So about 2 years ago a friend of mine had this grand, sweeping idea. A pretty majestic vision that foresaw a group of friends coming together and all creating content for a science fiction universe that he had dreamt up. At first the premise seemed a little silly: what if there were such things as … Continue reading The Short Story
Silent Hill - 1999 Ah, Silent Hill, Resident Evil's incredibly twisted stable mate! This series is without doubt fondly remembered for its second instalment (and we will get to that, don't you worry) but today I'm gonna have a look at where it all began. Released by Konami for the Sony PlayStation at the turn … Continue reading Halloween Pics 2018 – Day 3
3rd October Alien: Isolation (2013) There have been quite a few "run away from the scary baddie" games in the last few years, thanks to the success of games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Outlast and, for the most part, they're pretty good. It was the announcement of Alien: Isolation, however, that forced my … Continue reading Halloween Picks 2018 – Day Two
Resident Evil - 1996 Okay, so as that old spooky time of the year is approaching I figured "hey, let's get into the spirit of the thing and look at some good horror games that I've played over the years. I've seen some brilliant lists and articles on this very subject on Twitter (I'm @winstolf … Continue reading Halloween Picks 2018 – Part One
Or How I Learned to Love the Game Boy Advance I'm honoured to have a fair few consoles in my personal collection, from the Master System to the PlayStation 4. I don't, however, own that many handheld consoles, mainly due to the fact that I tend to enjoy games with deep narratives and tons of … Continue reading The Ballad of Pinky
So I finally caved in a couple of weeks back and spent money (that I don't have) on the blue blur's most highly reviewed outing in quite the long while. Mania, in case you don't know it yet, is a bit of a love letter to those classic 16 bit Sonic games of yore, which … Continue reading Sonic Mania, some thoughts on nostalgia, my gaming history and whether it’s any good…
Let's talk about that film that just came out, involving dinosaurs, dinosaurs and Chris Pratt! My rationship with the Jurassic franchise has been a rocky one it has to be said! The 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was an absolute smash hit to my 8 year old self, indeed it remains in … Continue reading Jurassic World 2, any good?