Two Fitness Focused Games You May Have Missed

Keeping fit and gaming appear to be a recipe for sales success. A well-known example that combined the two effectively was Nintendo’s Wii Fit, from 2007. There are a slew of fitness focused videogame releases out there and in this feature we’ll take a look at two you may have missed. Game One: UFC Personal […]Read More

Zeebo: A Seventh Generation Console We Never Got

Introduction Produced from 2009 to 2011, with a more limited global reach than offerings from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, the 3G-enabled Zeebo gaming platform was about winning over customers in developing nations where many consumers may have had little or no access to gaming technology and limited income to get into gaming with. Not only […]Read More

Final Games Of Consoles Past: Edition Two

Many technology products have a limited lifespan before being phased out and replaced with something brand new, and game consoles are no different. In the second edition of this feature, we delve into the last ever European releases for some more well-known game systems. The consoles being focused on this time are: Nintendo GameCube, the […]Read More

Examining Nintendo’s 3DS Rival: Sony’s PlayStation Vita

Introduction Despite the rise of the smartphone, which can provide competitive videogame experiences alongside an array of other things, there is still an interest out there for dedicated handheld game systems. The Nintendo 3DS turned up in the UK retail market in early 2011, with the standout feature being the often referenced (glasses free) 3D […]Read More

Final Games Of Consoles Past: Edition One

Many technology products have a limited lifespan before being phased out and replaced with something brand new, and game consoles are no different. In the first edition of an all new Indiependent feature, we look at the final games released for four game systems in Europe. The consoles covered in this edition are the PlayStation […]Read More

Three US Games That Didn’t Make It To The UK

While many games reach global audiences, there are also many that don’t get that far. In this article we delve into three games from the US that never made it to the UK.  Game One: Mario Super Sluggers (2008) As everyone’s favourite platforming plumber, it’s not surprising that Mario has been the star of numerous […]Read More

Motion Gaming You May Have Missed: Part Two

Motion gaming is something that has had highs and lows popularity-wise. While most of us know about the likes of the Nintendo Wii and the Kinect sensor that was big in the Xbox 360 years there have been a number of other examples of motion gaming that are a tad less well known and indeed […]Read More

Exploring Sony’s Nintendo Wii Rival

The casual gaming market saw Nintendo strike gold with their game-changing Wii console and, naturally, Sony and Microsoft each wanted a slice of the action, leading us to the PlayStation Move motion controllers and the controller-free Kinect in 2010. The PlayStation Move controllers were first designed with the PS3 in mind and are not entirely […]Read More

Iconic Movie Motors: Edition Two

Films are big business and while the spotlight is typically on the starring thespians, in some cases the cars have stolen the show and became the main attraction. In this feature, we look at two more of the most beloved and iconic vehicles to grace the big screen: the Bale era Batmobile from the epic […]Read More

Four Of The Best UK TV Adverts: Edition Two

Adverts exist in many forms, and in this feature, we again take another look at some more pretty modern TV advertisements shown in the UK that really are worth a second look – so grab some popcorn and enjoy. This time the ads featured are promoting Skoda, Specsavers, Land Rover and Warburtons, with my pick […]Read More

Iconic Movie Motors: Edition One

Films are big business and while the spotlight is typically on the starring thespians, in some cases the cars have stolen the show and became the main attraction. In this feature, we look at two of the most beloved and iconic vehicles to grace the big screen: the DMC DeLorean and an Aston Martin DB5 […]Read More

Looking Back At Modern Classic ‘The Artist’- Review

Where do we start with the modern classic The Artist? The year is 1927. George Valentin is a major movie star in the silent movie era, a time when there is no audible dialogue in cinema, with dialogue present being instead in inter-titles to say what is being said. Another common feature is having a […]Read More

Game Review: Revisiting GoldenEye 007: Reloaded

Released: November 2011 Rating: PEGI 16 Heralded as a masterpiece when it launched in 1997, GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64 certainly made its mark on the gaming world and proved hugely popular, although you could claim the game arguably hasn’t aged all that well. Nowadays, it feels very clunky and hard to control – […]Read More