quick play archive

  • Inversion quick play preview
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    Inversion quick play preview

    By 22 August 2011

    Inversion is a game that doesn’t so much defy your expectations as - literally - turn them upside down. What looks like a straightforward third-person shooter in the Gears of War mould turns out to have a distinctive twist. Using advanced, alien technology...

  • From Dust quick play preview
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    From Dust quick play preview

    By 22 July 2011

    Downloadable console titles continue to get better. Xbox Live Arcade and the PSN are now brimming with affordable, high quality content to be ripped straight to your gaming hard drive.  From Dust is no exception, creating an easy to pick up and highly...

  • El Shaddai quick play preview
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    El Shaddai quick play preview

    By 22 July 2011

    Nowadays games like to play it safe. Things like narrative, controls, gameplay and graphics all exist to appease the average gamer. Every so often however a piece of software comes along that is so outrageously against the grain, that even the most middle...

  • E3 Quick Play: Rage
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    E3 Quick Play: Rage

    By 6 July 2011

    When the creator of the First Person Shooter gets to work building a new First Person Shooter you’ve got to sit up and pay attention and after a number of years in development and even a switch of publishers, it looks like we are finally about ready...

  • E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster
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    E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster

    By 6 July 2011

    Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster sees the monsters of Sesame Street head to your computer. But is it as scary as it sounds, is it just another kids TV show cash it, or are you and your kids going to get some reward out of it somehow? We caught up with...

  • E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City
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    E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

    By 6 July 2011

    The first won a BAFTA, but how does its sequel, Batman Arkham CIty, compare to the first? We tracked down the game at this year's E3 in Los Angeles to find out what to expect and what it's like. Will the Joker return, what are the graphics like, and is...

  • E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2
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    E3 Quick Play: Dance Central 2

    By 6 July 2011

    Dance Central rocked Kinect players, showing that video games don’t have to be lazy affairs on the sofa. Now as Dance Central 2 gets ready to be released in November 2011, we tracked down the energetic game at E3 in Los Angeles to find out whether you...

  • E3 Quick Play: Super Mario 3D
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    E3 Quick Play: Super Mario 3D

    By 23 June 2011

    Mario is back, and back in 3D. That was the big Nintendo news for Mario fans at this year after everyone’s favourite plumber missing the launch of the Nintendo 3DS earlier in the year. But is he going to be fashionably late, or just one of those guests...

  • E3 Quick Play: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
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    E3 Quick Play: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    By 22 June 2011

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception heads to a PS3 near you on 1 November 2011 just in time for Christmas. But while we wait for that magical day to come, Pocket-lint caught up with the game at this year's E3 in Los Angeles to see whether it's living up to...

  • E3 Quick Play: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

    By 17 June 2011

    With just months to go before Call of Duty fans will be able to get their hands on the next instalment in the franchise, we tracked down the game at this year's E3 to have a behind-closed-doors session with two of the new levels. Introduced to us by none...

  • E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier
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    E3 Quick Play: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier

    By 17 June 2011

    Ghost Recon Future Soldier is back, well if you count coming in 2012 as back, with a host of new features, a stack of new weapons and a new campaign to master. It's also got Kinect support, and plenty of other treats in store. But should you wait out...

  • E3 Quick Play: Fruit Ninja Kinect
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    E3 Quick Play: Fruit Ninja Kinect

    By 17 June 2011

    The mobile game has made it to the big screen, but is it just as much fun? We tracked down the new Kinect game at E3 in Los Angeles to find out more. Is it just about slicing and dicing your way through fruit or is there something more to the action now...

  • E3 Quick Play: Fable: The Journey
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    E3 Quick Play: Fable: The Journey

    By 17 June 2011

    The next Fable has been announced, but before you run to play Fable 3 again in preparation, it's not Fable 4. This time Molynuex and the gang have turned to the Kinect sensor for the Xbox 360, creating a game that exists in the Fable world but doesn't...

  • E3 Quick Play: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
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    E3 Quick Play: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

    By 15 June 2011

    While all the focus at the Microsoft press conference was on Halo 4 and the start of a new trilogy coming 2012, behind closed doors Microsoft was showing another Halo title; Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary a remastered version of the original Halo for...

  • E3 Quick Play: Tomb Raider
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    E3 Quick Play: Tomb Raider

    By 15 June 2011

    Lara croft is back and about to get the same treatment as Batman – a reboot, but can you bare to wait it out, should you wait it out, or will it all be dashed at the last hurdle. While we can’t answer all those questions, we can tell you what we think...

  • E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3

    By 15 June 2011

    Available for the first time on three platforms – Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, Mass Effect is back (well kind of if you count a March 2012 release date being back). Still will it be any good, will the wait be worthwhile, and what happens to Commnander Shepard?...

  • E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
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    E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

    By 15 June 2011

    The Elder Scrolls are back, this time in a fifth installment, but with the boys from the Elder Scrolls IV off the case and the Fallout 3 team working their magic, is it a game you'll want to play? If that's a yes you've still got to contend with the new...

  • E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3
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    E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3

    By 14 June 2011

    Battlefield is back and ready for you to play the third instalment of the multiplayer game, but can it compare to the second outing, will it beat Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and has it got enough to take out Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon...

  • E3 Quick Play: Need for Speed The Run
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    E3 Quick Play: Need for Speed The Run

    By 14 June 2011

    EA has brought the Need For Speed franchise back once again, this time with Need for Speed The Run, a game that for the first time involves you getting out of the car. Wait, what? That’s right there are elements you control that aren’t behind a wheel,...

  • E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars
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    E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars

    By 14 June 2011

    Use the force Luke. Those are the words that will be buzzing through your head when it comes to playing Kinect Star Wars on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect sensor when the game comes out this Christmas. But has gaming really come to the point where we...

  • Red Faction: Armageddon - quick play preview
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    Red Faction: Armageddon - quick play preview

    By 8 March 2011

    Red Faction fans are wringing their hands. What are Volition doing to the Red Faction franchise? Guerrilla became a third-person open world sandbox game and the next instalment, Armageddon is a more typical linear over-the-shoulder approach. We had some...

  • Bulletstorm - Quick play
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    Bulletstorm - Quick play

    By 4 July 2010

    Gears of War and Unreal are two of the best games of their time, so can Epic do it again with Bulletstorm? EA who is publishing the game when it comes out in 2011 certainly hopes so.  So what's it all about, is it any good, and should you start saving,...

  • Fable III - quick play preview
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    Fable III - quick play preview

    By 23 June 2010

    With a cast including John Cleese and "director" Peter Molyneux behind the "camera", Fable 3 is looking to be one of the biggest titles of the year repeating the success of the first and second outing. But can it really be that good? We went hands on...

  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11 - quick play preview
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    Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11 - quick play preview

    By 22 June 2010

    Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11 is one of the new wave of games that will use the PlayStation Move controller when it comes out in the US and the UK in September. While you'll be able to get the game before then, we checked out the new motion controller with...

  • Kinect Adventures - quick play preview
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    Kinect Adventures - quick play preview

    By 22 June 2010

    Kinect Adventures is like Indiana Jones, but with you as the controller. Can it work, should you just get a "real" game? We go hands on with the adventure game to see if it really does feel like pretending to be Indiana Jones. We goes hands on to find...