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...

I want to keep people together (not blow them apart)

I want to keep people together (not blow them apart)

Jul 5, 2012

I enjoy killing just as much as the next maladjusted sociopath. I like turning my enemies to purée in id Software games; I get a cheap thrill from every headshot I nail in an online Battlefield match; I think nothing of calling in airstrikes on groups of people from Other Countries in Call of Duty. Here’s the thing though. Now and again, I stop playing...

Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Jan 2, 2012

It’s been a year of worry for the traditional gamer. Whilst gaming might seem to be an ever growing past-time, some of the traditional elements which make up the industry have seemed fragile. Publishers have been busy shutting down traditional developers, especially those famed for 3D racers, but beyond too. We have seen shops such as Gamestop starting to...

V5 Play Studio on bringing their first DS game to market

V5 Play Studio on bringing their first DS game to market

Aug 4, 2011

May’s Mysteries: The Secret of Dragonville will be hitting shop shelves very, very soon (12th August in fact). We tracked down developer V5 Play Studio to ask some questions; but not before solving puzzles for complete strangers we met along the way, and looking for a fork hidden in a paddling pool full of spoons. CG: Why release your first game on DS?...

Duke Nukem: Critical Mass: review

Duke Nukem: Critical Mass: review

Apr 14, 2011

Format: DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver/Apogee Software Developer: Frontline Studios Players: 1-2 Site: http://www.apogeesoftware.com/products/duketrilogy/criticalmass/ While everyone was busy pretending to be surprised at the latest Duke Nukem Forever delay, Apogee Software (who first birthed Mr Nukem) and Deep Silver snuck a brand new...