Review Northgard Review
Northgard is a quietly brilliant Viking-themed RTS.
Fatshark's sequel is a much improved - although still flawed - cooperative action game.
The FTL follow-up is finally here, and Into the Breach's mech battling is sublime.
27" 1080p panel with a 144Hz refresh rate and FreeSync.
Forum regular thechoozen, otherwise known as Martin Blass, talks us through his awesome Cosmos Dragon mod which features copious amounts of green and black acrylic as well as custom made watercooling hardware!
In a race dubbed 'the core wars', manufactures are stuffing more and more cores into CPUs. While more can only be a good thing, there's little point if the software they are running can't use them. Microsoft shares with us a possible piece of the puzzle to making full use of multi-core CPUs.
From rumour to fruition, Futuremark Game Studio's debut release is here. Shattered Horizon is a team-based multi-player FPS. All combat takes place above the Earth's atmosphere in zero-gravity conditions, an environment that takes a little getting used to.
Rounding out ATI's new line of DirectX 11 graphics cards comes the Sapphire Radeon HD 5750. With 1GB of GDDR5 and running on a cut down Juniper GPU, does this more affordable offering provide an attractive stepping stone to DX11? We find out.
We take a look at Borderlands - the latest game from Gearbox Studios, it boasts gameplay that's a blend of Diablo and Halo. Does it reach that lofty aim or is it left outside our hearts, lacking the appropriate entry visa? Find out by reading our full review of the PC version.
It's that time again. We've got six new mods to show you plucked straight from our thriving modding forums. Read, drool then vote on the one you'd like to win October's Mod of the Month
Sega has unveiled this year's addition to the the Football Manager franchise, focusing on polish rather than cramming in new features. We hit the training ground to find out if it's first team material or heading for the transfer list.
AMD updates its Deneb core on its fastest Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, and claims the C3 can overclock more, yield faster DDR3 memory and has even fixed the performance bug with its sleep states. Does it make a difference? We put the claims to the test.
Bioware's fantasy RPG epic is finally here and we can at last tell you what we think of it. Is Dragon Age really the spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate or is it just a mess of console concessions in a world that isn't quite D&D? Check out our Dragon Age review to find out!
What bodes better for Intel's new dual channel CPU: high clock, low latency or both? We run the numbers for both so you know what memory kit to pair with your new Lynnfield system.
Turn 10 is back with the latest instalment of Forza Motorsport. Forza 3 promises to build on Forza 2's great strides forwards and the result is one of the most well rounded driving games we've played to date.
Torchlight - an action RPG that borrows heavily from Diablo 2 and isn't afraid to admit it. We take a look at this dungeon-crawling epic to see whether borrowing those mechanics is still a good idea in this day and age, or whether Torchlight should be left in the dark.
Looking for a new case but running on a tight budget? We take a look at the NZXT Beta, a full ATX case with features like tool-less fittings for just £40. Does the Beta punch above it's weight, or is it another disappointing addition to the bottom end of the case market? We find out.
With the city sim genre quieter than a library on a friday night Monte Cristo games looks to rebuild with Cities XL. Taking the ever popular city sim formula and adding in a gorgeous 3D engine and consistent online aspect, does Cities XL represent a fresh start? We find out.
Alienware has introduced its new chassis design with the M17x - it's all choppy angles and aluminium outer shell. The result is one of the most attractive gaming laptops we've seen yet. With a powerful dual-core CPU and GeForce GTX 260M graphics, is this the best gaming laptop ever?
Kingston has expanded its V-Series of SSDs with the launch of a new 40GB budget concious drive. Built around the same drive controller and NAND memory as Intel's new X25-X line of SSDs, could this drive convince you to take the SSD plunge?
One of AMD's cheapest quad cores to date is a further evolution of the Athlon brand: the Athlon II X4 630 and 620. Without cache we check to see how it performs against Intel alternatives for the same money, if cache makes a difference and if it overclocks better.
Amanita Design comes out with another cracking Flash game to prove that the point and click adventure genre isn't yet dead. The scenes are exquisite, the sound is fantastic and it set your mouse clicking and your mouth smiling.
We catch up with the AppStore to check out some of the latest and greatest games available for the iPhone. This time we take a look at Duke Nukem, The Secret of Monkey Island, Hook Champ and more! Check out what we think the best iPhone games are within!
Windows 7 is finally here and after months of testing across many different machines, we're able to give our verdict. Read on to find out if Windows 7 is Microsoft's best operating system to date.
Joe, ever afraid of losing touch with his oldest games, tests more than 60 games on Microsoft's new Windows 7, including a bunch of indie and Steam-based games. Does Deus Ex work on Windows 7? We find out if Windows 7 is the ultimate gaming OS.
We took a trip to Kingston in California to get the low down on the company: what it does, why it does it, how it accommodates performance enthusiasts like you and me.
The ATI Radeon HD 5870 is the fastest single GPU graphics card available right now, but Asus looks to have a way to make it even faster with its Voltage Tweak edition. Allowing you to alter the card's Vcore voltage and unlock even more overclocking headroom, just how fast can the HD 5870 go? We find out.
Joe wipes the cynicism from his eyes and takes an appreciative look at how far games have come in the last twenty years from a gameplay and storytelling point of view. With publishers always shouting about next-gen graphics, it's easy to forget what games are capable of.
We sit down with EA's Matt Turner to talk about Army of Two: The 40th Day, which sees players once more cast as mercenaries Elliot Salem and Tyson Riggs as they try to escape from Shanghai. We talk about the morality of wartime fist-bumping, playtesting and, um, whisky.
Kingston is a big name when it comes to memory, but not as well known when it comes SSDs. Boasting a Samsung drive controller, could Kingston's latest offering, the SSD NOW V+ 64GB change that? We fire up the benchmark rig and find out.