Nintendo once proclaimed themselves as the ‘World’s Number One Games System’. It was no empty boast. Unparalleled sales success in the 80s meant there was little competition. If you were a gamer in the eighties, it’s likely you played Nintendo. So it makes perfect sense that a lot of nostalgia comes from Nintendo games. And […]Read More The Virtual Console and why Nintendo may be Holding it Back
There’s something fascinating about the idea of after-civilisation has fallen, the very thought that all we have worked hard for has ended up on the scrap-heap should be so terrifying that we, as people, wouldn’t even want to contemplate the idea, let alone make entertainment out of it. This isn’t the case. The word ‘apocalypse’ […]Read More Why we Love Post-Apocalyptic Games…
Back in the 90’s 3D gaming was in its infancy. You can forget about what we have now, none of that existed and certainly not on a home console. The only way of playing a game with 3D graphics would have been through a PC that employed a 3D graphics card. Any attempt to run […]Read More The Story of Starfox 2 and why it’s a Big Deal!
Almost a year ago the gaming world was in a frenzy about an upcoming game from a little studio that looked to be game-changing. That game was No Man’s Sky, and that developer was Surrey-based Hello Games. With a massive push from Sony, who had the console-exclusive rights to the game, No Man’s Sky gained more […]Read More No Man’s Sky: The Return
Remember Atari? Remember when Atari used to make consoles? No? It was around the same time Sega were still in the hardware business. It was a simpler age. DLC was a dream of the future. Multiplayer gaming meant the guy or gal next to you on the couch, and a flatscreen TV… hahahaha. No chance. […]Read More Atari and Entering a Brave New World
The God of War games are a tale as old as the time period they take place in – it’s a story about blood and revenge. An antihero as flawed as Kratos, the series’ protagonist is, there is very little redemption that occurs throughout the entire saga. Kratos is a captain of the Spartan army, […]Read More Do We Need God of War 4?
So E3 has now come and gone. But one thing has left me bugged – Super Mario Odyssey. From what we’ve seen Mario, using a weird sentient cap called Cappy, has the ability to enter another being’s body and control them. Sounds messed up, right? Not only that, but we’ve now got to question where Mario […]Read More Super Mario Exorcism!