This Week’s Games

He ain’t heavy

This Week’s Games Can you stomach yet another war game? Ubisoft hopes so – Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway and Brothers in Arms: Double Time for Wii are both out today. Hell’s Highway has been getting a lot of 7s and 8s in the press and is apparently...

Mahjong madness

This Week’s Games Sega’s Yakuza 2 on PlayStation 2 could very well end up being the last decent PlayStation 2 exclusive. Sure, there are plenty of games still on the way for the aging format, but most are toned-down conversions. If you liked Shenmue then buy it –...

Rocking all the way to the bank

This Week’s Games The credit crunch seems to have rubbed off on the gaming world. Supreme Commander is out on Xbox 360 this week for a hefty £29.99. The PC version, which came out over a year and a half ago, can easily be found for around a...

A pocket full of critters

This Week’s Games I made a mistake in last week’s new game round up by claiming that Fable II is Microsoft’s next big first party Xbox 360 game. It isn’t, but don’t blame me – Viva Pinata 2: Trouble in Paradise has appeared out of almost nowhere. It’s...

Too Human – too little, too late?

This Week’s Games After a few dull weeks, some games of note have finally surfaced. Too Human is the first of Microsoft’s big push of first party titles, with the next being Fable II. Reviews haven’t been amazing, despite a solid four years in development (plus another four...

Return of the tat

This Week’s Games There are five games out this week, but you’d probably have more fun tying some milk bottle tops to a piece of string and jingling it up and down. Funnily enough, all five are for DS – AMF Bowling, Carnival: Funfair Games, Ducati Moto, Mary...

A master’s degree in PSP

This Week’s Games Game You can’t have any new games this week because you’ll spoil your dinner. Oh go on then, you can have one: Buzz Master Quiz on PSP. But don’t tell your father.

Arkanoid, Breakout, Gerald Ford

This Week’s Games It’s a good week for handhelds, if you’re looking through my eyes. Needless to say, I am looking through my eyes. What’s good about it? Well, echochrome for PSP for one thing. It’s a black and white puzzler all about perspective – if two parts...

Headlines of the week

This week’s achievements in the field of selling an article in a few words. » PS3 problems resolved – Sony A bold claim indeed. But Eurogamer’s headline doesn’t tell quite the whole story: it’s the manufacturing problems which have been resolved. So not the chronic lack of interesting...