The Smurfs 2

Minecraft still selling by the bucket load

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is the UK’s number one for the third week running. The last game from Microsoft to hold the top spot for three consecutive weeks, believe it or not, was Forza 2 back in 2007. With the Premiership nearly upon us FIFA 13 rises back...

Get an Eiffel of this week’s chart

Last week we speculated that The Smurfs 2 may rise up the chart once the movie had been released. Well, we weren’t wrong there – it has shot up all the way to #5 in the UK top 40. It’s #1 in both the Wii and DS charts,...

Plenty of people picked up Pikmin

This week’s UK chart has an unexpected #1 – not Nintendo’s Pikmin 3, but Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. We assume that’s down to a combination of the game’s ‘pocket money’ price tag and the kids currently being off school. The long awaited Wii U-exclusive Pikmin 3 pops in...

The Smurfs 2 – Review

The prospect of time travel isn’t quite as farfetched as you may think. Within moments of loading up this movie tie-in we were transported back to the days when almost every licensed game was a 2D platformer, filled to the brim with enemies defeated by a simple bonk...
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Smurf me! It’s a history of Smurf games

Yeah, we’re doing this – a history of Smurf games. Don’t go rolling your eyes just yet though, as there’s a little bit of history to be had here. One of these games was seen as a ‘killer app’ upon release, quite a few ended up on a...

Dynasty another day

There are more Dynasty Warriors fans out there than most people realise. After putting up with the odd duff spin-off and a few sloppy sequels, their loyalty has been rewarded with Dynasty Warriors 8 – reportedly the best instalment yet. Scores have been resoundingly high, including a 9/10...