As you may have guessed Playr is not currently in production. Are we hibernating or is this the last of Playr? Well, not sure but probably the latter. Thanks to all those who watched us over the the years and contributed to this site too. Hope we meet again! The Playr Team
Browser games have boomed alongside the social networks like Facebook, where many of the most popular reside.
The daddy of the Facebook or "social" games was FARMVILLE - popular with women, it's a kind of farm management game. It's since been toppled by THE SIMS SOCIAL - the social network version of the horrendously ever popular Sims franchise - and by CITYVILLE, think Sim City.
In the kids space, MOSHI MONSTERS - think Pokemon - has been one of the the success…Continue
Added by playrhq on December 31, 2011 at 1:24am — No Comments
Browser games have boomed alongside the social networks like Facebook,
where many of the most popular reside.
The daddy of the Facebook or "social" games was FARMVILLE - popular with
women, it's a kind of farm management game. It's since been toppled by THE
SIMS SOCIAL - the social network version of the horrendously ever popular
Sims franchise - and by CITYVILLE, think Sim City.
In the kids space, MOSHI MONSTERS - think Tamagotchi…Continue
Added by playrhq on December 31, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
We asked you to tell us what you thought Gabe Newell was saying to Team Na'Vi. And the winner is... Beemoh! Well done for winning the least competitive caption competition ever!
To read the pitiful amount of other entries click …Continue
We've been playing Resistance 3 all week for our review (in this week's episode). We really enjoyed the music. Hear it for yourself in the excellent video below.
Resistance 3 is out on Tuesday in the US and Friday…Continue
Here's this week's Playr, just for…Continue
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Curtis Roberts! [Spontaneous applause erupts] Yep, well done, Mr Roberts. You understand Reggie's thoughts, even better than he does.
You can read what Reggie wasn't thinking …Continue
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So, we asked you whether you were interested in the 3DS now that it's cheaper. Well, the results are in and let's just say they're pretty conclusive.
Just under 48% of you said that despite the price cut you would never, yep never, be interested in Nintendo's struggling handheld. Ooh, that hurts!
43.5% of you admitted you were a bit interested…Continue
You gotta watch this!
Without question one of the best game-related live-action videos…Continue
It seems that the gremlins have been at work again today and the broadcast of Playr was interrupted. So, we've uploaded the whole episode to YouTube which you can watch below.…
We're back from Germany after what has been quite a hectic week and this lunchtime at 12.30 you'll be able to watch the fruits of our labour when our Gamescom Special airs on Showcase TV, Sky channel 201.
Well, it wasn't a classic year for any…Continue
Added by playrhq on August 21, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Below we've got an exclusive video walkthrough of one of Rage's early missions.
Rage, the forthcoming post-apocalyptic shooter with buggies, keeps being compared to either Borderlands or MotorStorm, which must be very annoying for creators id Software. One thing's for sure... the visuals are a class apart.
It's Beemoh! Yep, for the second time he proves he's funnier than all of you. You can start hating on him...right about...now!
Read all the less funny entries…Continue
The history of video games is littered with stories of cancelled projects. Now help us track them down.
Yep, over the years there have been numerous instances of much anticipated games never quite making it across the finishing line, despite months even years of work going in to them.
Anyone remember FX Racer, the much…Continue
If you've read the synopsis for this week's episode of Playr you'll know we're introducing a new feature. Welcome to the 'news'.
Yep, from now we'll kickstart each episode with a series of short gaming-related stories from around the globe.
But don't expect it to be just a rehash of all the usual stories that pass as news on most gaming sites. We're certainly not trying to do a VG247 and round-up everybody else's stories in one place. And we won't be doing what…Continue
Yep, watch the video below and you'll find out what happens at the end of that Chinese fishing village-set mission.
Bodycount, which seems be getting mixed reactions from you, is out September…Continue
In today's walkthrough we move to Asia. The game's level designer walks us through a mission set in a Chinese fishing village.
Look out for part 4 tomorrow at 5.00 pm BST.
Bodycount launches in Europe September 2nd and then on the 6th in North…Continue
Added by playrhq on August 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Yep, the next part of our 6-part preview of Bodycount is ready for your viewing delectation below.
Look out for part 3 tomorrow at 5.00 pm GMT.
Bodycount launches Septenber 2nd across Europe and then on the 6th in…Continue
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