Retro Fix:- Shadowrun (Mega Drive / Genesis Version)

Seeing as  the ‘Shadowrun Returns’ Kickstarter is well on it’s way (having passed the $1m mark at the time of writing) and with mentions to it popping in several places of the videogame press, I though that now would be an appropiate to look back on the history of Shadowrun and why is it so [...]

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Tue, April 24 2012 » Retrospectives » No Comments

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 – Episode 1

Game: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 – Episode 1 Format: Xbox Live Arcade (reviewed), Playstation Network, Wiiware, iPod/iPhone Developer: Dimps, Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Sega’s mascot has had something of a hard time ever since he first ventured out of the realm of 2D platforming and into the 3D world; the Sonic Adventure games were passable [...]

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Tue, October 19 2010 » PS3, Reviews, Xbox 360 » No Comments

Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

Game: Scott Pilgrim VS The World Format: PS3, Xbox 360 Developer: Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Chengdu Publisher: Ubisoft Based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s sharp and amusing slacker-romance comics and released to promote the film version of the same, SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD cannily draws on the 16-bit beat-’em-ups that were popular long ago when the [...]

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Wed, September 22 2010 » PS3, Reviews, Xbox 360 » No Comments

Five Retro Games That Must Be Re-released

One of the best things about this generation of consoles is the rise of the downloadable game. As well as offering great little original games like Shadow Complex, it also means we can enjoy games from previous generations without having to dust off our ancient consoles. Thanks to the Wii Virtual Console, the Playstation Network [...]

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Tue, June 22 2010 » Articles, List Articles » 4 Comments

Games about Games: Playing the Video Game Industry

It’s more than obvious when browsing a local games retailer’s shelves that games encompass a myriad of genres. Fighting games, racing games, sports games, first person shooter titles, and that is only the tip of the iceberg. Games about the games industry though? You’d be hard pressed to find a game with a plot like [...]

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Thu, April 22 2010 » Opinion Pieces » 11 Comments