, but it sadly falls just a little flat in practice.” (B) Continue reading

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Review Round-Up (PSP)

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII was announced for the PSP a very long time ago. Almost four years ago (before the PSP was even released) to be exact. And in that time, anticipation for the game has grown among die hard Final Fantasy VII and RPG fans alike.

But there was also dread during the development time as Crisis Core was assumed to be canceled many times over. But Square-Enix would always assure fans that it was still coming and now it’s finally here.

Here’s what a selection of five reviewers had to say about Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and what the overall verdict on the game is. Continue reading