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Review: The Blackwell Epiphany

Hi there. As you may know, we’ve been covering Wadjet Eye’s Blackwell games over the last few months or so. Although this final chapter was released as recently as 2014, we didn’t want to delay our review because of our own entirely self-defined and arbitrary rules on how old games need to be to qualify […]

Review: The Blackwell Deception

Hi there. Tonight we continue our look at the Blackwell series, with a review of the fourth game: The Blackwell Deception. There’s a possibility of one or two more bits and pieces before 2018 is over. But these things often take longer than we might like. Wishing you all the very best for Christmas and […]

Review: OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast

Hello there. My friend and colleague has been bringing us coverage of some proper oldies recently – do check out his reviews of Space Quest III and Monuments of Mars. For today though we have something more recent, although from a series that began in the 1980s: it’s OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast.

Review: Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Hi all. It’s been a shamefully long time since I last wrote a review here, but today I have a new one for you! We’re returning to the realms of the Sierra adventures, looking at Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon.

Review: The Blackwell Convergence

Hello there! Recently we’ve been taking a look back at Wadjet Eye’s Blackwell series. Today we’re covering the third game, The Blackwell Convergence.

Review: Blackwell Unbound

Hi everyone, We’re continuing our look at the Blackwell series with tonight’s review, of Blackwell Unbound.

Review: The Blackwell Legacy

Hi there everyone. Hot on the heels of Stoo’s decision to revisit the Sierra adventures of old, today we’re looking at something rather more recent. Wadjet Eye have led something of a revival of the point and click genre in recent years: here’s a look at the first instalment of their Blackwell series, The Blackwell […]

Review: Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy)

Hi there. Today’s review is of Quantic Dream’s 2005 adventure, Fahrenheit (released as Indigo Prophecy in the US). Hope you like it.

Moments in Gaming: the Salvage Corvette

For the first article in this series I wrote about Relic’s realtime strategy classic Homeworld, and I’m returning to it today. As you might expect for this sort of game, Homeworld lets you build warships of varying size and potency. You start out with small, speedy fighters and corvettes. A few missions later you’re granted […]

Moments in Gaming: this mission puts you at unnecessary risk

The first few campaigns of TIE fighter see you carrying out the sort of missions you’d expect for an Imperial pilot. You chase rebels in the aftermath of Hoth, destroy pirate outposts, and forcibly end conflicts between warring planets. Bringing a bit of peace and order to the galaxy, Galactic Empire style. The first mission […]