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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 »

Can Ninja Gaiden 3 cut it without Itagaki? We played it to find out

POSTED IN:  by Joseph Jackson, Jul 5, 2011 at 21:19 EST
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Tomonobu Itagaki made quite an impact with Ninja Gaiden on the original Xbox, pushing gamers beyond their limits. Now Ryu Hayabusa returns without Itagaki at the helm, will his third modern outing retain the series’ famous difficulty – and more importantly, will it be any good? I got some hands-on time with Ninja Gaiden 3 to find out. More »

The Darkness II – remain in the dark, but don’t get left there

POSTED IN:  by Brent Selvog, Jul 4, 2011 at 21:16 EST
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In the original The Darkness, you play as a coming-of-age mobster, who gets special abilities called… well, called “The Darkness”.  You girlfriend is murdered, and you use this ability to kick some names.  The catch?  You need to remain in the dark for “The Darkness” to work. More »

Did Sonic fame help Yuji Naka get laid in the 90s? We are the site that asks him

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jun 27, 2011 at 18:30 EST
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We had a chance to catch up with the man most widely recognised as Sonic’s dad on Saturday, as he took part in the old hog’s twentieth anniversary – but we only had 20 minutes and these were shared with another site. Factor in translation time and that’s only about three questions. So we wanted to ask the questions that really matter… More »

So, I’m sure you’ve heard the news about FIFA…

POSTED IN:  by Kikizo Staff, Jun 13, 2011 at 13:07 EST
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No, I’m not talking about all the hoopla over the allegations that football’s governing body is so corrupt that the Mafia have started sending its members on FIFA business management courses, or the fact that they managed to stage the kind of election that would leave even Robert Mugabe saying “Now, hang on a minute.” More »

Modern Warfare 3: Suppressing fire

POSTED IN:  by Haig Chapman, Jun 1, 2011 at 19:37 EST
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Shellshock from the Modern Warfare announcement has left me wanting to roll with DICE. I regret feeling the need to kick up a fuss before a game’s even hit the shelves, but I feel there’s just cause for it… More »