2006: The year that...

Friday 5 January 2007
Were your lingering memories of 2006's gaming highlights all but wiped clean by some especially riotous New Year's celebrations? Or do you long to pour over a handily collated run-down of the year's big stories, surprise announcements and shock news? Either way, your luck's in, reader, as GamesRadar presents a bite-sized dose of all you need to know from the last 12 months.

With Sony's long-running PS3 delay shenanigans (hey, it's not over yet), the death of E3 as we knew it and all manner of other odd, pleasing and disappointing events making the headlines, 2006 was a busy year for us newshounds. But we wouldn't have it any other way. Get your teeth into our review of the year, before looking forward to 2007 - it promises to be another big 'un.