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Oblivion is one of the best RPGs ever to be released, with fantastic graphics and immersive gameplay. But how does it compare to perhaps the greatest RPG of all time, Final Fantasy VII? We break out the PlayStation and give you our thoughts.
With the World Cup closing faster than an ice cream stand in January, Codemasters aims to break the FIFA-PES duopoly with a touch of old-school charm.
Yesterday, NVIDIA launched the GeForce 7950 GX2 - billed as the fastest available single card solution on the market. It features a pair of G71 GPUs, a 1GB frame buffer, a HDCP crypto-ROM and it all fits into a single PCI-Express x16 slot. How does it stack up against 7900 GT SLI, 7900 GTX and X1900XTX?
What could be better than the combination of an MMO to suck away your life and a laptop so that you can play anywhere, any time? We take a look at this budget notebook from Rock.
We have three quite different laser mice from Microsoft, Logitech and Razer, along with a couple of mice mats designed with gamers in mind. Which combination will be the fragger's new best friend?
As PC and console gaming grow ever closer graphically, we investigate another kind of convergence: handheld games and grown-up PC genres. Metroid Prime: Hunters is proper FPS gaming on the Nintendo DS.
What's faster than an AMD Athlon FX-60? Well, an Intel Core Duo overclocked on a fantastic AOpen board based on the 975X chipset. We get to grips with Intel's portable processing powerhouse in a desktop board and contemplate - is this a sign of things to come?
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!
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.
Is all that E3 news flying by you on the right? Stay up to date with our handy index of bit-tech's coverage from the show floor in Los Angeles.
ATI has replaced Radeon X1800XT with a new member of the X1900 family: Radeon X1900GT. We test full retail cards from both Connect3D and Sapphire against the best value cards from NVIDIA, GeForce 7800 GT and 7900 GT. Who will be the new price-performance champ?
Fed up playing the same old PS2 games on the go? Splinter Cell, Metal Gear, Ridge Racer getting you down? Alex Watson investigates a couple of bizzarre portable gems for the PSP that will keep you entertained - if you can work out what on earth is going on.
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.
The Home of Chrome: a dedicated professional gaming training facility in Sweden which is also the home of all-girl clan, girlz 0f destruction. Marketing front or Girl Power? We flew to Stockholm to find out.
The largest LAN party in Britain is back this Easter weekend. We took a trip down to Newbury Racecourse to see what was going on. Inside - mods, more mods, Dance Dance Revoluiton and some general hilarity.
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.
Looking for a desktop replacement gaming system? Don't want to compromise on CPU power? This new system from Evesham - we avoid the term laptop - sports an AMD FX-60 CPU with a 7800 graphics chip. It's heatpipe central under there.
Shopping for a mid-range card? ATI and NVIDIA both have new cards out in the £150 price bracket. We put them up against a couple of other price-conscious moguls - last season's high-end, the Radeon X850XT and GeForce 6800 GS.
Last week, NVIDIA launched the GeForce 7900 GTX, GeForce 7900 GT and GeForce 7600 GT. We've managed to round up a selection of GeForce 7900 GTX's from some of NVIDIA's board partners. Does it live up to expectations? We have all of the answers inside...
As graphics become increasingly realistic, the line between the game world and the real world becomes blurred. We examine the ethics of sex and violence in games and their impact on today's society.
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.
Yes, it's a PS2 game. No, we haven't gone mad. Katamari is one of the best games of the year so far, and this is the first release for the series in Europe. Find out how much fun it is to be Prince of the Cosmos and roll worlds up into balls to replace stars. Bizzarely.
Want a Media Center? Don't want to buy a pre-built rig, but worried about MCE's notorious component compatibility woes? QuietPC has brought out a kit that pairs build-your-own flexibility with guaranteed component choices. Is this the quietest PC we've ever (not) heard?
When Bill Gates wrote his vision of the future back in 1995, he made a number of outrageous (at the time) predictions about what the digital world would be like in 2006. How have his predictions held up? We take a look back at the book and see what Gates got right and what he got wrong.
What's coming up this year? bit-tech contributor Ryan Garside takes a look at the 10 most anticipated games on the PC, Xbox 360 and PS2. It's a controversial, yet drool-worthy list.
Today, we're having a look at an Evesham Home Theatre PC with a difference. It's as small and as cool as a Mac Mini, but will it be able to handle Windows Media Center Edition while remaining as quiet as the Mini? Read on to find out...