Entries in 'Game of the Day' (23)

GAME OF THE DAY: The Unfinished Swan

GAME OF THE DAY: The Unfinished Swan

We’re going to be clear about this from the off – not everyone is going to like The Unfinished Swan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 3:59PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Dishonored

GAME OF THE DAY: Dishonored

Launching new IP can be a bit of a nightmare. It can also be very, very exciting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Resident Evil 6

GAME OF THE DAY: Resident Evil 6

The thing you need to bear in mind about Resident Evil 6 is that Capcom would be daft not to try and evolve the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 11:48AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: FIFA 13

GAME OF THE DAY: FIFA 13

FIFA 12 was one of the best video games ever made. And improving on it must have been a nightmare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 3:19PM in News

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GAME OF THE DAY: F1 2012

GAME OF THE DAY: F1 2012

Annual releases get their fair share of stick, but there's something to be said for following a studio as it steadily develops a licence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2012 at 8:55AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run

GAME OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run

Ubisoft’s limbless platforming hero has made a comeback over the past twelve months – and as of today he’ll show iOS and Android gamers why.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 19th 2012 at 11:48AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Borderlands 2

GAME OF THE DAY: Borderlands 2

“Borderlands 2 is Diablo with guns”. You can debate that all you like, but one thing cannot be denied – it’s the game of a “bajillion” guns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2012 at 12:03PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: PES 2013

GAME OF THE DAY: PES 2013

Whatever you think of its current position in the market, PES is a series that carries a certain emotional resonance with many players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 1:35PM in News

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GAME OF THE DAY: Retro/Grade

GAME OF THE DAY: Retro/Grade

After some four years of development, indie studio 24 Caret Games finally released its startlingly unique downloadable PS3 title Retro/Grade last month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 5th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: LA Noire

GAME OF THE DAY: LA Noire

A protracted development cycle normally means one thing – RED FLAG! DANGER! POTENTIAL STINKER APPROACHING!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2012 at 3:19PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Mass Effect 3

GAME OF THE DAY: Mass Effect 3

One good thing about post-release DLC is that it gives you a great excuse to revisit some classic titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2012 at 1:34PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Guild Wars 2

GAME OF THE DAY: Guild Wars 2

Getting online this weekend was the first battle for many Guild Wars 2 gamers.

by Helen French
on Aug 28th 2012 at 2:05PM in News

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GAME OF THE DAY: Transformers Fall of Cybertron

GAME OF THE DAY: Transformers Fall of Cybertron

The Transformers IP may have enjoyed a newfound popularity in recent years thanks to Michael Bay’s cinematic adaptations, but Fall of Cybertron is pure 1980s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2012 at 3:48PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Darksiders II brings an end to the summer drought

GAME OF THE DAY: Darksiders II brings an end to the summer drought

You know that awful summer drought games fans have to endure every year? Guess what – it’s over!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 3:02PM in News
Fluid Football dribbles toward the top of the iOS charts

Fluid Football dribbles toward the top of the iOS charts

GAME OF THE DAY: Some genres have struggled in the transition from TV to touchscreen. Football is not one of them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2012 at 12:29PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Sleeping Dogs finally arrives

GAME OF THE DAY: Sleeping Dogs finally arrives

Square Enix sure has been busy strengthening its place in the Western market as today’s Game Of The Day shows.

The company, famous for its catalogue of Japanese role playing ...

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Aug 17th 2012 at 3:00PM in News

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New Super Mario Bros 2 is finally here... and well worth the wait

New Super Mario Bros 2 is finally here... and well worth the wait

GAME OF THE DAY: Nintendo’s unrelenting critics would have you believe its mascot’s latest handheld outing is ‘Mario by the numbers’. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 16th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Kairosoft's latest Café Nipponica makes our iPhones happy

Kairosoft's latest Café Nipponica makes our iPhones happy

GAME OF THE DAY: If you played any mobile games in 2010 then you’d have most likely came across Kairosoft‘s incessantly addictive title Game Dev Story.

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Aug 15th 2012 at 3:36PM in News
Day Z is a haunting PC experience

Day Z is a haunting PC experience

GAME OF THE DAY: This is only the fourth Game of the Day that MCV has published, and it’s the second time a free title has featured.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2012 at 3:51PM in News
Espgaluda II brings the arcade to your iPhone

Espgaluda II brings the arcade to your iPhone

GAME OF THE DAY: There are few core game genres that have successfully excelled on iOS. Cave shooters are certainly one of them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Dead City

GAME OF THE DAY: Dead City

What was it they said about Halo again? “30 seconds of fun that happens over and over again.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2012 at 1:41PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Slender

GAME OF THE DAY: Slender

Scary games are, as a rule, not for this author. And as you’ve probably heard, Slender is VERY scary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2012 at 12:14PM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: I Am Alive

GAME OF THE DAY: I Am Alive

In the first of a new daily feature on MCVuk.com, we recommend a recent or upcoming title – be it on console, PC, browser or smartphone – that we reckon ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2012 at 3:14PM in News