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What if Call of Duty: Black Ops played more like a retro game? (ARTICLES) - big y

What if Call of Duty: Black Ops played more like a retro game? (ARTICLES)

After a really entertaining podcast recording with the gamerdads lot (www.gamerdads.co.uk), I got to thinking about a subject that we touched on. If modern games had the same limitations and game play mechanics that we accepted as the norm back in the days of the C64 or SNES, would the modern games generation still play …

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Innovate don't Regurgitate - BAFTAs message to the games industry. (ARTICLES) - 3550 game bafta

Innovate don’t Regurgitate – BAFTAs message to the games industry. (ARTICLES)

I have been seeing a fair amount of moaning regarding the winner of the BAFTA Video Games Awards – Best Game this year, Mass Effect 2. The complaints revolve around the fact that Call of Duty: Black Ops won the GAME award, the only award voted by the public, yet failed to get so much …

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Roundup of the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards from last night (ARTICLES) - 3543 jason bradbury.pg

Roundup of the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards from last night (ARTICLES)

Last night saw the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards. A night filled with celebs and developers and lots of journos in a small sweaty media room!! For me the big winner of the night was Heavy Rain; scooping up 3 awards. Other highlights included a suprise (for me at least) win for EA’s Need …

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TV to VG (ARTICLES) - big y

TV to VG (ARTICLES)

Film/game tie-ins have been all the rage for ages now, except thanks to shoddy workmanship and constricting schedules to release both alongside each other, that rage is usually directed against the bloody things. For me, the small screen holds so much more nostalgia and likeability than a sticky colloseum of Hollywood, attracting hundreds of the …

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Metal Gear Solid 4: A retrospective look Review (ARTICLES) - default

Metal Gear Solid 4: A retrospective look Review (ARTICLES)

Metal Gear Solid 4: A retrospective look The Metal Gear Solid series has always been considered a highbrow pleasure: many point to its weaving plotlines, and deep stealth play as proof that not all console games are aimed at the FPS/platform demographics. However, there is a quiet but large undercurrent of players who never “got” …

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Ten reasons you shouldn't become a fanboy (or girl) Review (ARTICLES) - default

Ten reasons you shouldn’t become a fanboy (or girl) Review (ARTICLES)

Or, how to be more socially accepted in gaming Fanboy-ism is a curious thing: despite a general consensus that it is only a small section of the gaming community, most gamers cannot help but get involved. Buying a specific product engenders a certain amount of affiliation, and most of us feel the need to justify …

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