Game ‘n’ Match wants to help you decide what to play next

Game ‘n’ Match wants to help you decide what to play next

Mar 20, 2013

  There’s a new kid in town. He’s got some pretty crazy ideas, and he’s still a bit green around the gills; but dagnabit, it seems like maybe he’s on to something. The kid in question goes by the name of gamenmatch.com, and he’s gonna do his best to tell you about the games you never knew you wanted to play. We’re not...

HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

Jan 31, 2013

Whenever a big-name chain store goes into administration and/or ceases to exist, it’s easy for selfish human nature to take over; for us to think more about the fact that we won’t be able to go shopping there any more. How sad, we say, that people will lose their jobs. This fact is easily forgotten, or at least pushed into the background whenever the...

Epic Mickey 2: review

Epic Mickey 2: review

Dec 17, 2012

Format: PS3, Wii U (versions reviewed), 360, Wii Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Disney Interactive Developer: Junction Point/Blitz Games Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://www.disney.co.uk/mickey/epic-mickey.jsp#/epic-mickey-2/epic-mickey There’s no shortage of Disney-licensed games on the shelves, and the vast majority of them you wouldn’t...

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Nov 28, 2012

Format: Wii (version reviewed), PSP, PS2 Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Konami Developer: Climax Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.konami.com/games/shsm/ If you know Shattered Memories only by reputation, you may well have heard it described as a remake of the first game, and instantly dismissed it as such. Don’t. It dumps 95% of the original’s...

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...

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...