FPS archive

  • Medal of Honor to do battle on Sony PSP
    Gaming

    Medal of Honor to do battle on Sony PSP

    By 6 August 2006

    Popular World War II game Medal of Honor is coming to Sony PSP. Electronic Arts announced that Medal of Honor Heroes will be out by the end of 2006, and promises all new storylines through three campaigns. The PSP’s wireless capabilities have given...

  • Hitman creators announce Kane and Lynch: Dead Men
    Gaming

    Hitman creators announce Kane and Lynch: Dead Men

    By 30 July 2006

    Eidos Interactive, the publisher behind the Lara Croft Tomb Raider series, has announced that it will be releasing a new title from the creators of the Hitman series, IO Interactive. According to the publisher, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men is a dark and gritty...

  • Prey - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Prey - Xbox360 review

    By 18 July 2006

    Prey’s been a long time in coming. In fact when its release was first slated, Jumanji was wowing kids everywhere and Foo Fighters released their debut album. Oh how we remember 1995. During its lengthy gestation period, Prey’s been sliced and diced...

  • Mac gamers get Gamerhood internet download service from Aspyr Media
    Gaming

    Mac gamers get Gamerhood internet download service from Aspyr Media

    By 12 July 2006

    Mac gamers are to get a new service that will allow them to download games directly to their computer this autumn. Developed by Software publisher Aspyr Media, famous for bringing The Sims and the Star Wars franchises to the Mac, has announced the launch...

  • Chromehounds - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Chromehounds - Xbox360 review

    By 12 July 2006

    There’s too few Xbox360 games on the shelves. See, I said it. I know we’re in the middle of the summer lull, but the pitiful amount of games available is a joke. For those of us who splashed out on Microsoft’s next gen wonder, the lack of variety...

  • Half Life 2 – Episode One - PC review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Half Life 2 – Episode One - PC review

    By 9 June 2006

    Valve Software is the master of the modern day first person shooter. No doubt about it. With jaw dropping titles like the original Half Life and the still awe inducing Half Life 2 in their collective lockers, they deserve all the success they can get....

  • Mac gamers get Call of Duty 2
    Gaming

    Mac gamers get Call of Duty 2

    By 26 May 2006

    Mac gamers will soon be able to play the World War II first person shooter game that PC and Xbox360 users have been shouting about following Aspyr Media's announcement that it is releasing a Mac version for both PowerPC and Intel based machines. Call...

  • Bungie Studios release Halo 3 teaser trailer
    Gaming

    Bungie Studios release Halo 3 teaser trailer

    By 10 May 2006

    Bungie Studios has released a teaser trailer for its next instalment of the Halo series due out next year. Although not telling you much, the trailer shows off the level of detail gamers can expect when it is launched on Microsoft's Xbox360 games console....

  • Xbox 360 gets F.E.A.R
    Gaming

    Xbox 360 gets F.E.A.R

    By 5 May 2006

    It has been said that it scares even grown up men, but soon Xbox360 gamers will also be able to get a piece of the action when Vivendi Games' F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) hits the console later this year. Currently being developed for the...

  • Activision announce new maps for Call of Duty 2 on Xbox360
    Gaming

    Activision announce new maps for Call of Duty 2 on Xbox360

    By 3 May 2006

    Activision has announced plans today to wage a campaign of new content for the next-gen leading Call of Duty2 with the release of nine multiplayer maps on Xbox Live online gaming service this week. The first four maps will be available for download this...

  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend - PS2 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend - PS2 review

    By 26 April 2006

    How time has flown. It's almost 10 years since the then emerging Derby-based developer Core Design hooked up with games whizz Toby Gard to fashion the first lady of games. Lara had it all. A shapely figure so loved by men and a sassy attitude to snare...

  • Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360 review

    By 26 April 2006

    Far Cry, one of the most luscious looking First Person Shooters has made its way to the Xbox360 in all its full Technicolor glory. The game centres around the lead character Jack Carver once again, however Far Cry Instincts Predator has one major bonus....

