10 Years On: Spore
Five-year run, £30.4m budget.
Adds FIDO2, WebAuthn support.
On the day of its release, even.
How do games handle the deaths of players, and how can these system improve? We mull it over.
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...
Joe Martin wants to know what it is that makes a hardcore gamer. Prompted by the death of somebody close to him, Joe examines what hardcore is and invites readers to share their stories about what game it was that first hooked them.
Gary Gygax, co-creator behind the Dungeons and Dragons concept and game, has died aged 69 after a long illness.
Another man has died of exhaustion in China after a extensive 3 day, non-stop marathon in which he played a selection of online games.
A British teenage girl has been imprisoned for a fatal accident caused by sending a text message.
A class action lawsuit has been bought against Microsoft relating to the problem of scratched discs in the Xbox 360. Allegedly.
In an open letter to Xbox 360 owners, Xbox honcho Peter Moore apologises for Xbox 360 breakdowns and extends warranty period. Gamers breathe a sigh of relief.
A specialist repair shop has refused to continue taking Xbox 360s in to service due to rate of failure.
Anonymous sources suggest a massive 30 percent failure rate on Xbox 360s.
The ESRB has given a preliminary Adults Only rating to both versions of Manhunt 2 in America.
Internet radio is the latest technology to find itself in the crosshairs of the RIAA's money schemes, and it looks like it may be DOA in no time flat. But why would the RIAA kill it? Brett Thomas puts on his tin-foil hat to talk about pop-tarts and record sales, and how Internet radio just doesn't sell as well.
A radio competition for a Nintendo Wii has ended in tragedy. Contestants were tasked with drinking copious amounts of water whilst not urinating. Later that day a failed contestant died of water intoxication.