Long-suffering Twitter followers will know I've been playing a lot Devil May Cry 5 recently, verging on "Hey, would Kimimi even notice if every other game she had went missing?" (For the record: I would, but the police report would have to wait until I decided to take a break from DMC5) levels of potentially unhealthy … Continue reading The Difficulty With Difficulty
Not so long ago I talked about Sony's PSP, a portable that somehow managed to have a library overflowing with excellent games and sell over eighty million units worldwide but was still considered little more than "the other one" against the mighty Nintendo DS. Proving that history has always been more of a circle … Continue reading The Other 80’s Handheld: The Atari Lynx
Its's 2019 and the PSP's long dead and buried - if it ever truly lived - just another pretender crushed by Nintendo's unbroken thirty-year grip on handheld gaming. So it might be surprising to learn that PSP wasn't a failure. Gaming's handheld graveyard may be filled with the carcasses of Nintendo's rivals but so very few … Continue reading Don’t forget the PSP!
Resident Evil 2's long-awaited remake is due out soon, the brief demo and tantalising tweets giving every indication that the team behind it are (praise the sun) attempting to do a true-to-the-original reimagining of the Raccoon City incident rather than lazily shoving Leon and Claire shapes into a quick respray of Resident Evil 6, 7, … Continue reading Staying safe(ish) in Raccoon City
The heady combination of the relentless passage of time and plain old life in general have lead me to what just a few years ago would've been an unthinkable place: Living in a SCART-less home and without the time, space, energy, or plain old money to keep shelves of increasingly esoteric consoles, computers, and PCBs all … Continue reading Old is the new new