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...

Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered: review

Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered: review

Jan 10, 2011

Format: iPhone, (version reviewed), iPod Touch, iPad Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Revolution Developer: Revolution Players: 1 Site: http://www.revolution.co.uk/broken-sword2-ios.php?id=112 The original Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror was released in 1997 on PC and later on the original PlayStation. This Remastered edition on Apple’s hardware...

EEDAR: 3DS failure “not an option”; Apple will never be a “serious contender” in gaming

EEDAR: 3DS failure “not an option”; Apple will never be a “serious contender” in gaming

Dec 7, 2010

Research firm EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich talks to Critical Gamer about how the success of Move, Kinect and the 3DS is crucial to the future of their respective companies. We also hear his thoughts on the likelihood of Apple entering the console race, and what next year is likely to hold. We’ve seen a lot of aggressive hardware price cuts, both online...

An App Adventure

I’m an App virgin, which is not to say that I am completely oblivious to the kind of applications available to Apple iPhones, iTouches, iPads, iPencils, iLawnmowers and iRan-out-of-dears, but that as far as hands-on time goes, prior to about two weeks ago I had none. It has been argued in some corners of the media that Apple products (particularly the...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why it’s time to give the PSP Go a chance. Really.

My PSP3000 recently developed a fault as the screen got two horrible lines going all the way across it. For some, this would be something they can live with. For me it was something that was a real problem and so I called Sony to find out what it would cost to repair, with the answer being; £75 with only a 3 month warranty. That seemed quite steep for...