Date archives for December, 2010

December 31st, 2010

Happy New Year to you all and here's to an exciting year filled with good surprises!

December 30th, 2010

Review: Top Darts

Double top

You wait years for a darts game to come to PlayStation 3 with little success and then two turn up in the space of a month – such is the power of the PlayStation Move and its suitability for bringing the sport to life. While PDC World Championship Darts: Pro Tour was a good effort aimed at those who know their Phil Taylor from their Robert Thornton, Top Darts tries to take the game of arrows and turn it into a party experience. The results, you might be surprised to hear, are very enjoyable.


Picked up Metroid: Other M today for £15. Time to see what all the fuss is about!

December 29th, 2010

Review: Throw Away Your Remotes and Control Your TV with Kinect

Take charge of Hulu too

In the home of the future we'll all be able to control our electronic devices with our gestures and voices, but it may come sooner than expected if the wave of Kinect hacks continues at its current pace. We've seen it controlling everything from remote-controlled cars to giant pianos, and now you can use it to control Hulu and live TV.


Review: Sony Launches Move Software Deal Across UK

Buy one, get one half price

Several online retailers in North America have offered cut price Move software, but now Sony's UK wing has launched a marketwide buy one, get one half price mechanic on its Move software.


December 28th, 2010

Review: Motorola Lawsuit Claims Kinect Infringes Patents Aplenty

Microsoft counters

With all that lovely technology bubbling away inside Kinect you'd assume it'd be protected to the hilt with patents, but an expanding lawsuit battle between Microsoft and Motorola reveals the sensor may infringe on several of the Japanese company's patents.


Review: Patched for Move: Blue Toad Murder Files

Free update brings point and click back

Relentless Software's already got one Move game under its belt, the melodic Buzz: The Ultimate Music Quiz, and now the episodic murder investigative adventure Blue Toad Murder Files has been patched for Move too.


December 26th, 2010

I have to bow down to Mrs N's vastly superior film knowledge after yet another defeat at Scene It!

Review: Talking Point: Your Nintendo Moment of 2010

Pick one. Just one.

As we all recover from yesterday's festive extravagances and pledge to do more on Wii Fit Plus next year, we're in a serenely reflective mood here at Nintendo Life. Talk has turned to the best Nintendo moment of 2010, and we want to hear your thoughts.


December 25th, 2010

Merry Christmas from my posh and awesome new phone! And me as well of course.

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