Kimimi’s Christmas survival guide

Christmas will soon be upon us once again which for many means an awful lot of cooking things that won't get eaten, unwrapping socks ("I thought you might need some socks" is a phrase that has been said to me far too often, and by which I mean "More than zero times"), raiding the chocolate … Continue reading Kimimi’s Christmas survival guide

A devil in the hand is worth…?

One of the joys of a scattershot approach to buying games is picking something up for as flimsy a reason as recognising the artist responsible for an eye-catching front cover, or stumbling across a favourite developer out in the wilds of an unexpected format with an bizarre concept in tow, or, as with Texthoth Ludo: Arcana … Continue reading A devil in the hand is worth…?

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!

Shuyaku Sentai Irem Fighter

You could be forgiven for thinking that the company crossover game is a rite of passage for any esteemed software house, history's littered with them: Konami's Parodius, Sega's Fighters Megamix, Nintendo's evergreen Smash Bros. series, the self explanatory Namco Super Wars, Capcom vs SNK, SNK vs Capcom, and every other imaginable permutation of the above. … Continue reading Shuyaku Sentai Irem Fighter