FPS archive

  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Xbox 360 review

    By 7 November 2007

    The latest episode in the Call of Duty series hits the gaming community, but has the move to modern warfare brought an improvement in the visceral experience or made it just another first person shooter? Gone are the World War Two battlefields, the Russian...

  • The Orange Box - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    The Orange Box - Xbox 360 review

    By 19 October 2007

    Half-Life is back once again, but rather than just offer Episode Two on its own, Valve and EA have decided to bundle it with four other games. Does this show a weakness, or one fantastic offering? We don a hazard suit to find out. Nothing to do with mobile...

  • Enemy Territories: Quake Wars – PC review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Enemy Territories: Quake Wars – PC review

    By 8 October 2007

    Online only gaming is the future. That’s been the calling from a hefty chunk of the gaming world for around about a decade now. The only problem is, outside the incredible World of Warcraft, and the addictive Halo series, there’s been no real poster...

  • Stranglehold – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Stranglehold – Xbox 360 review

    By 26 September 2007

    I’ve absolutely no qualms with admitting that two of my most replayed titles from the last few years have been the Max Payne action based shoot-em-ups. It might lack the kind of depth and story that most gaming critics clamour for, but it made up for...

  • Halo 3 launches in the UK
    Gaming

    Halo 3 launches in the UK

    By 25 September 2007

    The third installment of Halo has launched in the UK following a celebrity launch party in London. Spilt over two events at the IMAX cinema and bar 24 in Soho, Microsoft released Halo 3, which has become the biggest media entertainment launch in history,...

  • Mass Effect - Xbox 360 - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Mass Effect - Xbox 360 - First Look review

    By 17 September 2007

    Mass Effect is a story-based first person shooter set in the future. We were allowed to battle our way against the forces of evil. So what do we think? Read on to find out. Three and a half years in development the storyline follows you determining the...

  • Medal of Honor: Airborne – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Medal of Honor: Airborne – Xbox 360 review

    By 12 September 2007

    While Medal of Honor’s fellow WWII-based shooting-based series, Call of Duty, may be looking to modern conflicts for inspiration, MoH is still firmly dug in to WWII. Those brave paratroopers who plummeted deep behind enemy lines are the focus this time...

  • Halo's Master Chief to be immortalised in wax for Madame Tussauds
    Gaming

    Halo's Master Chief to be immortalised in wax for Madame Tussauds

    By 11 September 2007

    Halo's Master Chief is set to be the first ever video game character to be immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds. The Master Chief waxwork stands at an impressive (and roughly accurate) 7-foot 2-inches tall, with an approximate finished weight of 275lbs....

  • Gears of War Hidden Front Map Pack goes free
    Gaming

    Gears of War Hidden Front Map Pack goes free

    By 3 September 2007

    Gears of War fans will be able to download the Hidden Fronts Map Pack for free from today. With nearly 500,000 downloads to date, the “Gears of War” Hidden Fronts Map Pack has become the No. 1 piece of premium downloadable content on Xbox LIVE Marketplace,...

  • BioShock not coming to PS3
    Gaming

    BioShock not coming to PS3

    By 27 August 2007

    BioShock makers 2K Games have confirmed that they won't be releasing a PS3 version of the underwater first person shooter. In an interview with gaming website Joystiq, Ken Levine, the lead designer for the game said that: "There is no PS3 version of BioShock...

  • Halo 3 Xbox 360 priced for UK
    Gaming

    Halo 3 Xbox 360 priced for UK

    By 23 August 2007

    After hearing the Halo 3 Xbox 360 price announced for the States and Australia, UK gamers were beginning to wonder where their price announcement was ... well, Microsoft were obviously waiting for the Games Con to break the news. Fans will be able to...

  • Bioshock – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Bioshock – Xbox 360 review

    By 21 August 2007

    Every gamer out there can’t have failed to hear all about Bioshock. Billed as an FPS set in a mysterious underground art-deco dwelling known as Rapture, the hype has been building for an incredible amount of time. But can it really be even half as good...

