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Football Manager 2019 release date, trailer, formats, Bundesliga and all the info so far
Football Manager 2019 release date, trailer, formats, Bundesliga and all the info so far By Rik Henderson

With the new Premier League football season about to start, Sports Interactive and Sega have announced a few details about this year's iteration of Football Manager.FM19 is coming this November and gets a brand new look. Here's what we know about the... Read more

Sega takes on SNES Classic Mini with own MegaDrive Mini this year
Sega takes on SNES Classic Mini with own MegaDrive Mini this year By Rik Henderson

The 16-bit wars are back on, 30 years after they first started. Sega has announced its own miniature retro games console, presumably in response to the huge success of Nintendo's SNES Classic Mini.The Sega MegaDrive Mini (also to be known at Sega Genesis... Read more

This real-life Dawn of War III power fist can punch through toilets, oh yes!
This real-life Dawn of War III power fist can punch through toilets, oh yes! By Rik Henderson

With Dawn of War III released tomorrow, Sega has created something unique to promote it. It has built a real-life, fully-working power fist.Based on the pneumatic gloves space marines have worn since Games Workshop first unveiled Warhammer 40K, the working... Read more

You might never see another Alien: Isolation as Sega looks to smartphones for its future
You might never see another Alien: Isolation as Sega looks to smartphones for its future By Rik Henderson

Sega has revealed that it is to further focus on smartphone and online PC games in future as it aims to make its operations more profitable. Regardless of the critical and sales success it had with Alien: Isolation - a Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winner... Read more

Football Manager 2015 review: Top of the table
4.5 stars Football Manager 2015 review: Top of the table By Rik Henderson

For die-hard fans or those new to the series, each year's Football Manager game (nee Championship Manager) has been an essential purchase. After all, they always offer a few new features with each generation and an exhaustive database update with the... Read more

Alien: Isolation review
4.5 stars Alien: Isolation review By Rik Henderson

In space no-one can hear you scream. Our neighbours, however, can and often have of late as we've shuffled our way through one of the scariest, clever horror survival games we've played in years. Yep, Alien: Isolation has arrived.Some horror fans will... Read more

Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap
Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap By Rik Henderson

Sega and Sports Interactive have released Football Manager Handheld 2014 for iPhone, iPad and Android devices - a simultaneous release that offers some key new features and plenty of improvements over former iterations.Priced at £6.99 for all devices,... Read more

Football Manager 2014 review
5.0 stars Football Manager 2014 review By Rik Henderson

Sports Interactive has been banging out Football Manager - nee Championship Manager - games with remarkable regularity in the last 21 years. More remarkable still is the consistency in quality. It’s hard to think of any other franchise in gaming that... Read more

New Sega smartphone and tablet game line-up includes a duo of Sonics
New Sega smartphone and tablet game line-up includes a duo of Sonics By Rik Henderson

Sega has announced four new games for smartphone and tablet that are coming in time for Christmas or just into the new year. And two of them feature the publisher's biggest star.Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for iOS and Android will be the mobile... Read more

App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad)
App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad) By Stuart Miles

Sonic the Hedgehog seems to be as youthful today as he was when we first played Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Megadrive all those years ago, but is his latest adventure worth the bother? We got playing Sonic Dash to find outSonic Dash Format iPhone /... Read more

NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car
NASCAR: What it's like to race a stock car By Mike Lowe

As "tea-with-milk" kind of Brits, the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of a souped-up Dodge Charger NASCAR entry - the triple espresso Americano-style epitome of American racing - isn't something our island-born brains ever conceived would be a reality.... Read more

Sonic and Sega All Stars Racing Transformed (Wii U)
4.0 stars Sonic and Sega All Stars Racing Transformed (Wii U) By Hunter Skipworth

Sonic has had a real return to form recently. Once a great childhood hero, the blue hedgehog lost nearly all of his credibility after a series of poor titles. We still approach anything that features the hedgehog with a degree of hesitation, but following... Read more

Football Manager 2013
5.0 stars Football Manager 2013 By Rik Henderson

It’s been a while since we’ve looked forward to a Football Manager (nee Championship Manager) release as much as this one. Not so much because the new feature set got us all a-tingling - although it did, to an extent - but because last year’s, as... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Virtua Tennis Challenge review (iPad / iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Virtua Tennis Challenge review (iPad / iPhone) By Stuart Miles

If you are reading this with a sense of nostalgia then you no doubt owned a Sega Dreamcast and remember the halcyons days of the previous generation of console gaming.Still, rather than reminisce about gaming days gone by, you should relish the fact that... Read more

