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Best Top Digger Truck Kids Games For iPad & iPhone

October 16, 2012 – 10:44 am | Comments Off

There are a couple of great truck games on the iPad you might enjoy for your kids that I wanted to share. As far as construction truck and Schoolbus games for kids go, these are …

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Although never really the kind of girl who played dollies or dress-up (unless you count playing Doctors and Nurses with the boys behind the cafeteria), the moment my dad brought home a super-shiny gorgeous NES for my brothers and I, I was hooked. While other girls were falling in love with teenage pop sensations, I was falling in love with gaming. I got lost in Hyrule from the Legend of Zelda. I kicked ass in Street Fighter. I had inappropriate dreams about Snake from Metal Gear Solid, became obsessed with the gorgeously grim environments of Silent Hill and am still utterly addicted to Guitar Hero. I've grown up with a particular penchant for survival horror, but I'll turn my hand to pretty much anything that doesn't involve pink and fluffy things. (I'm a girl, but not that much of one.) Whilst I love music, video games, books and all things geek, my true indulgences include Ben & Jerrys ice-cream (Cookie Dough or Dublin Mudslide, please), strong tea (made in a pot and not in the mug, thank you), gin (with tonic), chocolate (any way it's given), doctors (naked), talking too much, complaining and swearing profusely. I am a natural blonde, a Diet Coke junkie and kind of NSFW. When I'm not here, I'm either playing games or writing about them at GGSGamer or Silenthillheaven.com. XB/PSN ID: Vixxiie

Alice: Madness Returns Gameplay Videos

March 8, 2011 – 5:23 am |

Every screen and trailer of the deliciously dark Alice: Madness Returns leaves me slightly giddy with anticipation, so when these gameplay videos hit, I was all over them like a fat kid on a doughnut.
With …

Be Defiant with Halo: Reach – New Maps Coming Next Month

February 15, 2011 – 5:06 am |

Halo Waypoint have released information about a second batch for DLC for Halo Reach.
The new Defiant pack features three new maps – Condemned, Highlands and Unearthed – the latter of which will be Firefight ready, …

PS3 Cloud Saving Finally a Reality

January 31, 2011 – 3:07 am | 2 Comments

Haygood, this one’s for you …
Hours of lost gaming progress resulting from b0rked consoles and a lax approach to backing-up your PS3 may soon be a thing of a past.
Kotaku are reporting that Sony have …

Silent Hill Downpour: New Screens

January 25, 2011 – 4:50 am |

There was a time when the release of screens would send fan communities off into drooling, anally-retentive messes where they deconstruct environments, obsess over character clothing and complain that the second L in the logo …

Charity Child’s Play Breaks Donation Records Once Again

January 4, 2011 – 6:30 am |

Another year, another record-breaking total at awesome gaming charity, Child’s Play.
Child’s Play is a community-based gaming charity that provides toys, books and – naturally – games for sick children all across the world. Since 2003 …

PlayStation Phone Coming Spring 2011(?)

December 28, 2010 – 5:49 am | One Comment

And we finally have a date. Well. Ish.
Following rumours and speculation abound, 1Up are reporting that – according to today’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper – we’ll be seeing the PlayStation phone as early as spring 2011 …

More Dead Space 2 – Excavations Trailer

December 22, 2010 – 2:01 pm | One Comment

I wouldn’t mind all the trailers they keep releasing if I didn’t know that I still had a month to wait. Right now, it’s nothing but slow water torture – torture that’s further compounded by …

“It Gets Better” say LGBT EA employees

December 18, 2010 – 5:00 am | One Comment

In a wonderfully frank exchange, lesbian, gay, bi and transgender employees of EA give an honest and often incredibly moving stories of their lives, from everything from school to bullying to coming out to loved …

Big Changes (and Delays) at Square Enix

December 17, 2010 – 3:21 pm | One Comment

Here’s hoping you weren’t holding you breath for the latest installment of the Deus Ex franchise. Square Enix have today announced that DE: Human Revolution is to be delayed until at least Q2 2011.
“We have …

Dara O’Briain Plays FPSs Like I Do

December 15, 2010 – 6:15 am | One Comment

** EXPLICIT – NOT SAFE FOR WORK **
“I love video games. I enjoy saying that because half the room are looking at you and going, ‘ah Jesus, you’re 38′. You’re not supposed to like video …

VGA 2010: New Mass Effect 3 Trailer

December 12, 2010 – 7:18 am |

I did write a commentary to accompany this video, but as it chiefly consisted of fan-serving squeals and sycophantic waffling, I thought it best to keep it to myself. You’d thank for me for if …

Spike VGA 2010 Reveals Guillermo Del Toro’s Insane

December 12, 2010 – 6:47 am |

We’ve been waiting for official confirmation, and the VGA’s finally brought it. Guillermo Del Toro – celebrated director of scary-ass films like Pan’s Labyrinth and Devil’s Backbone (not to mention producing Spain’s sleeper hit …

Dead Space 2 Emergency Trailer

December 10, 2010 – 9:54 am |

Jumpy. Beautiful. Terrifying. Grisly. Disturbing.
Those are our five top adjectives for describing the latest Dead Space 2 trailer. What are yours?
Dead Space 2 is slated for release in January 2011 on the PS3, 360 and …

Google Launch New App Store

December 8, 2010 – 4:02 am | One Comment

Just in case you don’t already spend too much time sat at your desk and gaping at a computer screen, Google have now made it even harder to get off the bloody things thanks to …

Play as a Necromorph in Dead Space 2

December 7, 2010 – 1:09 pm |

It’s a new Dead Space Developer Diary. This time Ian Milham, the team’s insanely talented Art Director, takes us through the multiplayer functionality on Dead Space 2.
I met Ian a few years ago. He’s …

New Back to the Future Game Trailer

December 6, 2010 – 4:13 am |

Ever since we first heard the news that Back to the Future was hitting on consoles this December, I’ve been all a-quiver with excitement. Something about those light, tingly chimes of the original BttF Overture …