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Cars 2: The Video Game hands-on

Cars 2: The Video Game hands-on

By 17 May 2011

Disney Pixar will be unleashing Cars 2: The Video Game in the summer to tie in the with the film sequel's release at the cinema and we were invited along to Disney HQ for a sneak preview. Movie spin-off games have a tendency to be a bit disappointing,... >>

Nintendo 3DS load times slower than original DS

Nintendo 3DS load times slower than original DS

By 15 March 2011

With the Nintendo 3DS having been available in Japan for a few weeks now, there's been plenty of time to tinker with it, and one negative aspect has been unearthed; it loads original DS games markedly slower than a conventional DS Lite. Clearly thanks... >>

The state of UK videogames TV

The state of UK videogames TV

By 27 August 2010

Ginx is to launch a 24/7 videogames channel on cable and satellite TV, and although we have some reservations, we wish it every success. Sadly though, it's not enough. A niche channel sneaking its way onto the Sky EPG is a brave stand, but we want so... >>

FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise

FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise

By 9 June 2010

We have been extremely impressed with the last two FIFA games, FIFA 10 and FIFA World Cup 2010, which have overtaken the Pro Evolution Soccer games in our affections for both style and substance. And it doesn't seem that Electronic Arts is going to let... >>

Even The Sims get election fever

Even The Sims get election fever

By 5 May 2010

Not only has the nation been whipped into a fever over the general election, but the wee people that live inside games consoles have too. To celebrate the imminent launch of The Sims 3 on console, Electronic Arts has released some mock-up in-game shots... >>

Sims 3 coming to consoles

Sims 3 coming to consoles

By 27 April 2010

EA has confirmed that it's planning to bring the Sims 3 franchise to consoles. The Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Sony PS3 and Nintendo DS will all be getting versions of the title, which will differ from platform to platform. "We're bringing players the best... >>

Next DS to have GameCube's power?

Next DS to have GameCube's power?

By 15 March 2010

Some little titbits of information have emerged at the Games Developers Conference about Nintendo's next move in the handheld gaming space. Rumours suggest that the successor to the hugely-successful DS will retain its pair of screens and have performance... >>

Wii and DS getting Grease video game

Wii and DS getting Grease video game

By 25 February 2010

You've seen the movie, you bought the soundtrack CD as a teenager, you got drunk as a student and screeched "niiiiiiights" in the Union bar - and soon you'll be able to play the video game. Grease is coming to the Wii and DS. It's being published by 505... >>

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

By 9 February 2010

Looks like EA Games is bringing its record-breaking game - The Sims 3 - to consoles. In EA's financial reports, which have just been issued, a placeholder called "The Sims 3 on Console Title" is present - scheduled for a Q3 release (i.e. in time for Christmas).... >>

Apple slates DS and PSP claiming iPod is better

Apple slates DS and PSP claiming iPod is better

By 9 September 2009

At Apple's keynote event in San Francisco, the company poured scorn on handheld gaming devices from Nintendo and Sony. The company talked up the multitouch interface, accelerometer, library of games, and game-buying experience, along with the fact that... >>