Nintendo at E3: Wii U and endless unanswered questions

Nintendo has just finished its E3 press conference and as many had predicted they did show off their new console which has been named Wii U – but in true Nintendo fashion they did their way by only showing off the revolutionary controller and not the actual console itself. It was more like a half … Continue reading Nintendo at E3: Wii U and endless unanswered questions

Zone – console gaming on the cheap

Everyone loves a bargain. Unfortunately, when that bargain happens to look like something more expensive with much worse functionality, people are bound to be disappointed. Enter the Zone 3D, 60 and 100. Each of Zone’s products closely resembles a market competitor: the Zone 3D is Playstation-like, the 60 is all Wii (complete with accessories) and … Continue reading Zone – console gaming on the cheap

Pucca Noodle Rush iPhone app review

A someone who has played Get a Better Lover and Go Densha Go! I’m sure you can build a game around most things. But being a waitress? Even I was a little sceptical. But as I watched a whole weekend disappear to Game Dev Story, an engrossing game that simulates people sitting in an office … Continue reading Pucca Noodle Rush iPhone app review

Star Wars fans of the world unite with the best Star Wars gadgets available

Since it was released in 1977, Star Wars became an American epic, possessing a longevity only a handful of movies manage to achieve and crafting the very essence of the term a ‘classic’. Naturally such a blockbuster has been followed with a steady string of memorabilia, intensifying in sophistication and innovation with each passing decade. … Continue reading Star Wars fans of the world unite with the best Star Wars gadgets available

Microsoft Kinect vs Playstation Move: World in motion

This Autumn, the biggest console conflict in recent years is set to begin. Will Sony Move the Xbox out of its way, or will the Xbox Kinect itself to the champion’s trophy? We demoed both at the EuroGamer Expo last weekend and are ready to give you our verdict. Sony: Moving You To Tears of … Continue reading Microsoft Kinect vs Playstation Move: World in motion

Movement wars: the future of gaming

With the dust settling on last months E3 we thought we would look into our magic ball, and answer the main underlying question. Who will win the “movement wars.” The big three are looking to the casual market and are staking their future on new-fangled movement controls. We’re going to wade through the PR rhetoric … Continue reading Movement wars: the future of gaming

Playstation make their Move

So, the much vaunted Playstation Move was finally unveiled this month at the GDC conference in San Francisco, and Sony are hailing it, somewhat unexpectedly, as the ‘next generation of motion gaming’.  The question is, however, is it little more than a Wii wannabe, and Sony’s attempt to muscle on the market that them bods … Continue reading Playstation make their Move

Analysis: Will the Wii fall foul of its own success?

Hardware sales in Japan have always been a good indicator of Nintendo’s prospects, strong sales in Japan synonymous with Nintendo’s continued success worldwide. Recently however, Sony Japan have slowly but surely been eating into Nintendo’s market share. During the week ending 15th November 2009, the PS3 sold nearly 40,000 units a piece in Japan while … Continue reading Analysis: Will the Wii fall foul of its own success?