Year in Review 2010: Apple iOS

Kyle breaks down the year’s ups and downs for 2010 on the iOS side of things, and gazes into his crystal ball to see what 2011 will hold in store.

Year in Review 2010: Wii

Martin takes a look back over the past year and weighs up the successes and failures of Nintendo’s little machine.

Year in Review 2010: The PC

Armand takes a look back at all the lovin’ PC gamers received this year and anticipates all the lovin’ they’ll receive next year. So much love!

Year in Review 2010: PlayStation 3

Rexly analyses the PlayStation 3’s 2010. What impressed and what caused a Picardian facepalm? Does 2011 hold a bright future for Sony’s console?

Year in Review 2010: Xbox 360

Declan recalls the good, the bad and the ugly of the last year for the 360. Plus, what does 2011 have in store?

Friday Roundtable: Videogames and Christmas

Join the team as they look back on fond memories of videogames and Christmas over a glass of sherry and a mince pie!

Portal 2 Release Date Announced

Electronic Arts announced earlier today that it will be working in partnership with Valve to release Portal 2.

Am I an Asshole? A Story in Defense.

The horrors of retail jobs. Specifically, old people who don’t understand video games.

Zallag: Breaching the Digital Frontier

What does it take to publish an indie game nowadays? With the world moving towards digital distribution, it seems like a perfect world where indie game developers can carve a nice piece of the niche gaming pie, but how can a small unknown company squeeze their way in when facing reluctance from investors and barriers from the big companies? We talked to David Costarigot, the managing director behind the indie publisher Zallag, to see what it takes.

App Quick Pick: Tight Wire

Tight Wire is both annoying and fun at the same time. The game is simple: you have to guide a fat guy across a tightrope, without falling. Let me tell you now, this is seriously hard!

Steam Holiday Sale

The Steam Holiday Sale has started and will last from today (December 20th) to the 2nd of January.

European Parliamentarian Calls for Ban on Mafia II

A member of European Parliament and head of Italian interest group, the National Association of Relatives of Victims of the Mafia, has made her fellow politicians an offer they can’t refuse. For us gamers, let’s hope they do.

Get Your Festive Groove On: New DLC for Just Dance 2 Just In Time for Christmas

What’s the best way to work off all that turkey, stuffing, and Christmas pudding? Dancing of course!

Rockstar Pioneering Groundbreaking Facial Capture Technology and Disregards PC Gamers

L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s 1940s detective thriller, under development by Team Bondi, will feature a slew of new technologies including a new face-capturing technique that uses 360 cameras to capture every little facial feature in great detail.

Friday Roundtable: The Celebritization of Video Games

Video games have now received their own celebrity culture, gone are the days of geeks hiding away in their rooms playing Doom and Tomb Raider. But how has this mainstream popularity effected the hobby we love so dearly? Perhaps a better way to put it (or perhaps worse) is “What do you think of the MTV-isation of videogames?” – it seems like the industry is trying incredibly hard to be ‘down with the kids’.

Humble Indie Bundle Offers Five Indie Games at Your Own Price for Charity

For us gamers, there is no greater gift than receiving more games for the holidays. However, giving, as we all know, is also a very important thing this time of year. Fortunately we can have both at the same time. Ladies and gentlemen, I introduce to you: The Humble Indie Bundle 2.

Tough As Nails: Super Meat Boy

Super Meat Boy is an upgraded version of the flash game Meat Boy (still available to play over at Newgrounds) where you play as the adorable Meat Boy, who has to save his girlfriend Bandage Girl from the clutches of evil Dr.Fetus.

Review: Inception The App (iOS)

First thing’s first, this isn’t really a game, but it is for the apple iOS and is definitely worth covering.

Review: Alex the Allegator 4 (PC)

How many of you can say you’ve played a game about an alligator? Well, now you can add that to your list if you play this game.

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