Earlier this year we deduced that Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Eye of the Beholder II – The Legend of Darkmoon is the longest game name out there. Reader comments quickly proved there were a few names out there just as long or even longer, but will you be able to find a name that’s shorter than those on this list?
Collected here are the simplest, monosyllabic game names we could dig up
Numbers. Man, there must be millions of ‘em. Seems like every other game on the shelf has a number in it. Boy, I bet you could count to a hundred using just videogame titles and related items. Let’s see if I’m right.
After a long two-week absence, Shane Patterson rejoins the crew just in time to celebrate TalkRadar’s 18th birthday. With our podcast finally old enough to vote, buy cigarettes and go to the mall by itself, we briefly put aside our usual yammering for a weirdly serious talk about the ethics of software piracy.
Yakuza 2, the sequel to Segas sprawling gang-land saga, was just released in Japan. We loved the original so much – seriously, go get it – that we couldnt wait to rip off the plastic and get back to beating the crap out of henchmen. Too bad the game wouldnt let us for over a half hour. What!? This isnt Xenosaga, Sega. We dont want forty minutes of cutscenes before the game even starts. If every game let us beat up a yakuza henchman on the title screen, then surely the videogame
Look around. You'd almost think companies were never going to release a PS2 game ever again. We're constantly being bombarded with images of the latest and greatest upcoming titles for the PS3, 360 and the Wii.
One thing that's easy to forget in all the next-gen hype, though, is that there are over 100 million PS2s out there in the world. With those kinds of numbers, publishers would be crazy to quit cold turkey. As a matter of fact, there are still lots of PS2 titles coming - they're just not
Okay, so you're still saving your pennies in the hope that someday you'll be able to get a shiny, new PlayStation 3. Don't feel like there's nothing at all to play on your PS2. It may not be the new hotness, but it's got plenty to keep you from going into the irradiated wasteland some call "outside".
Tomb Raider Anniversary - Crystal Dynamics - PS2 - ETA: June 2007
Why is a remake of a ten-year-old game so important? Because Laras original adventure is one of PlayStations all-time greats, and
You're walking down the street, minding your own business - in a flashy suit and snakeskin shoes, sure, but you're not in anybody's face. Suddenly, you see a beautiful girl and a drunk creep. You realize that she's trying to get away from him - it becomes clear when she hides behind you. You can tell him to kiss off, so you do - and the girl invites you to her favorite bar for a couple of drinks. She's sexy and she seems to be into you... but the room starts spinning way too soon. You wake up
With Xbox 360 out (if you can find one) and PlayStation 3 just around the corner, you might think the only place left for your old PS2 is in a box in the attic. But hold that thought, and cast your eye over our deluxe selection of upcoming titles: this generation isn't shuffling off quietly.
Valkryie Profile: Silmeria
The original Valkryie Profile, for PSone, slipped under the radar of all but a few dedicated RPG fans. Shame, because it was one of the most exciting games to hit the genre, with