Monthly Archives: March 2007

Theme Park

And so Theme Park DS will forever be known as the first and last game to be developed by EA Japan – a studio that’s had a muddling existence since being set up almost three years ago. Anyway, developed is not quite...
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Jetpac Refuelled

It was Rare’s first game – way back when they were known as Ultimate – so it’s apt that it’s their first Xbox Live Arcade effort. Clocking in at 400 Microsoft points it’s good value for money too, offering the 1983 Spectrum...
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In the NiGHTS, dream delight

Jeux France has posted scans from Portugese gaming magazine Maxi Consolas, confirming Sega’s NiGHTS exclusively for the Wii. UK:R posted a picture of NiGHTS on the cover of a Swedish games magazine a few days ago, but I didn’t know exactly what...
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Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle

Apart from the so-so Nanostray, there haven’t been any other vertical shooters of note for the DS, which is odd given the screen orientation and the popularity of the genre in Japan. Danny Phantom just so happens to be an old fashioned...
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We’re going to war!

EA’s Medal of Honor games have been on a slippery slope for some time now, and Medal of Honor: Vanguard won’t be turning that slope into a ramp. Or whatever. Even the Official PlayStation 2 Magazine – who gave Rising Sun 9/10...
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TMNT

There are a few things that you might be surprised to learn about this well-timed movie tie-in. The first is that it isn’t two-player; quite astonishing given that co-op brawling was the main attraction of Konami’s Turtles titles. The second is that...
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Back in black

Non-gamers who stray into game shops are already confused when faced with the choice of an Xbox 360 Core or Xbox 360 Premium bundle, and it’s a situation that isn’t going to get any better – from 29th April the black Xbox...
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Everybody Loves Gibbon

David Gibbon. That name strikes fear into the hearts of a certain tiny, former-Digitiser-reading section of society. He was responsible for Ceefax’s games coverage for a period, and became known for his… unique style of reporting. He’s now found on largely respectable...
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