The critics don’t always get it right. Whether it’s film, literature or our beloved interactive entertainment; sometimes the critics are wrong. When Golden Axe: Beast Rider was released in late 2008, I initially wanted to believe they might be wrong. However, with the overwhelmingly negative reviews, I was put off gambling money on this unlikely… Read More Heroes Reject – Golden Axe: Beast Rider
Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games Author: Ken Horowitz Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc. Ken Horowitz is the founder of Sega-16.com, a website devoted to chiefly to the Genesis/Mega Drive console and it’s add-ons; the Mega CD and the 32X. Not only will you find a review for almost every game… Read More Playing at the Next Level Book Review
Back from holidays and playing catch up, our heroes have chosen their favourite games from 2016. Some you will have already seen in countless GOTY awards across the internet, but others may surprise you! We hope you enjoy this video we’ve put together. If you prefer it in writing, we’ve got that too. Let us… Read More Roundtable – Game of the Year 2016
Diluvion Developer: Arachnid Games Publisher: Gambitious Digital Entertainment Platform: PC A great calamity has rolled over the face of the earth, flooding the planet and wiping out all but a few survivors. Those who managed to survive have colonised the waters, and as the oceans froze over, civilization rebuilt itself. Settlements, merchants, pirates. The years pass from… Read More Diluvion Review
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Developer: WayForward Publisher: WayForward Platform: PC (reviewed), PS4, Wii U, Xbox One, Vita If you’re a gamer that regularly keeps up with news or just occasionally watches or reads through top ten lists, you’ve no doubt heard of Shantae; the Game Boy Color game released a year after the Game Boy Advance came out. This… Read More Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Review
We’ve been a bit quiet this month, but it’s just that time of year. We’re on the home stretch now, with Christmas Eve tomorrow and a nice break to follow, which means more time for games! We hope you enjoy this video we’ve put together (or if you prefer it in writing, we’ve got that… Read More Roundtable – What Are You Playing This Christmas?
Ride 2 Developer: Milestone S.r.l. Publisher: Milestone S.r.l. Platform: Xbox One (reviewed), PS4, PC When I tried to think of motorbike racing games before writing this review, I could think of only a few off the top of my head. There’s Nintendo’s Excitebike, Sega’s arcade efforts, Hang On and Manx TT Super Bike. Then there is EA’s… Read More Ride 2 Review