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We played Mario 3DS! Here’s what we thought

POSTED IN:  by Joseph Jackson, Aug 18, 2011 at 13:10 EST
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With over 25 years in the platforming business and still going strong, Nintendo’s endearingly rotund little plumber returns for another koopa-stomping, coin-collecting, 3D platforming adventure in Super Mario 3D Land for the Nintendo 3DS.
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Rage “the most enjoyable game we’ve made” – watch John Carmack’s QuakeCon 2011 keynote

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:57 EST
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Always fascinating to listen to, id Software technical director John Carmack took the stage at QuakeCon 2011 last week to talk about Rage and the cool stuff coming next from one of the world’s most impressive game studios. More »

Peter Moore’s EA promotion is no surprise

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Aug 5, 2011 at 12:05 EST
Moore, photgraphed at the top of The Ark building in London, is now COO of Electronic Arts

Everyone’s favorite video game exec Peter Moore has today been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Electronic Arts, leaving behind his position as President of the EA Sports label – a post which he discussed with me in some detail not that long ago. And it doesn’t exactly come as a huge surprise… More »

Grand Theft Auto V – what we know so far

POSTED IN:  by Adam Junner, Jul 14, 2011 at 14:27 EST
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It’s been over three years since Grand Theft Auto IV was released, and as yet, there’s been no word from Rockstar Games on when the next instalment is due. Rockstar’s Dan Houser confirmed to The Times in 2009 that a new GTA will be made, and given that almost two years have passed since then, the game is likely well into development. Here I provide a rundown of everything we know about the game so far. The information is based on a mixture of fact and intelligent guesswork. More »

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim makes me feel like Eric Cartman when he wanted a Wii

POSTED IN:  by Brent Selvog, Jul 12, 2011 at 09:24 EST
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Being of Norwegian heritage, I can personally say that  Skyrim does a fantastic job at recreating my everyday duties. I wear helmets, use magic, sword fight, and slay dragons. And it’s hard to believe anything can be grander than The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, but as I learned at E3 this year, a challenger approaches… More »

Can’t wait for this year’s big FPS games? F.E.A.R. 3′s worth a look

POSTED IN:  by Richard Smeeton, Jul 12, 2011 at 08:14 EST
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The first F.E.A.R. lived up to its name with lots of claustrophobic scares. The second (“Fairly Enjoyable Albeit Redundant“, we reckoned) had a superb “what the hell just happened” ending. So I’ve been looking forward to F.E.A.R. 3, and feel like it had a lot to live up to… More »