Games
[ Jun 1 2020 ]

Geometry Wars 2

In 2008, Bizarre Creations released the first decent sequel to Robotron, a game 26 years its senior.





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[ May 31 2020 ]

Philip Pullman on Religion

Religion, uncontaminated by power, can be the source of a great deal of private solace, artistic inspiration, and moral wisdom. But when it gets its hands on the levers of political or social authority, it goes rotten very quickly indeed. –Philip Pullman





Games
[ May 31 2020 ]

Review: Astro Boy [GBA]

In every young robot’s life there comes a time when he must venture forth on a journey of self discovery and tumultuous kickass. This GBA game from Sega and Treasure is such a time.





Misc
[ May 30 2020 ]

Douglas Coupland’s 2010 Predictions

Back in 2010 Douglas Coupland predicted the next ten years. Now in 2020 I’m having another look.





Games
[ May 29 2020 ]

Flip and Flop (Atari 800)

Flip and Flop is the very best kind of video game. It’s cute, fast, challenging, and it makes your brain hate your eyes and you’ll curse your worthless hands.





Games
[ May 29 2020 ]

Review: Mario vs Donkey Kong (GBA)

Everyone’s favourite fat plumber returns to battle that great ape one more time.





Games
[ May 29 2020 ]

NFG as you’ve never seen him before!

A long time ago I was asked to write for a game magazine, and they hired an Actual Artist to draw ‘NFG’.





Games
[ May 28 2020 ]

Shooting Game Heroes

A look back at the entirety of shooter history, from Space Invaders to the future!





Personal
[ May 28 2020 ]

NFG’s Amazing World Famous EDGE logo

A long time ago, c. 1989, I created a logo and a lot of people around the world used it, or one just like it, since then.





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[ May 25 2020 ]

We did this to ourselves.

Every culture has to give way to something in the end. Someone fresher and sharper always comes along. But we fucking did this to ourselves. We let the grasping, hating, fearing idiot dregs of our own society tip us right over the fucking precipice. –Richard Morgan, from the novel Black Man





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