If you have a PSP you know that Sony's always updating the firmware that runs the unit. Same story with PS3. According to Kotaku - via a press release from Sony Japan - the PS3 will require an immediate update the day it's released, to enable the latest bells and whistles Sony's cooked up - namely, the PlayStation Network. Not shocking, not problematic. Of course, people are complaining (anyone remember the dashboard update Microsoft did like a week ago? Nobody seemed to
We're almost there. Since Monday we've counted down our greatest gaming moments from 101 to 31 and if you've missed any of the action so far we recommend that you get busy with the links below:
Day one: 101-71
Day two: 70-51
Day three: 50-31
Today we bring you our penultimate collection, which includes appearances from some big name virtual superstars such as Mario, Link, Sonic, and Snake.
Make sure you join us again tomorrow for the final countdown as we reveal our top 10 greatest gaming
Majesco announced today that it is still not dead as a publisher and will actually be bringing an updated version of the popular puzzler Bust-A-Move to Nintendo's next-gen-ish Wii console early next year. Fans of the infamous Bub and Bob (veterans of the classic Bubble Bobble) are in for a kinetic treat as Bust-A-Move Bash! will take full advantage of the innovative Wii controller, turning gamers everywhere into spastic
In the first two days of our shockingly spectacular 101 greatest gaming moments countdown we have already cherry-picked our favorite moments from such games as Pikmin, Crazy Taxi, Katamari Damacy, SSX 3, Dead Rising, Devil May Cry, Grand Theft Auto III... in fact, why don't you just click the links below and see which moments we chose for yourself:
Day one: 101-71
Day two: 70-51
Today's list rattles its way from 50 down to 31, and don't forget to join us again tomorrow when we bring you the
Thursday 9 November 2006
Wii's launch is now so close that across the globe you can almost hear the sound of nylon sleeping bags hitting cold pavements, and so we've got some smart new footage of one of the slickest looking games set to reward those chilled but dedicated gamers: Far Cry Vengeance.
Showing off the mixture of flicks and buttons required to pull off any move from driving to sniping, stabbing to sneaking, this clip also reveals just how easily Jack Carver turns his newly found
Tournament of masters
In the US, Virtua Fighter is just starting to take off. Why not read our latest Virtua Fighter 5 preview to find out what the big deal is? The game's already out in Japanese arcades, so last weekend Sega held the Otenami Haiken 5 tournament, which attracted the best players in Japan. If you want to see why we go crazy over this game, you need to look no further over this YouTube video. The action starts at 3:26 (go ahead and fast-forward) and when it does, this
Our almighty 101 greatest gaming moments list powers on at full speed again today as we charge our way from 70 down to 51.
If you missed yesterday's list, then we suggest you check it out immediately to see our 101 to 71 moments.
Anyway, enough of the chit-chat, let's get on with the list...
Warning: There are spoilers within this
It wouldn't normally be a fair fight: dinosaur versus hedgehog; scales, teeth, horns and armor-plated hides versus a few spines and the ability to roll into a ball. But this is Sega, and in the super-speedy Wii game Sonic and the Secret Rings, it is the primitive beasts that are about to be given a lesson from the old school. Hit the Images tab to check out the new screens.
Because as you can see in all of these primary colored shots, the blue fella has been freed from the tyranny of playing
They call it "sekuhara"
It's all over the web: here, check Game|Life. Dead or Alive creator Tomonobu Itagaki - the man responsible for the bathing beauty above - has been busted for sexual harassment. A female coworker has, apparently, sued Tecmo because the company refused to do anything about it, reports Japanese news site Zakzak. There's not much to say, really. Who would have ever thought that the man most guilty of objectifying women in gaming might do it in real life? Hey - maybe he was
Games are stuffed with moments of all different shapes and sizes: heart-stopping, jaw-dropping, spine-tingling, belly-laughing, head-scratching and even tear-jerking occasions that make us rejoice our game playing habits - and they have all rocked our world.
In celebration of this, we have taken on the monumental task of compiling our 101 greatest gaming moments (allowing only one moment per game) of the last 10 years and, after weeks of intensive squabbling, we've settled on the final