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Bionic Commando: Hands On

Note: If you think this looks tl:dr jump to the bottom for my conclusion and final thoughts. Once again Capcom have been foolish enough to intentionally invite the chaos that is the Destructoid UK crew into their pretty Hammersmith offices...

 
 
 

10 things you didn't care to know about McSnow

10. I have a speech impediment. Itís nothing severe but I do stutter and it often means that when talking, especially on the phone, I can get words confused and end up saying one thing when I meant something completely different. 9. The ...

 
 
 

10 things you dind't care to know about McSnow

10. I have a speech impediment. Itís nothing severe but I do stutter and it often means that when talking, especially on the phone, I can get words confused and end up saying one thing when I meant something completely different. 9. The...

 
 
 

PAX: The Innernets Were There

I <3 you all. [Pic stolen from Tactix - Thanks!] As you may have guessed from all the other CBlogs PAX was aaaaaawwwwweesome but surprisingly that’s not what I expected at all. On the days leading up to PAX I cannot describe how ner...

 
 
 

Force Choke +5 of Cuteness

Since the start of the year Iíve become gradually more interested in collectable figures, I may not go out and buy anything that breaks the bank (Iím looking at you Lara Croft) but I do have a Ďproblemí with impulse buying and the latest ad...

 
 
 

Wii Theft Auto Ė GTA Fun for the Whole Family

GTA4 is the biggest release of the year for Xbox 360 and PS3, but thanks to much matlockery on my part I have discovered that it will soonô be available on Wii in the family friendly form of Wii Theft Auto. GTA has always been about climbi...

 
 
 

Not My Turning Point Rig & Vegas 2 Winners

Much like in my days of college, where I would spend far too much time playing games only to rush all my homework into the last few hours before the deadline, I now present to you my Frankenstein of a computer for my entry into Not My Turni...

 
 
 

Top 10 Worst Things About Gaming

Gaming; itís the greatest past time in the world, for some of us, the lucky ones, it even pays the bills. We all love gaming, I know you do because if you didnít then you wouldnít be here reading this but for all that there is to love the...

 
 
 

Vegas 2 Competition extended!

Want to play Vegas 2 while wearing a Vegas 2 T-Shirt and decorating your 360 with a Vegas 2 faceplate? You do? Well then you had better enter into my awesome, yet pathetically easy, Vegas 2 competition! Read what you have to do to win h...

 
 
 

Win Vegas 2 and Other Swag!

Iíve been at work all day and want to go to sleep so Iíll keep this short and sweet. Want some free Vegas swag? Want to win a copy of the game? The swag: Itís quite simple; to win the stuffs all you have to do is make me laugh with an a...

 
 
 

Play.com Live Review or How I Wasted My Sunday

The great British weather reared its ugly head for Play.comís first ever gaming convention, ingeniously called Play.com Live. Based in Wembley Stadium over the last two days and with the promise of a great line up of games available to pl...

 
 
 
 
 

British MP claims gamers can commit 'Virtual Rape'

Good ol' Blighty. You would think that with our well respected independent film and game classification board, the BBFC, that we donít require much else to ensure that minors arenít playing the likes of Gears of War or Manhunt. Some of ou...

 
 
 

Happy Winter-een-mas!

I'm not a very religious person, in fact I think religions do more damage than good in todayís society, the only reason I celebrate Christmas is due to my family, but I wont go into that deep pit of debate now. A few years back when Tim ...

 
 
 

Games I never played #2: Shadow of the Colossus

This week I have been doing more catching up on some classics I never played, in between sessions of CoD4 Iíve been playing another one of the greatest platform games ever created; Shadow of the Colossus. SotC takes place directly after ...

 
 
 

Gizmodo: Stupid or bloody hilarious?

For many companies CES presents a time when they can show off and display their latest products, ready for a new year of technological advances. Its a time when organisations can come together to talk about how the industry is evolving. Its...

 
 
 

MGS2 Figurines

So I seem to be getting more and more into collecting game statues/figures/figurines/whatever you call them, with the most recent arrival to my desk being seven characters from MGS2. They looked so bloody good in the photos on eBay I bought...

 
 
 

MS apologise for crappy Xmas XBL

Are you an avid user of Xbox Live? Have you had XBL network disruption in the last few weeks? If so then call us today on 0800-FREE-BIES!!! According to MCVuk Microsoft will be "doing something for our gold members that weren't able to ge...

 
 
 

Games I never played #1: Psychonauts

Having taken a cold hard look at my games collection in the previous months, I was surprised at how many great games there are that I have always meant to get round to playing but never did. Having worked in game retail for over a year now ...

 
 
 

Thank god its (not) Christmas!

Bah-Humbug! I cannot express how happy I am that Christmas is done and dealt with, I know for many the holiday season extends through until the middle of summer time but I just can't stand any more christmas spirit. One more Christmas song ...

 
 
 

GTA IV pushed back to late April?

We all know that GTA IV was not going to grace us this side of the new year but it now appears that the UK release has been pushed back even further. Originally expected to release around March, a source from Take-Two has leaked that the g...

 
 
 

Music industry trumped by gaming revenues

While investigating the state of Ubisoft in my recent post, I stumbled across this interesting article over at MCVuk. Apologies for the copy and paste job, todays excuse; my PC crashed. Games revenues will overtake cash generated by music...

 
 
 
 

Name my cock

Oh yes, in an attempt to get more blog views I have used innuendo, how uncouth! Sorry to disappoint some readers but there are no trouser snakes on view in this blog. The title refers to a Cockerel beanie baby I found at work this morning...

 
 
 
 

Kane and Lynch are garbage

By now most people know what a big heap of disappointing shite Kane and Lynch was, so bad in fact you can't even seem to give copies of it away for free round here. As you may have seen in my previous blog post my store received what initi...

 
 
 
 

OMFG Kane & Lynch Statues!

Okay, so the game may have been a complete letdown and may or may not have sucked complete ass, however what I do know is that Eidos sent us (work) a kick ass statue(s) of Kane & Lynch. They're probably the most realistic statues I've seen ...

 
 
 

Surrey mothers

Here in the west of London we have an infestation. These creatures are scientifically know as Trado Matris Maximus, though you may know them in the common tongue as Surrey Mothers. They can easily be recognised in the wild by their extrav...

 
 

About McSnowone of us since 2:27 PM on 11.01.2007

Hello,

My name is James Snow, I'm a gamer, lover and store manager but not usually at the same time.


 
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