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Press Start: GDC reactions, PlayStation 4 is a PC, stripey Xbox 720 controllers

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Plus Jonathan Ross on his favourite games and Bulletstorm designer on what's wrong with the opening of Bioshock: InfiniteA burst of links from yesterday's internet, selected by the Guardian's games writersAsk Gamasutra: What GDC 2013 meant to us | GamasutraKris Graft:Looking back on the week, the clear recurring theme was...
Press Start: GDC reactions, PlayStation 4 is a PC, stripey Xbox 720 controllers

Top 25 games of 2012: 20-16

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Prepare for part two of our favourite games of the year. Tuesday: from super cars to Spartan soldiersMany readers found that they hadn't played most of Monday's titles, but we think this batch should be very different. There are some big brands nestled in here with two indie upstarts -...
Top 25 games of 2012: 20-16

E3 2012: our ten favourite games

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From Beyond: Two Souls to Watch Dogs, here are the E3 titles that really made our showAnd suddenly it's all over. The gigantic circus tent of gaming hubris that is E3 has collapsed in on itself for another year. Hundreds of new titles have been paraded across the stifling showfloor,...
E3 2012: our ten favourite games

I was eaten by zombies: an insider's guide to live action gaming

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Live action gaming is attracting more and more participants, many are looking to enact their favourite games for realI died for the first time in my friend's kitchen at university. Armed only with a six-shot revolver, I ran down the stairs of their student house away from two zombies only...
I was eaten by zombies: an insider's guide to live action gaming

Top 25 games of 2012: 25-21

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Ho ho ho, it's time for another festive round-up of the year's greatest games - running throughout this weekThe days are short and dark, the nights long and cold, and there are a lot of celebrity cooks stuffing turkeys on TV. It can mean only one thing. Christmas is coming,...
Top 25 games of 2012: 25-21

As Facebook hits 250m monthly gamers it starts rolling out a new Games feed on profiles

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Facebook has released a whole slew of new figures at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today, showing significant growth in the number of people playing social games and completing microtranscations. The company also revealed that it will be launching a new Timeline section later this week focused on...
As Facebook hits 250m monthly gamers it starts rolling out a new Games feed on profiles
Creative Assembly's 'Viking: Battle of Asgard' headed to Steam

Gamescom: the journalists' verdict

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What were the themes, highlights and surprises of this year's giant Gamescom event? I speak with four games writers about their experiences on the packed showfloorAnd so Gamescom is over. The European video game behemoth, which sits at the other side of the summer from E3, saw 275,000 visitors shuffle...
Gamescom: the journalists' verdict

Catherine: the puzzle game that's a paradigm of young adulthood

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For Keza MacDonald, Catherine is a game about a stage of life that most people who play games can relate toI feel a bit left out sometimes when playing Catherine. Not because it's about a 32-year-old man, Vincent, trying to decide whether or not to shoulder the responsibility of marrying...
Catherine: the puzzle game that's a paradigm of young adulthood

Bafta video game awards host Dara Ó Briain on a lifelong love of gaming

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On Tuesday night, the comedian and TV presenter is hosting the awards for the fifth year in a row. We reminisce about classic titles before considering this year's nomineesYou can tell a lot about a gamer from their first system. When someone in their forties claims to be a lifelong...
Bafta video game awards host Dara Ó Briain on a lifelong love of gaming

The Friday question: what was your favourite ever weird game?

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We all like it that games such as El Shaddai and Child of Eden still exist, but how many of them do we really play and thoroughly enjoy? How many do we go back to? No, really, I'm asking you...As long as there have been video games, there have been...
The Friday question: what was your favourite ever weird game?

Five festive video game cocktails

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If you love good games and interesting drinks, we have the cocktails for youLast year, we teamed up with James Dance, owner of video game-themed bar Loading, to create a range of cocktails based on our favourite games of 2011. It was such a success that James has agreed to...
Five festive video game cocktails

PS4: Sony's Shuhei Yoshida on why there was no box at the launch event

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The president of Sony's worldwide studios talks about the vision behind the PlayStation 4, and his favourite games of last yearSony's PlayStation 4 launch event on Wednesday has drawn excitement, criticism and curiosity from the gaming community. While some were intrigued by the company's vision of a powerful PC-like console...
PS4: Sony's Shuhei Yoshida on why there was no box at the launch event

Lucy Prebble's 10 favourite games - in pictures

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Ever since she first played the rudimentary, text-based Zork as a girl, the playwright has had a passion for computer gamesLucy Prebble...
Lucy Prebble's 10 favourite games - in pictures

BioShock Infinite - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; £27.99; 2K Games; 18+Let me tell you a story ...Last year I attended a preview event for BioShock Infinite in Los Angeles. I was fortunate enough to be allowed to interview Ken Levine, the creative director and lead writer on this game and one of my...
BioShock Infinite - review
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