Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Your favourite retro games

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Your favourite retro games

GameCentral readers name their favourite retro games of all time, from Zelda and Sonic to Manic Miner and Monkey Island. Read more

Buying games is more fun than playing them – Reader’s Feature

Buying games is more fun than playing them – Reader’s Feature

A reader explains how turned from a games player to a games buyer, and why he doesn’t feel bad that he’ll never have time for them all. Read more

Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch teases Boba Fett involvement in new Star Wars

Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch teases Boba Fett involvement in new Star Wars

Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch has hinted that his bounty hunter Boba Fett might be involved in a future Star Wars project. Read more

Eastenders’ Who Killed Lucy Beale trailer is brilliant but it will also give you nightmares

Eastenders’ Who Killed Lucy Beale trailer is brilliant but it will also give you nightmares

Eastenders has unveiled a terrifying trailer to kick off the hunt for Lucy Beale’s killer. Read more

‘It looked like she was having a kip under the stars’: Weird Eastenders fans slate Lucy Beale’s anti-climactic death

‘It looked like she was having a kip under the stars’: Weird Eastenders fans slate Lucy Beale’s anti-climactic death

Eastenders: Some viewers were shocked by Lucy’s death despite knowing about it for ages. Others were disappointed. Read more

EastEnders: Lucy Beale’s final moments leave us not knowing who to trust

EastEnders: Lucy Beale’s final moments leave us not knowing who to trust

There can’t be many people in Britain who didn’t know what the ending of this week’s EastEnders was going to be. Watching Lucy Beale slowly pull herself together, only for everything to be fatally destroyed, was heartbreaking. Read more

EastEnders: It’s not Lucy Beale’s murder that’s harrowing – it’s the Beale family’s reaction that will make you weep

EastEnders: It’s not Lucy Beale’s murder that’s harrowing – it’s the Beale family’s reaction that will make you weep

We were invited to watch a preview of the next EastEnders episodes following Lucy Beale’s murder – and they did not disappoint. Forget about her death, it’s the Beale family reactions that will leave you weeping. Here’s why EastEnders have done themselves proud. Read more

‘Pee on a stick parties’ are now a thing. So that’s good.

‘Pee on a stick parties’ are now a thing. So that’s good.

Is nothing private anymore? Read more

Another flop?: Johnny Depp’s latest Transcendence slated by US film critics

Another flop?: Johnny Depp’s latest Transcendence slated by US film critics

Transcendence, the latest Johnny Depp vehicle, hasn’t gone down too well with critics in the US. Read more

Liverpool fans can get Reds over the line in hunt for Premier League title

Liverpool fans can get Reds over the line in hunt for Premier League title

Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea are in a battle to see who will be crowned Premier League champions and although the Reds are in pole position there could be more twists and turns before the title is decided. Read more

Chelsea would make unlikely champions with questionable merit – but that won’t stop them from challenging for trophies

Chelsea would make unlikely champions with questionable merit – but that won’t stop them from challenging for trophies

Another week of snakes and ladders in the Premier League made it a blockbuster lead-in to Easter for football broadcasters and writers. So when will the media learn never to count Chelsea out? Read more

John Snow never bothered me anyway: Game of Thrones gets the Frozen treatment in latest Let It Go parody

John Snow never bothered me anyway: Game of Thrones gets the Frozen treatment in latest Let It Go parody

This Westeros-themed version of Let It Go from hit Disney film frozen is spectacular. Read more

Centipede tears through viper’s stomach after being swallowed alive

Centipede tears through viper’s stomach after being swallowed alive

This juvenile snake will never get to regale his slithery friends with his tales of his impressive eating accomplishments after picking a fight with the wrong creature. Read more

South Korea ferry: Warrant issued for captain’s arrest as teacher of deceased schoolchildren in suspected suicide

South Korea ferry: Warrant issued for captain’s arrest as teacher of deceased schoolchildren in suspected suicide

Prosecutors in South Korea have asked for an arrest warrant for the captain of a ferry that sunk on Wednesday, killing at least 28 people. Read more

Sherlock fans rejoice! The official Holmes and Watson dolls are here – and their likeness is amazing

Sherlock fans rejoice! The official Holmes and Watson dolls are here – and their likeness is amazing

If you’re a Sherlock fan, there’s a strong possibility you’ll want to snap up these Holmes and Watson dolls immediately. Read more

Five FA Youth Cup finals in eight years, so what’s happened to Chelsea’s promising youngsters?

Five FA Youth Cup finals in eight years, so what’s happened to Chelsea’s promising youngsters?

The future should look bright for Chelsea. Last night, the Blues’ Under-18 side ended Arsenal’s unbeaten run at the Emirates as they cruised past the Gunners to reach the FA Youth Cup final. Read more

Father jailed for incest with daughter who tracked him down on Facebook

Father jailed for incest with daughter who tracked him down on Facebook

A paedophile has been jailed after committing incest with his 23-year-old daughter he gave up for adoption when she was a baby. Read more

Think driving an F1 car is easy? Watch this from Lewis Hamilton and think again

Think driving an F1 car is easy? Watch this from Lewis Hamilton and think again

With its light-weight frame and mountains of on board computers, we’ve all thought we could probably drive an F1 car around the track pretty easily. Read more

Is THIS the Loch Ness Monster? Erm, no, probably not…

Is THIS the Loch Ness Monster? Erm, no, probably not…

Long-famed for its elusiveness, no firm sighting of the creature has ever been made… and that still appears to be the case. Read more

One Direction fans react totally reasonably to new You & I video (JK – they went nuts)

One Direction fans react totally reasonably to new You & I video (JK – they went nuts)

One Direction fans have failed miserably to contain their emotions after the boys released a new video for You & I. Read more

Video: First aid demo turns into painful slapstick comedy routine

Video: First aid demo turns into painful slapstick comedy routine

A first aid demonstration leaves one man needing some real medical attention. Read more

West Ham striker Dylan Tombides dies at the age of 20

West Ham striker Dylan Tombides dies at the age of 20

Talented West Ham youngster Dylan Tombides has died at the age of 20 after losing his battle with testicular cancer. Read more

Aston Villa fans shouldn’t get carried away by takeover talk – but there is a tiny chink of light at the end of the tunnel

Aston Villa fans shouldn’t get carried away by takeover talk – but there is a tiny chink of light at the end of the tunnel

I can’t remember a more eventful and headache-inducing week as an Aston Villa fan. Read more

Pablo Larrazabal dives into lake after attack from hornets ‘three times the size of bees’ at Malaysian Open

Pablo Larrazabal dives into lake after attack from hornets ‘three times the size of bees’ at Malaysian Open

There’s nothing like spending Good Friday leisurely strolling around a picturesque golf course – although that wasn’t the case for Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal, who was forced to jump into a lake to flee an angry swarm of hornets. Read more