Monthly Archives: July 2009

Papa New Guinea

This Week’s Lame Games It’s a very poor week for new releases. How poor? Well, the most interesting thing out isn’t even a new game – it’s the cheapy cheap Grand Theft Auto Trilogy for the PlayStation 2. On all formats there’s...
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What everyone wants: a PS2

I don’t keep up with hardware sales figures a great deal, but some Sony-related facts caught my eye today. It’s all about the continuing success of the PlayStation 2. Or, if you prefer, the under-performance of the PlayStation 3 and PSP. Two...
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Seventy quid for a game?

A couple of weeks ago, Activision announced an RRP of £54.99 for the snappily titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Seems high. This week the BBC caught up, and asked some people whether they like that price. Clearly they don’t. But...
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Wet Tail

Into all things retro? Then you might like this – footage of the infamously canned Sega 32X game Virtual Hamster has made its way onto YouTube. Prior to this all that existed were a few screenshots from magazine scans. It looks a...
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Resorted

This Week’s Games Wii Sports has become the best selling game ever, if only because it’s bundled with the Wii itself. Will Wii Sports Resort repeat its success? I doubt it, but it’s bound to do great things in the chart next...
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Great balls of fire

Now that Warner Bros. have gobbled up Midway, a few company secrets have emerged. By “few” I actually mean just one – back in the 90s there were plans for a NBA Jam / Mortal Kombat crossover. As in, there was going...
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Fifty five quid?!

Modern Warfare 2 will have an RRP of £54.99. It’s like the Nintendo 64 all over again. Earlier this week UK inflation dropped to 1.8%, but it was noted that computer games in particular are very much bucking that trend, costing more...
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