Articles Archive Page 160

Tuesday, 27 July 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Spider-Man 2 stays on top through release drought

Quiet week sees no new releases in the top 40, and no movement in the top four.

Monday, 26 July 2004

FeaturePacific Heights

EA's Matt Powers on the 'meticulously researched' Medal Of Honor: Pacific Assault, including full details of how the multiplayer mode is shaping up. Download the presentation right here, including eight minutes of in game footage...

Friday, 23 July 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

The latest European game releases. Or it would be, if there were any. Sudeki's out in the States, at least, and we can't sleep. (Update: Army Men to the rescue! Hello? Guys?)

Tuesday, 20 July 2004

FeatureUK Charts: No change at No.1 as Spider-Man 2 breaks Activision records

Web slinger clocks up best sales week ever for an Activision game in the UK.

Friday, 16 July 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(This week's European releases.) Not a whole hell of a lot, although when does that ever stop us?

Wednesday, 14 July 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Atari Driv3n from pole

Activision's Spider-Man 2 movie tie-in shunts Atari's movie wannabe - and we bid farewell to the PSone.

Friday, 9 July 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(This week's European releases.) The Classic NES Series is here. Woo. And Spider-Man 2 and Onimusha 3. Come on then - chop chop.

Tuesday, 6 July 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Second week at number one for Driv3r

Sales still strong for Atari's great hope, but it's a quiet week at the tills otherwise.

Friday, 2 July 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(This week's European releases.) Athens 2004, NHL Eastside Hockey Manager, Soldiers, Kirby, and various bad jokes that we can't publish anywhere else.

Tuesday, 29 June 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Driv3r races to No.1

Atari scores first chart topper since Enter The Matrix with this year's fastest-selling title...

Friday, 25 June 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(This week's European releases.) DRIV3R's out. But then you know that. But so are Full Spectrum Warrior, Ground Control 2, Champions of Norrath and others.

Thursday, 24 June 2004

FeatureReader Reviews

More of your thoughts on games both great and small. (And crap.) Highlights include Metroid: Zero Mission, Sonic Advance 2, StarCraft, Crimson Skies and, um, Dragontorc.

Tuesday, 22 June 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Splinter Cell back at No.1

Sam Fisher stealthfully outwits Mr Potter to reclaim top spot as Shrek 2, Driv3r and Mario Golf make top ten debuts...

Monday, 21 June 2004

FeatureReader Reviews

Your reviews of Interstate 76, Far Cry, Super Mario Sunshine, Soldner, Shining Force, TOCA Race Driver 2 and Space Invaders Anniversary. More to come later this week.

Friday, 18 June 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

Apart from a new breezy sense of confidence in the England camp, there's Mashed, a new .hack game, Mario Golf, Sonic Advance 3, Breakdown, and other odds and sods to keep you out of the sun...

Wednesday, 16 June 2004

FeatureMovie licenses: solid gold or fools gold?

With Dirty Harry the next game to get the movie to game treatment, we ask: what's the point of basing videogames on movie licenses, and the pros and cons surrounding their increasing use...

Tuesday, 15 June 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Three weeks in a row for Potter

Sam Fisher and Red Harlow can't shift the teenage wizard...

Friday, 11 June 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(The latest PAL and key US releases.) This week: swash-buckling rootin-tootin' stealth action four-ways. Unscramble to win nothing.

Wednesday, 9 June 2004

FeatureChronicling Riddick: Journey To Butcher Bay

Continuing our discussion with members of the Riddick development team, we turn to the game itself - why they chose the first-person view and varied gameplay styles, the difficulty in crafting the technology, and their thoughts on the critical response.

Tuesday, 8 June 2004

FeatureChronicling Riddick: Star Treatment

Film licences. Phew - let's not even get into that! Actually, how about we do? We're talking to members of the Chronicles of Riddick team at Starbreeze, who have just created one of the most critically acclaimed film licences since GoldenEye. But how?

FeatureUK Charts: Potter solidifies its lead as EA dominates top three

Lack of new releases leaves the coast clear for the boy wizard.

Friday, 4 June 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(This week's new PAL and key US releases.) F-Zero on the GBA is about the height of it, but the US gets Riddick and Full Spectrum Warrior. Import-ant games.

Wednesday, 2 June 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Potter casts No.1 spell

Prisoner Of Azkaban makes it five number ones for EA already this year...

Friday, 28 May 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(Friday's comprehensive PAL and key NTSC release list.) Disgaea! GT4 Prologue! Hyper Street Fighter II! Syberia 2! Thief: Deadly Shadows! Spare exclamation marks available on request!

Tuesday, 25 May 2004

FeatureUK Charts: No change at the top

Top three titles remain static as UEFA, Pokemon and Hitman retain their places.

Friday, 21 May 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

(All this Friday's new releases.) Singstar versus Rallisport Challenge 2, Way of the Samurai and Riding Spirits sequels, and a whole lot of strategy. As they say in LA: are you PUMPED?

Wednesday, 19 May 2004

FeatureOpinion: J Allard sets out Microsoft's battle lines

XNA supremo and Microsoft VP J Allard has laid out a radical and compelling vision of the future of Xbox and the games industry in an interview with this site, but how close is it to the shape of things to come?

Tuesday, 18 May 2004

FeatureUK Charts: Euro 2004 hits the top spot

EA hits the back of the net for its fourth number one of the year as footy fever draws closer...

Friday, 14 May 2004

FeatureWhat's New?

Just because the whole industry has sodded off to E3 doesn't mean there aren't stacks of great games out this Friday. Because there are. There's even one that'll be fun to play outside in this glorious sunshine...

Wednesday, 12 May 2004

FeatureNintendo DS games explored

From Metroid and Mario 64 to WarioWare and Bomberman - we've looked at all the DS games and this is what we reckon...