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News Round-Up: Nausea, thrills and dildo-shape remotes as Playstation VR hits

By Neil Merrett

With Sony threatening to bring virtual reality into the mainstream this week with the launch of its Playstation VR system, playtesters have painted the picture of a thrilling technology that is exciting, “nauseating”, underdeveloped and just possibly, the future of gaming. 1,166 more words

News Round-up

Media Wiz Reviews "Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity" For The Nintendo Wii

At least it’s not “Sonic Free Riders”. This is Media Wiz’s Review of “Sonic Riders:Zero Gravity” for the Nintendo Wii. 

10 Video Games I've Loved Part 2

So last time around I’d gotten as far as my time at uni playing Halo so will continue here with another game that ate up hours of potential studying time. 979 more words


Activision CEO Talks About His First Time Playing The Wii

Motion control is obviously less impressive than it was ten years ago. However, we all remember our first time trying out the Wii. Activision’s CEO Bobby Kotick recently discussed his first impressions of Nintendo’s revolutionary console on the Corner Office podcast. 275 more words


The Golden Compass Wii Review

Phillip Pullman’s The Golden Compass (or Northern Lights as the book was originally named) is a fascinating novel, it covers many interesting themes and has many cool ideas. 1,419 more words


Tricking Duck Hunt to See A Modern LCD TV as CRT

A must-have peripheral for games consoles of the 1980s and 1990s was the light gun. A lens and photo cell mounted in a gun-like plastic case, the console could calculate where on the screen it was pointing when its trigger was pressed by flashing the screen white and sensing the timing at which the on-screen flying spot triggered the photo cell. 302 more words


Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Wii Review

When we think of movie tie-in games we often think of rushed games that don’t exactly do justice to the movie they were made for, in fact it is rare one ever manages to even get close to the movie. 1,344 more words