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.
Everyone’s favourite fat plumber returns to battle that great ape one more time.
A long time ago I was asked to write for a game magazine, and they hired an Actual Artist to draw ‘NFG’.
A look back at the entirety of shooter history, from Space Invaders to the future!
The ProLine was comfortable, if you like crab-claw hands.
A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.
Demon’s Crest was overlooked in its day, but it remains one of the most sumptuous action titles for the Super NES.
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.
This game is bad in ways I honestly can’t believe.
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.