FPS archive

  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 22 March 2007

    Tactical shooters are two a penny these days. We’re thinking of Rainbow Six: Vegas, Battlefield 2 and Conflict Zone. But when it’s from Ubisoft and part of the Tom Clancy series, you’ve just got to sit up and take notice. This high scoring franchise...

  • Gears of War to become Hollywood blockbuster
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    Gears of War to become Hollywood blockbuster

    By 21 March 2007

    Xbox 360 smash Gears of War is to become a movie following New Line Cinema, the company behind Lord of the Rings, buying the film rights to the game. No doubt set to follow in the footsteps of other Hollywood greats such Mario Bros, Streetfighter and...

  • Crysis - PC - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Crysis - PC - First Look review

    By 20 March 2007

    Crysis is expected to be one of the biggest games on the PC when it comes out later this year. We were given the chance to have a sneak peak at the new game months before its launch. So what can you expect from the game that is going to demand more of...

  • Microsoft Halo 3 to come in three flavours
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    Microsoft Halo 3 to come in three flavours

    By 16 March 2007

    Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios today confirmed the first details of the hotly anticipated Halo 3 due out later this year. Just like the multiple versions of Vista, Microsoft will be offering three versions of the game to suit a range of gamers....

  • Shadowrun - Xbox 360 - FIRST LOOK review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Shadowrun - Xbox 360 - FIRST LOOK review

    By 28 February 2007

    Shadowrun plans to do something that has never been done before; bring Xbox 360 and Windows Vista gamers together on one platform to battle it out. Pocket-lint was invited for a preview of the game in London before its official launch in the UK later...

  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 FIRST LOOK review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 FIRST LOOK review

    By 1 February 2007

    Still regarded as one of the Xbox 360’s best online titles, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter continues to be played by thousands of 360 owning online gamers every single night of the week. And now with the much craved GRAW 2 single-player demo now available...

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3 screens
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    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3 screens

    By 25 January 2007

    It's a UK launch title for the console so its only fitting on the day of the announcement from Sony, Ubisoft has released more screens and some artwork for its up-coming Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3. The PlayStation 3 version...

  • Lost Planet - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Lost Planet - Xbox 360 review

    By 25 January 2007

    If Capcom continue how it's been doing the last few years they’re going to clean up. We’re thinking of the likes of Dead Rising, Okami, Resident Evil 4, Killer 7, Viewtiful Joe and Devil May Cry 3. This massive Japanese corporation is steeped in gaming...

  • EA announce Battlefield 2142: Northen Strike booster pack
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    EA announce Battlefield 2142: Northen Strike booster pack

    By 21 January 2007

    EA has announced it is developing a new expansion pack for its Battlefield 2142 series. The new game called Battlefield 2142: Northen Strike promises to drop gamers deep into a desperate conflict for control of Earth’s last scraps of inhabitable land...

  • Microsoft sells 3m copies of Gears of War
    Gaming

    Microsoft sells 3m copies of Gears of War

    By 21 January 2007

    Do you own an Xbox 360? Then chances are you own a copy of Gears of War and you're not alone. Microsoft is reporting that it has sold more than 3 million copies of the squad based shooter on the Xbox 360 in the 10 weeks after its launch. Furthermore the...

  • Red Steel - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Red Steel - Nintendo Wii review

    By 4 January 2007

    So you got your Wii for Christmas but want to play something more than just Zelda or another round of ten pin bowling. Ubisoft believes it has the answer with Red Steel a gun tooting, sword swinging martial arts game. According to the storyline, armed...

  • Ubisoft reveal details of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
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    Ubisoft reveal details of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

    By 11 December 2006

    Ubisoft's Tom Clancy series of videogames is about to get a new addition to the family in the form of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2. This next installment is designed for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, and Windows PC, and Ubisoft are hoping to build...

  • Bungie launches Halo 3 ad to drum up beta testers
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    Bungie launches Halo 3 ad to drum up beta testers

    By 4 December 2006

    The clever marketing people at Bungie have developed a 60 second ad about Halo 3 that will be aired today, 4 December, first on US TV, then on Xbox.com, and then on the Xbox Marketplace. The hype is to generate interest not only in the game, but also...

