Gioteck’s FPS controller for PS3: HF-1 FTW?

Gioteck’s FPS controller for PS3: HF-1 FTW?

Mar 18, 2011

As anybody who owns all three machines knows, Sony’s PS3 DualShock – while a perfectly good joypad – is a few small steps behind the Xbox 360 and Wii controllers in terms of precision. This is only really noticeable when playing FPS games, and as such, various companies offer FPS-specific alternatives. Joe’s already given you the lowdown on the...

WWII games: Where is the Holocaust?

WWII games: Where is the Holocaust?

Jan 17, 2011

There have been so many videogames set during the second world war, it’s quite likely that you’ve played at least one or two. Thanks to the painstaking attention to detail and hunger for historical accuracy, you may even have learned something new about the conflict without realising; the weapons used, the important battles fought, the dates of...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Franchise of Duty

Grumpy Gurevitz: Franchise of Duty

Nov 16, 2010

Have you carried out your duty and bought CoD: Black Ops? I ask as it seems that as gamers, and as consumers, we are now expected by everyone, from Activision Blizzard to the world’s media, to go and automatically purchase the latest game. So I ask again, have you gone, taken out a pre-order or filed into your local supermarket and bought it on impulse...

Call of Duty: Black Ops: review

Call of Duty: Black Ops: review

Nov 15, 2010

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, PC, Wii, DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Treyarch Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-18 (online, including splitscreen) Site: http://www.callofduty.com/hub World at War was a bit of a mess. Offline, grenade spamming; online, the unwise inclusion of tanks and a few unpopular maps – all wrapped up in an...

Snakes On A Plain Biscuit

Snakes On A Plain Biscuit

Sep 13, 2010

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’d like to remind our readers that Tarquin’s opinions do not necessarily coincide with those of anybody else at Critical Gamer. Tarquin’s views are only guaranteed to represent the views of Tarquin. You’ve seen the movie Snakes On A Plane, right? No, me neither. It is by all accounts a terrible film however, that...