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Long weekend gaming

How was the Bank Holiday gaming for you?I’m blaming New Year’s Eve but the game I’ve played most this weekend is Singstar. Party, Dance, Queen, Take That, 80s – we weren’t fussy. Even the original on the PS2 was dug out for some nostalgia. Just Dance …

Games Chatterbox Column Tuesday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…Tuesday’s edition of ChatterboxGamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2011 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

Games Chatterbox Column Monday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…Monday’s New Year Bank Holiday Edition of ChatterboxGamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2011 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | …

Games Chatterbox Column Friday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…for the last time this yearThe New Year’s Eve edition of ChatterboxGamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms …

Games Chatterbox Column Thursday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…Thursday’s edition of ChatterboxGamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

The 10 most disappointing games of 2010

After the epic Top 20 Games of 2010, here’s a list of gaming let-downsAlan Wake (Remedy Entertainment, Xbox 360)This noir-esque “psychological action thriller” from Max Paynedeveloper Remedy emerged blinking into the sunlight after no lessthan five yea…

Back to the Future: The Game – review

PC/Mac; $24.95 (£16.22); Telltale GamesTelltale was one of the first developers to crack a profitable model for episodic gaming, thanks to an inspired reboot of the Sam & Max franchise. Now the same trick is applied to the far bigger property of Rober…

Games Chatterbox Column Wednesday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…Wednesday’s edition of ChatterboxGamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

What does it take to be an elite gamer?

The Games blog speaks to Alex Ingram, crowned Gran Turismo 5 UK champion at a Sony 3D tournamentOf my favourite Simpsons quotes, it’s probably this one, from Homer at the Bat (1992), that resonates with me most: “No matter how good you are at something…

Games Chatterbox Column Tuesday

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…Christmas may be over but Chatterbox is back!GamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Fe…

Games Chatterbox Christmas Edition

The place to talk about games, and just about anything else too…over Christmas!The Christmas edition of Chatterbox! Enjoy…GamesGreg Howsonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010 | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Condi…

Your Top 10 Games of 2010?

You’ve seen most of our Top 20, so what do you think were the year’s best games?Well, our Guardian Top 20 is almost finished, with only five titles left to announce – and that’s happening tomorrow. There’s been some interesting debate around our sele…

Shaun White Skateboarding – review

Xbox 360/PS3/Wii/PC; £49.99; cert 12+; UbisoftShaun White’s is a skateboarding game with a nice twist: it’s set in a dystopian future-world. The drab cityscapes you inhabit (which actually look rather like Düsseldorf) are controlled by a sinister cab…

Venetica – review

Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £39.99; cert 16+; Deck 13/dtpA striking feature of 2010 has been the way in which action-role-playing games (action-RPG) have enjoyed a major renaissance – efforts such as Mass Effect 2, Fable III and Fallout: New Vegas have dragged…