Ghostbusters

UK Christmas number ones of the 1980s

Apologies if you were expecting to see ten entries spread out below. The official UK software sales chart didn’t begin until 1984, giving us just six games to cover. If you’re wondering why we didn’t cover the Christmas no.1s of the 1990s instead, let’s just say a certain...

2016: Five forgettable games

Compiling this feature was a tad tricky as we’ve seen far fewer stinkers in 2016 than years prior. There were plenty of average games – Alekhine’s Gun, Carmageddon: Max Damage, Mighty No. 9 and TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan spring to mind – but nothing truly terrible. We’re talking...

Amazon Prime Day shakes up the UK chart

Consider last week’s Amazon Prime Day a success – the UK chart has seen a good old shake up off the back of Amazon’s one-day discounts. Not so much in the top ten – where LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens claims its third number one – but...

Ghostbusters developer revealed, finally

When Activision announced their upcoming Ghostbusters tie-in – exactly three months to the day of launch, we might add – a very peculiar omission was made. To the bewilderment of many, the developer’s name wasn’t mentioned in the press release or shown during the trailer. This fuelled speculation...

Highly caffeinated gaming

There’s a shop in Brighton that sells imported sweets and other sugar-filled snacks. I usually buy a can of Mountain Dew when passing by, but today they had a range of energy drinks that caught my eye. The Street Fighter: Dragon Punch Energy Drink features Ken on the...

Listen… do you smell something?

After months of delays, you can finally call (read: buy) Ghosbusters. That’s as long as you own a PlayStation 2 or PlayStation 3 as the Wii, DS and Xbox 360 versions aren’t officially out until autumn. I used the word officially there because the Xbox 360 and DS...