Taking a look at the best exclusives to have ever hit an Xbox console, Cinelinx examines Knights of the Old Republic, why it worked, and why it remains one of the best exclusives around.

Join John and Erik where they talk Console War by Blake J Harris, our review of Boogerman, retro finds and more! Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher Radio!

Two phenomenal warriors lock horns in battle but who do you back to be the last man standing? Darth Vader of course has his lightsaber ready to wield and he also has a great understanding of the force and can use it to cripple his opponents. His weaknesses lie underneath that mask of his. Should it be removed during the battle, he would struggle greatly and well...without his robotic arms and legs his mobility isn't that great.

Master Chief doesn't have a lightsaber handy but does have an...

It's been a decade since it came out, but Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy--a 2004 action game teeming with guns, psi powers, and explosions--remains awesome until today. Here's why.

Join John and Erik this month for an interview with Bill Hecklick, founder of Retroscribe, the Gamefly for Retro Games. We also share our feelings on the RetroN 5, Repro carts and more!

With the announcement of the incoming GameSpy server shut downs on the 31st May, Battlefront II fans were left disappointed as they would no longer be able to enjoy playing this game online. However news has emerged that the owner of online gaming service, GameRanger, is able to support the online features of Battlefront II through his service and will continue to do so past the 31st of May and for the foreseeable future. GameRanger also hosts both Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo: Custom Editio...

It's Star Wars month over on Cinelinx and to kick things off, they're taking a look back at the most enjoyable games to come out of the popular franchise from past consoles.

The 2014 LA Games Conference has swept through at Roosevelt Hotel yet again, the show brought industry leaders from mobile, online and traditional media under one roof to talk shop on a business level perspective. For those unfamiliar, it’s a show where you study distribution tactics, figure out current and upcoming monetization practices and get your head in the game for the road ahead.
In past years that I’ve attended, the show has had a mix of monetization, analytics and monetization trac...

Join John and Erik for this special monthly retro edition of The Gamers Lounge Podcast where they talk all things retro gaming. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes to catch all The Gamers Lounge Shows!

"In the months since VRFocus launched we’ve heard from many interesting figures in the virtual reality (VR) space as they openly discussed their first experience with the immersive technology. From Matt Sonic’s adventures in Dactyl Nightmare to Nick Pittom’s love loss in the 1980s and eventual return to the fray with the Oculus Rift development kit, there’s been some fascinating stories that have lead to many of these people becoming fully invested in VR as both a hobby and a career. After nin..."

"You are Master Chief. For the first time, you really are inside that iconic visor, surveying the battlefield that stretches out in front of you, enemy Banshees dancing off in the distance and Warthogs skating around the scene below. You draw your battle rifle and leap off of the hillside, landing hundreds of meters below without so much as a scratch. The field around you falls silent for a second as you look up to see a group of Grunts staring at you in disbelief. You stand from a crouched po..."

In 2007, Halo had the chance to be a mega-franchise, the likes of which we'd never seen before, but the boat was well and truly missed. It's time to move on and give up hope.

At first glance, Microsoft's Xbox One sales should a be cause for concern. However, upon closer inspection, you'll find that it's actually doing just fine.

With the release of the Next Gen Consoles and the PC staying ever dominant, xCALx from NoobFeed decided to go back through his memories and just whittle on about games he enjoyed playing. This time, he's going to go back to the Original Xbox, PS2 and PC, to a little game by developers IO Interactive, called Freedom Fighters released in 2003.

When you think of FPS games, it’s always the biggest titles or the cult classics that instantly spring to mind. Everyone with the internet has heard of Call of Duty or Battlefield, while games like Goldeneye or Timesplitters will likely forever hold a special place in the hearts of gamers.

But what about the shooters that didn’t quite hit the mark? The hidden gems or the forgotten ‘next big thing’ which didn’t even turn out to be a small thing? Or perhaps the first-person shooter that was ...