Computer Games Of The Month September 2009

Posted on Sep 11 2009 - 9:08pm by Richard Sharp

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (PS3, XBOX 360, PSP, DS)

Release Date: 04/09/2009

sturmovikThe game is based around aerial-combat during the Second World War. Boasting an all-new damage effects engine (showing damage to the aircraft as it happens) and outstanding visuals and fantastic details, IL-2 Sturmovik gives gamers the chance to pilot fighters and battle heavy bombers or planes through exhilarating missions set over stunning scenery.


supercarchallengeSuperCar Challenge (PS3)

Release Date: 04/09/2009

SuperCar Challenge features more than 20 different tracks and over 40 different cars in an arcade simulation racing game. The game allows the player to experience all the emotions that come with driving cars such as the Aston Martin DB9, the McLaren F1 and the Lamborghini Murcielago RGT on famous tracks (such as Silverstone, Spa and the Nürbergring) and several fictional circuits alike.

dirt2Dirt 2 (XBOX 360, PS3, WII, PSP, DS)

Release Date: 11/09/2009

The Dirt series returns, with this game possessing improved physics and visuals, new features to keep the racing community interested and head-to-head online play. Dirt 2 allows the gamer to take part in adrenaline-fuelled events set in real-life locations, such as “Stadium King Shootout” in a massive Los Angeles sports stadium, “Creek Trailblazer” in Utah and the “Battersea Battle” set at night at the famous London powerstation.

guitarhero5Guitar Hero 5 (PS3, XBOX 360, WII, PS2)

Release Date: 11/09/2009

The aim of Guitar Hero 5 is to elevate the whole Guitar Hero series to new heights by including unmatched social gameplay, an improved style to the game, new artists and more legends of rock. The game features new challenges and surprises that the games creators hope will fire-up music enthusiasts and create a new group of Guitar Hero addicts. This new version of the very popular music game allows players to take total control by customising and personalising the game to suit their demands with any in-game combination of instruments in any of the game modes on offer. The all-new Party Play Mode makes getting the band together simper than ever before. Gameplay is now more accessible and Guitar Hero 5 gives the player the entire set list from the start, including massive hits by artists such as the Kings Of Leon, The White Stripes, Tom Petty, Iron Maiden, Vampire Weekend and Stevie Wonder.

Batman: Arkham Asylum (with Armoured Batsuit Unlock Code) (PC)

Release Date: 18/09/2009

Batman: Arkham Asylum takes the player to the depth of Gotham’s psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane in an atmospheric, dark and unique adventure game that has fantastic graphics and level of detail. Gamers will have to move in the shadows, investigating fear amongst the enemy, confronting The Joker and the most well known villains from Gotham City who have taken over control of the asylum and try and foil the evil scheme of The Joker.

needforspeedshiftNeed for Speed: Shift (PC, PS3, XBOX 360, PSP)

Release Date: 18/09/2009

This is an all-new simulation racing game combining the true experience of driving with real-life conditions, a wide range of authentic racing tracks and cars that look stunning. Need For Speed: Shift will take gamers down a unique route to create a simulation experience that will feel the same as actually driving a top-of-the-range performance car. The game features an accessible and accurate physics-based model of driving that allows the player to feel every change of surface, every bit of grip and every crash that occurs whilst they are racing.

halo3Halo 3: ODST (XBOX 360)

Release Date: 22/09/2009

Halo 3 is a prequel campaign to the best-selling shooter Halo. Set in 2552, the gamer takes the role of an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, with orders to stay alive, meet up with their squad scattered all over the city of New Mombassa and eventually escape the area.

marvelultimateallianceMarvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (XBOX 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, WII, DS)

Release Date: 25/09/2009

Create your own team from over 24 playable characters from the Marvel Universe, each of whom possess a specialized power in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2. As the Superhuman Registration Act becomes law and all Super Heroes must be registered as weapons of mass destruction, Captain America leads the Anti-Registration side whilst Iron Man heads the Pro-Registration team as Civil War looms. Depending on the side you choose to be part of in the game, you will have to tackle different missions and enemies.

professorlaytonProfessor Layton and Pandora’s Box (DS)

Release Date: 25/09/2009

Navigate your way through numerous puzzles as Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, to determine who or what caused the death of Dr. Schrader, Professor Layton’s mentor.

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