The pioneer - Metal Gear Solid | 1998 | PS1
Hiding under a cardboard box. That was Hideo Kojima's answer to the prevailing tide of titles that focused on blasting seven shades of excrement out of anything that had the misfortune of moving. But this pedestrian activity was little short of revolutionary. MGS brought us strategy elements both previously untested in the US and in 3D, favoring concealment rather than confrontation at all times, however you could manage it. Using cigs to reveal laser
Beethoven beat haven
Experimental online music/art installation, partnering tunes of the classical variety with undulating bars of light at
If only Miyamoto and Iwata really did work day and night in some giant factory, rainbows springing from the smokestacks, dreams from the delivery doors and Italian-accented laughter from the plumbing. Sadly, however, there are just too many games (and laws of physics and other such nonsense) for that suggestion to be true. Sometimes someone else has to step in and be gaming's amazing chocolateer, taking possession of Mario, The Mushroom Kingdom, or another of Nintendo's exclusive
Its not just about making money and swearing at people in The World Is Yours. Building up your reputation is essential, and can be done by spending stupid amounts of money decorating your mansion. Herere some of the best buys.
The milk crate
Reputation points: Zero
Perhaps not the obvious item to pimp your mansion with, but it is free and at the start of the game you should take what you can.
The exploding barrel
Reputation points: Zero
A videogame staple you can
Are you ready for this? There are over 100 new pokemon in Diamond and Pearl. We know you want to see them. That's why we've tracked down an import copy of the game and played it to death. And every week we bring you a new batch of monsters, complete with their powers and abilities - and for the best monster of the week, a movie showing you how it performs in battle. What more could you ask for? Get ready to rock out with the monsters you're dying to see.
PokemonRadar week one: Turtwig,
The pioneer – GoldenEye 007 | 1997 | N64
Everyones played GoldenEye. If you didnt have it, your neighbor had it. And if they didnt have it you got a paper route until you could afford it. Then you got your friend's route and didnt go back to work. That was how addictive GoldenEye s multiplayer was. There was nothing quite like getting hold of the Golden Gun pistol, cheap as it was, and then making everyone else your bitch. Even on a 4-player split, it ran surprisingly smooth. The host of
Recently, GamesRadar got the chance to sit down with THQ's director of development, Keith Kirby, to talk about the company's immensely popular wrestling videogames. Kirby discussed working with the WWE, how the writing process will change in future games and the upcoming competition from Midway's TNA Wrestling title. He also talked about the company's acquisition of the UFC license and THQ's stance on being the preeminent publisher of videogames featuring sweaty men grappling in tights. Read
Welcome to the twentieth installment of GamesRadar's weekly feature, PokemonRadar.
We're heading into the final stretch, having nearly covered most of the new Pokemon. With Pokemon Diamond and Pearl a little over a month away, the excitement is building.
This week, we'll look at five new Pokemon, all of which are evolutions of old Pokemon. Each of these five critters evolves when it learns a particular move. While the first time through this means that they'll evolve when they reach a
Pokémon Name: Porygon-Z
Pokédex Number: 474 National
Ability: Download – Boosts Porygon's stats, depending on the foe's highest stat; Adaptability – Raises the power of moves the same type as PorygonZ currently is
Location Found: Evolved from Porygon2, by trading with the Dubious Disc
Useful Attacks: Zap Cannon
The original Porygon, introduced in the first generation of Pokémon games, is mildly infamous. Pokémon
Pokémon Name: Palkia
Type: Dragon / Water
Pokédex Number: 484 National
Ability: Pressure – Opponent uses 2 PP when attacking
Location Found: Spear Pillar
Useful Attacks: Spacial Rend
Palkia is Pokémon Pearl's leading Pokémon, the creature that lords over space itself. Team Galactic revives Palkia in hopes of birthing a new universe in Sinnoh to overwrite the our flawed existance, but is stopped by the combined power of Sinnoh's guardian