Shovel Knight: review

Shovel Knight: review

Jul 11, 2014

Format: PC (version reviewed), Wii U, 3DS Unleashed: PC: Out Now, Wii U & 3DS: Out now USA, TBA Europe Publisher: Yacht Club Games Developer: Yachet Club Games Players: 1 Site: www.yachtclubgames.com/shovel-knight/ You’d be forgiven for taking a glance at Shovel Knight and assuming it’s another game that relies on nostalgia rather than any...

I want to keep people together (not blow them apart)

I want to keep people together (not blow them apart)

Jul 5, 2012

I enjoy killing just as much as the next maladjusted sociopath. I like turning my enemies to purée in id Software games; I get a cheap thrill from every headshot I nail in an online Battlefield match; I think nothing of calling in airstrikes on groups of people from Other Countries in Call of Duty. Here’s the thing though. Now and again, I stop playing...

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Nov 22, 2010

If I were to suggest that the Wii is the best console for hardcore gamers, I would be laughed off the face of the planet via ‘teh internetz’. As I have no desire to ride a wave of bad spelling, questionable grammar and derogatory comments about my mother into the ether, I shall take a different tack. First of all, I’d like you to ask...

PixN’Love: review

PixN’Love: review

Sep 10, 2010

Format: iPhone, iPod Touch Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bulkypix Developer: Pastagames Players: 1 Site: http://pixnlovepublishing.com/topic/index.html Anyone here remember green-screens? Okay, how about the Game & Watch series? Gameboys, Tetris!? Ah, right, okay now I’ve got your attention. Well, honestly if you can’t remember these then...

Gaming: The Antisocial Hobby

Gaming: The Antisocial Hobby

Jun 30, 2010

If we were to take what the general media say as gospel about computer games, then we’d all be goths and emos with an unhealthy fascination with guns, death and grievous bodily harm. The fear of games and the incentives they carry has been around since their creation and as all parents “know”, their children are unable to make informed choices, are...