Watch Dogs

What makes a videogame Mature?

Ubisoft CEO, Yves Guillemot, has declared that the Wii U will no longer be a home for Ubisoft's mature games. The forthcoming coming Wii U edition of Watch Dogs being the last title of its kind they will...
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Are lives on the line?

Once upon a time lives and 1ups were the standard currency of videogames. Well, strictly speaking, quarters and ten pence pieces were, as these were the glory days of the videogame arcade. Lives were a...
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A New Frontier for Red Dead

At E3 Rockstar Games announced a next-generation edition of Grand Theft Auto 5. Hardly unexpected, but as you can see in Digital Foundry's trailer comparison, it's an endeavour that looks worth the...
Mario Kart 8

The Joy of Mario Kart Online

Who’d have thought it? It’s taken a little time, too long to be frank, but Nintendo have finally released a game with a rock-solid, brilliant online multiplayer component. Mario Kart 8 is a revelation and...
Tomodachi Life

Tomodachi Life Review

Apologies for the lack of updates this week, but it’s been all go round here. I’ve just returned from a short holiday to Hawaii, with the singer Morrissey. When I got back, I was straight onto the stage...
E3 2009 Daily

Remembering my first E3

It was at E3 2009 that Microsoft unveiled the first iteration of Kinect, then named Project Natal. At the time, Nintendo was on the crest of a wave and continued investment...
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What next for the PlayStation Vita?

The PlayStation Vita is not a huge sales success, but does that mean it's not a console to treasure? The PlayStation Vita is in a curious place right now. Recent sales figures are concerning, with a paltry...