It isn’t quite the mountain bike game I’ve long been asking for, but Descenders might be a start. The stages are procedurally generated, which is neat. It’s coming for the PC.
This is Vitalina Batsarashkina, a 19 year-old Russian shooter—and big fan of The Witcher, it seems—who won a silver medal at the Olympics earlier this week in the 10m Air Pistol.
While this might look like a rehearsal for an upcoming superhero movie, it's actually a working concept for a suit of armour built by Sydney company Chiron Global. Armour that's been designed not for show, but for sport.
Proving there really is a sport out there for everyone, Australian school teacher Sarah Hay is the best woman - and one of the best humans - in the world at...jousting.
Japanese actress Aki Higashihara writes a blog—a blog that has been nicknamed the "Death Blog". It's called the "Death Blog" after Japanese manga Death Note, because her track record has not been good. Well, it's been good at causing bad things, such as the death of the Nintendo Wii.
One of the more bizarre stories to come from the London Olympics so far has been the farcical conclusion to the group stages of the women's badminton, which saw eight players deliberately try and lose in order to manipulate their knockout stage seedings, to the outrage of many.
In the pouring rain on April 11, 1993, Brazilian Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna raced into history with one of the greatest performances of his career. In treacherous conditions, he held off a spirited challenge from arch-rival Alain Prost to take a famous victory, one of the last he would savour before his tragic…
UFC 2009 Undisputed is, by all accounts, a pretty great fighting game. Realistic, too. But there's one thing missing from the game: renowned fighter Clay 'The Carpenter' Guida. And his giant hair.
Yesterday, the Australian Youth Olympic Festival kicked off in Sydney. Mostly boring. Less boring, though, is the story of the flag-bearer for the ceremony, who only took up sport after being kicked off his computer.
Michael Phelps is both the winningest swimmer ever, and chummy enough with Activision to be given a box containing no copies of Call of Duty. Surely he should have his own game by now?
Games companies sponsoring sporting teams is nothing new. Sega (Arsenal), Nintendo (Fiorentina) and Microsoft (Seattle Sounders) have all tried their hand at it. But a game sponsoring a football team, that’s new.
Sports Interactive is planning a 'soft launch' of its online multiplayer twist on soccer management sim Football Manager 2009, with massively multiplayer footy to kick off properly early in 2009. The Live edition will essentially be a football MMO, with multiple servers hosting different sets of competing teams.…
EA Sports' Fifa Soccer 09 will get an optional realism boost in the form of weekly stat updates to reflect player's real world performance.
Go!View is ushering in the new football season by offering downloadable highlights of the Barclays Premiership (the top level of competitive football/soccer in the UK) on their PSP video-on-demand service.
The Seattle Sounders will be joining the the MLS next year. Means they need a big-time sponsor. Lucky Microsoft were just up the road, then, because it's been announced that the team's sponsor for next season will be...the Xbox 360. As such, the team will have "Xbox 360 Live" splashed across the front of their kit,…