UK Government announces new 'creative industries' funding
Hands out around £20 million.
Hands out around £20 million.
JV blames 'uncertainties' surrounding parent company.
We've heard the talk and seen the logs; now it's time to vote for your favourite!
Want to reach out and touch someone? Check out this Sniper Elite 4 preview.
Rick dives into the year's biggest MMO and finds it much improved.
Play Serious Sam 3: BFE, F1 2011 and Crysis: Warhead on Eyefinity, see a fully-immersed X79 PC!
A trip down nostalgia avenue, NBA Jam is as silly and as fun as we remember.
Heroes VI is released to coincide with the series' 25th birthday. Is there life in the old dog?
American McGee is back with another instalment of Alice's adventures in a warped Wonderland.
Sony Ericsson's impressive Xperia Play aims to launch phone gaming into a whole new realm.
We check out the latest version of MSI's WindPad, complete with a video and photos.
We've got pictures and details about MSI's upcoming P67 and H67 motherboards.
We take a look at a new micro-ATX board, a return to quad-SLI and a £1,000 graphics card.
MSI dropped in its latest high-performance Intel X58 XPower and AMD 890FX motherboards to bit-tech HQ. We've put them under the microscope to discover what's new, and whether they're worth looking out for in the coming weeks.
We've finally got our hands on an Eyefinity Edition card from ATI, and six screens to use it with. We take the kit for a test drive to see how good it is for 6-screen gaming and whether the future is multi-monitor.
We literally take a look at the future of gaming with Achron, an RTS that allows you to time travel into both the past and future. In multiplayer. Find out how it copes with paradoxes and more by reading our hands-on preview of this indie gem before it disappears from the timeline!
Intel recently launched a new range of quad-core, Hyper-Threaded Core i7 processors for laptops. Kobalt Computers was first to get us a laptop to test for this preview of what Core i7 in a laptop can do. Read on to see whether a 1.6GHz CPU and a GeForce GTX 280M GPU can cut it.
We take a look at the latest build of Splinter Cell: Conviction, which has finally re-emerged from development hell with a new, non-hobo look and a darkly cinematic feel. Is the new direction for the series a good thing, or did we prefer what we saw of homeless Fisher? Find out within.
We go for a float in zero gravity with Futuremark's first outing as a game developer, Shattered Horizon. How does this space-based multiplayer shooter hold up to our scrutiny and how likely is it that we'll vomit from motion sickness? There's only one way to find out!
New characters, new campaigns, new story - but still the same old Halo. Still, at least it's got Nathan Fillion in it this time around. We take a look at Bungie's latest Halo game, which puts players in the boots of an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper stranded after a battle with the Covenant.
Is The Sims 3 destined to be another casual game for the masses, or will it go down in history as one of the most difficult, micro-managing strategy RPG games ever? Joe finds out in his hands-on preview, but be warned that this article does contain pictures of him in the shower!
Cooler Master is back with its latest case, the Scout. With unusual features like an in-built reinforced carry handle and peripheral security, it's built for LAN parties, but is it a quality case into the bargain? We find out.
EA's Dante's Inferno is a gory third person action game based on one of the most well-known religious poems ever written. How exactly can the developer reconcile those two ideas? We found out when we went hands on with the game and got a little more acquainted with Dante.
We've been hands on with pretty much every version of Tom Clancy's HAWX lately and now we're finally able to debrief you. Is the PC version of Tom Clancy's HAWX a high-flier, or does it struggle to get anywhere above sea level? Find out our thoughts in our hands-on preview.
We have managed to grab some hands-on time with the new Eee PC T91 net tablet, which is set to be released at the end of April. It marks the first major departure from the tried and tested Eee PC formula - read on to find out what we thought of it...
With trembling hands, we pick up acour gamepads and take a long look into the face of fear. Or F.E.A.R, rather. F.E.A.R 2, that is. Project Origin, to give it the full title. Or Subtitle. Whatever, you know what we mean; it's a hands-on preview of F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin, like the title says.
BioWare's spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate 2 is exactly the type of thing we need to stave off those winter blues. With a PC-centric design and more scantily dressed elves than a Lord of the Rings fanfic, Dragon Age is definitely one of our most anticipated games this year.
2008 is over and a new year looms over us like a storm-cloud of awesomeness. Now we turn into meteorologists, scanning that coming thunder to try and forecast what 2009 might hold for gamers.
The new Lara is back and better than ever. In the sequel to Tomb Raider: Legend, we follow Lara as she searches for a way to enter the realm of Avalon and rescue her mother. With both friends and allies between her and her target though, it won't be an easy battle even for her...
Need for Speed has got itself a big old revamp this time, with a proper story, a new engine, a new chase mechanic and a whole fleet of new four-wheelers. Will the new Need for Speed emerge gloriously or should it get back under cover and hide in shame? We take a look.
The Summer is already dying and we find ourselves moving ever closer to Christmas - the time when all the good games will burst onto shelves like over-ripe pimples under pressure. Check out our guide to find out which games we're excited about this year...
We've just been hands-on with the latest version of Fallout 3 and have tried our hands at everything from cannibalism to gentle diplomacy in this post-apocalypse wasteland sandbox. Want to know our thoughts on Bethesda's latest opus? Discover them within!
Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest is the latest game to come out of Introversion Software, the British indie developers who first made it big with Uplink. Now we look at Multiwinia, the PC and Xbox 360 multiplayer strategy game to see how it fares in the latest incarnation...
At Ubidays 2008 we recently we got a chance to get some up-close experience with Far Cry 2 and managed to swing not one but two bouts of hands-on time. Check out our thoughts and impressions within!
We've been playing a bit of Left4Dead recently and now that we've finally managed to tear ourselves away from it, we think it's only fair to share with you the details of this four-player Co-Op zombie shooter from Valve and Turtle Rock Studios.
Joe can't calm himself down after having just got back from seeing the latest build of Bethesda's Fallout 3 with Pete Hines. We managed to pin him down long enough to get this much out of him though, so steady yourself for what looks to be a corker of a game...
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?
Spore is one of the most massive and anticipated games of recent years and we've had full hands-on access. Can one of the most ambitious games ever conceived actually hold up to our scrutiny while still being fun to play? Check out our five-page preview and see!
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.
Just yesterday we popped down to see Kaos Studios, creators of the Battlefield: Desert Combat mode, to see the new Frontlines: Fuel of War game. Billed as the next big multiplayer FPS, can it really find a place alongside Unreal Tournament 3 and Team Fortress 2?
We take an exclusive look at Kane and Lynch: Dead Men, the new game from the makers of Hitman. We get a hands-on with the new multiplayer, an exclusive look at some singleplayer levels and an interview with some of the team. In other words, we've been very busy.
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...