0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on January 30, 2013
Though last week's rumour about the next Xbox's apparent minimalist naming philosophy was proved to be nothing more than a hoax designed to expose the frailties of modern gaming journalism, it appears that Microsoft's next console might simply be named 'Xbox' after all. This screenshot shows the Xbox website as it appeared at approximately 3am GMT on Wednesday, 30th January. Note "The New Xbox"... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on January 28, 2013
. Developer: Born Ready Games Publisher: Born Ready Games Platforms: PC (reviewed), Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Available: PC – now Xbox 360 – TBA 2013 PlayStation 3 – TBA 2013 RRP: £14.99 Space combat reborn. That’s the boldly ambitious promise that UK indie developer Born Ready Games has saddled its first ever project with, and though the claims of such PR-laden taglines are so... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on January 23, 2013
Mere hours before a Wii U-specific Nintendo Direct is set to air, a NeoGAF forum member may have prematurely uncovered one of its secrets by unearthing this packshot of Wii Fit U. The game was announced at E3 2012, but since then, Nintendo has been very hushed over its fit-'em-up. Expect to see more of Wii Fit U in today's Nintendo Direct at 2pm GMT.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 21, 2012
This is an entry to the Perfect GAME competition for the chance to win a Wii U from GAME. As a videogame critique extraordinaire, I often get asked the question – “What’s your idea of the ultimate game?” Usually, I can’t be bothered answering and just say “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker”, but the people who ask me such questions don’t tend to offer me the chance to win a W... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 15, 2012
If you were worried about having to rely exclusively on the Wii U gamepad's integrated mic and speaker array for online chat, then worry no more. Long-running peripheral manufacturer Mad Catz have announced the world's first stereo headset compatible with both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems. Available in three striking colours, the TRITTON Kunai headset features high quality 40mm neody... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 6, 2012
. Developer: Clever Beans Publisher: Sony Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita Developed by Manchester-based Clever Beans, this cel-shaded brawler is simply brilliant. With its charming visual style and insanely engaging gameplay, When Vikings Attack! is pure, unadulterated fun. With the impending launch of the Wii U later this month, we're seeing somewhat of a resurgence in ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on October 14, 2012
DISCLAIMER: All impressions of first and third-party content are based on play time with pre-release code and therefore do not reflect the quality of the final game. After some extensive hands-on time with Nintendo's latest console at both the Eurogamer Expo in London, and the Play Expo in Manchester, we're starting to form some sort of opinion on the elusive little bugger. Starting with the Ga... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on October 11, 2012
. Developer: Platinum Games Publisher: Konami Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Version tested: PlayStation 3 The videogame industry has a peculiar tendency to invent seemingly nonsensical words and phrases, with developers and publishers alike in a bemusing, baffling and seemingly unending battle to unlose that unleast uncoveted of awards: worst name ever. Infinite Undiscovery? Brave... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on October 11, 2012
A few days ago, we posted up our hands-on impressions of our time with Forza Horizon from the Eurogamer Expo. To say they weren't exactly glowing with praise would be an understatement. Finding faults with the game's handling model and image quality amongst other things, we hinted that these problems may simply have been a case of Playground exhibiting early code that wasn't quite ready for public... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on October 9, 2012
. Developer: Crytek Publisher: EA Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Version tested: PC Set inside the C.E.L.L-built New York nanodomes, Crysis 3, as you'd expect, looks spectacular. Considering these are artificial forests set within a virtual game, they look startlingly real. Since the first Crysis launched back in 2007, the wizards at Crytek have consistently produced some of the m... more.