It’s only halfway through, but 2010 is already shaping up to be a bumper year for gaming. With hit after chart-topping hit, gamers, whatever their favoured console, have been spoilt for choice. We’ve rounded up some of the year’s best titles. Do you agree with our choices? The moustachioed plumber returns for more galaxy-hopping antics in this interplanetary Wi…
Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
The sequel to Crackdown has more of the same free-roaming action stylings, but with a smattering of game improvements. Does it take it far enough to shell out the £40 asking price? Read on to find out…
The original Crackdown Agents are back in a battle against a gang called The Cell, who’ve plundered the city. As if that wasn’t bad enough, a virus has leaked out, infecting citizens and …Read more
Even though Nintendo introduced us to the zany world of motion controlled gaming several years ago with the best-selling Wii console the message from this year’s E3 show was clear: the future of the industry is inexorably tied in with new and exciting ways of interacting with the games we play.
While so-called “traditional” games were in abundance as usual, Sony, Microsoft and Nint…Read more
With E3 2010 slowly morphing from current event to a thing of the past we thought it would be an excellent time to look back at the biggest games of the show and why you should be getting unreasonably excited about playing them over the next year or so.
Fable III (Xbox 360 – October 2010)
This sequel to Lionhead’s refreshingly open-ended 2008 action RPG is shaping up to be one of …Read more
Sony was the last of the big three to hold its E3 2010 press conference and had a tough act to follow in the wake of Nintendo’s earth-shattering reveal of the shiny new 3DS.Sony went to great lengths during its keynote to assure hardcore gamers that it hadn’t forgotten them in the rush to embrace the so-called “casual” sector of the market.
Obviously new technology has always bee…Read more
After Microsoft’s impressive but certainly beatable press conference it left the field wide open for rival Nintendo to steal the show – and it certainly didn’t disappoint.
No time was wasted in rolling out the big names, starting with the Wii exclusive The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Demonstrated on-stage by series creator and gaming icon Shigeru Miyamoto, this new Zelda instal…Read more