  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - Xbox 360 review

    By 1 December 2006

    Rainbow Six has been around for a while, so what makes Ubisoft think it has the answer this time around? Pocket-lint headed off to Vegas (virtually) to find out. To cut to the chase if you liked Ghost Recon Advanced Warrior last year then you're going...

  • Resistance: Fall of Man - PS3 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Resistance: Fall of Man - PS3 review

    By 21 November 2006

    Resistance: Fall of Man on the PS3 is probably best described as Call of Duty crossed with a Sci-Fi B-Movie. Set in 1950s England, a species of unknown origin known only as the Chimera have conquered Asia and most of Europe in mere decades. Seeing the...

  • Gears of War - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Gears of War - Xbox 360 review

    By 20 November 2006

    Microsoft is so confident that its latest gaming epic, Gears of War is so good, it's released it on the same weekend that Sony and Nintendo has their new consoles. So it is good enough to woo those in line to go Xbox 360? Following on from our First Look...

  • FEAR - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    FEAR - Xbox 360 review

    By 16 November 2006

    No, not a gaming version of the cracking Ian Brown track (though we’re intrigued how that’d work if some developer fancies a pop?) but a spooky first person shooter/thriller with more than a few influences culled from recent Asian horror flicks that...

  • Bungie to release multiplayer beta of Halo 3 next spring
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    Bungie to release multiplayer beta of Halo 3 next spring

    By 15 November 2006

    In honour of Halo’s fifth anniversary today, developers Bungie has announced plans for a multiplayer version of Halo 3. The beta will be made available on Xbox Live next Spring, although the full release won’t be available until later in 2007. Bungie...

  • Call of Duty 3 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Duty 3 - Xbox 360 review

    By 10 November 2006

    The latest follow up to the hugely popular Call of Duty series, Call of Duty 3 sees you once again thrown on to the battlefronts of World War II. This time the story is all about the liberation of Paris as the Allied Forces work their way through France...

  • Battlefield 2142 - PC review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Battlefield 2142 - PC review

    By 7 November 2006

    Here’s a question for gaming geniuses out there. How many hours do you think the Battlefield series of titles have been played for? Seriously, think about it for a second. It’s a multi million seller, so even if half its users play a mere hour per...

  • Halo movie put on hold for now
    Gaming

    Halo movie put on hold for now

    By 1 November 2006

    A couple of weeks ago Pocket-lint reported that the movie based on the videogame Halo had lost the backing of Universal Studios and Fox, but the Microsoft and Peter Jackson’s production team were still committed to making the film. In a statement made...

  • Gears of War - Xbox360 - FIRST LOOK review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Gears of War - Xbox360 - FIRST LOOK review

    By 23 October 2006

    Gears of War is expected to be the must have game for over 18s this Christmas on the Xbox360. Pocket-lint was given early access to the game. It's the same old story. You are Marcus Fenix, a disgraced former war hero, as he fends off an alien species...

  • Halo movie to go ahead without Universal and Fox
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    Halo movie to go ahead without Universal and Fox

    By 23 October 2006

    Last week it was announced that movie studios Universal and Fox had decided to pull out of a project to turn the Xbox video game Halo into a feature film. Microsoft has since released a statement to confirm that it is still planning on going ahead with...

  • Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
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    Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

    By 6 October 2006

    The new BAFTA awards for videogames were held last night in London and recognised Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter as Game of the Year as well as for Technical Achievement. It beat out Black, Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training and Lego Star...

  • Ubisoft releases details about Far Cry on the Nintendo Wii
    Gaming

    Ubisoft releases details about Far Cry on the Nintendo Wii

    By 22 September 2006

    The next chronicle in the story of Jack Carver is to be unveiled on Nintendo’s Wii, called Far Cry Vengeance. Based on Far Cry Evolution, Vengeance takes the story a step further with a new storyline, new maps, and new weapons to take advantage of the...