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  • The first few hours of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - hands-on impressions

    Ubisoft recently put a load of games journalists up in Rome to see the first few hours of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood. We didn’t get invited. But we did get to play the game in London just afterwards. Read on for hands-on impressions from the first few hours of the game. Warning: may contain minor spoilers […]

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  • Hands-on preview: Duke Nukem Forever brings it in London

    Even when the Internet was aflame with comments from people who’d played it at PAX, even when I was invited to come and see it for a hands-on in London, even when I was actually entering the room full of demo pods showing the title screen, I didn’t really believe that Duke Nukem Forever existed. […]

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  • Swarm trailer is short, sweet, rather zany

    Hothead games has released a small trailer, showing of the quirkiness of Swarm. We were given a demonstration of the game at PAX, and it looks rather fun, and if you checked out the developer walkthrough of the game we posted last week, you’ll get to see exactly what we saw during the hourly demonstration.

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  • Hands-on: Returning to necromorph hell in Dead Space 2

    The first Dead Space was one scary game. Very scary. In fact it was so scary, we left some lights on in the house the first couple of nights after playing it. If you were of the same mindset, Dead Space 2 will be no different for you. In fact, after getting some hands-on time […]

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  • Hands-on: Dragon Age 2's female rogue kicks serious ass

    We were given the opportunity to play as the female Hawke in Dragon Age 2 at PAX this weekend – it was announced just before the show that you could choose sex for the RPG’s lead – and got a good look at the sequel’s graphical overhaul to-boot.

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  • Impressions: Corrupted Thongs take center stage in new DeathSpank

    DeathSpank, not content to rest on his laurels, is back later this month in Thongs of Virtue, where he must collect six pairs of thongs. Hopefully, they went through the wash beforehand.

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  • Hands-on shows Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's multiplayer is fun, if unfinished

    Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood was impossible to miss at PAX Prime last weekend, what with it’s massive display and flashy booth. We weren’t only intrigued by the booth’s spare-no-expense decor, though; we were also curious as to how Brotherhood’s multiplayer was looking.

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  • Impressions: Valve's Weier details Portal 2 co-op at PAX Prime

    Portal 2 was shown to the public for the first time at PAX Prime last weekend, and while no one got hands-on time, Valve’s Josh Weier was there to show us a bit of the puzzler’s co-op portion.

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  • Impressions: Motorstorm Apocalypse

    It’s rumour no more. Motorstorm Apocalypse is out in the open. It’s coming next year and sounds properly awesome. We were in London to check out the game. We also chatted to game director Matt Southern about the game. Get our interview here. [Word by Adam Hartley]

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  • Treyarch pleased to be doing "something new" with Black Ops

    Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia has said that the team was pleased with being able to do something new with Call of Duty: Black Ops.

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  • Killzone 3: Screens, previews, and Steven Ter Heide [Update]

    Update: Someone’s picked out the play footage in the background of the PS Blog interview and blown it up. Check it here. Original: Guerrilla Games’ senior producer Steven Ter Heide has had a chat with the US PS Blog on all things “jetpacks, fan requests, new Helghast foes”, and everything else Killzone 3 related.

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  • PoP: The Forgotten Sands gets a reviews round-up

    Reviews for Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands are going live, and we have a few of them rounded-up for you below the break.

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  • Hands-on with the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta

    With the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta going live on May 3, you’re probably wondering what it’s like to actually play. We sent Adam Hartley to get some hands-on time with code at a Microsoft event in London.

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  • Yerli: Crytek UK, nee Free Rad, focused on Crysis 2 multiplayer

    Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has said there are many different plans for the online functionality of Crysis 2, and due to the firm’s recent acquisition of Free Radial, it now has a team that can focus only on the multiplayer bits of the game.

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  • The first few hours of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood – hands-on impressions

    Ubisoft recently put a load of games journalists up in Rome to see the first few hours of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood. We didn’t get invited. But we did get to play the game in London just afterwards. Read on for hands-on impressions from the first few hours of the game. Warning: may contain minor spoilers […]

  • Hands-on preview: Duke Nukem Forever brings it in London

    Even when the Internet was aflame with comments from people who’d played it at PAX, even when I was invited to come and see it for a hands-on in London, even when I was actually entering the room full of demo pods showing the title screen, I didn’t really believe that Duke Nukem Forever existed. […]

  • Swarm trailer is short, sweet, rather zany

    Hothead games has released a small trailer, showing of the quirkiness of Swarm. We were given a demonstration of the game at PAX, and it looks rather fun, and if you checked out the developer walkthrough of the game we posted last week, you’ll get to see exactly what we saw during the hourly demonstration.

