Review Ode Review
Ode is a musical platformer that's short on length but big on joy.
Ode is a musical platformer that's short on length but big on joy.
A thrilling and spectacular superhero simulator, Megaton Rainfall is let down by its massive unrealised potential.
The Dealer returns in this larger, more varied sequel to Defiant Development's innovative RPG.
TT Games' Lego franchise thunders on, bringing a host of Marvel characters into an open-world adventure.
It's a game with zombies - awful, awful zombies and that's enough to get at least half of the bit-tech staff interested, but what will Andy think when he reviews this four player co-op zombie-slaying action game? Will he even return alive?
Another year, another Tiger Woods golf game - but is this year's instalment worth more than just a box art update and name refresh? We check out Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2009 to find out if this really is a case of a nice virtual walk ruined by having to stop and hit a ball...
Joe may be on holiday right now, but there's not enough to stop him getting all speculative about what the future of PC gaming. With most games now going multiplatform and the constant threat of poor console ports, Joe wonders about how the face of gaming is changing...
Whilst doing the rounds at i34, we had a chance to speak to Julian Gerighty, the Editorial Content Director of Ubisoft Shanghai, about his studio's upcoming console RTS, Tom Clancy's End War. On forbidden ground by bringing an RTS to the consoles, we find out more about this voice controlled strategy game.
We interview one of Bethesda's top men, Pete Hines, and get the low-down on Bethesda's post apocalyptic FPS RPG. If you want to know why the game is leading on the Xbox 360 or what the plans are for downloadable content, then you've come to the right place.
We all love Master Chief and Gordon Freeman, but now it's time to give some attention to the little guy - the supporting characters and NPCs who help define a good game experience. Let us know who your favourite computer game characters are and check out our Top Ten within!
The second part of the Team Fortress 2 case mod has landed - the sentry! Built to life-size proportions by Ton Khowdee, the TF2 Sentry Mod if both one of the most impressive and potentially deadly scratch-builds we've ever seen...
Robert Ludlum's series of Bourne books have finally been translated from the big screen to the computer screen. Is Jason Bourne, the unstoppable super-spy, going to be floored by awful gameplay though or is this game one born of brilliance? We find out.
Andy has been indulging in his darkest desires lately, exploring the world of Overlord and finding out just how good it feels to be bad. Has he truly turned to the dark side, or is Overlord: Raising Hell for the PlayStation 3 too bad to be good?
It's summer and that only means one thing - out with the strawberries and lemonade, turn off the latest results from Wimbledon and sit back, with your feet up to play the latest game in the Top Spin series. Can this third iteration take us to the next level, or will it do a Henman on us?
Civilization, one of the best-loved and most successful PC games ever, has made the move to consoles. Do the new friendly graphics and interface hide a game with the same depth and cunning, or has the franchise finally fallen flat? We find out.
Phillip Marlowe has got a chip on his shoulder about game design. Why is it that games are only ever made for 16 to 25 year old men who love shooters? Philip questions the problems facing developers who want to target games for more specific markets.
Hulk, smash! Joe, review! We take a peek at the tie-in video game for the new Incredible Hulk movie to see if it can buck the trend of most tie-in games and turn out to be any good. Let's just hope it doesn't make us too angry. Publishers don't like us when we're angry...
The Lego games have been a surprising success in recent years, so even though it may seem just a little bit kiddy we have to hold up our hands and admit being excited at the prospect of Lego Indy - was our excitement justified? Find out in our review!
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars didn't make a huge impression on the PC market when it launched and was mostly overshadowed by Team Fortress 2 and Call of Duty 4. The PlayStation 3 version has had more time to mature though, so we take a look to see what has changed...
Grand Theft Auto IV has landed and we've all finally been let loose in Liberty City. It was billed as one of the best games ever made even before release, but now we have a chance to see for ourselves and make our own minds up - check out our thoughts in our detailed review.
Battlefield: Bad Company ruffled a lot of feathers recently when DICE said it would be charging players for access to certain weapons. When DICE changed its mind there was a sigh of relief though - now we chat to Jamie Keen, the man behind the game, to get the full story.
We loved the Iron Man film and, as avowed fans of the comics, we've got some high hopes for this mechanical brawler. The real question though is can the Iron Man game live up to the success of the film? Can this be stronger than the man of steel, or is it limper than Mr Fantastic?
Yoshinori Kitase was the director of Final Fantasy VII, so it's hard to get much more powerful in this business. Now, as the prequel to FFVII launches across Europe, we sit down with him and discuss Crisis Core and why exactly he's so big in Japan.
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is finally here, filling the gap until the full game. Is it worth the cost and can it entice more players to the PlayStation 3, or is it little more than tech demo which you'll have to pay for? Andy finds out!
Viking: Battle for Asgard may offer players the chance to go blade-on-blade with some sexy and evil Norse goddesses, but that'll only impress us so much. Can Sega take Viking the extra mile or is this warrior all out of woad? Find out within!
We're behind enemy lines, hunkered down in a bomb shelter and steadily typing out our report. Want a sneak peak at our covert intelligence from the Battlefield: Bad Company multiplayer beta? Then you've come to the right place!
Mainstream commercial games driving you nuts? Want some quick, free games to fill your lunch breaks or early evenings? We've got just the thing in our round-up of the best PC and Nintendo DS indie and experimental games.
The videogame of Lost has finally arrived much to the joy of series fanatics everywhere. Formed from a collaboration of the Lost team and Ubisoft, the game offers a brand new glimpse at the Lost franchise and a chance to immerse yourself in the story. But is it any good?
We go hands-on with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Monolith's sequel to the Xbox 360 launch title, Condemned. With an even darker and grittier world, can the pant-wettingly scary Condemned bring the story of Ethan Thomas to a close?
Devil May Cry 4 discards the stories of old, introducing new characters and enemies. But with Dante apparently the bad guy in the latest instalment, has Capcom pushed the series too far? We find out in a comprehensive review of Nero's adventure!
The Club is a radical departure from the norm for Bizarre Creations, the makers of Project Gotham Racing, but it's got us all different kinds of excited. Can this fusion of Tony Hawk and Gears of War actually manage to live up to the hype though?
Colours are flying across the screen. Music is thumping and we're taking it in turns to have a go on the most surreal game we've ever had, an extra controller clutched between our legs. Rez HD is unrivaled in presentation, but is it fun to play?
We got to take a peek at the new Tomb Raider game lately, the sequel to the much-praised Legend. Want to know what's hot and not in the latest outing of Ms. Croft? Let us fill you in on all the little details...
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
With a new instalment just over the horizon the UT modding scene is set to explode all over again, so we go hands-on with the public beta to see what the fuss is all about and if the game can possibly live up to its ancestors.
Assassin's Creed is the new action-stealth game from Ubisoft Montreal. You play as Altair, an assassin in the middle ages who must strike down a list of English Crusaders to save his country. With such controversial subject matter, it could be the game of the year...