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  • Run a reliable service with Bus Simulator 2008
    Gaming

    Run a reliable service with Bus Simulator 2008

    By 9 May 2008

    Oh c'mon you know this is the game you've been waiting for all year. Bus Simulator 2008 is a new game for the PC that combines the thrills of driving a bus with the business of running a bus company. No, we kid you not. This is a serious stuff. No taking...

  • Call of Duty 5 details announced
    Gaming

    Call of Duty 5 details announced

    By 9 May 2008

    Activision has announced that the widely popular Call of Duty franchise is to return, and will be making a comeback to the PS2 and Wii after a 2-year hiatus. The new instalment is planned for multi-platform release before the end of Activision's 2009...

  • Haze demo now available on PSN
    Gaming

    Haze demo now available on PSN

    By 8 May 2008

    Those looking forwarded to the release of Haze at the end of the month, can enjoy a little preview of the game in a fully playable demo now available on PSN. A great addition to the demo is that it gives you not only a taste of single-player action, but...

  • Doom 4 announced as in production
    Gaming

    Doom 4 announced as in production

    By 7 May 2008

    Doom fans listen up. id Software has announced that it has begun production on Doom 4, and is currently in the process of expanding its internal team of developers to work on the sequel. In a statement posted on the id Software website CEO Todd Hollenshead...

  • Mirror's Edge trailer released
    Gaming

    Mirror's Edge trailer released

    By 7 May 2008

    Parkour is coming to a games console and PC near you later this year. EA used the PlayStation Day in London event to release the first trailer for Mirror's Edge a new movement-based first person shooter. The trailer, which features actual game footage,...

  • Killzone 2 delayed
    Gaming

    Killzone 2 delayed

    By 7 May 2008

    Gamers keen to get playing the highly anticipated Killzone 2 on the PS3 will have to bare some bad news. Sony has said that it will not be releasing the game until February 2009. The move means that Resistance 2, another big first person shooter from...

  • Prototype release pushed back to 2009
    Gaming

    Prototype release pushed back to 2009

    By 6 May 2008

    Sierra has confirmed that its forthcoming third-person open-world game Prototype has been delayed until next year. In a statement the publisher said: "Sierra Entertainment and Radical Entertainment have made the decision to shift Prototype to launch in...

  • "Casual gaming" slammed by Rockstar exec
    Gaming

    "Casual gaming" slammed by Rockstar exec

    By 6 May 2008

    With the release of the Wii, and to some extent the DS, casual gaming is at arguably one of its highest levels in recent years, with people who wouldn't usually pick up a gaming controller doing so for the first time, and using it only every now and then....

  • Report suggests Nintendo set to conquer Europe
    Gaming

    Report suggests Nintendo set to conquer Europe

    By 1 May 2008

    A report from DFC Intelligence has suggested that "Nintendo will be the leader in Europe over the next few years". The game industry research company suggested that Nintendo is now beginning to emulate the earlier strengths Sony had in the European market...

  • Assault Heroes 2 gets May launch date
    Gaming

    Assault Heroes 2 gets May launch date

    By 30 April 2008

    The oh-so-originally named sequel to 2006's Assault Heroes, Assault Heroes 2, has been given a May launch date. Just in time for your summer gaming rota, the Xbox Live arcade game will be making its comeback on 14 May. Reportedly completely revamped for...

  • Prototype violence to be cut
    Gaming

    Prototype violence to be cut

    By 29 April 2008

    Radical Entertainment has said they are working hard to ensure gamers in Australia and Germany can get their hands on Prototype - even if that means editing a lot of the violence from the game. Both regions are notorious for demanding cuts - Australians...

  • Halo 3 Legendary Map Pack announced
    Gaming

    Halo 3 Legendary Map Pack announced

    By 21 March 2008

    Microsoft and Bungie have announced that the next wave of "Halo 3" downloadable content will come on the 15 April for gamers eager to play more multi-player maps. Available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 800 Microsoft Points, around £7.50, the new map...