Sega serves up Virtua Tennis Challenge on the iPad and iPhone
Sega serves up Virtua Tennis Challenge on the iPad and iPhone By Danny Brogan

With Wimbledon just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start practising that backhand volley of yours. Virtually speaking, of course.Sega’s gaming classic Virtua Tennis Challenge has arrived on Apple’s iTunes and can be downloaded to the... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android) By Rik Henderson

There are a few things that you simply can't rely on in life: bus timetables, the freshness of mince when it's been in your fridge for a couple of days, regardless of it's use-by date, British sitcoms that last more than three series, or Jeremy Clarkson.So,... Read more

Sonic Generations
4.0 stars Sonic Generations By Hunter Skipworth

There is a reason this review is slightly late. For years the blue hedgehog has been on a downward spiral of gaming drossdom. This led us to believe Sonic Generations would be like any other game in the Sonic series. As such, we weren't in a huge rush... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS)
APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS) By Paul Lamkin

The world's most famous hedgehog turned 20 this week.No, not Espinete - the pink hedgehog giant from Barrio Sésamo, the Spanish version of Sesame Street - we're talking the former air freshener, Sonic, of course.And despite not being as good as Mario,... Read more

Sonic vs Mario
Sonic vs Mario By Hunter Skipworth

Darth vs Luke, Superman and kryptonite, ketchup against gravy - these are some of the all time great battles that have been fought out between our heroes. There is however one face-off that has always ruled above all else, the tale of a pesky plumber... Read more

Games industry hacks continue: Sega's turn!
Games industry hacks continue: Sega's turn! By Rik Henderson

It seems that this saga will never end, but yet another games company has been breached by hackers... Sega.Like with Sony Computer Entertainment, Codemasters and Bethesda before it, Sega has had vital information from its user base exploited for mischievous means.... Read more

Sega Dreamcast Collection landing in February
Sega Dreamcast Collection landing in February By Paul Lamkin

Sega has announced the release dates of its upcoming Dreamcast Collection package for Xbox 360 and PC.The retro-collection will be available on 25 February in Europe and 3 days earlier in North America.First announced back in December, the Dreamcast Collection... Read more

Football Manager supremo lands OBE in New Year's Honours List
Football Manager supremo lands OBE in New Year's Honours List By Rik Henderson

The Queen has recognised the videogames industry in the latest New Year's Honours List by awarding Miles Jacobson, the long-standing studio director of Sports Interactive, an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire).Jacobson started at the Football... Read more

Football Manager 2011
4.5 stars Football Manager 2011 By Rik Henderson

For true football fanatics, like us, there are two distinct dates every year that have us all in a froth: the start of the new league season after a long period without any matches (or worse, after another risible England display in an international tournament),... Read more

Five fine facts to celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's return
Five fine facts to celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's return By Dan Sung

There's a not so small section of the world's population out there rejoicing today at the news that Sega will be bringing Sonic back with the announcement of Sonic the Hedgehog 4. The title appears to be just the first of many with the sub-header "Episode... Read more

New Sega console hitting this summer
New Sega console hitting this summer By Stuart Miles

A new games console that will emulate the Wii as well as allowing you to play classic Sega games is being launched in the summer.The console, called the Sega Zone, will come with 20 classic Sega titles, like Alex Kid, Golden Axe, Sonic and Knuckles... Read more

Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers
Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sonic the Hedgehog fans have a new destination to head to in the UK as Alton Towers has revealed it is to open a Sonic-themed rollercoaster and hotel room. A new 3-year partnership deal kicks off the first time a video game character has had a "Ride and... Read more

Football Manager 2010 - Mac
4.5 stars Football Manager 2010 - Mac By Neil Queen

Damn you, Sports Interactive. We’d just about managed to wean ourselves off FM09 and re-emerge into civilised society, one that doesn’t care about how well our under-18s did in the Youth Cup or whether a 4-2-3-1 formation is the way forward, when... Read more

Firebox offers Sega Mega Drive twin player console
Firebox offers Sega Mega Drive twin player console By Amy-Mae Elliott

If you're hankering after some old skool gaming action then etailer Firebox now has you covered. The ecommerce site is now offering a revamped Sega Mega Drive console that's new and improved. Smaller than the original, the Sega Mega Drive twin player... Read more

Empire: Total War - PC
4.5 stars Empire: Total War - PC By Christopher Pickering

The ultimate dream for strategy gamers has always been that blend of Civilization-esque micromanagement and complete overview, and Age of Empires-a-like brutal battling action. And though numerous titles have come close in the last decade – including... Read more

Football Manager Live - PC
4.5 stars Football Manager Live - PC By Christopher Pickering

