The Top 20 Most Depressing Video Games of All Time

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Round ups, Tech Digest news 164 Comments

Video games. We play them because they are fun. But are they always happy? No. Not by a long, long shot. Here Tech Digest run-down the top 20 most depressing video games of all time, depressing not because they…

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PREVIEW: Dishonored (Xbox 360, PC, PS3)

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Previews, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Cross Bioshock with Splinter Cell and Half Life 2 and you'd get a fairly good idea of what Dishonored, Bethesda's latest first person adventure, looks and feels like. Developed by Arkane Studios (whose ranks include Harvey Smith of Deus Ex…

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Half-Life remade in the Half-Life 2 engine – Black Mesa Source trailer released

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If you never played Half-Life, you missed out on one of the defining moments of videogaming history. Before Half-Life, first-person shooters were dumb, and just involved ‘fragging’ your enemies. After Half-Life, nothing was the same again – its immersive, story-driven experience raised the bar so far that no-one matched it for years.

And now it’s being remade, by a team of fans, in the engine of its ‘brilliant-but-in-a-very-different-way’ successor Half-Life 2. They’ve just released a trailer, it’s right there, at the top of the post. Click play. Even if you only played ten seconds of the original game, you’ll recognise the iconic opening sequence.

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The only action you're going to get this V-day: PSPSPS's list of video game lovers

Katherine Hannaford Gaming, Top tens Leave a Comment

Al from our PS3 blog, PSPSPS, has put together a handy top ten list of the sweetest couples within gaming. Featuring Carl Johnson and Catalina from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Gordon Freeman and Alyx Vance from Half-Life 2 (pictured), Wander and Mono from Shadow of the Colossus and a bunch of others, it’s enough to make any hardened fanboy’s heart warm up by a…

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