Gears of War 3 Beta Code Competition

Gears of War 3 Beta Code Competition

Apr 29, 2011

It’s the unnecessary beta that simply everyone is talking about! Except those who actually got into the beta of course. They’re probably busy playing it…or sucking up to Cliffy B on Twitter about it. If you’re one of those people who didn’t want to buy Bulletstorm to get in and missed frequent chances to earn a code elsewhere,...

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Apr 28, 2011

If there was a month where those of us at the ‘cutting edge’ of gadget land needed reminding that we are still in the early days of the digital content revolution, it was April 2011. First Amazon’s hosting service went down, disrupting a number of high profile services based on it; and as I write this, we are still without a PlayStation...

Who brought down the PlayStation Network?

Who brought down the PlayStation Network?

Apr 27, 2011

It’s a serious question; but I offer no serious answers. This is just for laughs, so if you have no sense of humour about the situation, begone! I have here a carefully (ahem) compiled list of potential suspects. Decide for yourselves who has the most to gain. WARNING: May contain Smurfs. Every day, thousands – perhaps millions -of young men have the...

New Nintendo console in 2012

New Nintendo console in 2012

Apr 26, 2011

Nintendo has revealed over the weekend that the Wii’s successor will be clawing its way into people’s homes in 2012, assuming that the Mayan calendar is at least a little bit wrong. It was revealed to shareholders in an investor update that included details of the machine’s first appearance, which is pencilled down for E3 in June. The full report is...

Fantastic Pets: review

Fantastic Pets: review

Apr 25, 2011

Format: 360 (Kinect required) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: THQ Developer: Blitz Games Studios Players: 1-2 Site: http://thq.com/uk/game/show/6724/Fantastic%20Pets%E2%84%A2 When a game waves around a name like ‘Fantastic Pets’ and is advertised as “the first augmented reality game on Kinect for Xbox 360”, it’s easy to dismiss it as an...