An extract from You Died: The Dark Souls Companion
And how to improve it.
How the most stratospherically mad game of the year came into being.
A whole new world.
On Shadows of the Damned and more.
Tetsuya Miziguchi on Child of Eden and beyond.
"Like setting a rom-com in late-sixties Vietnam."
Fit or miss?
The least dignified game demo of my life.
Too big for its dragon-leather boots.
It's a kind of magic.
How Move and 3D change the game.
Whipping up a storm.
Attack of the Clone?
Mixing it up?
Nintendogs and Cats, Pilotwings and Hollywood 61.
Back to black?
We were promised jet-slides.
Director Hidetaka Miyazaki discusses the origins and ideology behind From Software's masterpiece.
Diamonds take forever.
What's changed for the international version.
Sociopolitics, tanks, strategic deployment and, er, homework.
SEGA's superseries broadens further.
Brand new old fashioned fun.
Respawn of the dead.
Fun for four.
A big step forward for the PSP?
Guitar Hero: Pop Edition.
Summoning and soundbites from director Motomu Toriyama.
A confusing first meeting with Square Enix's new MMO.
First details of NCsoft's new fantasy.
The latest and greatest thing in Japanese arcades.
A glimpse of the future.
Trapped in an all-night manga cafe with Japanese MMOs.
What happened to the first one?
Tri, tri again.
How the original games caused a quiet revolution.
The great white hope for an online JRPG.
How Nintendo's handhold has provided a new home for a displaced genre.
The world's first social city-sim.
Rocking all over the lounge. Again.
Metal Gear's dad on war and exclusives.
Bringing Bond back from the brink?
The next-gen arms race.
Part 3: Ducks, plumbers, wizards, ghosts, pirates.
Part 2: Fear, frolf, farming and a bit more drumming.
Part 1: Animals, drums, war and tidying.
New PAL releases.
Rock Band who?
Randy Pitchford shows us his guns.
A quick chat with Hiroyuki Kobayashi about Capcom's next big thing.
Pete Hines on Bethesda's post-apocalyptic opus.
Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of war!
Harvest Moon's Yasuhiro Wada on the series' past, present and future.
A link to the past.