Review Attack of the Earthlings Review
Finally, a turn-based strategy that lets you become the bad guys.
Finally, a turn-based strategy that lets you become the bad guys.
A vast and sumptuous medieval RPG, albeit one that lacks the polish and brains of its contemporaries.
Bluepoint Games' visual overhaul of Team Ico's landmark game results in a brilliantly preserved classic for a new generation.
A pixel-platformer with admirable intent, Celeste's innovation is sadly only skin-deep.
You may think that light gun games belong in the arcade and only in the arcade, but with an updated and expanded port of the fantastic Ghost Squad to the Wii, Sega begs to differ. Now, we check out the game to see just what it offers!
Hell, yes. Burnout is back and we take to the roads of Paradise City once more. It's time to rev our engines, push the pedal to the metal and cause some carnage on the highways in brand new game modes and a huge, sandbox environment.
The original Striker was arguably the most popular motherboard in the Asus RoG series and now it gets a brother - the Striker II. It's based on the new Nvidia nForce 780i SLI chipset and has many tweaked features - we check it out to see what's changed.
The Warrior XXtreme could be the best gaming keyboard solution we've ever seen, but the only way to tell is to go hands on with it and see how it handles. We give the new Warrior a full battery of gaming tests to see if it's worth the dosh or not.
Last year was one of the best years in gaming that we can remember - but what is it exactly that makes a great game? We put our minds to the task and come up with ten rules and examples that divide the classic games from the crap ones.
The Conflict series has gone from strength to strength in the last few years, shipping more than six million copies over five games. Now, we go hands-on with the latest instalment in the series, Denied Ops. Billed as the ultimate casual FPS, Denied Ops could be a slice of co-op greatness.
The Wii version of the fantastically popular board game for adults and kids alike, Cranium Kabookii could be one of the few decent party games on the Wii, edging out Warioware for the top spot. First though, it has get our seal of approval...
Asus' Eee PC has taken the world by surprise - its combination of form factor, feature set and price point made it one of the hottest products of last year, but it's not without its problems. We take a look at how to improve the Eee PC experience with some simple OS tweaking.
We drop in on Sam and Max once more to test the water and see if the episodically adventurous duo are still going strong, or if they've ended up on in the bargain bin. Season Two is well under way now and this time, it's all about thinking with portals...
This year we didn't just get graphics cards and computer games in our Christmas stockings - some of us got books too. So, in an attempt to prove that the internet hasn't killed printed media, we take a look at some of the best and worst books about gaming available!
We got two Christmas presents from SteelSeries this year - the new SP gaming mousemat and the much-hyped Ikari gaming mouse. What better way to start the new year than to take them both for a spin and see how they hold up.
Possibly the perfect Home Theatre PC barebones - the SN68PTG5 looks fantastic, has integrated graphics with HDMI out and is attractively priced. Has Shuttle made something we all want under our TVs?
2007 is over, so we look at some of the most exciting games of the year ahead, just to show that even though 2007 was good, 2008 could be even better. It doesn't matter if you're a hardcore rocker or a casual sim-lover, 2008 has something for you!
Not everything has to be built around a huge ATX case, and Shuttle's XPC range gets another revision to include yet more features: Oasis cooling, solid aluminium capacitors our favourite P35 chipset to make a potential teeny performance monster.
Halo, Half-Life, BioShock - all great games to be sure, but they've all been covered to death. Now it's time to look at the underdogs and devote some time to the games that managed to slip through the cracks but which remain worth a look.
In the second part of this series on PC memory technology, Ryan investigates the secrets behind mobile DDR and self-refreshing technologies, power down modes and chip packaging technologies.
Possibly one of the goriest FPS franchises ever, Soldier of Fortune has gamers playing a mercenary with a chip on his shoulder and murder in mind. Is the game just a repetitive grind that relies on a gimmick, or is there an island of fun in the ocean of blood? We find out!
Lost in the wilderness for a while, Drake's Fortune has finally turned up. Rather than send Lara or Indiana though, we thought we'd do the dirty work ourselves this time and jumped right in to this platforming adventure to see what Drake's Fortune was worth.
We've had AMD's Phenom in our labs for the last week or so and it's time to find out if the company's new native quad-core consumer processor is it any good? We test this new beast at 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.6GHz, to find out how it scales and if it's worth buying.
Not only do we have a full review of Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles for the Wii, but we also get a chance to go hands on with the new Wii Zapper - the gun-like attachment from Nintendo. How do the two hold up? There's only one way to find out.
The Novint Falcon is one of the most impressive and compelling devices we've ever tested - a multi-axis, motion sensitive, force feedback controller for games like Half-Life 2 that allows gamers feel textures, weight and forces in the game world. We take the newest model out for a spin.
It's not just a brave new world out there - it's a whole new galaxy. Luckily, just as the galaxy falls into peril once more, a plucky Italian plumber arrives on the scene to save us all! How does he fare in his attempt? Find out in our review!
Our resident Linux guru Ken Gypen is back to teach you a thing or three about one of the most nebulous but powerful features of 'Nix - using scripts to automate common tasks. So jump in and get ready to learn the basics, then write your own image resize and watermark script.
With a blockbuster story and a frentic co-op campaign, it looks like the new game from the developers of Hitman may be an underground hit on the Xbox 360 - but it has to get the bit-tech seal of approval first, so check out our thoughts on the game.
Asus' latest Republic of Gamers motherboards are feature packed to the point of exploding at the edges. Thankfully you shouldn't have to fight to the death in an ancient arena, to get a hold of one of them though.
We take the latest expansion pack for F.E.A.R. out for a spin to see how TimeGate has carried on the work of Monolith with the classic Horror/Shooter franchise. Is the game any good or is it just a slew of clichés and pastiches? We find out!