Click here to skip the below text and dive straight into the latest edition of Thirteen1 It's Summer, yes! Our favourite time of the year.
Crack open a beer (or a nice juice if you're too young), get your hand-held console and enjoy yourself in the garden – you've no doubt earned it...just make sure you don't forget to print this issue off first and take it with you!
It's been an exciting month for gaming, with this years E3 turning out to be one of the best in the conventions history. All of the big players came to the convention and blew audiences away with their announcements, from the likes of Project Natal to upcoming sequels and new IP's.
We've rounded up all of the best bits in this issues handy "Best of E3" section, just incase you missed a few, or happen to think Natal is some kind of futuristic space programme.
This top also issue sees Paddy the Drunken Gamer finally getting the chance to clear his hangover by flying into lampposts with the beta of Champions Online, Cryptic's hugely anticipated superhero MMORPG. Be sure to check out his hands-on preview, where you can discover the true depths of the games much-heralded character creation and battle features!
We go hands-on with The Sims 3, the latest instalment in EA's Sims mega-franchise, zip around bullet-filled skies in Battlestations: Pacific and head on back to the wastelands with Broken Steel, the latest DLC offering for Fallout 3.[snip]
Not enough? Then why not check out our review of the oddly original Zeno Clash, indulge in a bit of team-based fun with Killing Floor. We even found the time to make a name for ourselves with inFamous, Sucker Punch's PS3 exclusive release – does this game really test the power of the PS3?
And that's nowhere near all, as you can expect the usual mix of rants, interviews, retro goodness and gaming related features too. And, of course, we haven't forgotten about the prizes!
Free Comps and Giveaways!
As always, the latest issue of T1 comes with loads of free gaming goodies for you to get your hands on!
We've got loads of games to giveaway this month to keep you occupied, including your choice of 10 awesome retro titles courtesy of GoG, as well as 10 copies of Zeno Clash and many, many more...