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Despite Fanboy Accusations, Metacritic Does Not Exclude In-Network Review Scores

A few weeks ago, we ran a story about LittleBigPlanet’s Metacritic user score: a measly 6.3. We spoke to the site’s founder more…

News, Wii
Media Watchdog: Gamers Were Mean To Us!

Remember the furore over Madworld in August? Mediawatch UK were at the centre of it, after their director complained that it more…

Microsoft, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Gears 2 Proves MK Isn’t the Only Toasty Game

In the video above, there is a very…unusual Gears of War 2 Easter egg. I was on the fence about this game (not due to it’s more…

Blogroll, Misc
The Watercooler – 12 November 2008

Warning: The Watercooler is the best thing you will see on the Internet today, mainly because it is the best thing I saw on more…

News, Nintendo, Wii
Who Needs $5,700 When You Have a Wii?

Senior citizens were horrified to learn that their Nintendo Wii was stolen from the Northeastern Senior Community Center in more…

Driving, Genre, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Sony
MotorStorm Pacific Rift Review

MotorStorm is back.  I’ll be honest, after sinking hours racing against brutal and often suicidal AI in vehicles that more…

DS, DSi, Internet Games, Nintendo
Ragnarok Online: PC and DS to Share Special Items

Flipping through Famitsu just a few minutes ago and this was at the top page.  I had been looking foward to Ragnarok Online more…

Action, Genre, Microsoft, News, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Gears of War 2 Review

Some of you may already be familiar with the fact that I didn’t play through the campaign mode of the original Gears of War more…

PlayStation 3, Sony
Reminder: Capcom’s PSN Store Opens Thursday

It seems right that Sony would give Capcom a dedicated storefront on their network. After all, Capcom has been doing the most more…

Casual, Party, Previews, Wii
Hands-on Preview: Pit Crew Panic

“A little Japanesey, way off kilter,” is how Pit Crew Panic was initially described to me at Hudson’s event last week. I just more…

Casual, News, Party, Wii
Hudson Wants Your Help in Help Wanted

Annnnnnd we’re sky diving! The babies are crying, the cows need milking, the shirts need ironing, and you had better for more…

First Person Shooter, Horror, News, PC, Xbox 360
Left 4 Dead Public Demo Released

Steam owners can now download the public demo of Left 4 Dead, Valve’s upcoming zombie shooter. Xbox 360 owners can also get more…

News, Role Playing Game, Xbox 360
Fable 2 Blog Announces Announcement

The Fable 2 development blog has posted an update stating that there will be a major announcement regarding Lionhead Studios’ more…

Art, Blogroll, Events, indie, Misc, Trailers
The Watercooler – 11 November 2008

Warning: The Watercooler is the best thing you will see on the Internet today, mainly because it is the best thing I saw on more…

News
Sorry, The Last Boss Fight Costs Extra — Some Devs Willing to Ship Incomplete Games

A few days ago I published an article talking about the impact of used game sales and rentals on developers. The piece more…