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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.

No-one can move, move, move, like the Red Tribe do

Hello. It’s a return to retro football action with today’s review, of Manchester United: The Double. Warning: contains the embittered ramblings of a Leeds United fan.

Hot action cop

Hi there. Today’s review is of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. Featuring the origins of the phrase ‘road trousers’, and for some reason a world record number of links to other reviews of racing games on the site. See you next time!

25 years of Championship Manager (and Football Manager)

It’s been 25 years since the original Championship Manager came out. I didn’t remember this myself, of course, it was in The Guardian, along with this collection of stories from fans of the series. Despite never quite hitting the mad 20-season, multiple-Champions-League-winning heights of many hardcore players, I’ve certainly fallen victim to its time-sucking charms […]

Every lie takes you deeper

Hi there, Today’s review takes us back to the Need for Speed series, with 2008’s instalment, Undercover.