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  • Mirror's Edge - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Mirror's Edge - Xbox 360 review

    By 26 November 2008

    Mirror's Edge takes a different approach to the world of the First Person Shooter with the emphasis on running rather than fighting, but does it work? We get our running shoes on to find out. The first thing you'll notice about Mirror's Edge when you...

  • Skate 2 dated for January 2009
    Gaming

    Skate 2 dated for January 2009

    By 26 November 2008

    EA has announced Skate 2 will be released in January 2009, the sequel to its original Skate game launched in September last year. While American gamers will see the game on January 21st, it will hit UK shelves on January 23rd. Skate 2 brings gamers to...

  • EA releases new Red Alert 3 PC demo
    Gaming

    EA releases new Red Alert 3 PC demo

    By 25 November 2008

    Anyone who hasn't made their mind up whether to purchase the PC version of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 yet, EA has released a new demo for you to download for free to get a flavour for it. Released in Europe on 31 October, Red Alert 3 is the latest...

  • HDMI sound glitches reported with NXE
    Gaming

    HDMI sound glitches reported with NXE

    By 24 November 2008

    If you've been having problems with your HDMI sound connected to the New Xbox Experience, it seems you are not alone. Microsoft has confirmed it is aware of sound glitches occuring from HDMI connections. Until we hear of an official solution to this problem,...

  • Dead Space demo available for 360 tomorrow
    Gaming

    Dead Space demo available for 360 tomorrow

    By 24 November 2008

    EA is set to release a Dead Space demo tomorrow on Xbox Live, while PlayStation 3 gamers will be able to get it from Thursday in the PlayStation Store. The demo of the space horror epic will let gamers get their hands on four of Isaac's mining tools,...

  • Capcom wins Dead Rising lawsuit
    Gaming

    Capcom wins Dead Rising lawsuit

    By 20 November 2008

    Capcom has won its court battle against the MKR Group, who sued the publisher claiming that its Dead Rising game had copied the format of the Dawn of the Dead films. However Judge Richard Seeborg has ruled in favour of Capcom, stating that the video game...

  • EA closes "secret" Blueprint division
    Gaming

    EA closes "secret" Blueprint division

    By 19 November 2008

    Just a few weeks after shutting down its Casual Label, EA has reportedly closed down its Blueprint division too, an area of the business supposedly also working on casual-orientated games. Blueprint has never been officially announced by EA, but a former...

  • Rockstar demonstrates the GTA IV PC video editor
    Gaming

    Rockstar demonstrates the GTA IV PC video editor

    By 19 November 2008

    Rockstar has released a set of four videos showing off what you can do with the video editor including the PC version of GTA IV, and it's really quite impressive to say the least. The PC game, released in Europe on 3rd December, allows you to hit F2 at...

  • EA announces Spore patch with free limbs
    Gaming

    EA announces Spore patch with free limbs

    By 18 November 2008

    EA has announced a brand new Spore patch that will give away free limbs to gamers as well as fix a few small glitches. A total of 24 free arms and legs will be available for players to take advantage of, and are being dished out to mark the US launch...

  • FIFA Manager 09 - PC review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    FIFA Manager 09 - PC review

    By 17 November 2008

    The FIFA Manager series has always struggled when compared to Sports Interactive’s Football Manager titles. While the latter was jam packed with intelligent AI, a realistic transfer system, and more tactical options than you could shake a hefty stick...

  • EA to release Wii fitness game
    Gaming

    EA to release Wii fitness game

    By 17 November 2008

    EA is set to make its debut in the Wii fitness marketplace, but will do so without the use of the Wii Balance Board, unlike many competitor games. EA Sports Active will instead see players strapping the Wiimote and Nunchuk to their body, and also use...

  • EA launches fitness challenge
    Gaming

    EA launches fitness challenge

    By 13 November 2008

    If you're bored of your Wii Fit, EA thinks it may have something to get you off your behind. The developer has launched EA Sports Active, which is a "customizable and personalized fitness product". And it's endorsed by fitness experts, including Bob Greene...

  • Dead Space - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Dead Space - Xbox 360 review

    By 10 November 2008

    Titles created with the intention of inducing a bit of a stink in your boxers certainly aren’t anything new. Every branch of this phenomena known as entertainment has been jam packed with pieces knocked up with almost the sole intention to scare you...

