Oh freddled gruntbuggly, thy nacturations are to me!

If that title didn't make much sense to you then you're going to have to bail out right now or take a deep breath and brace yourself for more of the same, because it's all downhill from here. It is of course a piece of Vogon poetry from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A wildly inventive classic … Continue reading Oh freddled gruntbuggly, thy nacturations are to me!

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THE WASPS GO IN THE WASP NEST

I love everything about the original Resident Evil. The story, the frequently bizarre voice acting, the way the horror of those first nervous playthroughs melts away into silky speedruns as Umbrella's finely-tuned puzzle box of monsters clicks into place - every last little detail is something to be noted and cherished. So this admission is … Continue reading THE WASPS GO IN THE WASP NEST

Sakura Taisen: Continuation of the dream

Broadly speaking Sakura Taisen is to Sega what Final Fantasy is to Square-Enix and Pokémon is to Nintendo - a very special all-eyes-on-this event generating sort of series where the slightest whiff of a new release announcement guarantees immediate media attention and huge fan excitement that you can be sure will translate into an awful lot of sales on … Continue reading Sakura Taisen: Continuation of the dream

Sakura Taisen GB: Geki Hanagumi Nyuutai!

Seeing Sega games on what could be considered rival formats may have been nothing new even as far back as the year 2000, when this Sakura Taisen game released on Nintendo's unstoppable Game Boy Color, Sonic the Hedgehog had an excellent platformer on the Neo Geo Pocket Color, and Sega's own Dreamcast had players worldwide … Continue reading Sakura Taisen GB: Geki Hanagumi Nyuutai!