Review Star Wars: Battlefront II Review
Star Wars: Battlefront II takes two steps forward and two steps back.
Star Wars: Battlefront II takes two steps forward and two steps back.
Nioh is a challenging action-RPG with some of the best melee combat in gaming.
More football. More management. What's not to like?
Another year, another Call of Duty. Does this one manage to impress?
The best £10 you'll spend this month? Almost certainly. Defcon is an addictive multiplayer game from the guys who made Uplink and Darwinia; slick, stylish and full of death - could you ask for more?
Thinking this was a 'bull-killing simulator' animal rights protesters enlisted the help of Jack Thompson to try and get it banned. It wasn't until they discovered it was actually a poorly made Max Payne clone, tasking you in the role of a rugged Spanish policeman did they finally call off legal proceedings.
We got the chance to kill some orcs, spiders and a bloody great big cyclops when we went down to Ubisoft HQ to preview the upcoming FPS game: Dark Messiah of Might & Magic. Will it live up to all the hype?
Joint Task Force is an RTS game set in 2008 boasting awesome graphics, big explosions and scary terrorists. Can an RTS game seriously tackle serious issues like the war on terror? Can this game really challenge Company of Heroes? All is revealed in our review.
We got hands-on with World of Warcraft expansion 'Burning Crusade'. Get the lowdown on the new characters, locations and features in our preview.
Soon you could be enjoying the 'Tolkein meets Tarantino' Dark Messiah Might and Magic multiplayer. We're running a competition to give away 90 beta keys, fancy a sneak peek at the multiplayer game?
Luke, Han, Leia and the rest of the classic Star Wars characters get a Lego makeover. We take a look at the new Lego Star Wars game, the original trilogy.
We take a look at five of the best upcoming MMORPG's to see if anything will be able to challenge World of Warcraft's superiority over the next year.
Ascaron's latest space game Darkstar One is attempting to revitalise a dying genre. We checked it out to see if it was anywhere near as good as the legendary 'Elite'.
Aside from Half Life 2, there's a whole bundle of different games on Steam. We take a look at some of the undiscovered gems on the online delivery service.
Combining Max Payne with The Matrix is a no-brainer, and we've got it covered. But have you considered 32-player FEAR co-op, or a mini-Alma to scare the bejeebus out of you on an hourly basis? Check out the best mods for FEAR and Max Payne.
Last time, we looked at Oblivion and Total War. In this edition, we investigate the modifications, expansion packs, updates and community content for one of the best RPGs of all time, Neverwinter Nights.
When a game has reached the end of its shelf life, that is often just the beginning. We take a look at the massive modding communities surrounding two top games - Rome: Total War and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Tweak the graphics, unit stats and gameplay to your heart's content!
Will Wright showed us his latest game, Spore, last week. We grabbed the pictures, took note of what he said, and now bring Will's presentation to you by virtue of the medium of the internet. Spore is incredible.
The first of nine in the series, SiN Episodes: Emergence is a new breed of episodic content. Think Half-Life 2 but with large breasts and swearing. We test it on eight different graphics cards to test high-end and mid-range performance.
It's Far Cry 2 in everything but name, and Crytek's next generation FPS, Crysis, has some of the most cutting-edge graphics ever seen. Click for 18 all-new screenshots and the tech behind them.
Sam Fisher is soon to be back on Xbox 360, PC and PSP. We have the screenshots, the gameplay details, the plot details and more. Prepare for a reinvention of the Splinter Cell world.
The latest in the series of tactical FPS games, Ghost Recon: Advanced Fighter is coming to Xbox 360 and PC in March. With proven gameplay and next-generation graphics, this is one to look out for.
Looking for a RTS with a twist? This latest addition to the Star Wars galaxy sports some unique gameplay innovations and a kickass 3D engine with Bloom and heat haze. We give you our thoughts on the gameplay, then evaluate the graphics performance across a range of hardware.
This year, DICE will release not one but two new booster packs for Battlefield 2, titled Euro Force and Armoured Fury. They feature three new levels each, new weapons and new vehicles. We have all the details, and new screenshots too!
Kirsten Kearney dons her Bond Girl wig and svelte red dress ready to play the femme fatale. We're looking at the alpha release of GoldenEye: Source, bringing you our gameplay impressions and a comparison of the new graphics with the N64 classic.
Not content with bringing HDR to mainstream gaming, Valve are introducing a range of new cinematic effects to their Source Engine: Depth of Field, Motion Blur and more. Day of Defeat never looked so realistic.
The recent release of Quake 4 sees a return to the old days of arcade-style shooters, after a recent glut of war and tactical games. We examine the gameplay characteristics of both, and fathom some trends in multiplayer shooting.
Are you addicted to the latest puzzle craze? Or are you looking for a little something to stop the other half complaining about your saucy new Media Center rig? This big-screen version of the addictive puzzle game could be just the ticket.
Bethesda's next RPG, Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion, is simply gorgeous. We asked Brett Thomas to polish his suit of armour and find out more about this Xbox 360 and PC stunner in this exclusive interview with the game's Producer, Gavin Carter.
Sid Meier is back with the latest in the most famous brand of wargames in the world. Civilization IV offers a whole host of improvements over previous incarnations. As hardened strategists, we step in and take a look, ahead of the title's launch later this week.
Wondering how Valve's super-duper Lost Coast level is going to play on your system? We've run it through a range of different setups to find out what's playable and what's not. We also have an awesome preview video of the level to tide you over!
Far Cry v2 is up and running with DX10 and Shader Model 4.0. There's a video, and it's awesome.
GoldenEye 007 for N64 is fondly remembered by many gamers, but its chunky graphics do it no favours in 2005. Fans rejoice, then, that a talented team of volunteers is working on a mod version for Half Life 2, aptly named GoldenEye: Source.
Checked out the single-player demo of F.E.A.R. ? We've been playing it all weekend - have a read of our thoughts on the single player experience, and our first benchmarks. We test the game on a range of cards from a 5900XT up to a 7800GTX.
Ubisoft Montreal, the makers of the excellent Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, have release patch 1.04 - bringing a Shader Model 2.0 path to the game for ATI's current hardware. There are some surprises inside, read on to see what we discovered...
We try out Bet on Soldier, a new FPS that supports Shader Model 3 and the Ageia PhysX PPU. It sports a funky new gameplay mechanic based around betting, but is it any good? We give you our initial impressions of the game based on early code.
If you haven't seen the sequel to one of the most original games ever, you're missing out. Black & White is back with improved gameplay and improved graphics. We have some new screenshots inside, as well as some info on the new gameplay features.
The Chronicles of Narnia, a much-loved piece of classic literature, is soon to become a spangly Disney live-action movie. We talk to Traveller's Tales, developers of the PC game tie-in (and the sublime Lego Star Wars) about their work on the graphics engine for the game.
Is Battlefield 2 the pinnacle of team-based multiplayer gaming? Lock & load as Wil Harris explores the gameplay, graphics and performance of Digital Illusions' latest shooter.
High Dynamic Range rendering, or HDR, is the latest must-have graphics feature. Valve's Doug Lombardi talks to us about HDR and Half Life 2: Lost Coast. There's plenty of exclusive eye-candy too!
We take a look at the new title from developers Wargaming.net, Domination. Building on the Massive Assault universe, Domination is a turn-based strategy wargaming title. We take a look at how good the game is, and also look at how well it plays on different PC hardware.
We take a First Look at NCSoft's MMOG for rev-heads: Auto Assault, where Mad Max meets Everquest.
Croteam have released the first hi-res shots of the stunning new Serious Sam game, using their next-gen 3D engine.