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
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…?
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!
Games aren't just games, oh no! Anyone who really knows anything about games will tell you they're far more than mere lowly entertainment. This is the mantra we repeat to ourselves to prove the value of our hobby - You fool! Games aren't games! Games are art! Games are mature (most of the time you can … Continue reading That forbidden word: “F-U-N”
Namco's Druaga is one of those series a lot of players will recognise the name of without having necessarily played any of them, and those that do dare to get a little closer tend to not stick around for long: The earlier games are notoriously vague and unfriendly in that particularly eighties sort of way, … Continue reading Seme Com Dungeon Drururuaga
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