Need for Speed

Call of Duty dominates UK top ten

Despite arriving on a Friday – instead of a Tuesday, as per the previous six games in the franchise – Call of Duty: Black Ops III has shot straight to top the UK chart. Quelle surprise. Chart-Track reports that it’s the 7th fastest seller in the series in...

Need for Speed review round-up

Giving a fatigued franchise a break is an approach we wish more publishers took. Putting Need for Speed in the pit stop for two years doesn’t appear to have entirely paid off however. While the once annual series was in rework we’ve seen the release of Project CARS,...

The Halo reunion tour

It’s another good week for gamers. That’s providing you have healthy bank balance, at least – there are half a dozen big name titles out this week. The old-age question if whether Mario can blow stripy balloons up with his arse has finally been answered. As the image...

Aye carumba – it’s Zumba

The eye-ball pleasing Crysis 2 has managed to stay at the top of the chart for another week. The game at #2 may surprise you – it isn’t MotorStorm Apocalyspe (which makes its appearance at a lowly #17) or Shift 2: Unleashed (in at #4) but rather Zumba...

Activision’s soldiers hold the fort

UK Charts Despite the very fine Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit being released last week, Call of Duty: Black Ops has held onto #1. They have to make do with #2 and #3 respectively. Wii Sports Resort has risen from #19 to #7 but...

Ubisoft managed to build Rome in a year

This Week’s Games Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has gone from being a game quietly announced with very little fanfare to being the highest rated game this winter. It currently has an average review score of 92%, which is higher than even Call of Duty: Black Ops (currently at 88%)....