Adam Philbin

RetroN 3 makes your old pads useful

Got a pile of old cartridges and controllers lying about since the 90s? Want to relive the excitement of blowing into your NES cartridges? Well, cheap peripheral company Hyperkin has just released the RetroN 3, a slightly-knock-off games console that plays original NES, SNES and SEGA Mega Drive...

Final Fantasy XIII

I suppose this could be a new feature, “games I spent too much time slowly playing through and should have reviewed but kind of forgot to, so thought I’d better write something about them just for the sake of it”. So here isn’t a review of Final Fantasy...

Nintendo announce 3D DS – the 3DS

Nintendo love their new DS versions. This one however, is rather more impressive than the previous iterations – Nintendo have just announced the existence of the Nintendo 3DS, a DS with 3D screens, that don’t require any special glasses. Not much more is known at this point, other...

Sony cock ‘n ball

Engadget have a mildly interesting piece on their hands-on with the PlayStation Move, Sony’s first foray into the world of dildonics. Or their version of a wiimote – which looks and acts almost exactly like a wiimote + nunchuk, albeit with a stupid ping pong ball on the...

XNA games running on Windows Phone

Some pretty little 3D games on a little Windows Phone. Ooh! Admittedly, not the biggest gaming news. The neat aspect comes into play with XNA though – Microsoft have unveiled The Harvest, a touchscreen dungeon crawler (pictured above) running on an ASUS Windows Phone prototype, built using XNA...

Going Picard in Star Trek Online

Trekkies are eagerly awaiting the release of Cryptic’s Star Trek Online next month, the new MMORPG that hopes to be the Star Fleet version of World of Warcraft. The open beta starts tomorrow, whilst the closed beta has been going for the last month. I’ve had a brief...

GT Academy 2010 launching tomorrow

Whilst the actual release of Gran Turismo 5 seems to have been delayed for an eternity, GT fans are in for a treat tomorrow with the launch of GT Academy 2010 as part of the Gran Turismo 5 demo download available on December 17th. The demo features the...

Metacritic’s best of 2009

Review aggregator Metacritic has announced its best games of 2009, based on average review scores. Coming convincingly top of the list is Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, with a metascore of 96%. Second and third place is pretty much tied between Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Street...

PixelJunk Shooter on the PSN today

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9piUeupkQs Good news, everyone! Q-Games’ PixelJunk Shooter is available on the PSN today, for a modest £6.29. If you aren’t already familiar with the charming PixelJunk games, then why not? Go download the brilliant PixelJunk Monsters for your sins, if you haven’t already, and PixelJunk Shooter too of...

A Mini firmware update

Could news of a PS3 firmware update possibly be considered interesting? Well, PS3 firmware 3.15 has a nice little feature – PSP Mini emulation on the PS3. So, if you can’t be bothered to dust off your PSP to play one of the nifty PSP Mini games such as...