A Twonk’s Game Dev Diary

I’m not going to have much time to talk about games for the next eight months. It’s my third year of university, you see, and I’ve spent £30,000 getting here. So instead of writing about games plural I’ll be writing about game singular. My game. You can follow all the progress hilarious agony on the page …

Things What They Said: Alistair Aitcheson

Xbox Live has ruined everything. Gone are the days – or limited are they – of proper gentlemanly altercation in videogames. Days when a man could take measure of his opponent by bitterly twiddling his moustache during a heated glaring contest all prior to a game of Flame Tag on Chinese. With broadband and Xbox Live …

Toy Soldiers: Cold War Review

I’m paraphrasing the words of Sun Tzu when I say that in battle there are no more than two methods of attack: the direct and the indirect. Mix and match these and you’ve got yourself a jamboree of death and destruction. Click to read

Things What They Said: SpecialEffect’s Bill Donegan

I clinch a tidy 22.9 seconds around the TrackMania Nations lap White Part 3. Minutes later James – my loudmouth colleague – catapults his vehicle into an airport control tower, simultaneously killing himself and thousands of airborne holiday goers but he at least succeeds in making it look as though he’d always intended to parallel …