Serious Sam HD and Alien Breed Trilogy hit retailers in March

Serious Sam HD and Alien Breed Trilogy hit retailers in March

Feb 28, 2011

UK independent games publisher Mastertronic is lining up a double whammy of Xbox 360 retail releases of popular downloadable games this March. The first strike comes from the gib hungry minigun of Serious Sam HD, with both the first and second encounter leaping onto shop shelves on March 4. Mastertronic’s Product Director Neil McKenna said: “Serious Sam has...

Monkeys ‘display self-doubt’ (via computer games)

Monkeys ‘display self-doubt’ (via computer games)

Feb 25, 2011

A slightly strange headline yet it is true. Macaques monkeys trained to play a brainteaser game have shown that to a certain degree they have a concept of self-doubt and uncertainty – levels of awareness formally believed to be uniquely human. As the BBC reports, Professor John David Smith, from the USA, carried out the study. The monkeys were taught to judge...

Updated: New Battlefield 3 screens and gameplay trailer enter the fray

Updated: New Battlefield 3 screens and gameplay trailer enter the fray

Feb 23, 2011

Update: Following the screenshots a gameplay trailer has also been released. The environment looks similar to that in the screens, and the gameplay itself looks to be taken from the campaign mode. The long awaited sequel to 2005’s Battlefield 2 is getting the under slung torch lights shone around its edges with a new batch of screenshots posted on BF3Blog...

LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

Feb 22, 2011

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Media Molecule Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.littlebigplanet.com LittleBigPlanet 2 is a very difficult game to review. It is unique in the world of videogames (prequel aside) in that the levels and gameplay mechanics created by the developers will almost certainly represent the tiniest minority of...

Dead Island: Cinematic Preamble

Dead Island: Cinematic Preamble

Feb 21, 2011

Three days ago IGN revealed the world premier of the cinematic trailer for Dead Island, a game trapped in development limbo for going on four years now. While the trailer showed absolutely no gameplay, it quickly went viral due to the subject matter and presentation. For those out of the loop the trailer can be seen here (suitable only for those aged 18 and...