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History of Video Games

Launch day packages announced in Hong Kong for long awaited Halo 4 game

This year, the Xbox celebrates its 10th anniversary; and what better way to mark the occasion than with a new Halo game? Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 returns to the battlefield after a five-year absence to kick some more alien butt.

Sunday, 23 September, 2012, 10:17am

The adventures of old wits

First, British people outsourced their call centres to Indians. Now they're outsourcing their retirement services.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Harry yiu, 17, Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School

cd: Here and Now by Nickelback. The rock band is back with a much anticipated album, filled with powerful vocals.

dvd: 2012. The much talked about year is around the corner. Don't go to Yellowstone Park or there'll be trouble.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Let's play

For decades, cynics have argued that video games have no real artistic value. They're mindless escapism, they say: gaming is nothing more than a button-mashing, meaningless medium which can't compete with the subtleties and subtext of films, television or books.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Where the Wild Things Are

It's a wild journey with Max and his giant monster friends in Where the Wild Things Are, a 2D platformer for the Nintendo DS portable gaming system.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Annual treat set to thrill city's gamers

The Asia Game Show, which opens Thursday, has goodies for gamers and football fans.

At this year's show, which will run until Sunday, the PlayStation stall has a number of great deals and two football memorabilia items that any fan would die for.

22 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Basara Battle Heroes

Sharpen up those katanas and kunais and get ready to go to battle in feudal era Japan. The popular PlayStation 2 Capcom action-adventure game Sengoku Basara (a.k.a. Devil Kings in the US) that has enjoyed considerable success and spawned two sequels and a spin-off 2D fighting game comes to the PlayStation Portable.

24 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

They're ba-ack

A new terror arises from the ashes of old conflicts in the latest chapter of Resident Evil, the popular survival horror/third-person shooter series that debuted in 1996.

Resident Evil 5, known as Biohazard 5 in Japan, was developed by video game publisher Capcom for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

19 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Monsters vs Aliens

Run for your lives! Aliens with ray guns and giant robots have come to take over the Earth, and our only hope of salvation is ... Monsters.

Frightening as that may be, the video game based on the soon-to-be-released 3D CGI animation is actually not so scary and quite fun for a movie-tie-in game.

3 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Malls spin wheel of fortune, invoke the gods

The Christmas lights came down very quickly this year. That's because the Lunar New Year decorations had to go up just as fast with the Year of the Ox arriving so early. As usual, all the malls are trying hard to create inventive holiday promotional efforts.

13 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

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