Think you know Pokémon? After searching high and low, we have some info about the series that might surprise you...
Updated with 10 more incredible Poké facts!
Battling Pokémon is one of the most veered pastimes in gaming history, but is it actually a horrible blood sport? Two GamesRadar editors discuss the merits in our newest great debate...
Like comic books and movies, videogames tend to present an exaggerated representation of men and women. Dudes are typically muscle-bound meatheads with powerful jaw lines and a thorough understanding of all forms of combat, while women generally have back-breaking chests and dress like strippers regardless of their profession.
Have you ever heard someone say, “sometimes words aren’t enough?” That person was probably talking about books. Yes, books may seem like nothing more than a primitive ancestor to videogames, and in some ways, they are. Books are linear, non-interactive, and require little to no skill to write. They might even be obsolete today if it weren’t for people with no reflexes. But books aren’t entirely without merit, because occasionally they're adapted into some really great videogames
You can't accuse hardcore rapper 50 Cent of hypocrisy when he says "get rich or die trying." When we were delivering papers for some cash to buy North vs South, 50 was selling vials of crack. At school. From the age of twelve, 50 always had his eyes on the Benjamins. And it flowed his way - first via a $5000 a day crack business, then by building a huge underground reputation on mix tapes.His breakthrough came when he was spotted by Eminem and smashed records left, right and centre with his
In general, we think you've got pretty good taste in games. You've made massive successes of stellar franchises like Ratchet & Clank, The Elder Scrolls and Katamari Damacy. You tend to like the things we like, and that's part of why we enjoy writing for you and telling you about all the cool games we think you'll get excited about playing.
Sometimes, though, you ignore our advice, which breaks our hearts a little. It's bad enough when you do it by passing up kickass experiences like Okami or
Top 7... Sadistic moments in games
The games that let you revel in pain inflicted on others.
Shane’s seen EA’s latest licensed title.
Killzone 2 is finally out!
Abnormally sized limbs that are sort of funny to look at: a premise that only minutes of arduous brainstorming could have birthed. Can we actually fashion a coherent article with a subject weaker than the plot of a Family Matters episode? Carl Winslow would believe in us, and it isn’t as if it hasn’t worked for us in the past. Enjoy, and be sure to come back next week for “100 slices of bacon that look like Mario.”
Scope dis: Videogames and hip hop “came up” together. Both art forms hail from the late 70’s. Both struggled for mainstream acceptance throughout the 80’s. Both achieved success in the 90’s, to finally become the staple of pop culture we now enjoy every day. Given their synchronistic upbringing it’s no surprise that we’ve seen more than a little overlap.
Some lie, dusty and forgotten, at the bottom of a bargain bin. Others are hard to find outside of an eBay auction. Some received rave reviews, but sold next to nothing. Others sold well, but received almost no attention or love from the hardcore audience. Some you’ve heard about. Others you probably haven’t.