5th Dec, 2007
You might have read last weeks story on how Texan police have used the promise of free Xbox 360s to lure fugitive crimials out of hiding. While its a downright hilarious example to round off the year with, 2007 has been crammed like an over-crowded prison with tales of videogame-related crime.
Of course, were not talking about games themselves inciting violent outbursts in those who play them (Calm down Jack!). No, rather this year has seen a staggering amount of crime stories
Nov 9, 2007
Males between the ages of 10 and 34 - put down that Victorias Secret catalogue and shut off Family Guy ‘cause we have a spanking-new SmackDown! vs Raw 2008 trailer for your adolescent-minded peepers. On display here is the entrance theme for the members of DX, Triple H and Shawn Michaels.
Watch as they strut to ringside amidst bizarre subliminal images of bar codes, exotic dancers and a police unit. Fun fact: DX or Degeneration-X is derived from the terms
Oct 1, 2007
We know, we know - all this talk about the brand new Superstar Fighting System and ECW Extreme Rules match for this years inclusion into the WWE SmackDown! franchise has got your tights in a bunch because you havent yet sampled the fine musclehead beatdowns. Turn that frown upside down because starting today, October 1, you can obtain a demo of WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008 at select retail chains by pre-ordering the game.
Its kind of a sparse demo with only three arenas, one-on-one
Aug 20, 2007
At a WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2008 event held in London last week, THQ's vice president of product development, Keith Kirby, revealed that gamers could look forward to a lot more WWE offerings in the future, providing dedicated lovers of the wrestling with more besides the annual update of its flagship series.
Although carefully cagey about details, Kirby told GamesRadar that he had recently been in New York for a meeting, the purpose of which was to "talk about all sorts of new and
Hardcore Nintendo fans certainly weren't the focus of this year's press conference. True, we saw the Wii Zapper revealed and finally got confirmation on Mario Kart Wii (due Q1 next year) and Super Mario Galaxy's release date (November 12), but the real focus was the company's continued audience expansion. In addition to showing Brain Age 2 and a new visual acuity game called Flash Focus, Nintendo unveiled its secret weapon for its next casual carpet bomb - Wii Fit, an exercise program that uses
THQ has announced Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command for DS and PSP - the first time the series has appeared on either machine - and it's looking like a surprisingly explosive game. It may be a turn-based strategy affair at heart, but any fears of limp combat look to have been laid to rest by the first screenshots.
The game will feature online network play on both handhelds when it arrives this autumn and publisher THQ assures us the most has been made of both consoles' respective strengths.
Back in ye olde days of 8-bit gaming, we didn't have teh interwebs or in-depth FAQs to get us through hours of repetitive dungeons and mindless enemies. We had to do it all ourselves, patiently praying for a wave of cheat codes to come in the next issue of Nintendo Power. Then, after countless hours (literally, because no game would count the hours) we'd see the ending... just to view another 8-bit sunset.
Seriously. Another one. How many games do you think end with a scene of the main
With the full Opera browser slowly - and we mean slowly - downloading into the Wii's master-brain, there's no better time to indulge in a spot of YouTubing shenanigans. It's here gamers reveal acts of gaming prowess beyond our meager arm-flailing goofiness, and demonstrate how to milk every drop of fun from those Wii discs. Now get surfing.
Remote Flicks - Big screen Wii by hohlerman
Watch as a group of enterprising Wii fanatics create the real big screen gaming experience. That such a tiny
Are you tired of walking by your friend/co-workers monitor with that adorable puppy desktop and getting drawn into conversations about how cute their pet looks? Wouldnt you rather have people walking by your monitor and engaging you in discussions about what went down on RAW last week? Heres your chance to swing water cooler discussions in your favor by downloading our gigantic WWE-themed wallpaper in celebration of WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008.
Click on the Images tab, select the wallpaper
We know you can get all the details you need on Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 just by reading our info-packed first look at the game. This article has everything you want to know, packed into one spot - just click over and drink in the pure power.
But wrestling is nothing without the personality of its superstars. That's why we sent our man Justin Leeper into the field armed with a cameraman and a microphone to cover the annual Superstar Challenge, where WWE wrestlers square off in Smackdown vs. Raw