Date archives for February, 2011

February 28th, 2011

GameCube Tech Demo Shows Banjo Threeie in Action

What could have been...

N64 adventures Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo Tooie made plenty of fans back in their 64-bit heyday, but they never appeared on the GameCube. A threequel was planned but never released, but now unreleased game-finders par excellence Unseen 64 have posted a short video of the project.


Homemade chicken and leek pie with potatoes dauphinoise. Total success, would make again, A+++++++++++.

3DS Browser Jumps Ship from Opera to Access NetFront

Will it make for a better browser?

The 3DS won't get its web browser until May at the earliest, as you'll have read in our Nintendo 3DS FAQ, but we do at least know what'll power the machine's web experience.


Killzone 3 Beats Bulletstorm to Top UK Charts

Gunning down opponents

The long-awaited Killzone 3 blew up all-comers in the UK charts this week, outselling every other game to make it all the way to the top.


Gunstringer Gameplay Video Strings You Along

Running out of puppet jokes

Newly-unveiled for Xbox Live Arcade, The Gunstringer is on display at the happening-right-now Games Development Conference (better known as GDC) over in San Francisco, and Twisted Pixel has sent over a gameplay video showing what players there will be getting to grips with.


Japanese Gamers Have Bought Plenty of Consoles Already

All gone?

Saturday saw the Japanese release of the Nintendo 3DS, and predictably the console sold extremely well, with newspaper Nikkei (via Andriasang) reporting the initial shipment of 400,000 units of the machine have all sold out across the country.


Get Down with StarDrone in Europe This Week

Beats North America

PlayStation Network gets its next PlayStation Move title on Wednesday in the very spacey form of StarDrone from Ukrainian studio Beatshapers.


Kirby Casts On a Disappointing UK Chart Debut

Did delay hurt sales?

Kirby's Epic Yarn finally made its way to Europe last week, having been available in North America since the end of October, but its first weekend of sales in the UK don't make a strong case for the delay helping sales.


Europe, Blow Up with Bomberman Hero on Friday

North America, you have to wait

As we reported last week, Hudson's 64-bit single-player Bomberman Hero was recently rated by the ESRB, but the title will make its first appearance in Europe this week for the price of 1000 Points.


Microsoft’s Head-Tracking Experiments Make 3DTVs Look Old

A must-watch

Last year we reported that Kinect head-tracking could do 3D gaming without 3DTVs, and this recent video from Microsoft's research division shows the company is looking into similar technology in its own way.


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