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Making a Difference: Special Effect – The Gamers’ Charity

Holly Rose Swinyard explores the life-changing work of the Oxford-based Special Effect – The Gamers’ Charity, who put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games. By using technology ranging from modified joypads to eye-control, they’re finding a way for people to play to theContinue reading Making a Difference: Special Effect – The Gamers’ Charity

Beano Cluedo heads to stores in October

Launching in mid-October is the latest in the Beano Games collection: Beano Cluedo, featuring art by Nigel Parkinson. Adapting the classic game in typical Beano style, in this version – and there have been many others – somone has pranked Teacher, and it’s each players mission to investigate and untangle the murder mystery to findContinue reading Beano Cluedo heads to stores in October

Egmont’s TOXIC Magazine launches new apps

Following up on the launch of a revamped website and its first interactive issue earlier this year, Egmont UK is extending the TOXIC Magazine brand into entertainment apps, aimed, I assume, and helping promote the title. (They're certainly good fun!) Two free games, which will be promoted in the Magazine and online, have been releasedContinue reading Egmont’s TOXIC Magazine launches new apps

Batman: Arkham Origins – Official Trailer

[embedplusvideo height=”309″ width=”500″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/9pnK8akbd2M?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=9pnK8akbd2M&width=500&height=309&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep7121″ /]  Here’s an impressive-looking trailer from Batman: Arkham Origins, the next installment in the blockbuster “Batman: Arkham” videogame franchise whic goes on sale in the UK in October. Developed by WB Games Montréal, the game features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several yearsContinue reading Batman: Arkham Origins – Official Trailer

Marvel Heroes game makers announce Iron Man weekend as film breaks UK box office records

Marking the launch of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 movie, which opened in the UK last week in advance of the US release and has broken box office records (taking £11.4 million in its opening weekend), game maker Gazillion Entertainment will be kicking off a Marvel Heroes “Iron Man 3” Open Beta Weekend beginning on SaturdayContinue reading Marvel Heroes game makers announce Iron Man weekend as film breaks UK box office records