Christmas '09 is cancelled, but early next year looks amazing.
Forget rubbish Facebook games--what are the best free games that are also AAA? Here are our best free games, from Planetside 2 to League of Legends to Hawken...
If you were to look at the PlayStation Network a few years ago and compare it to its competitors, there wouldn't be very much to say. “It's free” was usually the best argument you could offer. With time, however, Sony's online gaming network has come into its own, adding in features and content that have helped to make it – if not exactly a match for the likes of Xbox Live – at least a worthy contender.
The UK GamesRadar team returns for the weekly minigame challenge. After last week's pin on a foam sword Jousting Challenge, things get a bit silly. It's time to see who can kick Justin's toy monkey the farthest. Will it be Dave H, who insists as long as the monkey feels pain everyone wins? Will it be Justin, with his unfair and totally non-relegation 'moon boots'? Or will it be Matt Cundy, the Cornish Pasty-powered kicking machine, fresh off the back of two minigame victories? Let's kick the monkey and find out!
The Ace Attorney/Investigations series can be a bit baffling to outsiders these days. Most gamers could pick Phoenix and Edgeworth out of a line up, but with 4 games full of turnabouts and plot to digest, the cast has ballooned out into a much larger affair. To help make the new game a little easier to figure out, here’s a quick overview on the cast of major characters and where they stand. Best of all, it’s spoiler free for those who haven't solved the original cases!
The biggest crime of this generation of gaming is that there hasn’t been a new Wave Race. Seriously Nintendo, where is it? Thankfully you can still get a does of jet skiing action in mobile form thanks to Aqua Moto Racing 2...
What happened to gaming? The past two years haven’t been about blockbuster games. The most exciting, most innovative, most playable games aren’t from the usual suspects. Instead, they’re being made by coffee-shop artists who are absolutely outclassing the establishment. Who are these heroes? Where did they come from? How did they do it? And, anyway, what the hell is indie gaming?
When you hear "PS2 RPG," the first two words that spring to mind are likely going to be "final" and "fantasy." But there is a world beyond those CG-rich epics, populated by crisp, hand-drawn artwork and 16-bit-style values that never seem to go out of style. Last year we saw Atelier Iris 2 deliver that kind of old-school adventure, and in 2007 fans can expect Ar tonelico to do the same.
We all know what to expect in the way of story (cheesy), music (catchy) and graphics (cutesy), so let's
Listen to see if your favorite blue-haired beauty made our list of Top 7... badass old folks.
In the world of Ar Tonelico, singing is the most powerful form of magic. Musicality is a major theme of the series, so it's no surprise that that Ar Tonelico has an absolutely top-notch soundtrack...