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
Hollywood might be a little reluctant to take a YouTube video of someone getting hit in the junk with a soccer ball and turn it into a major motion picture, but the gaming industry tends to take more risks with cult Internet sensations. That might explain N+, a new platforming game being developed for the PSP and DS that's scheduled for release this November.
The game is based on N, which originated as a ninja-themed flash title. New to the handheld versions will be a Co-op mode, as well as a
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.
Haven't got time to search the net for videogame content - then subscribe and get Radar Update every week in your mailbox, where we've done the hard work for you. Best of all it's completely
Perhaps not at the top of the list, but probably on the list, of movies that should... err, could be made into videogames is Napoleon Dynamite. We still have little information on how this insta-cult movie is being adapted for handheld gaming systems, but given the - not misplaced - dedication of Napoleon fans, we can see how it could be a good idea.
The game will feature the sweet characters from the movie including Napoleon, Uncle Rico, Pedro, Kip and... Tina the llama! At least one game's
General populous, beware! Naruto fans and fisticuff aficionados alike will no longer be confining themselves to private homes in their quest to become the greatest ninja of their generation. Come late summer, these rogues will be free to walk amongst us, heads bowed over their PSPs, as they put their skills to the test in Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes.
Naruto fans and fisticuff aficionados, rejoice! Ultimate Ninja Heroes will allow you to battle with teams of up to three characters, so you can
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
20 March 2007
As part of the Want Respect safe sex campaign, a new web-based flash game has been launched titled Johnny's (ouch) which stars you as a young R'n'B dude trying to run a successful night club single-handedly. Not only are you the DJ, the bar-man and the guest-greeter, you've also got responsibility to charm and chat-up the girls that visit your venue.
To celebrate the launch of the worthy game, we're giving away a PS3 and in order to stand a chance of it ending up in your hands,
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