If you've been using google at all today, you're probably aware that Pac-Man is now 30 years old. So for the rest of the day, everyone's suddenly going to be a born-again Pac-Man fanatic. Including, it would seem, the makers of Tetris, who jumped on the bandwagon by wishing Pac-Man (and Namco) a happy birthday.
Full quote from "the man behind Tetris" inside!
Today, EA Mobile and The Tetris Company announced a new social media project to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Tetris, as well as its accomplishment of becoming the only mobile game to reach 100 million paid downloads. The project is meant to illustrate the impact of the "Tetris Effect" on global culture. Details inside...
The first glimpse of the Tekken movie has emerged online through a couple of photos revealing Marshall Law and Jin Kazama.
The movie is directed by Dwight H. Little, the guy responsible for the 1989 Phantom of the Opera movie with Robert 'Freddy' Englund and a handful of 24, Bones and Prison Break episodes. He also did a Steven Seagal flick called Marked for Death, so... expect a film of
Think you've got the skills to school GamesRadar? Want a chance to hand us our asses online? Well now's your chance. Starting this Thursday (27 March) we're launching PlayRadar, a new fortnightly event that gives you the chance to show us your mettle in a multiplayer showdown.Every other Thursday at 4pm (GMT) two members of the GR team will take on all-comers in a series of online matches. All you have to do is send us a friend request from
Former God of War man David Jaffe has confirmed that he's bringing Twisted Metal to PS3.It was thought this was the case, after gamers cracked a code appearing in Twisted Metal: Head On - Extra Twisted on PS2 which spelt out "Twisted Metal is on PSTHREE."Judging by Kotaku's report on the confirmation of a PS3 version, it may be that it'll be released as a download. The site quotes Jaffe as saying "As for how it gets
This weeks edition of Trailer Trash is bigger than Ron Pauls internet marketing team – its bursting at the seams with new trailers, tech demos, and gameplay footage. Naturally, weve sarcastically criticized each one for no reason other than its fun. Get comfortable, theres an express shipment of delicious streaming video on route to your eyeballs.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
This must-see tech demo shows off The Force Unleasheds three simulation technologies and how they work
What do Solid Snake, Lara Croft and Samus Aran all have in common? They dress for success. Their own costume, be it custom-built spacesuit or bottomless backpack, is directly related to their adventuresome profession. No matter the situation, these heroes are loaded with gadgets, training and expertise that'll see them through to the end.
But not all game characters are created equal. A great many appear to have no practical application other than "the boss says this guy stays in the game."
The relationship between games and movies has always been a tense one. There's something almost violently alchemical about the way the two media usually react to each other. It's like getting hit by a yellow, piss-soaked snowball. Either element can be unpleasant enough on its own, but put them both together and something far more horrible happens.
Games of movies, movies of games, they're both usually about as much fun as the death of a clown at a ten year-old's birthday party. But still we