Nintendo-published Sonic game heralds impending Apocalypse, looks promising

Nintendo-published Sonic game heralds impending Apocalypse, looks promising

May 29, 2013

As you may very well be aware, a deal has been struck betwixt Sega and Nintendo to publish the next three Sonic games exclusively on Nintendo consoles. The above trailer, released to IGN yesterday, showcases the first in detail: Sonic Lost World (and damn, we’re aching to put a colon in that title). As is well known amongst those of us old enough to...

WIN! Your very own Terraria PSN code (EU) [CLOSED – winner announced]

WIN! Your very own Terraria PSN code (EU) [CLOSED – winner announced]

May 27, 2013

The winner has been chosen and awarded their prize. That winner is… Johnny Smith (AKA suck69 on PSN) from Manchester. Congratulations good sir! Original post follows. Today is the day that the EU PlayStation Store finally carries Terraria. You may well be tempted to rush to your TV to buy it, especially as we told you what a good game it is in our review....

You’re the (Xbox) One that I want

You’re the (Xbox) One that I want

May 22, 2013

So Microsoft’s new console has finally been revealed, and it’s called the Xbox One. I know, right? What an awesome name! Maybe people will start calling it ‘the One’ for short; I know I will! Hang on – ‘the one’ sounds like it’s the only machine worth having, that it’s the second coming of technology. I bet that...

E3 finally has reason to be worried

E3 finally has reason to be worried

May 20, 2013

The ‘E3 is dying’ angle has become something of a cliché over the last five years or so. Every year there will be a few sites eager to toll the bells for the industry’s most famous expo, yet every year it returns, dominating the games news as it does so. This year however, the idea seems to have some weight behind it. There’s reason to believe that in...

The Last of Us: hands-on preview

The Last of Us: hands-on preview

May 17, 2013

It may be a third person action game with melee combat, cover and guns, but Naughty Dog has ensured that The Last of Us is no lazily-filled Uncharted template. In fact, if Drake’s adventures are a mixture of Tomb Raider and a Donald P. Bellisario reimagining of Indiana Jones, then The Last of Us is a mixture of The Walking Dead and… more of The Walking...