Why the Analogue Mega sg is an essential purchase for me

Last week, Analogue revealed their FPGA based Mega Drive clone, the Mega sg. The finer points of what this console aims to offer have been covered by many outlets and as a keen retrogamer and Mega Drive fan, I had to place a pre-order. In fact, this news has come at a welcome time for …

Shall we talk about Spider-man?

Spider-man has been my favourite Superhero since I was a kid and finding a game that did the character Justice has been very difficult road. I would have loved to have seen Platinum Game's take on him as he's very much suited to the character action genre, given the possible combat options made available by …

Nothing can stop the Cyberpunk 2077 hype train

On Monday morning, CD Projekt RED launched a stream showing nothing but a wall of unintelligible code, continuously loading within a command line window. Aside from the twitter faux pas during Gamescom last week (inexcusable and the apology seemed a little disingenuous), the studios marketing effort for their futuristic RPG, Cyberpunk 2077, has largely been …

Gamescom 2018 August 21st – 25th

Gamescom 2018 kicks off in Cologne this week with some big titles scheduled to be on show and others potentially teased. The event isn't exactly Europe's answer to E3, but over the years, publishers and developers have used the it to showcase progress on games that were featured during E3 and also to make some …

Metroidvania influx

This summer has seen a number of Metroidvania releases, with Hollow Knight (Switch release), Dead Cells, Death's Gambit and Guacamele 2 all either available or about to be make their way onto a variety of platforms. Having been a huge fan of the original Guacamele, I'm probably looking forward to playing it's sequel the most, …