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Top 6 Most Relaxing Games

Posted in Atari, Bethesda, PlayStation 3, Rockstar Games, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on August 27, 2009 by Chris Hawke

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We’ve all been the to dusty, blood-ridden planes of Helghan. We’ve all enjoyed a frantic bumper fest, checking the rear-view mirror as a loved one ploughs into a wall in a fiery ball of fire.

Hey, we’ve all killed our fair share of people, wrecked our fair share of cars and basically saved/destroyed the Omniverse at one time or another. It’s what games are there for, right?

Yes, undoubtedly. But that doesn’t stop some people making tranquil, relaxing pieces of entertainment, and then being featured in a list, this list, to help you find your spot of peace in the ether.
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The Chronicles of Riddick Fails to Top Wii Fit in UK Charts

Posted in Nintendo Wii, Other Gaming, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 27, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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The latest UK gaming charts have come out and even The Chronicles of Riddick fail to top Wii Fit, which remains the No. 1 with Riddick at No. 2. The top 5 are rounded off by The Godfather II, FIFA 09 and Resident Evil 5.

The top 20 are as follows for the week ending April 25th:

1 – WII FIT
2 – THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK: DARK ATHENA
3 – THE GODFATHER II
4 – FIFA 09
5 – RESIDENT EVIL 5
6 – PROFESSOR LAYTON AND THE CURIOUS VILLAGE
7 – MARIO KART WII
8 – WII PLAY
9 – CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR
10 – CARNIVAL: FUNFAIR GAMES
11 – MARIO & SONIC AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
12 – DR KAWASHIMA’S BRAIN TRAINING
13 – GUITAR HERO: WORLD TOUR
14 – MY FITNESS COACH
15 – SEGA MEGA DRIVE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
16 – CALL OF DUTY 4: MODERN WARFARE
17 – RAYMAN RAVING RABBIDS TV PARTY
18 – GRAND THEFT AUTO IV
19 – BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE
20 – LEGO INDIANA JONES: ORIGINAL ADVENTURES

Chronicles of Riddick Demo on Xbox Live

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , on March 4, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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A demo of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assult on Dark Athena has appeared on Xbox Live Marketplace.

You can download it from the online marketplace here. It comes at roughly 640MB and from our experience of downloading it, it’s pretty fast.

As for the PSN, its unconfirmed if it’ll be out tomorrow in the store update but Atari have said it will be coming soon.

We’ll have hands on impressions of the demo up soon but we have reviews for Street Fighter IV and Halo Wars to do too so dont hold your breath.

The game is out on April 24th for the PS3 and 360, the game also includes the original Riddick game, Escape from Butcher Bay which appeared on the original Xbox.

VG247 have a batch of screens and a gameplay video to tide you over, check them out here and here.

Riddick PS3 demo “coming soon,” says Atari [VG247]

Atari Pick Up Ghostbusters and The Chroncles of Riddick

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , on October 30, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

Atari’s announced that they have picked up The Chronicles of Riddick: Assult on Dark Athenia for a release in 2009 on the PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360. Meanwhile, while it hasn’t been officially announced yet, Atari has also picked up Ghostbusters: The Game which has been in limbo after it was dropped by Activision after the merge with Sierra and Blizzard.

Variety reports that their sources have said the game will be out next summer to generate buzz within the 1st film’s 25th anniversary. The game will be out on PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360 in 2009 then.

The Riddick press release is after the jump.

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