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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - quick play preview

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - quick play preview

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EA is really trying to whip up a frenzy with this one. When the title was announced at Gamescom they managed to get James and Oliver Phelps up on stage to big it up. Whaddya mean you don't know who they are? They're Hollywood royalty - they play the Weasley... >>

Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

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It wasn't all about brand new gaming over in Cologne at Gamescom.  Well, 99 per cent of it was - but there was an awesome section from the guys at Return Magazine who were displaying an incredible array of retro gaming consoles. It certainly stirred... >>

Sonic Free Riders - quick play preview

Sonic Free Riders - quick play preview

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Sonic Free Riders, from the Sonic team and O-Two, is like Mario Kart but not suitable for chubsters as this is a Kinect title - so involves some fairly robust controlling motions. But does the Kinect experience take-away from the gameplay? And can it... >>

Windows Phone 7 to offer real-time Xbox LIVE gaming

Windows Phone 7 to offer real-time Xbox LIVE gaming

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A Microsoft rep over at the X10 event in Toronto has spilled the beans regarding a possible real-time gaming scenario between Windows Phone 7's Xbox LIVE hub and the Xbox 360 console. "Initially we're turn by turn-based", he said. "We are working on real-time... >>

Gamescom 2010: Case Modding Championships

Gamescom 2010: Case Modding Championships

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One of the most interesting side-attractions at Gamescom this year was the 9th Annual Case Modding Championships with its Live Modding challenge. Over the 5 days of the expo, pairs of expert case modders - who had been invited by organisers DCMM - were... >>

amBX ready to light up your gaming

amBX ready to light up your gaming

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Mad Catz was showing some pretty cool tech off over at Gamescom including the RAT 9 gaming mouse and a whole bunch of Call of Duty: Black Ops peripherals.  But the one thing that really caught our eye, literally, was the amBX lighting PC additions that... >>

Nvidia brings 3D gaming to your living room

Nvidia brings 3D gaming to your living room

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One of the key themes of E3, that subsequently carried over to Gamescom, was that of 3D gaming. And Pocket-lint was on hand at the Nvidia centre at the Koelnmesse to catch the latest 3D developments from the GPU giant. Whilst there, we were given a hands-on... >>

Windows Phone 7 getting Xbox 360 Kinect features

Windows Phone 7 getting Xbox 360 Kinect features

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The Kinect and Windows Phone 7 hook up rumours just got a little bit more real over in Cologne at Gamescom, where one of the fathers of Kinect, Kudo Tsunoda, strongly hinted to Pocket-lint that some form of compatibility is on the horizon. Speaking at... >>

Move over PS3 - Kinect could accessorise

Move over PS3 - Kinect could accessorise

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Sony has had some fun as of late with its Kevin Butler videos mocking Microsoft's Kinect for its lack of "buttons" and asking: "Who wants to pretend their hand is a gun? What is this, third grade?" But it could be that the big M has the last laugh as... >>

VIDEO: Milo and Kate - the TED talk

VIDEO: Milo and Kate - the TED talk

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Earlier this year gaming supremo Peter Molyneux debuted what he believed was possible with Microsoft's Kinect accessory for the Xbox 360, and now, some months later, TED has released the video for all to watch. Milo and Kate show how using the Kinect... >>