Travellers Tales archive

  • Lego Pirates of the Caribbean hands-on
    Gaming

    Lego Pirates of the Caribbean hands-on

    By 26 April 2011

    Having Lego-fied the worlds of Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Harry Potter, the team at Traveller’s Tales is primed to do the same for a new blockbuster franchise. Pirates of the Caribbean. At an event thoughtfully staged in a rum-soaked North London...

  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - PS3   review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - PS3 review

    By 28 June 2010

    If you've enjoyed the Lego Star Wars/Indiana Jones/Batman games and you're a fan of Harry Potter, there's really no need to read the rest of this review: we can state with confidence that you'll love Lego Harry Potter too. The mix of simple, entertaining...

  • GTA IV PC to come with DRM software
    Gaming

    GTA IV PC to come with DRM software

    By 1 December 2008

    Rockstar has said that Grand Theft Auto IV for PC will come with DRM software, but that there won't be a limit on installations. The rather unpopular anti-piracy software often limits the number of times a game can be installed on new machines, but Rockstar...

  • Lego Harry Potter in development?
    Gaming

    Lego Harry Potter in development?

    By 1 December 2008

    If rumours are to be believed, it seems that J.K Rowling's Harry Potter could be the next in line to be make a debut in the Lego game series from Traveller's Tales. No stranger to the gaming world, the new Lego Potter is apparently already under way,...

  • Disaster: Day of Crisis details
    Gaming

    Disaster: Day of Crisis details

    By 2 September 2008

    Nintendo has announced its new action adventure game for Wii, Disaster: Day of Crisis, will be released across Europe on 24th October. In the game, you'll step into the shoes of Raymond Brycem a retired US marine and former operative of the International...

  • Red Alert being offered on free download
    Gaming

    Red Alert being offered on free download

    By 1 September 2008

    EA has announced that gamers will be able to download the original Red Alert game for free from the series' official website. As well as that, EA will also be granting free access to Red Alert 2 for all those pre-ordering Red Alert 3. Unfortunately, it...

  • Thrustmaster releases Nintendo Wii weapons arsenal
    Gaming

    Thrustmaster releases Nintendo Wii weapons arsenal

    By 29 August 2008

    Thrustmaster has announced a new line-up of Wii weaponary with the idea of making Wii gaming more fun, as well as more practical. Firstly the Glow Sabers duo pack is perfect for those Star Wars fans who have dreamt of duelling with the films' famous light...

  • "Spore"-nography doesn't bother Will Wright
    Gaming

    "Spore"-nography doesn't bother Will Wright

    By 29 August 2008

    It was bound to happen. Give the public the chance to create their own creatures, and some were going to be pornographic. But Spore's creator, Will Wright, isn't fussed by gamers' graphic creations, adding that he thinks some are rather impressive. "When...

  • LEGO Batman cartoon spin-off in the works
    Gaming

    LEGO Batman cartoon spin-off in the works

    By 29 August 2008

    LEGO Indiana Jones was a huge success with gamers across the board and if that's anything to go by, then Traveller's Tales' upcoming release, LEGO Batman is heading straight to the top of the gaming charts too. However, not happy with just this, Traveller's...

  • Increased game sales help HMV more than double profits
    Gaming

    Increased game sales help HMV more than double profits

    By 2 July 2008

    HMV has announced its preliminary results for the 2008 financial year, showing growth in its video games sales has helped the company more than double its net profit. In hard figures, that's a jump from £14.2m to £37.3 in one year. Games and technology...

  • Soulcalibur fights its way to Xbox Live
    Gaming

    Soulcalibur fights its way to Xbox Live

    By 2 July 2008

    This week's Xbox Live Arcade update sees the original Soulcalibur make an appearance in the download list. The game first appeared on Dreamcast in 1999 and proved so popular that it is soon to release its fourth title in the series for Xbox 360 and PS3....

  • Blizzard calls for Microsoft push PC gaming
    Gaming

    Blizzard calls for Microsoft push PC gaming

    By 1 July 2008

    Pauls Sams, Blizzard's chief operating officer, has called for Microsoft to put its backing behind the Windows operating system as a gaming platform. Sams said he thought the company needed to shift its emphasis from the Xbox 360 and focus more on the...

  • Diablo III announced as in development
    Gaming

    Diablo III announced as in development

    By 30 June 2008

    Blizzard has announced the release of Diablo III at its Worldwide Invitational in Paris. The third instalment in the popular action-RPG series is being developed for PC and Mac, with the company confirming it had no plans for console versions. Blizzard...

