Mega Drive mini update: More classic titles announced!

The people asked and Sega listened. The Mega Drive mini is shaping up to be one of the premier mini consoles on the market. With the recent announcement that M2 would be handed the porting reigns, Sega announced the first 10 titles to be available on the console, including heavy hitters such as Vampire Killer, …

Illmatic and Chrono Trigger are yet to be bettered

Every once in a while, maybe only once in a generation, a film, album or videogame emerges that redefines a medium. In 1994, Nas released what is still considered to be the greatest Hip-hop LP of all-time. 'Illmatic' was a project formulated by some of the genre's greatest producers and a young, hungry MC who …

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 …

The return of Devil May Cry and why this is so important pt.3: Rooted in history

Pt.2 of this series focused primarily on the combat origins of the character action genre, discussing it's Beat 'em up roots and how, with the introduction of character development via upgrades and combat depth, these games have evolved and deviated from their, somewhat, linear forefathers. The 3D character action titles offer more than just a …

thegaminghubby on YouTube and IGTV

Since starting this blog, i've branched out into other social media channels; you can find me on twitter (@thegamehubby), Instagram(@thegaminghubby) where I post videogame related images and YouTube where I've created two videos. The other day, while, Mrsgaminghubby was watching Love Island I did my first IGTV video. It's something I'm going to be doing …

Final Wii Shop Channel pick ups

This evening, (9pm UK time to be precise), Wii owners will no longer be able to add Wii points to their virtual wallets to purchase titles. Although the Wii shop will remain open until January 31st 2019, unless you added sufficient points before tomorrow's deadline, it will no longer be possible to add Nintendo's currency …