Grand Theft Auto III: 5 Reasons We Still Love It 15 Years On

The Stellar Cast

When Grand Theft Auto III first hit consoles back in 2001, you might never have imagined you’d be able to play it on your phone someday. A stripped-down, 2D, monochromatic version of it perhaps, but the full game? No way!…

10 Unforgettable Video Game Covers from the 1990s

Super Metroid

Designers have created countless terrific video game covers across the past 30 years or so, but the 90s had more than its fair share of iconic box art. Take a look at some of the biggest games of the decade,…

Gamescom 2016: Overwatch, Pokémon, and Injustice 2

Injustice 2

We’ve already seen some exciting reveals at Gamescom, and the awesomeness continues to stream out of Cologne with the latest updates. Two of the big titles attracting attention in recent months, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, have been demonstrated in…

Gamescom 2016: The Biggest Revelations So Far

New Star Wars Battlefront

Gamescom can always be relied on for plenty of exciting news and presentations, as the biggest names in the industry showcase their upcoming releases. 2016’s event kicked off yesterday (the 17th) and runs until Sunday the 21st. While Wednesday was…

5 of the Weirdest Retro Video Games Based on Iconic Horror Movies

Friday the 13th

Over the years, we’ve been treated to plenty of great horror games. Dead Space. Resident Evil. Silent Hill. The Evil Within. Alone in the Dark. Alan Wake. Parasite Eve. Dead Rising. Clock Tower. F.E.A.R. Plus many, many others, including sequels…

Die Hard Trilogy: 10 Reasons We Still Love It 20 Years On

the full mccain experience

Can you believe it’s nearly 20 years since Die Hard Trilogy brought a blocky John McClane to our consoles? The game was first released in North America at the end of August 1996, with European and Japanese launches coming closer…

5 of the Best Star Trek Games Ever Made

Star Trek The Next Generation – A Final Unity

Star Trek is one of the most influential, most successful, and most beloved franchises of all time. As we all know, there have been multiple TV series, with another on the way. There have been 13 movies in all, with…

5 Underrated Video Game Sidekicks

Sheva Alomar (Resident Evil 5)

Every hero needs help from time to time. Batman has Robin (and, to be fair, a variety of other helpers). Robin Hood has Little John. Even Superman sometimes has Krypto, his cape-wearing super-dog. No matter how big, strong, and downright…

10 Unforgettable Sega Game Gear Games

Columns

Last week, we took a look at 10 unforgettable Game Boy games, so it’s only fair we explore its rival’s best titles too. That’s right: this week, we’re celebrating Sega’s foray into the handheld-gaming world. While we can enjoy the…

PlayStation Plus Free Games for August

Patapon 3

Looking for free games? PS Plus is the place to be, with another six titles rolling out in August: there’s space-based blasting, Japanese gangster shenanigans, and tower building all up for grabs. Whether you’re a PS4 kind of guy, a…