Not work safe
We mean it - this site is not work safe. But it might be worth the trip: pictures of hotties getting it on with classic hardware. It's a calendar, actually. Its title, subtle as can be? Nerdcore. We see a Power Glove and a Game Boy Color... and a few other bits of hardware that we usually don't talk about on GamesRadar. If you want to see blurred-out versions, why not make friends with Nerdcore on MySpace...? The page has rainbow glitter text, of course. According to it, Nerdcore
It's the last Final Fantasy to reach our shores. That alone should be enough to make RPG gamers salivate on command, but then Square Enix goes off and remakes the whole damn game. Due to this ground-up re-imagining, any new images of Final Fantasy III should tug at both longtime fans and new-to-the-genre DS owners - the hot 3D graphics and redone storytelling could make it the biggest handheld adventure on the system.
Hit the Images tab up above for a blast of fresh new shots that show off a
Pokemon the conqueror
Next Generation reports that in just four days, the latest Pokemon game - Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - has sold 1.58 million copies in Japan, instantly becoming the fastest-selling DS game ever. Is anyone surprised? Nope. Nintendo sure isn't, or it wouldn't have printed over and a million and a half copies for the first shipment. The scary thing about the DS has always been how popular it was before Pokemon came out. Now that it's out... the DS is a terror that stalks in
PS3 on fire
An analyst (don't you love those guys, sitting around and having opinions for money? Wait, that's what we do... for less money) has released a report that PS3s were overheating and crashing at the Tokyo Game Show. You wouldn't think it was big news - but it's caused Sony's stock to dip, and Sony's PR team to fire off an angry retort to Next Generation.
Now the question remains... does this even matter? Was it due to badly-ventilated kiosks and overcrowding? Probably. We saw the
MS BK WTF
Here's a question. Who has the more terrifying fixed plastic grin: Burger King or Brooke Burke?
You won't have to wonder for long, because for a mere $3.99 you can suffer through games starring both of them. Starting November 19, Burger King will be offering up a slate of games - playable on any Xbox or Xbox 360 - alongside the purchase of any value meal.
The best possible idea - Burger King vs King of All Cosmos - is, sadly, not happening. No, we're getting Pocketbike Racer
Now that we're out of the summer doldrums, game releases are picking up speed with each passing day. This week alone there are 20 or so new titles on the shelf, compared to, oh, five or so during June and July. Next Gen, our companion site-at-arms, has sifted through the upcoming tidal wave of releases and settled on 45 upper-deck games you have to play. That should give you an idea of how many games there'll be total, if 45 is the "must-have" list.
Head here for the complete list, hitting all
Originally posted on September 29, 2006
The editors we sent to this year's Tokyo Game Show might have been fresh off a plane and still reeking of jetlag when they came back to the office, but that didn't stop us from dragging them into a bright room and fixing our cameras on them. Why? To collect their raw thoughts on what they'd just spent the last week seeing, of
We know corporate-level trash talking has to be done - Microsoft faces big-time competition - but just saying something doesn't make it true. Blu-ray will help the PS3 have better games; it's a fact. By the same token, though Phil Spencer of Microsoft Game Studios might pretend that the Nintendo Wii won't offer new types of gaming, he isn't kidding anyone.
Asinine quote of the day: "I don't think the promise of a new input device means a new kind of game." Right, Phil...
Pokemon attack Tokyo
We've got a preview of the import version in the works - never fear - but we thought we'd bring you a quick note to remind you: Pokemon Diamond / Pearl, for the DS, has hit Japan. The lines are long - 150 people outside of one store in Tokyo. As Wired blogger Chris Kohler points out, the DS has managed to ravage Japan before Pokemon even came out. Where is there to go but into the stratosphere?
Raiding next-gen tombs
Poring through very dull financial statements isn't
Get your hands on a PS3... easy
You probably won't be able to buy one this November, but it shouldn't be too hard to get some time with a PlayStation 3 - behind glass, anyway. Sony has announced plans to install 15,000 playable demo kiosks of PS3 at retail locations in the US and Canada in time for the system's launch - five times what the company offered for PS2, our sister site Next Generation reports. It should be pretty simple to figure out if the thing's worth $600 when you see it in