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The New Wii U controller in all it's slightly plasticky glory

[Games] First Thoughts: Nintendo Wii U

So after months of speculation; most of it, as it turns, out fairly accurate, we know know what the Wii’s successor will look like, play like and be called. Wii U (pronounced “you” rather than “oo”) is, I suppose, no less stupid a name than Wii was in the first place, and is substantially less […]

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[Games] Wii 2 Rumour Roundup

In the past 48 hours the Wii 2 rumour mill has gone into overload. Here’s a quick look at some of the theories doing the rounds about the machine that Nintendo’s expected to unveil at E3 in June. Pooooower! Various “sources” have told various publications that the Wii 2 will be anything from “nearly as […]

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[Games] It’s Coming – Wii 2 Set for E3

So as I reported some time ago, the momentum behind rumours of a replacement for Nintendo’s Wii are starting to gain traction. Several reports have emerged in the last few days quoting “insiders” as saying the new machine will be unveiled at E3 this June. The timing certainly makes sense. The Wii has been on […]

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Yup, Zelda on your laptop. Awesome.

[Retro] Emulating the GameCube

Dolphins Really Are the Cleverest Animals I’ve long had a passion for retro gaming, and regularly play emulated Amiga and Mega Drive games to relive my misspent youth. Recently though, advances in the graphical capabilities of PCs and the hard work of dedicated and incredibly talented coders have mode it possible to recreate very recent […]

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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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[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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