Category Archives: Mini-games
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 00:39 GMT
Kinect Party has launched and will be free through December 31. Grab it now from the Xbox Marketplace – make sure you get both the base game and full unlock. Kinect Party is the sequel to Double Fine Happy Action Theater, which both Pat and Mike hailed as an excellent use of Kinect and one of the few truly kid-friendly games available. If you own both you can unlock the original’s activities in the sequel.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 14:10 GMT
A new batch of Nintendo downloads are fresh out of the oven, but the pickings this week are pretty slim.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 22:41 BST
Intel: Discovered is a free downloadable Kinect title released this week which teaches you to “be a superstar”. Chris Evans (Captain America, The Avengers) teaches “the secrets of the action hero” while Victoria’s Secret model Chanel Iman will help you “get styled and learn how to work the runway” and LMFAO’s Redfoo will advise you in how to “rock the party”. The game arrived unannounced yesterday and was the subject of much delighted speculation as to AR games and tie-ins before downloads completed and this odd collection of mini-games was revealed. Still, you can make and share a poster of you and Chris Evans; that seems pretty alright.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 22:06 BST
Quirky party game Frobisher Says! will finally arrive on the US PlayStation Network five months after its European debut.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 03:00 BST
Balloon Fight released on the NES in 1986 and is remembered by approximately six people, but it has its own NintendoLand attraction.
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 | 21:53 BST
Wario and his Diamond City friends are back in action through Game & Wario (working title) according to an announcement from Nintendo.
Thu, May 17, 2012 | 00:12 BST
Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training was a surprise killer app for the rebellious little DS, but the genre of games which insult you has gone largely neglected since then. Sony is taking up the slack with Smart As, a “next-gen” brain training app for Vita due in northern autumn. The XDev-developed titles boasts robust social integration so it can bag you out in front of all your friends, too. Hit the PS Blog for more details.
Sat, Mar 03, 2012 | 08:32 GMT
A cheap and cheerful downloadable title has done more to sell Mike Bowden on the future of Microsoft’s motion control than all the auto showrooms and tactical commands in the world.
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 | 05:23 GMT
Gather your friends for communal waggling fun to take down Mario Party 9′s collection of bosses.
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 | 00:13 GMT
Two neat little apps will be free to European Vita owners thanks to Sony’s Discovery Apps scheme.
Tue, Jan 03, 2012 | 21:03 GMT
Sony has provided a look at what’s in store for PS Plus members during January, and the deals start this week Back to the Future: The Game – Full Series from Telltale absolutely free.
Wed, Nov 09, 2011 | 00:27 GMT
Two games have been announced alongside Ubisoft’s new drawing tablet peripheral for the Wii.
Mon, Oct 31, 2011 | 02:47 GMT
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 | 23:17 BST
Tim Schafer’s first project since Brütal Legend is an all-ages Kinect title called Double Fine Happy Action Theater.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 23:32 BST
Double Fine studio lead Tim Schafer and the Cookie Monster star in this new short for upcoming Kinect title, Once Upon A Monster.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 | 04:15 BST
This new trailer for Vita title Frobisher Says can be filed under “delightful oddities”.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 20:54 BST
Ubisoft has released gamescom trailers for three of its upcoming titles: Rayman Origins, The Adventures of Tintin, and Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking. We always get that Simple Minds song stuck in our heads when we see that Rabbids title. Watch each one below.
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 | 00:50 BST
The independent developers and Nintendo staff responsible for Wii Play Motion have commented on the difficulty of developing the collection of mini-games.
Fri, Jul 01, 2011 | 22:50 BST
Are you tired of all those obsessively, overly heterosexual male characters in video games? Then you might want to scope out Supergay, which the developer says is the first gay superhero.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 | 01:45 BST
The Australian Classification Board is rethinking its rating of controversial Ubisoft game We Dare after home affairs minister Brendan O’Connor lodged a request for review.