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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!





Games
[ Mar 17 2020 ]

Atari 7800 Proline Controller Review

The ProLine was comfortable, if you like crab-claw hands.





Games
[ Mar 16 2020 ]

3D Controllers: The New Era

A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.





Games
[ Oct 13 2019 ]

Rediscovering: Demon’s Crest

Demon’s Crest was overlooked in its day, but it remains one of the most sumptuous action titles for the Super NES.





Games
[ Mar 7 2018 ]

Gamest Ten Year Best Selection

Back in 1996, the Japanese arcade magazine Gamest did a ten year retrospective, and I’ve listed their favourite games here. The transition from shooters to fighting games is very interesting to see.





Games
[ Feb 21 2018 ]

Rediscovering: Whirlo

This game is bad in ways I honestly can’t believe.





Games
[ Apr 19 2017 ]

Wonder Boy – A Sprite History

There are six Wonder Boy games. There are two number threes. There is no number two, four, or six. …And it gets a little weird from there. What started as a fairly solid skateboard simulator (with a fruit-gathering side-quest) became a platform action-RPG, a shooter, and… Many other things.





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