MIT’s ‘game’ that lets you patrol a computer network

MIT’s ‘game’ that lets you patrol a computer network

Oct 31, 2012

We’ve all imagined, if only briefly, playing life like a videogame; haven’t we? Whether it’s playing GoldenEye and then spotting all the CCTV cameras in Dixons, planning your route around the store so you can take them out without being spotted; afterimages of Tetris after a long session; seeing a car that looks a bit like a model in GTA, and...

Deponia: review

Deponia: review

Oct 29, 2012

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment Developer: Daedalic Entertainment Players: 1 Site: www.daedalic.de/en/game/Deponia Deponia is a lovely point-and-click adventure game that makes all the wrong choices about choices. A surprisingly heartfelt story and art that pops with cartoony talent reinforce imaginative puzzles and a heavy...

Killzone Intercept short film releases next week

Killzone Intercept short film releases next week

Oct 25, 2012

Remember Beyond Black Mesa, last year’s Half-Life-themed short film from Infectious Designer? The very same team responsible for its crowbar-smashing success is set to release a follow-up known as Killzone Intercept, this time focusing on the first-person universe from Guerrilla Games. In fact, the Killzone developers are helping out with costumes and...

Assassin’s Creed III launch trailer lands

Assassin’s Creed III launch trailer lands

Oct 23, 2012

Ubisoft has sent over the launch trailer for Assassin’s Creed III and it does a nice job to prepare you for a new kind of Assassin’s Creed game. In fact, we only counted a total of three scaled rooftops in the trailer, which is significantly fewer than what we’re used to. Instead we get a mix of treetops, boats, open battlegrounds and even a bear....

Xenta Pro E-400 gaming chair: review

Xenta Pro E-400 gaming chair: review

Oct 22, 2012

I’m a mature grown-up now, and if you think otherwise you smell of poo. That’s why I sit closer to the TV than my mother would surely approve of when playing videogames and that, in turn, is why for a long time now I’ve had a designated Gaming Chair. This used to be a cheap, wonky, but perfectly serviceable office-style chair that swivelled...