Rick gets his rave on in this splendidly strange VR rhythm-action game.
Is Radical Heights gnarly? What does gnarly mean? Jake works out both of these questions, and more.
A downhill stunt-cycling game in the vein of Tony Hawk, Descenders is a great idea but needs more of its own identity to succeed.
We sit down for some mammoth medieval massacres in Warband, the multiplayer expansion to the fantasy sandbox game, Mount & Blade. With realistic combat, new modes and a graphical overhaul, this looks to be an essential buy for fans of the original.
We lock and load with the latest Battlefield game, Bad Company 2. The original was a console only title, but this sequel comes in PC flavour too, and we've fought through the first few levels to bring you this preview. Destructible levels and a focus on multiplayer make it a lot of fun.
Six years in the making, Alan Wake really is nearly done - we know, because we've played the first hour and a half of the game. Join us for a hands on preview of Remedy's psychological action thriller and a look at its interesting light as a weapon combat mechanic.
Stop what you're doing! If you're looking to make a tiny PC, Zotac has designed what could possibly be the ultimate mini-ITX motherboard. It supports the latest LGA1156 CPUs, their integrated graphics, and is stuffed with features.
Extreeeeeeeeeeeeeme to the Max, to the, uh, third power! Asus has dropped us a sample of its latest pimped out, tweaked up and very expensive Republic of Gamer's motherboard. Based on Intel's P55 chipset, is this the ideal match for overclocking a Core i5-750?
EA recently announced what could be the biggest in its line of free to play, micro-transaction based titles, FIFA Online. Based on the FIFA 10 PC engine and now entering closed beta, we take a look at a game with a massive potential audience.
Joe takes a look at all three campaigns of the new Aliens versus Predator, as well as the new survivor mode. Is the upcoming game a consolified mess? Is it as scary as the 1999 classic? The only way to find out for sure is to read the preview.
We get inside Kingston's latest "value" V+ SSD featuring a Toshiba controller and 128GB capacity. Kingston bundles this along with disk cloning software and an external case as part of its "Performance Upgrade Kit". Click in to see more!
EVGA's next big project is a gargantuan motherboard for a pair of overclocked Xeon processors, 12 DIMMs and up to seven graphics cards. We take a closer look at one of the early engineering samples to see what all the fuss about is, and ask 'who needs all that power?'
We literally take a look at the future of gaming with Achron, an RTS that allows you to time travel into both the past and future. In multiplayer. Find out how it copes with paradoxes and more by reading our hands-on preview of this indie gem before it disappears from the timeline!
We finally get some hands on time with perhaps the most radical PC case ever designed - Thermaltake's Level 10. Co-designed with BMW, the Level 10 certainly looks futuristic - but is it actually any good?
We take a look at a few of the games we're most excited about this year, from the little-known Metro 2033 through to the last instalment in Command & Conquer's Tiberium Saga. With 2010 promising to be an excellent year for gamers, what are the titles we're most interested in?
Rebellion's new game in the AVP series promises to bring the original games, which were among the most terrifying creations ever, up to date and to a new audience. Have the successfully captured the feel of the original and will we even live long enough to find out?
Grab your death ray and your spacesuit because it's soon going to be time to play Shepherd again and start zooming across the galaxy on errands for people you've just met. Oh, and you have to destroy a race of giant robots too. Oh, Bioware - you had us at 'death ray'.
Mafia, one of the most criminally underrated games of all time, is finally getting a sequel and it looks set to offer a level of quality we just can't refuse. Appearances can be deceiving though, so is Mafia 2 really as good as it looks or is it all just one big con? We find out.
The original BioShock went down a storm when it was first released and for the most part 2K Games managed to live up to the hype. Now we take a look at how BioShock 2 is coming along to find out if we'll be enraptured by Rapture again or whether BioShock 2 is lost at sea.
We take a sneak peak at one of the first motherboards we've seen that's ready for Intel's up-coming, 32nm Westmere CPUs. MSI's H57M-ED65 is a micro-ATX board that really looks the part, with chunky heastsinks, stylish design and layout and display outputs for the CPU's integrated GPU.
Intel recently launched a new range of quad-core, Hyper-Threaded Core i7 processors for laptops. Kobalt Computers was first to get us a laptop to test for this preview of what Core i7 in a laptop can do. Read on to see whether a 1.6GHz CPU and a GeForce GTX 280M GPU can cut it.
We've been playing the Left 4 Dead 2 demo lately. A lot. Now, we've collected some thoughts together on how well the melee system is introduced to the game and how advisable it is to fight zombies while also getting a suntan.
We take a gander behind the technology that powers Seasonic's latest 80Plus Gold, fully modular power supplies: the X-Series. We strip apart what's inside to find the details.
Every year we challenge the world's leading professional PC builders to craft the most technologically advanced, innovative, eye-catching PCs they can. We call this competition Dream PCs, and here is the fith and final entry - the TEC water-cooled Scan Jellyfish.
Every year we challenge the world's leading professional PC builders to craft the most technologically advanced, innovative, eye-catching PCs they can. We call this competition Dream PCs, and here is the fourth entry - the TEC water-cooled Kobalt Daedalus.
Every year we challenge the world's leading professional PC builders to craft the most technologically advanced, innovative, eye-catching PCs they can. We call this competition Dream PCs, and here is the third entry - the phase change-cooled Cryo PC Graphite.
We take a first look at the beta of Gratuitous Space Battles, the latest game from indie devs Positech. Appealing to the parts of us that cheer in glee at the iconic starship battles of popular sci-fi, GSB puts you in the admirals seat with a universe of aliens that need killing.
Every year we challenge the world's leading professional PC builders to craft the most technologically advanced, innovative, eye-catching PCs they can. We call this competition Dream PCs, and here is the second entry - the water-cooled Chillblast Fusion Artisan.
Every year we challenge the world's leading professional PC builders to craft the most technologically advanced, innovative, eye-catching PCs they can. We call this competition Dream PCs, and here is the first entry - the water-cooled Beast Cerberus.