We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

More Games Articles

  • News: Double11 Behind Vita LittleBigPlanet

    The upcoming PlayStation Vita version of LittleBigPlanet will be the work of development newcomer Double11 from the UK.

  • News: Forza 4 Collector's Edition

    Microsoft and Turn 10 have revealed details of the limited Collector's Edition of Forza 4 that will be available at launch.

  • Video: Gadget makers show off consumer mobile, 3D and gaming devices

    At multiple consumer electronics shows in New York this week, gadget makers were showing off the latest in mobile, 3D and gaming devices, and expressing their confidence in the consumer electronics industry.

  • News: Team Fortress 2 Takes Top Spot on Steam

    Yesterday's news that Team Fortress 2 was to go free to play seems to have gone down well with the community. For the first time in a very long while, Counter-Strike has been knocked off the top spot of the Steam most-played list.

  • News: Brown v. EMA Verdict Next Week

    The high-profile "California v. Video Games" Supreme Court case is finally coming to a close, with a verdict expected next week.

  • News: Sonic Games Discounted

    To celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday, Sega has decided to discount a range of Sonic-related titles on PSN and the Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • Opinion: Rumor: Free-to-Play Coming to Xbox 360

    Good news, gimme-free-stuff fans: It sounds like Microsoft's planning to invite the Xbox 360 to the free-to-play party soon. Develop reports the company's actively working with developers to get the free-to-play ball rolling, prepping a micro-transaction backend for Xbox LIVE to facilitate an incremental-spend customer engagement system.

  • News: Tiny Tower's Freemium Fun

    iPhone developer Nimblebit has come up with the latest simple-but-fun game to occupy your alone-time with your phone.

  • News: Free to Play on Xbox?

    According to industry sources, Microsoft is in the process of developing a microtransaction system to bring free to play gaming to the Xbox 360.

  • News: Sonic the Hedgehog, This Is Your Life

    It all began 20 years ago, when a blue hedgehog raced out of our game consoles and into our hearts in the first Sonic the Hedgehog game. Today we celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday with a look back at his long and illustrious--though slightly confusing--career.

  • Opinion: Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore

    Harry Potter the online computer game? Or would that be Harry Potter "the online bulletin board"? No one knows for sure. In fact all we do know is that the name "Pottermore" was trademarked by Warner Bros. in 2009, that an eponymous website appeared mysteriously a week ago, and that it's since been self-identified as "a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books."

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • News: Newell: Wii U 'Fits' Valve

    Speaking to Joystiq at the 2011 Games for Change festival -- the same place where Al Gore delivered his thoughts on video games -- Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gave his input on Nintendo's new Wii U console.

  • News: L.A. Noire Nicholson Electroplating DLC Out Now

    The penultimate case for L.A. Noire -- the Nicholson Electroplating arson case -- is now available for download from Xbox Live and PSN for 320 Microsoft Points or $3.99 respectively. Rockstar Pass holders will be able to access the DLC for free from today, as will those who pre-ordered from Best Buy.

  • News: Redeem PSN Welcome Back Before July 3

    PSN has been back up and running for some time now, but some of you still might not have redeemed your Welcome Back pack. Better hurry -- it closes soon.

  • News: Magicka Gets PvP

    A key part of the Magicka experience is "accidentally" exploding your friends with some "misjudged" spells and then laughing hysterically as they are blasted across the screen, frozen, drowned, incinerated or electrocuted. Now, embittered wizards tired of being "accidentally" dispatched in such a cavalier fashion have the opportunity to exact bloody revenge on friends and rivals alike in the game's new player vs player arenas.

  • News: City of Heroes Going Free to Play Later This Year

    Cryptic Studios' Champions Online has been free to play for some time now and has been doing pretty well since the change, especially since Steam's addition of a free to play section that includes the game in its storefront. Yesterday, NCSoft announced that Champions Online's Cryptic-developed predecessor City of Heroes, now wholly owned by the publisher, is joining the ranks of the free to play MMOs later this year.

  • News: LoL Championship Draws Record Crowds

    The conclusion of the League of Legends Season One championship at the recent Dreamhack festival was one of the largest eSports broadcasts of all time.

  • News: Serious Sam Indie Titles

    The upcoming Serious Sam 3 is taking an unconventional approach to marketing, with a variety of independently-developed games starring the titular protagonist.

  • Opinion: Will Game Ads Be Less Annoying if You Interact with Them

    Ready for interactive Kinect ads? Ready or not, Microsoft's planning to make them part of your motion-control-verse soon. The company says it'll roll out something it calls NUads—the NU's short for "natural user interface"—later this year. The idea's somewhat self-evidently to engage you in ways traditional TV ads can't.



IDG UK Sites

3 of the best portable chargers: a solar power charger, a hand-cranked charger, and how to charge...

IDG UK Sites

iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

IDG UK Sites

Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

IDG UK Sites

Sharknado 2 VFX: how The Asylum created CG flying man-eating sharks