We all have them: those moments in gaming where we thought ‘wow’. Those precious moments when games can surprise, delight and even shock in one stroke of design genius. This article will look at some of my personal faves from the gaming archives; this isn’t analysis and this isn’t critique, this is just a life long joypad jockey sharing some of those things that made us all go “This is why I play”.
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Jonas goes back to 1993 to question what went wrong with the Super Mario Bros. film and wonder why no one has tried it since?
With Billy and Jimmy making the leap from classic game Double Dragon to the big screen how did this little foray into film turn out? Resident cinephile Gary Jive looks back at a cult classic.
Gary dips into a ‘classic’ video game movie from 20 years ago, Super Mario Bros. Did it deserve it’s panning from critics and video game fans alike or was it unfairly judged? With a new ‘sequel’ comic out what kind of legacy does this video game movie leave behind?
In today’s world of entertainment the media machine is a factory process line; from preview to review, it’s a step by step construction/destruction of what ever is in its way. It is a catch 22, vicious cycle; for something to be big it needs to be popular and for something for popular it needs to be big. But big isn’t enough and passion is now obsession; the gaming press feed off the cries of the huddled masses waiting for the tiniest morsel of information. Where did the journey begin? And is there a way to get off?
This week Gary looks back at Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D featuring David “The Hoff” Hasselhoff. Was it panned to early or did it deserve a chance?
Martin runs down some reasons as to why The Simpsons has been running too long and should probably call it a day.
Gary Jive continues his journey into mystery, delving into the world of Marvel’s forgotten TV pilots. This week, he discovers the schmaltzy delight that is the Power Pack TV pilot.
Come with Gary Jive on a journey into mystery as he unearths the top 5 forgotten Marvel TV pilots! This week: Hulk meets Thor!
Gary Jive continues his journey into television mystery by tackling the largely forgotten 1978 pilot for Marvel’s Doctor Strange!
Come with Gary Jive on a journey into mystery as he unearths the top 5 forgotten Marvel TV pilots!
The sixth week of our man’s harebrained, bullet-riddled mission to watch an action flick a day for an entire year. This week Arnie caps an alligator, Van Damme deep fries a penguin and Stallone invokes nightmares with his meat and two veg…
How the Evil Dead ‘re-imagining’ promises all these things and more.
It’s week 5 of our man’s foolhardy quest to watch an action movie a day for a whole year to discover the hardest action dude of all. This week, Arnie is old, the Stath is evil and Bruce Willis shoots a guy in the nipples. Ouch!