The N64 will be remembered as the only successful 64 bit system in a world of 32 bit systems. The N64 made playing fps games on consoles popular. It took everyone's favorite 2D characters and made them 3D. Nintendo stuck with the cartridges over the cheaper CDs. Although there are quite a few good games for the system but it seems no one is really an N64 collector. The Gamer’s Lounge has a few theories on why the N64 may never reach the greatness of the SNES. In fact if gamers are looking for...

Consideration for entry on this list isn’t quite cut and dry, however. For instance, some games that are considered iconic of the PS1 era are also found on PC, where they found an equally dedicated but much smaller audience. The sales numbers listed for these games are combined, but the vast majority are presumably on PlayStation. Other games were timed exclusives, making their way to other consoles well after debuting on PlayStation. The numbers for these are also combined, again with a vast...

Continuing their look at some of the best video game cutscenes, Cinelinx examines the past to highlight the best cinematic intros from the games of the 90s.

Kicking off a month all about performances, Cinelinx, takes a look at a pair of great gaming cutscenes to show how both old and new generations have handled the storytelling aspects of the medium and why they hold up so well.

"The pressure is starting to get to you. You have three rounds left in the chamber, not nearly enough to take on the shambling horde that’s trudging towards you. As your back reaches a wall and the looming figures draw near, you twist your head this way and that, looking for any small sign of salvation. An explosive canister sits just meters away. That would be your answer but the undead have reached you, one lunging forward to seize you by the shoulders. The figure’s decaying skin drips flesh..."

Lara just can’t seem to keep herself together on this episode of SplitScreen. This time, Henry and I spend more time traversing the maze-like Venetian canals and laughing maniacally when we fail to jump out of a boat on time. It’s just another day in the world of Tomb Raider 2.

Cinelinx takes a look back at some of the most annoying enemies from the days of retro gaming. They may not have been the toughest enemies to battle, but they were enough to give you grey hairs.

"Following last week’s launch of two new figures in the Final Fantasy VII Play Arts Kai range, today sees the arrival of one of the most long awaited characters: Vincent Valentine from the Final Fantasy VII series finally makes it to the Play Arts Kai range. An ace gunman who was a former member of the Turks, as a result of the hideous experiments he was subjected to by the Shinra Company, Vincent has the ability to transform into ageless and indestructible monsters."

It’s the second match of the quarter-finals on The Last One-Up! Jacean takes on Mandoor in a game highly appropriate for Christmas – Die Hard Trilogy for the Playstation!

Voting ends on Friday, December 20th at noon EST.

"Today sees the long awaited launch of the next chapter in the DOOM saga: plush toys. For twenty years DOOM has remained a benchmark of videogame design, and from today the franchise stakes its fluffy claim to officially licensed merchandise."

"The hotly awaited fourth series of Final Fantasy Trading Arts KAI mini figures is here, with collectible super-deformed figures of Cloud, Tifa and Yuffie joining the gang. Available in the UK from today, these miniaturised figures manage to perfectly capture the feel of the popular characters and they look great lined up with the rest of the series."

With the PlayStation 4 nearly upon us, Cinelinx takes a look at where it all began with the original PlayStation and the games that went platinum and why they were so beloved.

"The incredible Bishoujo statues from Kotobukiya have brought you everything from superheroines to Tekken fighters, and now the long-awaited line of Street Fighter members is finally set to come to Europe. Beginning with the one, the only, Chun Li, the Street Fighter Kotobukiya Bishoujo statue series will debut in the UK early next year."

"Last month Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) ran an interesting campaign across several online social networks asking gamers to respond with their favourite ‘#PlayStationMemories’. The culmination of that campaign has been revealed today as SCEE has unveiled the television commercial based on the responses."

"Three new action figures based on the Final Fantasy VII series are set to launch this winter, with Rufus Shinra and Yuffie Kisara set to be joined by the long awaited European debut of Vincent Valentine’s Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children design. These new figures are set to launch in two waves, both arriving this November."

Aaron and Hor-Hay play the cult classic Countdown Vampires for the Playstation, a game about an ex-murderer-turned-rent-a-cop who’s on a quest to be the most half-naked man ever.