E32011 archive

  • Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist
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    Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist

    By 13 July 2011

    Web rumours suggest that the PS4 will go into production by the end of 2011 and that it will launch in 2012. However, with announcements made at the 2011 E3 show in LA limited to the PS Vita, it seems unlikely that the PS4 will be here this year or...

  • E3 Quick Play: Rage
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    E3 Quick Play: Rage

    By 6 July 2011

    When the creator of the First Person Shooter gets to work building a new First Person Shooter you’ve got to sit up and pay attention and after a number of years in development and even a switch of publishers, it looks like we are finally about ready...

  • E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster
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    E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster

    By 6 July 2011

    Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster sees the monsters of Sesame Street head to your computer. But is it as scary as it sounds, is it just another kids TV show cash it, or are you and your kids going to get some reward out of it somehow? We caught up with...

  • E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City
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    E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

    By 6 July 2011

    The first won a BAFTA, but how does its sequel, Batman Arkham CIty, compare to the first? We tracked down the game at this year's E3 in Los Angeles to find out what to expect and what it's like. Will the Joker return, what are the graphics like, and is...

  • E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2
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    E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2

    By 6 July 2011

    Dance Central rocked Kinect players, showing that video games don’t have to be lazy affairs on the sofa. Now as Dance Central 2 gets ready to be released in November 2011, we tracked down the energetic game at E3 in Los Angeles to find out whether you...

  • E3 Quick Play: March of Heroes - iPad
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    E3 Quick Play: March of Heroes - iPad

    By 25 June 2011

    A tablet is for checking emails and surfing the web right? Okay maybe if you’re lucky a couple of retro games with graphics that would make the Sega Dreamcast look like the greatest thing you’ve ever seen? Wrong, and Gameloft are out to prove it....

  • E3 Quick Play: Super Mario 3D
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    E3 Quick Play: Super Mario 3D

    By 23 June 2011

    Mario is back, and back in 3D. That was the big Nintendo news for Mario fans at this year after everyone’s favourite plumber missing the launch of the Nintendo 3DS earlier in the year. But is he going to be fashionably late, or just one of those guests...

  • E3 Quick Play: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
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    E3 Quick Play: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    By 22 June 2011

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception heads to a PS3 near you on 1 November 2011 just in time for Christmas. But while we wait for that magical day to come, Pocket-lint caught up with the game at this year's E3 in Los Angeles to see whether it's living up to...

  • E3 Quick Play: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

    By 17 June 2011

    With just months to go before Call of Duty fans will be able to get their hands on the next instalment in the franchise, we tracked down the game at this year's E3 to have a behind-closed-doors session with two of the new levels. Introduced to us by none...

  • E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier
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    E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier

    By 17 June 2011

    Ghost Recon Future Soldier is back, well if you count coming in 2012 as back, with a host of new features, a stack of new weapons and a new campaign to master. It's also got Kinect support, and plenty of other treats in store. But should you wait out...

  • E3 Quick Play: Fruit Ninja Kinect
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    E3 Quick Play: Fruit Ninja Kinect

    By 17 June 2011

    The mobile game has made it to the big screen, but is it just as much fun? We tracked down the new Kinect game at E3 in Los Angeles to find out more. Is it just about slicing and dicing your way through fruit or is there something more to the action now...

  • E3 Quick Play: Fable: The Journey
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    E3 Quick Play: Fable: The Journey

    By 17 June 2011

    The next Fable has been announced, but before you run to play Fable 3 again in preparation, it's not Fable 4. This time Molynuex and the gang have turned to the Kinect sensor for the Xbox 360, creating a game that exists in the Fable world but doesn't...

  • E3 Quick Play: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
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    E3 Quick Play: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

    By 15 June 2011

    While all the focus at the Microsoft press conference was on Halo 4 and the start of a new trilogy coming 2012, behind closed doors Microsoft was showing another Halo title; Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary a remastered version of the original Halo for...

  • E3 Quick Play: Tomb Raider
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    E3 Quick Play: Tomb Raider

    By 15 June 2011

    Lara croft is back and about to get the same treatment as Batman – a reboot, but can you bare to wait it out, should you wait it out, or will it all be dashed at the last hurdle. While we can’t answer all those questions, we can tell you what we think...

  • E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3

    By 15 June 2011

    Available for the first time on three platforms – Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, Mass Effect is back (well kind of if you count a March 2012 release date being back). Still will it be any good, will the wait be worthwhile, and what happens to Commnander Shepard?...

  • E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
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    E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

    By 15 June 2011

    The Elder Scrolls are back, this time in a fifth installment, but with the boys from the Elder Scrolls IV off the case and the Fallout 3 team working their magic, is it a game you'll want to play? If that's a yes you've still got to contend with the new...

  • Wii U explained in 140 characters, can you do it?
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    Wii U explained in 140 characters, can you do it?

    By 15 June 2011

    Nintendo has announced that it will be launching a new console, the Nintendo Wii U, to follow the Wii in 2012. That's great, but as usual with Nintendo the idea and concept is far from conventional. It's dawned on us, as we've tried to explain it to...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #44
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #44

    By 14 June 2011

    Stuart's back from E3 with tales of great games, amazing accessories and, er, slightly rude doo-hickeys. Elder Scrolls: Skyrim is previewed, and the team mulls over the prospect of game-related tongue sensors. No, really. Rik chats about his experience...

  • E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3

    By 14 June 2011

    Battlefield is back and ready for you to play the third instalment of the multiplayer game, but can it compare to the second outing, will it beat Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and has it got enough to take out Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon...

  • E3 Quick Play: Need for Speed The Run
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    E3 Quick Play: Need for Speed The Run

    By 14 June 2011

    EA has brought the Need For Speed franchise back once again, this time with Need for Speed The Run, a game that for the first time involves you getting out of the car. Wait, what? That’s right there are elements you control that aren’t behind a wheel,...

  • E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars
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    E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars

    By 14 June 2011

    Use the force Luke. Those are the words that will be buzzing through your head when it comes to playing Kinect Star Wars on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect sensor when the game comes out this Christmas. But has gaming really come to the point where we...

  • Kissing controller: tongue your way to victory
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    Kissing controller: tongue your way to victory

    By 13 June 2011

    Hye Yeon Nam wanted to give her friends that were getting married a special treat, something that would make them want to kiss each other more. It’s that goal that forced her to create the kissing controller. “The Kinect is about about motion, this...

  • Latest gaming accessory: a blacked out gas mask
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    Latest gaming accessory: a blacked out gas mask

    By 13 June 2011

    Robin Arnott is a sound designer by day, would be games developer by night, but his first creation is likely to terrify you. The premise of Deep Sea is a simple one. All you’ve got to do is find an underwater monster by working out where it is in the...

  • Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel hands-on
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    Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel hands-on

    By 9 June 2011

    We told you earlier in the week about the new Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel from Microsoft due out later this year, and now we’ve tracked it down and tried it out on Forza Motorsport 4. The Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel is a motion-controlled accessory...

  • Nyko Zoom: the Kinect accessory designed for your small living room
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    Nyko Zoom: the Kinect accessory designed for your small living room

    By 9 June 2011

    A new Kinect accessory announced at E3 could open up Microsoft’s motion sensor accessory to thousands of new gamers in the UK when it comes out later in the year. The Zoom from Nyko is an optical bolt on for the Kinect sensor that promises to increase...