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Eurogamer Expo 2012 in words and pictures

This year’s Eurogamer Expo kicked off today, hosting the widest range of games imaginable. If you can’t find something to grab your attention at the show then you’re beyond even our help. As you may expect it it’s the anticipated likes of Halo 4, ZombiU and Call of...

The most undesirable games ever

There was a bit of apprehension in the air before writing this list. Our line of thought was that by writing about undesirable games this article itself would become one that people would choose to avoid reading. If you’re reading this then thankfully that isn’t the case. Presenting...

The not very shocking truth behind claw games

If you’re anything like us, then you’ll have suspected that the claw games – or UFO catchers, as they’re known in Japan – are rigged. It may even be common knowledge to some that they’re designed to not grip the goods inside properly every time. It’s not such...

The six strangest Skylanders

The Skylanders come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but most are easily identifiable. Thanks to Spyro’s involvement there are a fair few dragons, plus a few knights, elves, skeletons and dinosaurs thrown in for good measure. Then you have these chaps below, who are somewhat harder...

Ten games we’re glad were canned

If anybody is saddened by the fact the ten games below were never released, then you probably need to take a good long look at yourself. We’re mildly confident that they’re the best of the worst. Jamster All-Stars – PlayStation 2 After the undeserved success of the two...

Where did all the movie tie-ins go?

Ten years ago movie tie-ins were incredibly lucrative and publishers were quite happy to make games out of anything they thought might turn a quick profit, even if the source material wasn’t ideally suited to being turned into a game. Looking back through the release lists, a decline...

Digi-me-do! Remembering Teletext’s Digitiser

Cast your mind back to 1993 for a moment. The internet was still in its infancy, the Mega Drive and SNES were wooing gamers, and the most up to date source for gaming news and reviews were the copious amount of magazines that filled row upon row of...