Reviews & hands-on

  • Gaming

    PlayStation Now hands-on: The future of gaming, the death of the console as we know it?

    By 10 January 2014

    Welcome to the modern world. Gone are the days when popping to Blockbuster to grab a DVD was commonplace Friday night practice. Indeed disc-based formats could be on a slippery slope, even for gaming if PlayStation Now has anything to do with it. PlayStation...

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    Sony PS4 hands-on pictures and video

    By 17 September 2013

    We'll be 100 per cent honest, this is not a real PS4 you're looking at. It's an empty shell - well, nearly - that is used by magazines and websites to get photos of the console before the real hardware is ready. While that means we can't do much reviewing,...

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    Far Cry 3 preview

    By 10 October 2012

    Far Cry 3 certainly does things differently. In just 20 minutes of playtime we had taken a load of magic mushrooms, blown away a pack of tigers with a shotgun and flown a paraglider directly into a man's face. Traditionally a game about the open world,...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    FIFA 13 review

    By 1 October 2012

    The FIFA franchise is unique in the world of video games. Coming back with a new title each year, all surrounding the same sport, yet never feeling tired or boring - it consistently impresses. Each year in the build-up to the FIFA launch we try to second...

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    Little Big Planet PS Vita review

    By 20 September 2012

    This is the game the PS Vita should have launched with. It is, without doubt, one of the best portable titles we have ever played and shines well above the rest of the games currently available on the PS Vita, apart from, perhaps, Uncharted.  It is,...

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    Borderlands 2 review

    By 18 September 2012

    The original Borderlands was a game that shone with potential but in reality turned out to be more brown and boring than its in-game environments. Guilty on so many levels of simply underachieving for rather easily fixed reasons, has Borderlands 2 done...