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!
What were our favourite gaming stories of 2010? Find out now!
Next in our exploration of the UK games industry we take a look at some of the best games to ever come from the British Isles, from modern classics such as Tomb Raider right back to some retro gems. What are the games that the UK should be proud of?
In pursuit of an utterly unbiased outlook, Joe tears down some of the classic PC franchises and examines exactly why games like Deus Ex and System Shock 2 aren't really as good as you think they are. Has he finally completely lost the plot or is there a method to this madness?
It's that time of year when we take a look back on 2009 and decide what the best games of were. And by 'we' we actually mean 'you', since the results were entirely user-voted this year. What did bit-tech and Custom PC readers think was the best game this year?
The year is drawing to a close and in the fast moving world of technology and games development it's more than likely some things have passed you by. Not to fear though - we've bought together a list of our best work from the past year, so check it out to see if you missed anything!
We’ve all seen the countdowns of the finest characters, weapons and foes in gaming, but what about the killer moves that make you wince at your screen? Phil Hartup picks out the gaming world’s ten most breathtaking moves, from killer punches to veritable superpowers.
Games licensed from films get a bad rap and it's mostly well deserved, but there are some games which actually do a lot to expand on a movie without spoiling a franchise. No, we're not just talking about GoldenEye 64 either - check out all these other ones we've thought of!
If you only had a month to live, what would you do? Well, you'd endeavour to complete one computer game every single day before you copped it, obviously. Luckily, we've got you covered for that eventuality with our list of the top 30 PC games before you die.
Cliff Harris sees a bleak future for the games community. An insular group that purges n00bs, defends violent media and pirates games regularly - the end could be at hand! Thankfully, Cliff has a whole list full of ways to make gaming good again...
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.
Indie games are the future, says Joe. Prove it, says everyone else. Okay, says Joe and launches himself into a feature discussing the best independent games on the Internet and the effect of indie developers on the industry.
A spiffing 355 days of terrific gaming action awaits us in 2007, with great games being churned out left right and centre. We do our upmost to pick out the most wanted games of 2007- some choices you'd expect and others may leave you pondering thoughtfully about how great this year is going to be.
It's an RTS bonanza as the game lineup for the 2006 world championships is announced. Eight games, two of which are Xbox 360, make up the competition.