  • id Software confirms Rage and Steam distribution
    Gaming

    id Software confirms Rage and Steam distribution

    By 7 August 2007

    id Software, makers of Doom and Quake has unveiled more details of its latest gaming venture; Rage at QuakeCon. The game, which first got an outing at Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote speech in June will see players fight an oppressive government in a post-apocalyptic...

  • Gears of War coming to a PC near you
    Gaming

    Gears of War coming to a PC near you

    By 12 July 2007

    Not content with bringing Halo to the PC, Microsoft has announced at E3 that it will be bringing other Xbox 360 titles to Vista. The latest games to get a console to PC re-working are Christmas 2006 Smash hit Gears of War and Viva Pinata. Promised before...

  • Call of Juarez - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Juarez - Xbox 360 review

    By 3 July 2007

    With World War Two stories running dry and alien infestations getting rather matter of fact, Ubisoft has turned to the classic Western for its latest First Person Shooter - Call of Juarez. The new port for the Xbox 360 game brings the 2006 PC title to...

  • The Darkness - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    The Darkness - Xbox 360 review

    By 25 June 2007

    No, The Darkness isn't the game of the rock pop band staring Justin Hawkins in spandex, but a horror First Person Shooter based around a 21-year-old hitman for the mafia. It's clearly tough being a gangster. According to 2K Games, there's the stress of...

  • Sony apologise for Manchester Cathedral reference in PS3 game
    Gaming

    Sony apologise for Manchester Cathedral reference in PS3 game

    By 15 June 2007

    Sony has apologised for including Manchester cathedral in its PS3 First Person Shooter Resistance: Fall of Man. In a letter from the European President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, David Reeves, said that "It was not our intention to cause offence...

  • Shadowrun - PC  review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Shadowrun - PC review

    By 15 June 2007

    Few of you would put Bill Gates on your Christmas card list, but you’ve got to thank Microsoft for bringing online gaming to the masses. Latest stats show around half of all Xbox 360 owners log on to Microsoft’s Xbox Live service on a regular basis....

  • Tony Blair gets involved in PS3 Church fiasco
    Gaming

    Tony Blair gets involved in PS3 Church fiasco

    By 14 June 2007

    Tony Blair, the British Prime Minister has stepped in by mentioning the case of the Church of England looking to sue Sony for featuring Manchester Cathedral in the computer game Resistance: Fall of Man during Prime Minister’s questions. The Prime Minister...

  • Halo 2 - PC review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Halo 2 - PC review

    By 11 June 2007

    PC gamers can say what they like about the Halo series. There’s no arguing with the millions of Xbox owners who fire up broadband and joyfully gun their compadres into bloody chunks of flesh. Master Chief may be a faceless killing machine, but to console...

  • Resident Evil 4 - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Resident Evil 4 - Nintendo Wii review

    By 5 June 2007

    Claimed by some to be the "Best game ever made" the classic zombie slasher has made it to the Nintendo Wii, so should you get excited? We took a look at Nintendo's Wii house in the heart of London to find out. First seen in January 2005 on Nintendo's...

  • Paritial nudity delays Halo 2
    Gaming

    Paritial nudity delays Halo 2

    By 28 May 2007

    US gamers are having to wait another week to play Halo 2 on the PC following the discovery that the game includes partial nudity. The offending picture is a photograph of an individual showing his bare backside and is accessible within Halo 2 Vista's...

  • F.E.A.R - PS3  review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    F.E.A.R - PS3 review

    By 6 May 2007

    Okay, so F.E.A.R has been out for some time on the Xbox 360 and the PC, but now PlayStation 3 console gamers get their chance to be scared half to death by a video game. So should you bother? We pick up our controller and find out. If you've played any...

  • Medal of Honor Vanguard - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Medal of Honor Vanguard - Nintendo Wii review

    By 18 April 2007

    Ho hum, yet another World War II first person shooter. Call of Duty rules this particular roost these days, so Vanguard has got to be something pretty special to get our pulses racing. We’re surprised by how little has been said about this game. When...

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl - PC review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl - PC review

    By 11 April 2007

    Most of us would like to think of ourselves as ambitious, but our trials are nothing compared with the developers of Shadow of Chernobyl. They’ve been beavering away on this massive nuclear wasteland for over half a decade. Set in the exclusion zone...