Screenshots are static images used to show off a game in the best possible way. Or at least that's the general idea. Normally, promotional pics are veritable works of art, carefully composed to ensure that they catch the eye with a certain degree of impact. Sometimes, however, we receive shots so dull that the only thing they could possibly sell is ditchwater.
Here for your utter tedium, then, are 30 of the most boring screenshots that have ever been captured. Note that these are all official
Nobody's perfect. Even the best of the best can run off the rails, and that includes many of the most reputable companies and individuals that have been involved in the games industry. They'd rather focus on their successes, of course, and most of the time they'll try to lock their mishaps away in the closet, hoping they will never be dragged out into the public eye again.
But we at GamesRadar think this stuff needs to be out in the open. We're going to highlight 7 games from top-notch
Monday 18 June 2007
Detective John McClane is back and as tough as ever in Die Hard 4.0, the fourth instalment from the action packed franchise which hits cinemas on Wednesday 4 July. To celebrate the return of the classic actioner were giving one lucky winner the chance to step into the next generation with a spanking new top of the range high definition TV.
An attack on the vulnerable US infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the shattering scheme
Saturday 26 May 2007
Today we're proud to lauch the first issue of our online magazine Radar Update which can be found here. The interactive mag will feature the cream of GamesRadar's content including videos, previews, reviews and polls.
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Neverwinter Nights 2 developer Obsidian Entertainment is working on an expansion for the RPG sequel. Titled Mask of the Betrayer, the expansion is due out toward the end of the year and features a new campaign taking adventurers back to the Forgotten Realms universe. The storyline kicks off shortly after the events portrayed in NWN 2 and finds players embarking on "an epic adventure that reveals his true destiny," publisher Atari has said.
Accompanying the new campaign is a feast of additional
Cenega's shooter, which blends standard military warfare with horror elements, is coming to the PC. During World War I, the forces of Hell are trying to emerge from deep underground. Unbeknownst to humans, vampires have been living underground as well and are fighting off the rising demons. Without help, soon they will lose the subterranean war, and both wars will join together on the
Monday 2 April 2007
In the coming months GamesRadar will be undergoing a number of significant changes - most notably the way it looks and the way you find your way around the site. The changes we've made so far (which are still in a development phase) are very exciting and will start to appear later in the year, but the first stage is our new naviagation bar across the top of the page.
Previously, this was in a beta test phase - but now it's ready for a proper public going over and we'd like
Wednesday 27 March 2007
As animal loving human beings we find the emotional rewards of platonic interspecies relationships hugely beneficial to our well being. The black clouds of a bad day can quickly give way to happy face sunshine at the sight of a pet irrationally overjoyed to see that we've made it home alive.
Of course, man and beast also share an attachment in many videogames, although the foundation of the companionship is usually built on something far more interesting than our own
EA has started releasing music from its past and present videogames to the iTunes Store.
Available for purchase via EA Trax, tracks from such titles as Def Jam Icon, SSX 3, Need for Speed Underground 2 and Burnout: Dominator have been unleashed - including a version of The Doors' "Riders on the Storm" that Snoop Dogg remixed exclusively for Need for Speed Underground 2. Get your gats
14 February 2007
A UK school has banned its pupils from playing tag and kiss chase, after it claimed the influence of videogames was making the formerly innocent childhood activities 'too rough'.
"The children are watching television, they're watching films and they're playing computer games. Very often it's the violent element of that they are seeing and hearing. That's what they're going to come on to our playground to play," the headteacher at the school in Lincoln told the BBC.