Star Wars

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star – Review

If smothering Star Wars all over the Angry Birds franchise helped Rovio’s avian associates to make even more money, then why shouldn’t the license be applied to other mobile games? Ten minutes later and we’re still trying to think of a valid reason. NimbleBit’s Tiny Tower may not...

How to fix gaming’s most abused licenses

In a time when review scores matter more than ever, most publishers and developers are putting some long overdue attention into their licensed games. A few duffers do still slip out though, in hope that people will buy them based on name alone. We’ve put our thinking caps...

Boom Street or bust

If you’re thinking that Nintendo’s decision to release Boom Street on Wii on 28th December was a strange one, then you’d be right. Most gamers are still playing the games they received for Christmas while retailers are focused on promoting their sales rather than shifting new releases. As...

FIFA 12 gets back on top

UK retailers have some incredible discounts at the moment – GAME has been selling Xenoblade: Chronicles and RAGE for £9.98 while yesterday Morrisons reduced half a dozen 3DS games to £7 a pop. We’ll have to wait until next week though to see how the sales have affected...

Legs eleven

UK Charts This week’s chart is the first since Christmas. This means that a lot of new console owners have been contributing to game sales over the last seven days, and also those who have been out looking for bargains in the sales. There’s a change over on...

Fallout knocked off the throne by Fable

UK Charts With four new entries in the top 10 chart alone this week there’s a lot to talk about, so let’s get cracking. Fable III has managed to shove Fallout: New Vegas off the top, outselling Fable II by 6,000 copies during launch weekend. This makes it...

EA’s Old Republic – gaming’s smelly Wookie?

Bioware’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on the original Xbox was a brilliant, brilliant, game. If one disgruntled anonymous EA worker going by the name of EA Louse is to believed, the upcoming PC-only MMO Star Wars: Old Republic is a disaster waiting to happen. They...