Tag Archives: 3ds

[Games] It’s Pocket Grenade Time You Hussy!

Is this advert for Sony Ericsson’s new gaming-focussed Xperia Play smartphone, which stars Flight of the Conchords Kristen Schaal, possibly the best advert ever? Yes. Is the Xperia Play, an Android handset with PlayStation-inspired gaming controls, looking more and more tempting as an ownership proposition every single day? Yes. Honestly I’m seriously thinking about getting […]

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[Games] New Wii or Not New Wii? That is the Question

Could Nintendo be readying a new home console? Edge certainly seem to think so. As they report, THQ’s president let slip at a conference that something might be in the works. It would certainly make sense. The Wii’s sales are declining, and its dismal attach rate doesn’t look set to improve. On top of that […]

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The PSP2 - or NGP as we're supposed to call it

[Games] Sony– It’s Got the Whole World in its Hands

The other day I was leafing through some old issues of multi-format games magazine Edge, circa 1994. Every single page, just about, was bursting with information on the latest hardware releases. From 3D0 to CD-i to N64 to PlayStation and everything in between. The letters pages too were entirely consumed with format fanboys arguing about […]

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Steam - PC market leader, but not the cheapest way to get games

[Games/Tech] What Price The Future?

For years now everyone in the games industry without a vested interest in the status quo (i.e. everyone except bricks and mortar retailers) have been telling anyone who’d listen that the future of distribution is digital. The era of physical media, they say, is over. And indeed they may be right, though the delay in […]

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Bloggie 3D

[Tech] 3D: It’s Here To Stay

I’ve got to admit I’m a tad undecided on the whole issue of 3D. Yes, the vast majority of 3D cinema releases either don’t need the added dimension (Toy Story 3), or depend too much on it (Avatar) and yes, I was glad that Inception and Harry Potter 7a were Imax 2D releases only. But […]

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