As astoundingly addictive as Sports Interactive’s football management sims have consistently been, they’ve never lent well to online play. With so much to tinker with between games, actually completing a season with some online chums feels like an... Read more

Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood - DS
3.5 stars Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood - DS By Stuart Miles

Sonic the hedgehog returns to the DS for more hero action, but should you drop everything and get ready to save the day? We getting tapping the stylus to find out. Knuckles has been kidnapped, you're holiday has been cut short, shock horror -what's a... Read more

Football Manager 2009 - Mac
4.5 stars Football Manager 2009 - Mac By Neil Queen

Journalism is littered with incidents of notable bravery, moments when men and women have put the need to uncover the truth before their own welfare - be they Kate Adie in a warzone, Roger Cook tackling bad-ass crooks or Russell Harty going mano-a-mano... Read more

Sega developing Mega Drive Ultimate Collection
Sega developing Mega Drive Ultimate Collection By Katie Scott

All of your fav Sega games are being gathered together in one colossal collection ready for release early next year. The Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection will be available for both the Xbox 360 and PS3 and brings together 16-bit Mega Drive classics,... Read more

Space Siege - PC
2.0 stars Space Siege - PC By Christopher Pickering

All PC gamers should be aware of a title by the name of Dungeon Siege. A traditional dungeon crawling RPG at heart, it managed to build on its simplistic point and click style of hack and slash gameplay and be one of the most thoroughly addictive titles... Read more

Football Manager 2008 - PC
4.0 stars Football Manager 2008 - PC By Christopher Pickering

The old adage of "if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it" has never rung more true than with the Football Manager series. Year after year we’ve been handed pretty much the exact same game, but with just the right number of tweaks to push the enjoyment... Read more

Sega Touch Darts - Nintendo DS
1.5 stars Sega Touch Darts - Nintendo DS By Stuart Miles

Darts; a sport dominated by fat men in social clubs up and down the country drinking pints of beer and eating pork scratchings. Not your average Nintendo DS game then? Well according to Sega it is. "Get into the crazy and wonderful world of Touch Darts"... Read more

Ms. Pac-Man - iPod
4.0 stars Ms. Pac-Man - iPod By Stuart Miles

So you've got your iPod and you're bored on the train, now what? Well you play some games of course. With the company's latest iPod comes the ability to play games and although they've been slow to appear, they are slowly becoming available. One of the... Read more

Football Manger 2007 - PC
4.5 stars Football Manger 2007 - PC By Christopher Pickering

It’s not Christmas just yet, but each annual instalment of Sports Interactive’s long running football management franchise always gives us a similar buzz. And we’re not talking any old Christmas either. Think back to when you knew you were going... Read more

Sega Football Manager Handheld - PSP
4.0 stars Sega Football Manager Handheld - PSP By Stuart Miles

With the season now over, footie fans have got till September to keep themselves entertained. Luckily we've got the World Cup in the middle still to look forward to, but in those moments where football isn't on our big screen TV's, Sega is hoping that... Read more

Sega Casino – Nintendo DS
4.0 stars Sega Casino – Nintendo DS By Stuart Miles

It was recently reported that Nintendo are planning to market its handheld console - the Nintendo DS - to the SAGA market, breaking away from its traditional kids image. So with that news its no surprise that Sega has launched Sega Casino an 18+ game... Read more

Football Manager 2006 - FIRST LOOK
Football Manager 2006 - FIRST LOOK By Jonathan Keith

The Premiership title is already sealed and the season's barely begun, so what's a football fan to do to fill the remaining months with any excitement? Sports Interactive think they have the answer with the imminent release of Football Manager 2006. The... Read more

Sega Virtua Tennis World Tour - PSP
4.5 stars Sega Virtua Tennis World Tour - PSP By Stuart Miles

It was the saving grace of the Dreamcast, but can it do the same for Sony's PSP? Pocket-lint grabbed a racquet and a PSP to find out. Considered by many to be one of the best tennis simulators available, the good news is that Virtua Tennis doesn't shatter... Read more

Super Real Tennis – Mobile game
3.5 stars Super Real Tennis – Mobile game By Stuart Miles

Can you create a great tennis game for the mobile phone? Super Real Tennis tries to be the be-all-an-end-all of the tenis genre. The result is mixed. Taking a leaf out of console games, you can create a character and then adapt them according to how you... Read more

Sega Mega Drive 6-in-1 Plug and play
3.0 stars Sega Mega Drive 6-in-1 Plug and play By Stuart Miles

First there was the Namco 5-in-1 box, then others quickly came on to the market, now it seems there are hundreds of the retro classic arcade game console units for you to choose from. For the most part the format is the same. Unfortunately the Sega Mega... Read more