Friday 5 January 2007
Were your lingering memories of 2006's gaming highlights all but wiped clean by some especially riotous New Year's celebrations? Or do you long to pour over a handily collated run-down of the year's big stories, surprise announcements and shock news? Either way, your luck's in, reader, as GamesRadar presents a bite-sized dose of all you need to know from the last 12 months.
With Sony's long-running PS3 delay shenanigans (hey, it's not over yet), the death of E3 as we knew
Did you behave well enough last year for Santa to bring you some new games for Christmas? Stuck on them already? Well, don't worry, we've put together a little something for you to unwrap now - that's right, the best cheats, hints and easter eggs for the top-selling Christmas games. Just hit the tabs on the left for the games you want to know about.
Many of these cheats were sent in by our readers through CheatPlanet.com (thank you kindly) - so why not share your own best cheats and tricks
The Silent Hill series
It's a safe bet that we all play games the same way: lights on, volume at a reasonable level, perhaps other stuff going on in the background as well. For most games, that's totally cool. But there are some that you have not even begun to experience. Yes, some games demand that you completely alter your surroundings and let the mood seep through your skull, soaking every cell in your body with excessive atmosphere.
So, we mined our collective memories and came up with
Recently released on Sony's PlayStation Network, Gran Turismo HD Concept is finally here - although almost nothing has changed since Gran Turismo 4 hit the PS2. But it does feature a brand new circuit, the stunning Eiger Nordwand, a course nestled in crisp, Alpine terrain and shadowed by snow-capped mountains.
Initially, you've only one vehicle to cruise in - a Suzuki Cappuccino. By nailing a record lap in the game's time trial mode, you can unlock nine more cars, from Mitsubishi Lancers to a
After the first shots and details of the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie tie-in were released earlier this week, we shelled out some questions to Ubisoft's acclaimed Montreal Studio (the people behind such top titles as Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell ) to get some more details about what we can expect from its spin on the crime-repelling reptiles.
Nick Harper, TMNT 's creative director, steps up from the sewers to give us some answers...
Will players be able to choose which
You turn every knob, pull every switch, press the A button, the B button, the “just get me past this effing level” button, but nothing works. After exhausting what seems to be every possible solution with no success, your burning frustration finally sears a hole through your thick ego. You have no choice, its time to put down the controller and find help.
Weve all done it. Its free, easy, and available - no, not your buddys hot sister - the answer to your gaming woes. Detailed
Welcome back to the Sinnoh region. Most of the new 'mon in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl have two evolutionary stages, and today we'll look at five more of them.
In other Pokemon news, Diamond and Pearl finally have an official US release date: April 22nd. If you don't have a DS Lite yet, this might be your final chance!
After the holidays have passed, we'll show these Pokemon's evolved forms. Happy holidays, everyone!
Now, to the
Have you seen the bloodbath that is Gears of War? No, seriously, have you seen it?
We don't mean the usual stuff here - we're talking frame by frame, gib by gib, meaty flesh chunk by meaty flesh chunk. The kind of gore only the power of slow motion and high-resolution video capture can reveal.
Obviously, if you've played the game for more than ten seconds, you've witnessed plenty of bodies flying, heads exploding and gooey red liquid splashing the screen. But have you seen a body being torn
Forgot the 1996 USDA study that found nearly 80 percent of America's ground beef contained cow-manure bacteria. Because cheeseburgers... mmmm, so luscious. We stomp Texas-Double-Whoppers into the face orifices of any nearby children. And after feedy-time, we keep the young'uns completely immobile with Burger King video
Seven installments ago, we introduced you to the Sinnoh region's three starter Pokemon, Naetoru, Hikozaru and Pocchama. Today we'll take a look at their three evolutions.
Now, to the