Games

  • 26 Feb 2014

    We had scores of entries for our competition to win a pair of tickets to see the darts at the Hydro tomorrow.

  • 24 Feb 2014

    Microsoft is cutting the price of its Xbox One device by £30 in the UK.

  • 24 Feb 2014

    DARTS' biggest roadshow is coming to The SSE Hydro this Thursday - and we have a pair of tickets worth £80 to throw in your direction.

  • 05 Feb 2014

    Gamers have been given a unique opportunity to help scientists in the battle against cancer, thanks to a collaboration between Dundee-based software developer Guerilla Tea and Cancer Research UK.

  • 03 Dec 2013

    When Mario made an enthusiastic leap into the third dimension in his Nintendo 64 debut, few could have predicted what an influence the game would have as the years rolled by. The plumber's magical journey spawned plenty of hopefuls vying for his coveted cloth cap, yet not one of them could touch the mustachioed plumber.

  • 22 Nov 2013

    I've mentioned before that when it comes to repackaging its past, no one does it quite like Nintendo. Take a look through their back catalogue, and you'll find familiar names filling out their first-party titles - polished, repackaged and ready for action. A case in point is this year's release of Zelda: The Wind Waker on Wii U - a glorious high definition remake of the GameCube favourite.

  • 20 Nov 2013

    The Pokemon series has been going strong since 1996 when it made its debut on the humble GameBoy. Back then, however, I thought I was too old for Pokemon and the pocket monsters phenomenon completely passed me by, preferring instead to play Tomb Raider and leave Pokemon to the kids.

  • 12 Nov 2013

    Over the course of the last year or so, I've backed many diverse projects on Kickstarter - from the OUYA console and board game Dungeon Roll, to animated graphic novel Niko and the Sword of Light and delicious puzzle game Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake.

  • 15 Oct 2013

    By Scott Munro When it comes to repackaging its past, no one does it quite like Nintendo. They have repeatedly blown the dust from old game carts from previous consoles and released them on various formats, especially titles from the NES, SNES and N64 era - although, infuriatingly, still no sign of Pilotwings 64.

  • 23 Sep 2013

    It's been almost a week since Grand Theft Auto V was released to huge media interest, making an estimated $1 billion in just three days.

  • 03 Sep 2013

    It's safe to say that the lure of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and The Wonderful 101 were enough to twist my arm and persuade me to buy a Wii U.

  • 21 Aug 2013

    Last night, at Gamescom 2013, Sony finally revealed the launch date of their next generation console, the PlayStation 4.

  • 09 Aug 2013

    Due to the ever-changing nature of Apple's app store, many titles which deserve to be held aloft and showered with adulation sadly - for one reason or another - slip through the net. So, with that in mind, I'm going to highlight some cracking games which have found a permanent place, either on my iPhone or iPad, which are well worth checking out.

  • 07 Aug 2013

    A museum dedicated to the work of US Pop Artist Andy Warhol has been broadcasting a live webcam feed from his grave to mark what would have been his 85th birthday.

  • 10 Jul 2013

    Out of the Park Developments have swung for the fences with their latest baseball management sim, but have they hit a home run?

  • 04 Jul 2013

    Since the PlayStation 3 launched in 2007, Naughty Dog's games have peppered the console's lifespan, etching out memorable marks throughout the course of the last six years.

  • 11 Jun 2013

    THE battle for gaming supremacy was stepped up today when Sony announced its new PlayStation 4 would be £80 cheaper than the XBox One.

  • 29 May 2013

    When the ever bashful Luigi reluctantly entered the spotlight without his more famous brother in 2002's Luigi's Mansion - a GameCube launch title - there was a smattering of grumbling from some, who were left disappointed that Nintendo chose not to unveil a fresh Mario platformer to kick-start their dinky box of tricks.

  • 02 Jun 2013

    When Ubisoft announced back in February that former Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends would also be swinging its way on to Xbox 360 and PS3, there was a great deal of anger and frustration.

  • 26 Jul 2013

    Another squad of intrepid explorers are left stranded on an alien planet. Can the colourful Pikmin army save the day yet again?

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