It was the first half of the 8th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century. 2008. Cypress and Malta adopted the Euro as their official currency. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologized to the Stolen Generation of Australia, while Bill Gates stepped down from the big chair at Microsoft. Food riots swept across the third world and Ireland unilaterally rejected the Treaty of Lisbon. Yes, and in those tumultuous times GamesRadar launched...
The team talk about ice-skating bears, the worst game-related strippers to have at a party and Matt reveals the ultimate kid's joke
Hey, we loved last year’s Need For Speed: SHIFT. Not only was it neck and neck with Forza 3 for the best racing game of last year, we’re of the opinion that SHIFT was the best NFS game in over a decade. Obviously, we weren’t crazy about the idea that Need For Speed: World would mark a return to the open world challenges of Carbon and Most Wanted… that is, until they told us it was FREE!*
New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Modern Warfare 2 spent the better part of the holidays duking it out for retail supremacy. Luckily, Deviantartisit, Agent Scarlet took it upon his/herself to forge a momentary cease-fire in the form of this gorgeous concept art entitled Super Mario Warfare
Who among us hasn't spent countless hours at our neighborhood arcade, bar or pizza establishment pumping quarters into an NBA JAM cabinet? EA's looking to recapture the magic on the Wii, and has just released the first trailer showcasing the game's trademarked fast-paced gameplay and wacky one-liners. If ever there was a franchise suited to the Wii's social gaming experience, this looks to be it.
Japan gets erotic portraits as pre-order bonuses. We probably don't.
We all know teddy bears got their name from America's 26th president, Teddy Roosevelt. But the cute and cuddly nature of these stuffed bears is counter to what history tells us of probably our toughest leader to date, one who fought in wars and killed a fair number of men and bears alike. So presidential history buffs and gamers alike should be interested in Naughty Bear, a game that embraces the violent nature of their namesake.
Personal ads and amorous pleas from computerised Casanovas.
At first it’s a mash-tastic brawler, then it’s a Japanese GTA with the motorbike from Akira and a sun-bleached psychedelic version of an American west-coast city, then it’s a wrestling game, then a side-scrolling beat-‘em-up, then a 2D shooter, then a lawn-mowing game, then a brawler again.
TalkRadar UK #26 is here, with Matt Cundy as your host