  • Oblivion maker moves on to Pirates of the Caribbean
    Gaming

    Oblivion maker moves on to Pirates of the Caribbean

    By 19 April 2006

    The Publisher of Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is to create Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow, a pirate-themed action game for the Sony PlayStation 2 and PC. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow will be available in July...

  • Ubisoft announces Red Steel for Nintendo Revolution
    Gaming

    Ubisoft announces Red Steel for Nintendo Revolution

    By 12 April 2006

    Ubisoft has announced the development of its first game for Nintendo's next generation console - the Revolution. The new first-person action title is set in modern-day Japan. Players will have to master both the ancient art of the katana and the sophisticated...

  • Gaming

    Mobile phone game name changed over concerns about title

    By 3 April 2006

    A mobile phone game called Office Massacre has had to change its name to Office Zombies following negative press over the title. The game centres around turning Monday in the office into a not so normal day allowing you to shoot your way through the other...

  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360 review

    By 17 March 2006

    While the Xbox360 still suffers from a lack of good solid titles, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon is hoping to put an end to that on the tactical squad based first person shooter side, but has the game got what it takes to win through? Based across a sprawling...

  • Black - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Black - PS2 review

    By 3 March 2006

    EA’s latest First Person Shooter shot straight in to the top slot in the games charts, but is its success repeated in the gameplay? It’s the usual story. You play a solider wrongly accused of breaking the rules and are now stuck in an interview room...

  • Gaming

    Microsoft says next version of Halo will be only for Vista

    By 10 February 2006

    Microsoft has announced that Halo 2 from Bungie will only be playable on its Windows Vista operating system. The move is likely to enrage gamers looking forward to playing the Master Commander on the PC. While the original PC game, ported from the Xbox...

  • King Kong - The Official Game of the Movie - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    King Kong - The Official Game of the Movie - Xbox360 review

    By 9 December 2005

    No big blockbuster movie would be without its movie tie-in. Peter Jackson's latest movie - a remake of the 1933 classic King Kong is no exception. But can the game of the movie match the star quality in the film? We beat our chest to find out. As with...

  • Quake 4 - PC review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Quake 4 - PC review

    By 9 December 2005

    One year after we reviewed Doom 3, Quake 4 has landed. It reintroduces us to the war with the Strogg race and you play Marine Matthew Kane once more, but adding the kind of storytelling and graphical improvements you’d expect for a gap of 8 years between...

  • Call of Duty 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Duty 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 5 December 2005

    Call of Duty 2 takes the action back to the battlefields of World War 2 and sees you pit your wits against the Axis forces as either Russian, British or American. But is the game gritty and real enough to throw you head first into the havoc of war? We...

  • Jackson looks likely to direct Halo: The Movie
    Gaming

    Jackson looks likely to direct Halo: The Movie

    By 5 December 2005

    Rumours are growing stronger that the Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson will film a movie version of the popular Xbox game Halo next year in New Zealand. According to the New Zealand Film and Video Technicians Guild, a professional organisation representing...

  • Serious Sam 2 - Xbox review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Serious Sam 2 - Xbox review

    By 3 December 2005

    You may have loved the first person shooter Serious Sam, but will the second in the series do the same again? We get blasting and find out. Coming straight out of Croatia, the follow up to Serious Sam is a cheeky little first person shooter featuring...

  • Perfect Dark Zero - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Perfect Dark Zero - Xbox360 review

    By 30 November 2005

    When Perfect Dark launched on the Nintendo N64 in 2000, it made people go out and buy the console. Microsoft is hoping the same will happen again with the Xbox360. We get down and dirty with Special Agent Joanna Dark in Perfect Dark Zero to find out....

  • Doom movie tops US box office
    Gaming

    Doom movie tops US box office

    By 24 October 2005

    A movie version of the classic first-person shooter series Doom staring The Rock has topped the US and Canada box office according to studio estimates. Doom debuted this weekend at number one in the States with $15.4m (£8.7m). Racing drama Dreamer was...