Military Madness Nectaris: Wii review

Format: WiiWare (version reviewed), PSN, XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Hudson Soft Developer: Backbone Entertainment Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.hudson.co.jp/index_e.html Our British readers will be delighted to hear that this game allows you to kill Kilroy. Before you rush out to download this promising sounding game however, we must shatter your...

David Braben talks to Critical Gamer

Yes indeed, the might David Braben talks to your favourite gaming blog (no, us, you cheeky git). While we were waiting for the answers, his PR lady told us he was ‘travelling’; which we took to mean he was exploring deep space, trading and killing as he pleased. CG: When you created your first starfield, did that ignite your imagination for the...

The BBC and ITV games we need to see

Ah, the test card. Even TV channels had loading screens back in those days. Nowadays of course videogames make serious money, and offer real competition to TV and film for the time and money of the nation. UK broadcaster ITV recently started licensing out its shows for games, and now the BBC are getting in on the act. The depressing reality, of course, is that...

Grumpy Gurevitz: How Long?

How many hours a week do you put into gaming, and when doing so for how long is each period of gaming? I haven’t seen any stats, but I bet the average reader of this wonderful site is 20+ and so is either in or about to enter the world of work, relationships and possibly kids. I wake up at 5.30/6am, go to work and get back between 8-10pm everyday. Often I...

Pearl Harbour: Legendo interview

Legendo Entertainment’s Björn Larsson was more than happy to talk to us about upcoming WiiWare game Pearl Harbour. What he seemed less pleased with, oddly, was the way that Ross and Luke made aeroplanes with their hands and screamed nnnneeeeeeooowwwwww dagadagadagadagadaga throughout the entire interview. CG: What is it, do you think, that makes World...