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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 […]

Review: PGA Tour Golf 486

Hi there. We’re looking at golf today, with Electronic Arts’ PGA Tour Golf 486.

Review: L.A. Noire – Mistakes get made, but you deal with them

Hi there. It’s been a while since we had what my friend and colleague might call ‘proper’ content. But here we have a review, of a relatively recent game, Rockstar’s L.A. Noire.

Mini consoles, and old debates

In the past couple of years Nintendo have successfully released miniaturised versions of both the NES and SNES. They’re little emulation boxes that come pre-loaded with games, shaped to resemble the original console. Aimed at the casual Nostalgic 30\40 something, you just plug them into your TV and start playing, with a minimum of fuss. […]

You live too close to the edge!

Hi there. We have DOS-based kart racing for you tonight, with Wacky Wheels from Apogee.

Moments in Gaming: WHIRRR

Today marks the start of an occasional series where I look back on particular gaming experiences that have made a strong impression on me, over the years. Mostly I’ll write about positive memories, but they don’t have to be exclusively so. They could be moments of appreciating real excellence in game design, or frustration at […]

And the bowlers have declared duck-hunting season

Hi there everyone. Welcome to A Force for Good, where phrases like, “we’ll cover it one day” could mean a wait of several days, weeks, months or years for a planned review to materialise. Anyway, tonight’s game is Cricket 96.

He’s nothing but a show-boating loser

Hi there. We’re back with the Need for Speed series tonight, in our review of Need for Speed: Underground 2.

Fast. Fluent. Football. Festival.

Hi there. Season’s greetings to you all. Today we’re looking at the forerunner to our much-loved footy favourite of the 90s, Puma World Football. Here’s our review of Action Soccer.

Les grandes équipes…the champions

Hi there. Our ongoing mission to rake through the bins of retro football gaming history continues tonight with a look at a Champions League tie-in from Krisalis.