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PlayStation Agony, Part 1: The Simpsons Wrestling

When Carl, the man I perceive as the primary antagonist in my life as a video game character, used a sledgehammer to defeat the lock on my door, my heart slid into my colon. “Time to pay the piper,” he said, holding up a paper shopping bag. “Donald Trump will be president, therefore you lost the […]

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Review – Sam Mallard Case of the Missing Swan for the ZX Spectrum

Text adventures and I go way back.  From classics like Zork to The Hobbit to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, I have enjoyed text adventures for almost three decades now.  Then came the graphical text adventure which The Hobbit could be viewed as an early precursor of, and it was only getting better in […]

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Illusion Castle Review – Metroidvania on Android

What would you do if you discovered a strange castle on top of a hill in the distance?  If you are Anya, star of Illusion Castle, you would obviously make your way to said mysterious castle and explore.  As with most things in life, that is not exactly the best idea you could probably have […]

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Echochrome: a charming journey of perspective.

If you like perspective-type art, just like Escher paintings, and beautiful music then you can’t miss either this review or game.

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My thoughts on Xenogears.

“I am Alpha and Omega… The beginning and the end… The first and the last…” -Revelation 22:13

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BOMB on BASIC City Review

Besides making Atari 2600 and Genesis games I also collect new titles. Bomb on BASIC City was a special treat as it was actually made in BASIC. The game cut scenes allude to a rivalry between C programmers and BASIC coders which is sometimes true. Those who “graduate” to assembly and C often forget quality […]

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Apocalypse Max Review – Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

The zombie apocalypse is a popular point in fiction.  We have seen this event play out in movies, books, cartoons and television shows among many other facets of entertainment.  Particularly in video games this is a popular vantage point to play from.  We have seen it in Resident Evil and in many other games.  Apocalypse […]

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Go 8 Bit! Dave’s Retro Gaming Comedy Show

Video games are fast becoming a major spectator sport these days with games like League of Legends and streaming channels like twitch.tv. And now the UK has Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit! I caught the 4th episode of this comedy video game show on Dave (a Dave Original) at 10pm on Monday. Read on to […]

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Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for the Nintendo Game Boy certainly remember those two classics.  Sure, the Game Boy already received […]

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Remembering Fable, the Gaming Legend That Set the Bar for a Generation

September 14, 2004 is a day that will live on in the hearts of gamers everywhere as the day Lionhead Studio released Fable.


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