Best described as a virtual toybox, Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet series has already enjoyed two rip-roaringly successful outings on Sony’s PlayStation 3 console. Based around the adventures of the cute and cuddly Sackboy and narrated by the effervescent Stephen Fry, the game’s core principles of creating levels and sharing them with the wider community have ensured that it remains o…Read more
12 years ago, Sega unleashed Jet Set Radio on an unsuspecting gaming public. Its groundbreaking cel-shaded graphics, graffiti-spraying skills and impossibly infectious soundtrack ensured that cult status beckoned, but the dire commercial fortunes of its host platform – the underrated Sega Dreamcast – meant that it was unable to replicate the same lofty success in commercial terms.
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Hulk SMASH. The stars of this year’s comic blockbuster are bashing, trashing and smashing their way on to iPhone with Avengers Initiative (£4.99), a glorious looking touchscreen beat’em up that sees the Hulk working his way through ginormous bosses to save the day. You’ll need to use deft swipes and accurate timing to stand a chance against them, though if all else fails you can always pic…Read more
Rumours of a Steam console from games maker Valve have been smouldering on for months now, only to burst back into flames today with word from the company that it’s jumping into the hardware business. But what could a Steam console or PC do differently to make it stand out from top end gaming rigs and next gen consoles alike? We’ve got a few ideas…
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The Gaming season is fast approaching, with countless titles due to stampede into stores, all wanting to fight over our cash and be front of our minds for the Christmas season. But which will you be buying? Well, to help you make up your mind we thought we’d share what we at The Gadget Show are most excited about playing over the next few months.
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With the premier league season in full swing anticipation for EA’s latest title in their Fifa series has reached epic proportions. And after playing the game for ourselves we can say you have every reason to be excited.
EA have successfully created a series which gets so much better each year, leaving all the competition for dust. This year’s title is due to hit UK shelves on Septemb…Read more
The PS Vita’s major software update that rolls out tomorrow brings an ace new feature to Sony’s powerful gaming handheld: support for scores of legendary PlayStation One games from back in the day. Over 120 titles will available to download in the UK from day one with more to follow, so to sort the wheat from the chaff, we’ve picked the five best you’ll be able to relive on the go i…Read more
More so even than the movie industry, game publishers are dependent on sequels. Creating new franchises is a risky business and difficult to pull off; establishing them even more so. That’s what THQ hopes to do with Darksiders 2, a third party slash’em-up in much the same vein as Devil May Cry.
You play Death, on a journey to The Land of the Dead to rescue War, star of the original …Read more