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Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

By 23 March 2015

No sooner had Nintendo announced both a new console and plans to extend its own gaming franchises to mobile devices than everybody was queuing to write off the Wii U again. However, recent hardware sales figures and critical acclaim for the titles that... >>

Mad Catz Lynx 9 mobile gaming controller is as cool (and complex) as the Batcycle (hands-on)

Mad Catz Lynx 9 mobile gaming controller is as cool (and complex) as the Batcycle (hands-on)

By 20 March 2015

At first glance you might think you're looking at a maquette of the Batcycle. Or, based on another picture, maybe the Batarang. But, no, this is the Mad Catz Lynx 9, a mobile gaming controller that can cater for phones, phablets, tablets and pretty much... >>

You can pay for Bloodborne with your own blood, as long as you’re Danish

You can pay for Bloodborne with your own blood, as long as you’re Danish

By 20 March 2015

Danish PS4 owners could nab a copy of the PlayStation exclusive Bloodborne on its release in exchange for their own blood. The GivBlod association in Denmark is offering copies of the game to prospective blood donors in order to top up its reserves. The... >>

You can play as Predator and Jason Vorhees in Mortal Kombat X, things just got a whole lot more savage

You can play as Predator and Jason Vorhees in Mortal Kombat X, things just got a whole lot more savage

By 20 March 2015

Rumours emerged in February that the forthcoming new Mortal Kombat game for Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC would feature downloadable content with extra characters from movies. And now they seem to have been corroborated by the official Xbox store.... >>

Mario Party 10 review: For the kids, but not party of the year
3.5 out of 5

Mario Party 10 review: For the kids, but not party of the year

By 20 March 2015

Nintendo indisputably makes some of the world's favourite games franchises, but Mario Party has never really caught the public imagination in the manner of, say, the Mario or Zelda games. Is Mario Party 10 the title to do it? Admittedly, the Mario Party... >>

Resident Evil Revelations 2 review: All episodes complete, finally Resi's anticipated return to form?
4 out of 5

Resident Evil Revelations 2 review: All episodes complete, finally Resi's anticipated return to form?

By 20 March 2015

Embracing the 21st century is perhaps the last attribute one would associate with the revered Resident Evil franchise, whose most recent instalments have looked distinctly antediluvian. Yet Revelations 2 – the second iteration of a non-core franchise... >>

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth
4 out of 5

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth

By 20 March 2015

Battlefield: Hardline means franchise-reboot business for Electronic Arts' multiplayer first-person shooter. But a rethink was needed after 2013's Battlefield 4: which, although it had moments of brilliant fun with destructible building mechanics and... >>

Move over Wally, The Beano's Where's Dennis is far more fun

Move over Wally, The Beano's Where's Dennis is far more fun

By 18 March 2015

The Beano has continued its digital plans for a sustained future for the comic with a new iPad game that owes much to Where's Wally and its US equivalent Where's Waldo? Where's Dennis (and Gnasher!): The Beano Search-and-Find is a completely free download... >>

What Nintendo smartphone games do we want?

What Nintendo smartphone games do we want?

By 17 March 2015

Nintendo has announced a partnership with DeNA that will see the companies using existing Nintendo characters in new games on smartphones and tablets. Nintendo hasn't made any statements about specifics, so there's been no confirmation of what we will... >>

PlayStation Now comes to the UK: What is it, and how can you get it?

PlayStation Now comes to the UK: What is it, and how can you get it?

By 17 March 2015

Officially detailed around a year ago, PlayStation Now has been available in the US and Canada under an Open Beta scheme for all owners of PlayStation consoles and some Sony TVs (Samsung sets joining the fun too). And now it's finally coming to the UK... >>