  • EA to close Casual Label
    Gaming

    EA to close Casual Label

    By 10 November 2008

    EA's Casual Label is set to be closed, the publisher has announced, following the departure of the label's president Kathy Vrabeck. Casual Label will now be merged with The Sims Label, where EA believes there is "compatibility" between the two with regards...

  • Hellgate: London return is Asia only
    Gaming

    Hellgate: London return is Asia only

    By 6 November 2008

    Just as we feared, the news that Hellgate: London is to return does not include the US and Europe. Namco Bandai clarified that the expansion pack planned and announced by HanbitSoft would not reach the West, because Namco Bandai still owns to the rights...

  • "No plans" to release Red Alert 3 PS3 this year, says EA
    Gaming

    "No plans" to release Red Alert 3 PS3 this year, says EA

    By 5 November 2008

    Electronic Arts has ended any speculation that Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 will be released for PlayStation 3 before Christmas with a simple answer. No. Earlier in the week, the game's producer David Silverman was quoted as saying that there were "definitely...

  • Fallout 3 debuts at top spot of All Format chart
    Gaming

    Fallout 3 debuts at top spot of All Format chart

    By 4 November 2008

    Fallout 3 has debuted at the top spot of the UK all-format chart this week, and demonstrated record sales for the series. In fact the game, developed by Bethesda for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, sold more than the combined sales of the original Fallout, its...

  • Hellgate: London set to return
    Gaming

    Hellgate: London set to return

    By 4 November 2008

    For any gamers distraught at the news that the Hellgate: London servers are set to close at the beginning of next year, the South Korean company that now owns the rights to the game has announced that it will be making a comeback. HanbitSoft has said...

  • Nintendo to produce games for DSiWare
    Gaming

    Nintendo to produce games for DSiWare

    By 4 November 2008

    Nintendo is set to produce a number of WarioWare titles, specifically designed for the DSi handheld. Nintendo president Saturo Iwata announced the news, which will see titles headed for the upcoming DS download service, DSiWare. Although we'll see some...

  • EA makes mistake with Red Alert 3 CD keys
    Gaming

    EA makes mistake with Red Alert 3 CD keys

    By 4 November 2008

    EA has made a bit of a mistake with the CD keys for Red Alert 3, printing many with 19 numbers instead of the required 20. However, in an attempt to disguise the mess up, EA has come up with a rather fantastic solution that gives you another game to play,...

  • Atari dates pre-Christmas games
    Gaming

    Atari dates pre-Christmas games

    By 4 November 2008

    Atari has released dates for all its games we can expect before Christmas. Alone in the Dark: Inferno for the PS3 will eventually see release on 14th November, some six months after its launch on Xbox 360 back in May. The game has had the "Inferno" added...

  • Metal Gear Online hits 1 million members
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Online hits 1 million members

    By 4 November 2008

    Konami has announced that Metal Gear Online, the multiplayer component of MGS4 launched in June, now has more then one million members signed up to play. As a thank you, Konami is going to be giving out free in-game points between 25th November and 9th...

  • Call of Duty 4 cleans up at Golden Joysticks
    Gaming

    Call of Duty 4 cleans up at Golden Joysticks

    By 3 November 2008

    Infinity Ward's shooter, Call of Duty 4 cleaned up at the 26th annual Golden Joystick awards on Friday, walking away with four of the coveted trophies. The game won the Nuts All-Nighter, ESA PC Game of the Year, GamesRadar.com Online Game of the Year...

  • UPDATE: Microsoft launches Xbox 360 Arcade Starter Pack
    Gaming

    UPDATE: Microsoft launches Xbox 360 Arcade Starter Pack

    By 3 November 2008

    Microsoft has launched a new Starter Pack designed for those with the base model Xbox 360 Arcade console in an attempt to help get them fully Live-integrated. Although Arcade users can currently get online, the lack of hard drive means that they struggle...

  • Worldwide DSi launch by summer 2009?
    Gaming

    Worldwide DSi launch by summer 2009?

    By 3 November 2008

    While gamers in Japan will have been able to get their hands on the new Nintendo DSi on Saturday, it seems the new handheld is likely to launch in overseas markets by next summer. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, said: "Specific plans will be unveiled...