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...

The Bible: The Official Videogame (Old Testament)

The Bible: The Official Videogame (Old Testament)

Nov 30, 2010

There have been countless Bible – inspired Christian ’em ups over the last few decades. The problem is that they’re either misedutainment titles, or unlicensed; and therefore buggy, boring, and technically inept. Christianity is on the decline worldwide; I asked a priest why, and he said ‘Buggered if I know’. Not sure which one of us he...

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Nov 22, 2010

If I were to suggest that the Wii is the best console for hardcore gamers, I would be laughed off the face of the planet via ‘teh internetz’. As I have no desire to ride a wave of bad spelling, questionable grammar and derogatory comments about my mother into the ether, I shall take a different tack. First of all, I’d like you to ask...

The value of gaming > the value of human lives

What would it take to make you think about the fact that your gaming hobby might be contributing to real world suffering? An anonymous claim that the factory workers who make your discs are criminally underpaid? Reports of iphone factory – style suicides? Or how about this one, which there is reason to believe may be true: That your gaming consoles contain...

Diner Dash: Wii review

Format: WiiWare (version reviewed), PSN, XBLA, iPhone, iPod Touch, PC, PSP, DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Hudson Developer: PlayFirst Players: 1 – 2 Site: http://www.playfirst.com/game/dinerdash Our regular readers may realise that this is, in fact, the third time we’ve reviewed Diner Dash. This is not because we suffer from severe memory...