Yearly Archives: 2007

The red wreath of death

A few days before Christmas my Xbox 360 decided to pack up. The blessed thing couldn’t have picked a worse time – I’d just bought Call of Duty 4 and have been looking forward to giving Mass Effect extensive play over the...
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Take a slash

Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword looks like a safe purchase already, but as an extra incentive to open their wallets US gamers are being offered a pre-order bonus. Not only will they receive a Ninja Gaiden wrist-strap, but also a stylus shaped like...
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And the Christmas number one is…

…Call of Duty 4. Which isn’t very festive at all, really. But since when has a Christmas #1 had anything remotely Christmassy about it? Probably never. Assassin’s Creed takes second place, followed by The Simpsons Game, FIFA 08 and Need for Speed...
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Best of Xbox Live Arcade 2007

Adam had a relatively easy job compiling a collection of the best games on the PlayStation Network – the service has only been around for a year and new releases have been sporadic at best. Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade though has been...
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Help! My flares are on fire!

There are plenty of minigame collections for the Wii, but whether any are truly great is debatable. There’s good reason to have faith in Emergency Mayhem being the definitive party pleaser though – here the minigames are connected by Crazy Taxi-style arcade...
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Beowulf

When the usually reliable Ubisoft announced that they were going to start doing more movie licenses we first thought that this would be a good thing, and when the slick King Kong tie-in game arrived we thought that it was indeed a...
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Corny

After the undeserved success of Ninjabread Man and Billy the Wizard on Wii, Data Design have decided to convert the rest of their PlayStation 2 back catalogue to Wii for release on their Popcorn Arcade brand. Have a little look at this...
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Move along, nothing to see here

It’s a brilliant week for new releases. Brilliant, if you’ve been waiting for Spyro: The Eternal Night on Wii, Beowulf and The Golden Compass on PSP, Mr. Bean on PlayStation 2 and The Orange Box on PlayStation 3. Because that’s all you...
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