Wii & DS: Fun for all

Wii & DS: Fun for all

Aug 28, 2012

Brought to you in conjunction with Argos It annoys me when people dismiss Nintendo consoles as “for kids”. The obvious high points of series such as Mario, Zelda and Metroid aside, they’ll often carry lovably quirky titles that will never see the light of day on Sony or Microsoft machines. Nonetheless, few would deny that the Wii and DS are the most...

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Aug 7, 2012

“I read the news today, oh boy/all videogames related in a brand new app, which was awesome” as The Beatles once sang. This drug-addled dream has now come true, thanks to Appy Gamer – the latest news dooberry from world-famous app craftspeople Mobiles Republic. There are three main reasons to download this for your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or...

The Amazing Spider-Man: review

The Amazing Spider-Man: review

Aug 3, 2012

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, 3DS, Wii, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Beenox Players: 1 Site: http://www.theamazingspidermangame.com/ The Amazing Spider-Man is a movie tie-in game. Expectations successfully lowered? Good. Let’s begin. Set not long after where the new movie leaves off, Spider-Man has defeated The Lizard...

European Games Award: Vote! Vote now! VOTE WE SAID!!

European Games Award: Vote! Vote now! VOTE WE SAID!!

Jul 24, 2012

If you love videogames, Europe, awards and 90% perfect English then boy, do we have the perfect news item for you! Introducing the European Games Award. Yes, Award, just the one. Maybe they break it into pieces or something. Nominees are chosen from the highest-ranking titles on sites such as Metacritic and Gamerankings, then members of the great unwashed (such...

An armchair view of E3 2012: Nintendo

An armchair view of E3 2012: Nintendo

Jun 5, 2012

Nintendo Conference: June 5th 5:00am GMT   It goes without saying that this will mainly be about the Wii U and what it can do. From the Ubisoft conference I can say it will be nothing truly amazing, but at least on par with the current generation. Let’s see what happens though. The show preamble on the official feed features terrible whorish product...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Feb 9, 2012

It has been widely reported by the gaming press, including Eurogamer, that the UK’s largest independent video game retailer is in financial difficulties. The firm had a poor 2011, and whilst many had hoped the Christmas season might bring a last minute reprieve it was not to be and sales were down close to 15% compared to the year before. To put this into...