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    Review Broken Age - Part 1 (PC/Mac)

    It has been nearly two years since independent developer Double Fine launched its highly successful crowdfunding campaign for a new adventure game, using Kickstarter to get the money to make the game they knew people wanted but that publishers were unwilling to back. That campaign produced Broken Age, and Richard Pilot returns to the classic genre to investigate the first of this two-part release.

    Richard Pilot - 26th February 2014

  • Image for Nintendo in the red; can the tide be turned as Wii U sales forecast is drastically cut?

    News Nintendo in the red; can the tide be turned as Wii U sales forecast is drastically cut?

    Nintendo's financial forecast last week looked very bad, with the company expected to make significant losses in the last financial year. This comes on the back of a two thirds reduction for Wii U sales projections, and even the 3DS is underperforming. We take a look at what's gone wrong for the Wii U and what Nintendo can do next.

    Matt Bailey - 22nd January 2014

  • Image for Chasing Aurora

    Review Chasing Aurora (Wii U)

    This is a review long overdue that we discovered had not gone live while writing about its follow up, Secrets of Raetikon, which recently launched on Steam Early Access. And the review had already run into problems before that... So, now we finally present our review on Wii U digital launch title (and exclusive), the multiplayer-focussed Chasing Aurora.

    Matt Bailey - 20th January 2014

  • Image for Lone Survivor: Director

    Review Lone Survivor: Director's Cut (PS Vita)

    Turn off the lights and put in your headphones. Lone Survivor is a survival horror game that doesn't have you shooting through hordes of zombies, but instead you need to make it through each day, taking shots only when you need to. We take a look at Curve Studios' PS Vita and PS3 conversion of Jasper Byrne's popular indie game.

    Matt Bailey - 19th January 2014

  • Image for These are the Steam Machines - A look at the first designs, specs and prices

    News These are the Steam Machines - A look at the first designs, specs and prices

    We take an in-depth look at the first details behind Valve's Steam Machine initiative, as the first thirteen hardware partners - including the likes of Alienware and Scan Computers - come forward and show their boxes, which range significantly in price and design.

    Matt Bailey - 13th January 2014

  • News PS4 and Xbox One off to a good start, death of consoles delayed

    Sony and Microsoft have both sold at least 2 million PS4s and Xbox Ones respectively, proving that the console market is looking healthier than many had expected in a world now filled with smartphones and tablets.

    Matt Bailey - 17th December 2013

  • News News Bits: PS4 launch media apps confirmed, new PlayStation app goes live, Steam launches reviews beta

    The list of UK launch day media apps for the PS4 has been confirmed with the BBC's iPlayer amongst the list, while a new PlayStation app has gone live on Android and iOS. Steam has also launched a new review feature in beta. We have all the details in our latest news round-up.

    Matt Bailey - 26th November 2013

  • Image for BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode 1

    Review BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode 1 (PC/Mac)

    Finally we get to see Rapture, the star of the original BioShock in its flawed but spectacular heyday. Matt Bailey plunges the ocean to explore this underwater city once more in the first part of the story-driven downloadable content for BioShock Infinite, Burial at Sea.

    Matt Bailey - 26th November 2013

  • Image for Xbox One Launch: Also 1m Sales on Day 1, Twitch broadcasting delayed to next year

    News Xbox One Launch: Also 1m Sales on Day 1, Twitch broadcasting delayed to next year

    The Xbox One gets off to a very strong start selling one million consoles in its 13-country worldwide launch, but Twitch broadcasting won't go live until next year.

    Matt Bailey - 23rd November 2013

  • Image for PS4 Launch: 1m Sales on Day 1, New Uncharted Revealed, Exclusive MGS Ground Zeroes retro content for PS4

    News PS4 Launch: 1m Sales on Day 1, New Uncharted Revealed, Exclusive MGS Ground Zeroes retro content for PS4

    Sony celebrate a very successful North American launch for the PS4, while also revealing a new Uncharted, exclusive Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes content for the PS3 and PS4, the arrival of Ouya indie hit TowerFall on the PS4, and first details about the new story DLC for The Last of Us.

    Matt Bailey - 19th November 2013

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    Review F1 2013 (PlayStation 3)

    Vettel's wrapped up the title already, but if you want to have your own shot at the championship then Codemasters' F1 2013 might be of interest to you. Matt Bailey dons his racing gloves once more for this review of the latest entry in the series which, for the first time, looks back on the history of the sport with the new F1 Classics mode

    Matt Bailey - 14th November 2013

  • News News Bits: COD Ghosts to run at 720p on Xbox One, Official FAQ reveals no MP3 or DLNA for PS4, Wii U drags Nintendo into the red

    Infinity Ward confirm that Call of Duty: Ghosts runs as a lower resolution on the Xbox One than the PlayStation 4, an official FAQ for the PS4 reveals plenty of details including missing MP3 and DLNA support, and Nintendo report an operating loss that is blamed on poor Wii U sales

    Matt Bailey - 1st November 2013

  • News Day 1 firmware update details reveal PS4 launch features, digital game library also explained

    The suspend and resume feature is not making the PS4 launch, but many, many features are, including Remote Play, live broadcasting, second screen, and voice commands are arriving in the PS4 system update which goes live on launch day.

    Matt Bailey - 29th October 2013

  • Image for News Bits: Sims 4 delayed until next autumn, Titanfall coming in March, GTA continues run at top of charts

    News News Bits: Sims 4 delayed until next autumn, Titanfall coming in March, GTA continues run at top of charts

    A round-up of smaller news stories of the past few days, including a delay to The Sims 4, Titanfall gets a release date, and GTA V continues at the top of the charts

    Matt Bailey - 23rd October 2013

  • News Driveclub delayed, new game to take launch day PS Plus slot

    Sony and Evolution's PS4 launch racer Driveclub is now not set to arrive until early next year, the latest in a line of next-gen delays.

    Matt Bailey - 20th October 2013

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