EA closes Visceral Games, pivots upcoming Star Wars title
No word on the number of jobs affected.
No word on the number of jobs affected.
SteelSeries has brought two new mice to the market; the Rival 310 and Sensei 310 are very similar, but are they any good?
How does Monolith's spectacular shooter hold up a decade since release?
Betrayer is a game with bold ideas, but it stabs itself in the back during execution.
In our latest unplayed Steam game extravaganza, we take a look at FEAR 2: Project Origin
What makes games scary? Is it the enemies, the music or something more intangible?
The difficult third chapter in the FEAR series has landed. We take a look.
A report likening the WiFi health hazard to cigarettes has been criticised for lacking evidence.
Warner Bros. has announced a sequel to Monolith's creepy shooter series, FEAR 3.
NPCs have progressed from simple rule-based sprites to human-like figures that appear to think for themselves. We look at how the developers of F.E.A.R. 2, Dawn of War 2, Fallout 3 and Crysis achieve the illusion of intelligence for the characters in their games.
Can Dawn of War II take a chainsword to Football Manager? We take a look at the retail PC games chart in the UK, as well as the Steam download chart.
It's a dark and haunting day at the bit-tech offices and James Silva is taking to the columns page once more to tell us some ghost stories. How is it that games create a feeling of fear in players and how do horror games generate such a feeling of unease? Jim explains.
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!
Today, Nvidia extends its lead on the giant graphics mountain with the announcement of GeForce 8800 Ultra. We find out how the company's new part performs across eight games and three resolutions.
With a distinct lack of quality first person shooters on PlayStation 3, F.E.A.R. is undoubtedly an important release for the console. Does it live up to the standards or the original PC game and last year's Xbox 360 port, or will it join the low-lands where other shooters on PS3 currently reside? We find out.
A freebie multiplayer game is being given away to get more people interested in the F.E.A.R. franchise.
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.
Merely weeks after the 1.04 patch, 1.05 is here, bringing two new multiplayer modes and two new maps. It seems that FEAR is never-ending...
More content for F.E.A.R. is coming in the form of an expansion pack. New levels and guns, as well as a continued storyline are promised.
Today, NVIDIA is unleashing its Quad-SLI cards on the public. Are four GPUs better than two? The results are somewhat surprising, as we discover that NVIDIA's flagship graphics system isn't really ready for the big time yet.
Patch version 1.04 is out. There's an SDK, a couple of new game modes and support for mods.
Remember the Parhelia? Well, Matrox is revising triple-screen gaming - but this time, it runs off your NVIDIA SLI setup. Prepare to own your mates at Counter-Strike! Prepare for Matrox Triplehead2Go.
IDF SPRING 06: We snagged some time alone with a Conroe gaming machine and managed to run one of our standard CPU benchmark tests to get some good numbers for you guys.
The good news is that Monolith are working on a sequel to F.E.A.R. for PC and multiple next generation consoles. Interestingly, it won't be called F.E.A.R. 2
More gaming publishers are recommending that we upgrade our 'paltry' 1GB systems to 2GB, for optimum gaming performance. We thrash out real-world gaming performance using combinations of 512MB modules and 1GB modules to see if more really is better.
Is your AGP gaming rig struggling under the strain of recent games like F.E.A.R. and Quake 4? NVIDIA have today launched the fastest GPU available for AGP: the GeForce 7800 GS AGP.
Want more in-game performance but can't afford the upgrade to PCI-Express? Released today is the GeForce 7800 GS AGP - the fastest AGP card ever! Once again, BFG is offering guaranteed overclocked cards, and we test their 400 / 1250MHz beast.
Didn't receive that 7800 GTX for Christmas? If your games need a New Year speed boost and you're spending your own cash, Leadtek have an overclocked 6800 GS that's worth a look. The PX6800 GS is just £165.
A growing group of Call of Duty 2 fans are so upset by the lack of support and communication from Activision / Infinity Ward that they are threatening to strike. Does this plan stand a chance?
Today, NVIDIA are hard-launching GeForce 7800 GTX 512MB. Don't be fooled by the name though, there are some significant clock speed increases over the original 7800 GTX 256MB. Is it good enough to best the Radeon X1800XT 512MB? Read on to find out.
ATI have released a new version of their Catalyst drivers, and we have them a full 24 hours before you'll see them on ATI.com. Speed boosts in OpenGL all round, especially for X1800!
They say cheaters never prosper, but we all know that's complete bunk. In fact, if it wasn't for cheating I'd probably have stopped playing games a long time ago.
NVIDIA is retiring the 6800 GT and putting the GS in its place. It's cheaper and faster, or as fast, in most applications. What's not to like? We take a detailed look at the real-world performance of the GeForce 6800 GS.
Including: RCA case fans, FEAR, laptop bags, Serenity, Flickr and woodys.
Looking for a RAM upgrade to get you some extra FPS in FEAR and Battlefield 2? Corsair have a new 2GB kit that's designed for the price-conscious enthusiast.
Is the stock GeForce 7800 GTX too slow for you? Tim Smalley takes two Extreme Edition cards from XFX and Leadtek and tests whether these highly strung cards are worth the extra price premium over the regular versions.
Who needs F.E.A.R, Quake 4 or Call of Duty 2? The wonders of the intarweb bring you Wolfenstein 3D, the original, in glorious Flash. You weren't planning on working today, were you?
It's finally here - multiplayer mayhem here we come! Download it and let us know what you think.
Corsair and ASUS have teamed up to bring the first implementation of NVIDIA's NForce 4 SLI X16 chipset and the first 2GB dual channel memory pack capable of operating at DDR437 (218MHz) with blistering timings of 2.0-3-2-6-1T.
Flippin' Evil And Rather scary. Now in multiplayer, with extra nails. Possibly less creepy girl. We hope.
IDF FALL 05: According to Intel reps today, games are already starting to be optimized for dual core chips. We've got the skinny.
As widely expected, today NVIDIA have unveiled the next card in the GeForce 7 series, the GeForce 7800 GT. Clocked at 400MHz / 1000MHz, is it capable of SLI, and has proved to be pretty quick.