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Phillip Mlynar - University Of Birmingham

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Aug 15, 2010

5 Cool Games To Help You Forget The Heat

Too hot and bothered to get up off the couch but sick of sitting there with drops of sweat slowly dripping down your back? Check out five classic video games that'll take you a world away from the sticky heat...

Mar 9, 2010

5 Most Current Felonious Musicians

Felonious musicians are great. Why waste time creating 'musical art' and hoping for some slither of critical acclaim when you can just load your pockets up with Class A contraband and get arrested. Here's five choice ditties from recent rockin' rebels.

Jul 22, 2009

Today’s Time-Waster: Blazing Lazers

If you're strongly of the opinion that the world of video game racing is sorely lacking in the lasers department, then head over to the Blazing Lazers demo site for the aptly-titled Super Laser Racers. Fusing top-down race action with the type of blast-and-move business that made Geometry Wars such a frenzied affair, the title keeps things perky with Survivor and Eliminator modes, plus online leagues and a track editor to boot.

Jun 22, 2009

14-Year-Old Demolishes Guitar Hero World Records 3 Times

Taking Guitar Hero obsession to a new high, 14-year-old Danny 'Phenom' Johnson recently burst his way into the Guinness Book Of World Records not once but three times, setting new standards with the Longest Note Streak On Guitar Hero (with a score of 3,722 and 100% on the track 'Through The Fire And The Flames'), the Highest Score For A Single Track...

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Jun 17, 2009

Ninja Rabbit Kicks Ass [Gaming]

Adding the word 'ninja' before something is a guaranteed way to transform the mundane into the badass, and we're pleased to see that the good folks over at Wolfire Games agree with us, being all set to launch the ninja-rabbit fighting game, Overgrowth...

Game-Up With DSi Downloads

Hankering after some cool new content for your new Nintendo DSi but can't be bothered to deal with the unsanitary oiks who man the register down at your local video game store? Get hooked up to the new DSi Shop and start downloading exclusive titles now.

Burnin’ Rubber World Record

Reckon that time you stayed up bleary-eyed until 4am playing Halo ranks you as a hardcore gamer? Think again, as a group of dedicated souls are out to set a new Guinness World Record by playing Burnout Paradise for 24 straight hours...

Knockout Queens: Bikini Boxing

Girls. In bikinis. Fighting. What could be better? Well, how about watching the said sexy combo from the comfort of your couch? Which is just what volume three of the Knockout Queens DVD franchise promises, letting you view ladies like Kreamy and Sequenta pummel each other while wearing over-sized gloves and very little in the way of formal clothing.

Mar 25, 2009

Who You Gonna Call? Alyssa Milano!

Not just the minx from Charmed, Alyssa Milano has now added video game voice-over acting to her resume by agreeing to play the role of Dr Ilyssa Selwyn in the upcoming Ghostbusters video game release. Ear-marked as the love interest in the game's plot, the sassy archaeologist will be fending off the smooth moves of Bill Murray's Dr Peter Venkman character while showing off her expertise...

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Mar 23, 2009

5 Video Games That Are Actually Good For You!

New high-tech research from Nottingham Trent University claims that playing video games has the potential to become part of a beneficial daily physical exercise regime. Which is reassuring, if hardly news for anyone who's been dabbling in the more vigorous side of video-gaming in recent years. Here's five of the best that just might make you tone up...

Mar 20, 2009

The Don Of Dons: New Godfather II Multiplayer Is Badass

Bad Brando impressions at the ready: Godfather II, out on PC, PS3 and Xbox360, will come with an all new multi-player mode allowing up to 16 wannabe Mafia bosses to "think like a Don" - which presumably means coming up with devious and blood-splattering ways to dispose of your fellow Mafiosi.

Mar 13, 2009

Resident Evil 5 Gets Bloody

Ever wanted to put a rusty chainsaw through the mug of your best gaming pal? Get set for the latest twist in the Resident Evil franchise as game number five dumps the cooperative multiplayer angle and pitches players up against each other thanks to a new online 'Versus' mode.