  • Samba De Amigo nearly here for Wii
    Gaming

    Samba De Amigo nearly here for Wii

    By 30 June 2008

    Samba De Amigo was a hit when it first arrived on the Dreamcast a few years ago. Now the game that wants you to shake your maracas is heading for the Wii and is bound to be another surefire favourite for house parties everywhere. The game comes with maraca...

  • Subbuteo game coming exclusively to DS
    Gaming

    Subbuteo game coming exclusively to DS

    By 27 June 2008

    505 Games has announced it is developing a game based on the classic finger-flicking table football game, Subbuteo. Coming exclusively to Nintendo DS, Italian game developer Artematica has recreated the tabletop football game for the Nintendo handheld,...

  • Microsoft releases Xbox 360 DRM transfer tool
    Gaming

    Microsoft releases Xbox 360 DRM transfer tool

    By 27 June 2008

    Microsoft has released a licensed content transfer tool for the Xbox 360 that will allow consumers to transfer purchased downloaded content from Xbox Live from one console to another. The new tool is available from the Xbox 360 website, and requires the...

  • Blizzard to sell WOW Authenticator
    Gaming

    Blizzard to sell WOW Authenticator

    By 27 June 2008

    Blizzard has announced plans to sell an Authenticator device that will help to keep World of Warcraft accounts secure. Described as "lightweight and waterproof" and attachable to a keyring, the Authenticator will generate a unique six-digit security code...

  • EA Sports unveils "All-Play" line of games
    Gaming

    EA Sports unveils "All-Play" line of games

    By 27 June 2008

    Electronic Arts has unveiled its new EA Sports All-Play line-up, exclusive for Nintendo Wii. Four popular sports game franchises have been re-designed and re-packaged for the new range, all while keeping the "social gamer" in mind. "The Wii platform and...

  • Ubisoft announces DS-exclusive Prince of Persia
    Gaming

    Ubisoft announces DS-exclusive Prince of Persia

    By 27 June 2008

    Ubisoft have announced the DS-exclusive, Prince of Persia: The Fallen King, will be available around Christmas this year. With its own independent storyline to complement the Prince of Persia coming out on consoles and PC, The Fallen King utilises the...

  • Virtual Console adds five more retro favourites
    Gaming

    Virtual Console adds five more retro favourites

    By 27 June 2008

    Nintendo have released the line-up for this week's Virtual Console update. First up, retro gamers will be excited to see the return of Pac-Man in Pac-Attack, originally released on Super Nintendo in 1993. Slightly different to the original, but just as...

  • Top Spin 3 demo on Xbox Live
    Gaming

    Top Spin 3 demo on Xbox Live

    By 26 June 2008

    If you're a tennis fan, and Wimbledon has had you glued to the TV, then a rather well-timed tennis game, Top Spin 3, has just released a demo on Xbox Live that might take your fancy. Available on all territories, there is a fairly impressive player roster...

  • Zavvi offers tempting 360 bundle
    Gaming

    Zavvi offers tempting 360 bundle

    By 26 June 2008

    If you've been waiting to take the plunge and buy an Xbox 360, then Zavvi may well have the deal that will push you over the edge. Zavvi has just kicked off its sale, both online and instore, and have got an offer on a rather attractive Xbox 360 bundle....

  • No patch for Street Fighter II beta
    Gaming

    No patch for Street Fighter II beta

    By 26 June 2008

    If you downloaded the Super Street Fighter II Turbo High Definition Remix beta and have been having problems with freezes, it looks like you'll just have to make do. Gamers have been complaining on Capcom forums, suggesting the need for a patch to fix...

  • Over one million creatures created with Spore demo
    Gaming

    Over one million creatures created with Spore demo

    By 26 June 2008

    More Spore news for you, and it seems gamers really are looking forward to the release of the universe-creating game. More than one million creatures have been created and shared using the Spore Creature Creator demo in the first week of it being available....

  • Konami producer says music peripherals should be cross-compatible
    Gaming

    Konami producer says music peripherals should be cross-compatible

    By 25 June 2008

    Konami's associate producer on Rock Revolution, Keith Matejka, has hit out at developers of rival music games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band, saying that they should make their peripherals cross-compatible. Matejka said both the peripheral's cost to...