Features

Features Index


There will never be a used digital market
OPINION EU ruling a false dawn.
26
Disney Interactive: building a games empire from the sewer
FEATURE Success from the jaws of Swampy.
3
Ubisoft's E3 press event: a typically strong showing
FEATURE Assassin's, Far Cry franchises wow crowds.
7
Nintendo's E3 press event: Wii U takes centre stage
FEATURE Plus new titles for a new platform.
7
Sony's E3 press event: all about the games
FEATURE Quantic Dream & Naughty Dog steal limelight.
EA's E3 press event: A digital directive
FEATURE Persistent services, anticipated sequels.
3
Microsoft's E3 press event: mostly disappointing
FEATURE Few surprises from the green corner.
360
3
Tex Murphy: resurrecting a pulp noir classic
INTERVIEW Chris Jones and Aaron Conners.
5
EA Sports' Andrew Wilson: building a recreational empire
INTERVIEW Aussie EVP on FIFA, NHL, and more.
Dishonored: the art of stealth
INTERVIEW Arkane's Harvey Smith and Raf Colantonio.
360, PS3
Action: First-Person
1
Starhawk: bringing innovation to the sci-fi shooter genre
INTERVIEW Sony's Harvard Bonin.
PS3
Action: Third-Person
5
Crysis 3: diversity and scale
INTERVIEW Crytek's Rasmus Hojengaard.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
1
Blizzard's Jay Wilson on Diablo III
INTERVIEW Patches, difficulty, the Illusionist class?
PC
RPG: Online
10
Maxis' Jason Haber on SimCity
INTERVIEW We seek local counsel.
PC
Strategy: Life & Business Management
Bohemia's Jan Kunt on Carrier Command
INTERVIEW Rethinking a classic.
PC
Strategy: Real Time
21
Blizzard's J. Allen Brack on Mists of Pandaria
INTERVIEW Raiding, achievements, PvE and more!
PC
26
BioWare's Casey Hudson on Mass Effect 3
SPECIAL REPORT Lead developer talks about the final chapter.
PC, 360, PS3
RPG: Real Time
1
PlayStation Vita: Should you buy it?
FEATURE Our verdict on Vita's viability.
Vita
22
Yager's Cory Davis on Spec Ops: The Line
INTERVIEW Lead designer discusses narrative.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
2012's Most Anticipated Games
FEATURE Something to look forward to.
PC, 360, PS3, Wii, WiiU, Vita
59
Gameplanet's Best of 2011
FEATURE Plus: Players' Choice Game of the Year Awards revealed!
PC, 360, PS3, Wii, 3DS
10
Blizzard's Leonard Boyarsky on Diablo
INTERVIEW The evolution of a franchise.
PC
RPG: Online
ArenaNet's Jon Peters on Guild Wars 2
INTERVIEW Developer mesmerises.
PC
RPG: MMO
2
Blizzard's Chris Metzen on The Book of Cain
INTERVIEW The definitive Diablo lore guide.
PC
RPG: Action
1
Kingdoms of Amalur's Sean Bean and Ian Frazier
INTERVIEW Big Huge Games on a big huge RPG.
PC, 360, PS3
Adventure & RPG
1
Vote for your Game of the Year 2011
Vote for your Game of the Year 2011
FEATURE Which five games will qualify?
PC, 360, PS3, Wii
142
Life and death in MUD
FEATURE Old school is too cool.
PC
5
3DS: What's coming this summer?
FEATURE A quick look at four titles.
3DS
Grand Theft Auto V: What we know
FEATURE Hints! Teasers! Baseless speculation!
PC, 360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
25
Blizzard's KaƩo Milker on StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
INTERVIEW Justice has gone!
PC
Strategy: Real Time
9