Yearly Archives: 2006

2006: Quiz of the Year

Do you remember 2006? “Of course I do.” Ah, but do you? Do you really? Science has determined that there is only one way to find out: by taking our needlessly cynical end of year quiz. Microsoft charmingly ignored the original Xbox...
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OBE for SCi

It’s 2007 New Year Honours time, and there’s a new member of the games industry OBE gang, which currently counts among its members Argonaut founder Jez San (2002), Lionhead’s Peter Molyneux (2005) and former important man at Eidos Ian Livingstone (2006). It’s...
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Arthur and the Invisibles

You probably know all about Atari’s money woes. Things took a turn for the worst around a year ago, prompting them sell a handful of studios and flog a few of their franchises, such as Stuntman and Driver. But rather than shut...
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Free Tingle

While we patiently wait for Nintendo of Europe to update the Stars catalogue with the ability to turn surplus Stars into Wii shopping channel points, Nintendo of Japan have decided to rub a couple of new Club Mario freebies in our faces....
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Special fried price (part two)

Sod Boxing Day – pretty much all of the sales are now go, both online and across the cold high streets of England. Over at Game, Yakuza on PlayStation 2 is £9.98, bizarre music/RPG thing Steambot Chronicles is £14.98, X-Men III on...
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The animals went in two-by-two

Hurrah! Hurrah! Not one but two new animal nurturing games are available on Nintendo DS today – Hamsterz (known as Hamsterz Life in the US) and My Animal Hospital In Africa. The latter is the first Nintendo DS game from Europress, whose...
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