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Most people were shocked when it was announced that Zipper were developing a console based MMOG which supported up to 256 players. Until this announcement the concept of having so many players online at one time was completely alien to console gamers more used to 12 aside skirmishes. Zipper are known for their highly successful…

Left 4 Dead 2 Hands On

Left 4 Dead 2 was one of the most exciting and anticipated titles at last months E3 but the almost instantaneous backlash from gamers has received more coverage than the game. When released last year Valve were promising to support the title with additional download content such as weapons, new infected and campaigns much like…

New Terminator Aerial Assault Trailer

For may of us The Terminator franchise has held a special place in our hearts, from sneaking down in the middle of the night to watch the video while everyone else slept. The continuation of the franchise surprises no one, while T3 was a disappointment in comparison to the first two films in the series…

In Ireland only children play video games

Above is how Toyota created an SUV television advertisement using the World of Warcraft game. That was in the US. In Ireland, only children play computer games. Or at least that is what you’d think looking some things such as the Irish Film Censor’s ban on Manhunt 2. With the massive amounts of advertising spend…

Alan Wake – will the hype kill?

Normally we like to focus on gameplay first and shiny graphics second. But we were reminded recently that the graphics on the upcoming Alan Wake (above) are so much of a focus for the studio we’ll be disappointed if the shiny bits don’t live up to the hype. Microsoft were smart enough to retain an…