  • Condemned 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Condemned 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 18 March 2008

    As one of the Xbox 360s launch titles, Condemned was the game of choice for the more mature gamer. With its dark brooding atmosphere, grizzly visuals, and horrifically primeval combat, it was a real treat for those eager to not only see what HD gaming...

  • 3rd Space "FPS" gaming vest launches in UK
    Gaming

    3rd Space "FPS" gaming vest launches in UK

    By 17 March 2008

    Gadget gurus Firebox are now offering the 3rd Space FPS Vest. This state-of-the-art flak jacket uses patented pneumatic technology to simulate bullet hits, punches, body slams, explosions and more for PC gamers. It can even simulate the precise direction...

  • Turning Point: Fall of Liberty – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Turning Point: Fall of Liberty – Xbox 360 review

    By 17 March 2008

    With wartime shooters ten a penny over the last decade or so, a decent twist on the genre can be enough to get a game noticed. And with Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, that’s exactly the hope. The idea is that without Winston Churchill proclaiming that...

  • Conflict: Denied Ops - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 1.5 out of 5

    Conflict: Denied Ops - Xbox 360 review

    By 6 March 2008

    The Conflict series has been a steady little earner over the years. Its tactical nature starring a team of four has been taken all over the world, and enthralled many a gamer eager for a little strategic gaming to go with the hectic blasting action. So...

  • Turok – PS3 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Turok – PS3 review

    By 22 February 2008

    Bringing an old classic bang up to date isn’t anything new in the game world. Blimey, barely a week goes by without some aging classic being transformed into some gaudy modern day title to extract a quick buck from us types that remember the gaming...

  • Gears of War 2 confirmed for November
    Gaming

    Gears of War 2 confirmed for November

    By 21 February 2008

    Microsoft has confirmed its 2008 line-up for the Xbox 360 promising a sequel to Gears of War for November. The news, which is likely to make Gears fans overjoyed, will join sequels to other popular titles such as Fable and Ninja Gaiden. The highly anticipated...

  • The Club - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    The Club - Xbox 360 review

    By 19 February 2008

    That old adage of never judging a book by its cover has never proven so wise as when attached to The Club. At first glance, The Club appears to be another of those brainless shooters with a hefty body count. But dig a little deeper and you discover that...

  • Soldier of Fortune: Payback – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Soldier of Fortune: Payback – Xbox 360 review

    By 23 January 2008

    The original Soldier of Fortune shocked all with its gruesome brand of FPS action back in 2000. While many screamed that its sheer existence acted to the detriment of a games industry still seemingly obsessed with violence by the mass media, it somehow...

  • Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 - PSP review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 - PSP review

    By 26 December 2007

    Medal of Honor is back once again on the PSP, but can the WWII first person shooter capture our imaginations once again? We pick up a rifle and find out. The storyline is simple: It's June 6th, 1944, and the war is far from over. In you step in to the...

  • Bioshock gets new content via update
    Gaming

    Bioshock gets new content via update

    By 5 December 2007

    2K Games has released new downloadable content for players for Bioshock on both Xbox 360 and the PC. The new content includes new Plasmids and Tonics, achievements and interface upgrades, and is now available as free downloadable content from Xbox LIVE...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 must sell a million
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 must sell a million

    By 3 December 2007

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots must sell one million copies on day one if it is to make any money, according to Reuters. Ryan Payton, the game's producer, revealed that the new game "needs to sell over a million copies on the first day it goes...

  • Metroid  Prime 3: Corruption – Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – Nintendo Wii review

    By 21 November 2007

    Answering the call of hardcore gamers for games that don't involve improving your brain power, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption makes its way to Nintendo's Wii. But is there a market for a First Person Shooter on the cutesy console? We get gaming to find out....

  • Crysis - PC review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Crysis - PC review

    By 19 November 2007

    The build-up of Crysis has typified what most see as the horrible world of PC gaming. Every gloriously detailed screenshot has been fawned over as if it was the epitome of absolute beauty, with all other titles compared to these dazzling early screenshots,...