5 of the best for 2019: Mortal Kombat 11

Having been brought up on Capcom fighting games and particularly the Street Fighter franchise, I've always viewed the Mortal Kombat series as more 'style over substance' since it's inception; the original, a game born in an era where digitised sprites and gore were seen as attractive distractions from the more intricate mechanics available in Japanese …

5 of the best for 2019: The Last of Us part II

As the defining moment in the PS3's games library, The Last of Us was a landmark game in storytelling and atmosphere. It's stealth mechanics were interesting, especially when played at higher difficulty levels and the combat, while an extension of what ND established with the Uncharted series, felt visceral and engaging. So what does this …

5 of the best for 2019: Devil May Cry V

This year, the 8th generation of consoles will receive it's first brand new entry in the character action genre when Devil May Cry V releases on PS4 and XBOX One this March (the game will also release on PC). V sees development return to Japan after a detour West with Ninja Theory and their, somewhat …

5 of the best for 2019: Resident Evil 2: Remake

2019 looks set to be another classic year in gaming with sequels to established franchises in the offing as well as some new and exciting IPs. Over the next week I will be discussing 5 of my most anticipated games for the year, beginning with... Resident Evil 2: Remake (Developer: Capcom, Genre: Action/survival horror) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuAM-b7m3iw

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 …