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Preview of Killzone 2

Following on from Sony's successful Killzone and the PSP follow up Liberation, this direct sequel has a lot of heavy expectations placed upon it. The hype from the previous title proved a double-edged sword when it received mixed reviews from both critics and gamers.

Preview of Red Faction: Guerrilla

Red Faction: Guerrilla is a slightly unexpected sequel to the previous games in the series that was announced at the start of the year. Despite generally favourable reviews, the Red Faction series never seemed to garner the support of the larger franchises. This latest entry sets out to try and change that by implementing some changes to the traditional formula.

New online rental service from GAME

In an effort to expand their horizons, the self-explained seller GAME has set up their own online rental service. Similar to its competitors, such as LoveFilm, you set up a rental list, GAME will send the game(s) for you to play and then send back, at which point they will send out another one. Read more for prices and offers...

 

Strong as a diamond – two new games added to the exclusive list

Mario Kart Wii and Wii Fit have joined the exclusive "diamond sellers" list in the UK, making a total of nine since 1999. A diamond seller is a game that sells more than one million units on a single format, and currently features PS2 games GTA III, GTA: Vice City, GTA: San Andreas and The Simpsons: Hit & Run.

Preview of House of the Dead: Overkill

Recently we were lucky enough to get a good look at the 6 month old Alpha version of House of the Dead: Overkill.

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin banned from Australian release

Life "down-under" may seem appealing to many, but for gamers it's becoming increasingly frustrating, as F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin becomes the latest game to be banned in Australia. No exact reasons for the ban are known, but Monolith's FPS sequel follows Fallout 3, Dark Sector and Silent Hill Homecoming to name but a few which have had significant troubles in being cleared for release.

Games Released on Friday 28th November (UK)

As we enter the month of December, the amount of games released begins to rapidly diminish, but today at least sees the much awaited release of the PS3 exclusive Resistance 2, and also the latest Sonic Unleashed. Read on to see the full release list, accompanied by the return of my ever-so-useful descriptions.

 

An Adventure game retrospective

When most people think of the Adventure game genre, they think of things along the lines of Beneath a Steel Sky, Sam and Max or Monkey Island.  However, the genre was brought to life by a caver called Will Crowther.  Crowther was also a programmer, and set about creating a game about, you guessed it, caves.  His game would come to be known as “Adventure”.

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Call of Duty: World at War

Call of Duty: World at War had a lot to live up to, following on from its critically and economically successful predecessor. World of War's development began after Treyarch had finished work on their previous sequel, Call of Duty 3.

Preview of Sonic Unleashed

"The Speed of Light, The Power of Night."

GameOn had the privilege of visiting Sega HQ to see the new Sonic Unleashed last week, with hands on experience of the game here are our findings and feel so far.

Further graphics boosts with latest Nvidia drivers

A couple of months ago I reported on the Nvidia 178.13 driver release, which provided some extra oomph from your current graphics card. Released on November 19th, the latest WHQL-certified 180.48 driver set yet again adds a further boost to your graphics card performance and stability.

 

Trophy hunters set for PS3

One of the strengths of the Xbox 360 is the achievements system, which has had many gamers hooked on trying to gain an impressively high gamer score. Trophies, the PS3 equivalent, have been implemented in a half-baked manner, with some games featuring them and some not.

Interview with Battlestar Galacticas Colonel Saul Tigh

Interview with Battlestar Galactica's Colonel Saul Tigh - actor Michael Hogan

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Interview with Cast Members from ITV's Primeval

An interview with the cast members and creators of the TV show ‘Primeval'

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Xbox 360 surpasses original Xbox worldwide sales

The Xbox 360 has surpassed the worldwide sales of the original Xbox - shifting over 25 million units. The first Xbox sold 24 million units, with the GameCube only managing 21.5 million units, while the PS2 boasts a far more impressive 122 million units. This generation, however, the 360 currently lies ahead of the PS3, which has a global unit count of only 17 million.
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Pirates: Duels on the High Seas DS Review

Yo-ho-ho-ho, a pirate's life for me! Arrrrrrr me hearties prepare to set sail on a pirate ship o' many adventures and booty galore!

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

"This is SPARTA!" wouldn’t work this time, the Prince of Persia is far more powerful than Xerxes himself, and that Sparta dude… well he would want to sharpen his skills more if he were to face the Prince.

Thief 3: Deadly Shadows

"Hey Garret, could you please sign this for me, I have a friend that is going crazy on me because I know you…" Those are the very words of your supplier in the Stone Market Proper District. Don't get me wrong I don't envy the man, but autographs, that is something I never expected to see in a medieval game about harsh living…

Left 4 Dead - The Invasion is Close

Many of you, may or may not of heard of the new PC game that is soon to be sweeping the nation. The Demo has already had 10,000's of downloads and looks to be a massive hit with the gaming community when it is released later next week. What's it all about? Well here's your answer.

Electronic Arts put the E and A in Active

A recent press release from EA has revealed the first details of EA SPORTS Active, their rival to Wii Fit. Rather than just using the trusted Balance Board, the game comes bundled with a strap to hold the Wii Nunchuk to your leg, in addition to a "resistance band" to help build up upper body strength via training exercises. Click ‘Read-More' below for a more in-depth look.

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