PlayStation Review Round Up – July 09

August 3, 2009Written by Adam Wolfe

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July saw a steady share of excellent games as well as a few movie based bombs. Generally summer is a drought for good gaming, but 2009 seems to confound that logic. Here is a look at what we reviewed for the month of July.



July’s reviews spanned all genres from 2D fighters two wild west shooters. A lot of the games that were reviewed turned out to be quite entertaining. The big winners this month were [shal]BlazBlue[/shal], [shal]Red Faction: Guerrilla[/shal], [shal]Battlefield 1943[/shal], and [shal]Shatter[/shal].

As for the lemons, Guitar Hero: Smash Hits left us feeling a sense of déjà vu and [shal]Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen[/shal] was, not surprisingly, a bad game based on a movie.

First a quick recap of this years best games.

PlayStation LifeStyle 2009 Editors Choice Recap

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoiceFlower (PSN)

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoiceinFamous (PS3)

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoiceKillzone 2 (PS3)

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoicePatapon 2 (PSP)

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoiceResistance: Retribution (PSP)

5 out of 5 - Editor's ChoiceShatter (PSN)

PlayStation 3

5 out of 5BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger (PS3)

5 out of 5Red Faction: Guerrilla (PS3)

5 out of 5Fight Night Round 4 (PS3)

4 out of 5Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood (PS3)

4 out of 5Guitar Hero: Metallica (PS3)

4 out of 5NCAA Football 10 (PS3)

3 out of 5Guitar Hero: Smash Hits (PS3)

3 out of 5The Bigs 2 (PS3)

2 out of 5Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (PS3)

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