HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

Jan 31, 2013

Whenever a big-name chain store goes into administration and/or ceases to exist, it’s easy for selfish human nature to take over; for us to think more about the fact that we won’t be able to go shopping there any more. How sad, we say, that people will lose their jobs. This fact is easily forgotten, or at least pushed into the background whenever the...

No Tune Unturned: Sonic Boombox Episode 1 – The Classic Era

No Tune Unturned: Sonic Boombox Episode 1 – The Classic Era

Jan 29, 2013

No Tune Unturned returns with an exciting new venture; one of speed and thrills and magic red shoes. Sonic Boombox is a three-part audiological history that tracks the musical antics of Sonic the Hedgehog through the ages, diving into bizarre details and kicking back to hear a suite of sweet tunes. The Classic Era spans from the original game in 1991 to the dark...

The Cave: review

The Cave: review

Jan 28, 2013

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, Wii U, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega (PS3, 360, PC), Double Fine (Wii U) Developer: Double Fine Players: 1-3 (offline only) Site: http://thecavegame.com/ On paper, it’s a formula that can only result in greatness. Double Fine (Psychonauts) + Ron Gilbert (Monkey Island) x “game I’ve wanted to make for a long...

New Super Mario Bros. U: Fireside Review

New Super Mario Bros. U: Fireside Review

Jan 24, 2013

Welcome to the Fireside, a place where friends and family gather to hear people just like you talk about videogames. This brand new feature takes a break from all those written words (because we know you kids never read) and starts a conversation with the warm presence of audio waves. In today’s Fireside Review, Stephen and Bryan catch up on New Super...

New Terraria console trailer flaunts exclusive content (and Nintendo tease realistic trousers)

New Terraria console trailer flaunts exclusive content (and Nintendo tease realistic trousers)

Jan 23, 2013

The big news today may be Nintendo’s Wii U Direct broadcast – specifically, of course, the promise of painstakingly created realistic leather trousers – but did you know that the above is a new trailer for a console port of a game that has already sold over one and a half million copies on PC? This retro-graphiced 2D Minecraft-style platform...