Abe Lincoln. Charles Darwin. Edge. Between them they’ve mastered the realms of politics, science and writing about overweight Italian plumbers. And, more importantly than any of that, they’re now all 200. Yep, the long-running and respected games mag has just reached its 200th issue, celebrating the landmark event by publishing 200 unique covers.
So if you’re mad for Master Chief, delirious over Deus Ex or want to dip
Peter Molyneux, the father of Fable and
'god game' pioneer, announced he will be leaving Lionhead Studios and
Microsoft to lead new indie adventures under his freshly minted
studio, 22 Cans...
In the blue corner we have The Greatest of All Time. In the red corn... screw it. We just can't bang the mega clichéd phrasing out. What we can do is tell you we'd back Chun Li's thighs of granite in any semi fair fight. That, and we can also inform you that you should vote for The Fighting Game of the Year at this month's Golden Joystick Awards. Full details inside.
Above: An artist at work
We’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of Uwe Boll’s films here at GR, so much so that it almost feels like beating a dead horse to bring up the lucky hack’s name. Though every person who mocks him should at least see one of his films to really understand what a horrible artist he is, Boll’s film adaptations of videogames are infamous to every gamer online whether they’ve seen the films or not. But haven’t you always wanted to get inside the process of how he craps out his turds? Well soon you will in the recently announced documentary Raging Boll...
We like free stuff. And we like good stuff. So when someone offers us free stuff and good stuff, we can’t help but be excited...
Sony is ushering in 2012 with a “12
for '12” promotion, enticing PlayStation Network and PS Plus
members alike with significant discounts on a dozen of PSN's newest
and most buzz-worthy titles...
An overwhelming majority of gamers are male, so it makes perfect sense for every marketing team in the world to target their software at young guys. And what do all men ages 18 to one zillion love? Girls, gore and big loud machines. If they could make a game about a firefighting bikini squad that hunts down zombies in a decked-out sex/fire truck, world peace would be declared. But until that day, we have to settle with regular old T & A.
Developers are well aware of this, so occasionally
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game1 Pronunciation noun, adjective, gam·er, gam·est, verb, gamed, gam·ing.
1. an amusement or pastime: children's games.
videogame1 Pronunciation noun,
1. A form of interactive electronic entertainment, more often than not steeped in all the misery and darkness of the deepest depths of Hell. No-one ever smiles and lots of things get
It's unlikely that Professor Layton or Dr Kawashima would ever get in an actual proper fight that involved slapping and spitting. Neither of them seem like men of violence. However, they are involved in a fight more important and meaningful than any trading of fists and heavy blows in a dark alley - they are engaged in the fight to win a priceless Golden Joystick award.