  • Hands-on: Returning to necromorph hell in Dead Space 2

    The first Dead Space was one scary game. Very scary. In fact it was so scary, we left some lights on in the house the first couple of nights after playing it. If you were of the same mindset, Dead Space 2 will be no different for you. In fact, after getting some hands-on time […]

  • Hands-on: Dragon Age 2′s female rogue kicks serious ass

    We were given the opportunity to play as the female Hawke in Dragon Age 2 at PAX this weekend – it was announced just before the show that you could choose sex for the RPG’s lead – and got a good look at the sequel’s graphical overhaul to-boot.

  • Impressions: Corrupted Thongs take center stage in new DeathSpank

    DeathSpank, not content to rest on his laurels, is back later this month in Thongs of Virtue, where he must collect six pairs of thongs. Hopefully, they went through the wash beforehand.

  • Hands-on shows Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood’s multiplayer is fun, if unfinished

    Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood was impossible to miss at PAX Prime last weekend, what with it’s massive display and flashy booth. We weren’t only intrigued by the booth’s spare-no-expense decor, though; we were also curious as to how Brotherhood’s multiplayer was looking.

  • Impressions: Valve’s Weier details Portal 2 co-op at PAX Prime

    Portal 2 was shown to the public for the first time at PAX Prime last weekend, and while no one got hands-on time, Valve’s Josh Weier was there to show us a bit of the puzzler’s co-op portion.

  • Impressions: Motorstorm Apocalypse

    It’s rumour no more. Motorstorm Apocalypse is out in the open. It’s coming next year and sounds properly awesome. We were in London to check out the game. We also chatted to game director Matt Southern about the game. Get our interview here. [Word by Adam Hartley]

  • Treyarch pleased to be doing “something new” with Black Ops

    Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia has said that the team was pleased with being able to do something new with Call of Duty: Black Ops.

  • Killzone 3: Screens, previews, and Steven Ter Heide [Update]

    Update: Someone’s picked out the play footage in the background of the PS Blog interview and blown it up. Check it here. Original: Guerrilla Games’ senior producer Steven Ter Heide has had a chat with the US PS Blog on all things “jetpacks, fan requests, new Helghast foes”, and everything else Killzone 3 related.

  • PoP: The Forgotten Sands gets a reviews round-up

    Reviews for Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands are going live, and we have a few of them rounded-up for you below the break.

  • Hands-on with the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta

    With the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta going live on May 3, you’re probably wondering what it’s like to actually play. We sent Adam Hartley to get some hands-on time with code at a Microsoft event in London.

  • Yerli: Crytek UK, nee Free Rad, focused on Crysis 2 multiplayer

    Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has said there are many different plans for the online functionality of Crysis 2, and due to the firm’s recent acquisition of Free Radial, it now has a team that can focus only on the multiplayer bits of the game.

  • 1UP: 360 FFXIII “runs just as smoothly as it does on PS3″

    1UP’s posted what we think are the first impressions of the Xbox 360 build of Final Fantasy XIII, saying it “runs just as smoothly” as the PlayStation 3 version.

  • First CoD4:Modern Warfare Reflex Edition review goes up

    ONM UK has the first review up for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Reflex Edition for Wii. Apparently it’s not too bad, as the site gave it an 80/100 percent, stating that it was “better than most shooters on the Wii”. Here are some highlights: + Everything is included + Excellent online modes […]

  • Eurogamer Expo: Resident Evil 5 playtest

    We’re at the Eurogamer Expo, if you didn’t know, and we’ve just had a good, long play on Capcom zombie-shooter, Resident Evil 5. Find out what we thought of it after the break. The code here’s the same build that was shown at TGS, apparently. These impressions are taken from the 360 version, and we […]

  • Tales of Vesperia: demo impressions

    The Asian demo of Namco RPG Tales of Vesperia went up on Live today, so we thought we’d let you know how it plays. After the link.

  • Haze demo – impressions

    We downloaded the Haze demo yesterday. At last, we could actually play the game free from all the exclusivity shenanigans; free from the talk of the how’s and why’s of the delay; free from all the politics – it was just us and the game. Finally. Is it any good? See after the link.

  • The Bourne Conspiracy demo: impressions

    No-one was excited as we were when Major Nelson announced that the Bourne Conspiracy Demo was up on the US Marketplace. We’re big fans of the Bourne films, and with Matt Tieger saying at last month’s Sierra Spring Break that you will “become Bourne” we had to find out as soon as possible if that […]

  • Sierra Spring Break 08: Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon impressions

    We got a first look at Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon at Sierra’s Spring Break 08 in Mallorca last week, and very nice it’s looking too. It’s actually Spyro’s ten year anniversary this year and this is the first time the character has featured on next-gen systems. The first we noticed was how […]

  • VG247: New Playstation Store impressions

    Impressions of the new PS Store now Firmware 2.30′s been released. The first thing you notice is how lightning quick it is to log on to the new Store. No sooner has one of your five thumbs depressed the X button, the new interface appears with a huge banner on the left of the screen […]