Monthly Archives: August 2007

Cosmic girl

As sequels go, Stuntman: Ignition is a long time coming – the PlayStation 2 original was released a good five years ago. The change in publisher – Atari flogged the brand off to THQ – probably has something to do with it....
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Better red than dead

It looks like the Official Nintendo Magazine will have the exclusive low down on Red Steel 2 next issue. At least that’s what their ‘next month’ page suggests – it features two kanji symbols and the phrase: “Your move, young grasshoppa…”. It...
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Space Giraffe

Comparing Space Giraffe to Tempest 2000 – undoubtedly Jeff Minter’s best known title – is a bit like comparing Super Mario Kart to Wipeout. Certainly, they both fall into the same genre and feature similar power-ups, but the tactics you need to...
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We don’t need no water

Good work everybody: Bioshock is numero uno, pushing the lacklustre Transformers to second place. It’s the second fastest selling 360 title (behind Gears of War) and Blue Dragon has charted highly too, in at #9. GRAW 2 is back in at #10...
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Show time is over

It’s been a busy week in the world of gaming, with Games Convention 2007, Sierra’s Game Day and the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) all taking place. Rather than bore the pants off you with details of the new Spyro game, FIFA Street...
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Let’s play a game!

Q: Which of these three screenshots has been taken from an upcoming Wii racer? A: The last one, which is – unbelievably – a shot from Midway’s Wii-exclusive Crusin’. The other two are from MSR and Roadsters on Dreamcast, both of which...
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Unbannedhunt 2

After toning down Manhunt 2 and re-submitting it to the ESRB, Rockstar’s blood stained sequel now has a release date – 31st October – and a new M (Mature) rating. That’s only for US gore-hungry gamers though – it’s not yet known...
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A shock to the system

Xbox 360 sales should be on the up this week, thanks to the price drop and release of the black Elite edition. If you’re going to pick up a shiny new game to go with it, then Bioshock should be top of...
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