Posts tagged Rayman Origins
Hardware Review: PlayStation Vita

You have to give Sony credit. It takes a ballsy company to release major new hardware at a price upwards of £200 in such economically difficult times (and at a time where we're constantly reminded of the games industry's troubling outlook), but it takes even more confidence to launch hardware that, essentially, swims against the tide of current gaming trends. In a market now chock-full of often-shallow social games, 59p Apps for mobile devices and free-to-play triple-A titles, it's an immensely risky strategy to put so much marketing grunt and belief behind a portable gaming machine in which off-the-shelf titles are priced comparatively to their console equivalents, and where going all-in for the hardware is likely to cost much more than buying another home console.

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The New Rising Media Top 10 Games Of 2011

2011 has been a great year for gaming.  Granted, we feel it may not have been one of the best; but there's still been a generous handful of dilectible experiences for both experienced and newcomers to video games alike.  Now we know how this works: create a list to perpetuate discussion and disagreement, as to generate a buzz around your site.  We understand that risk going into this; but there's also the urge in the more opinionated of us in the office to tell you exactly which are our favourites.  So Happy New Year, here is out Top 10 games of 2011.

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