Ruaidhri looks back on his father’s life and how gaming can be used to chronicle their relationship.
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Video game tie-ins to TV shows and franchises have always been hit and miss but recently there’s been a resurgence in the worst example of tie-ins: The Kart Racer. Ruaidhri counts down the Top 5 Most Shameful Kart Racing Games.
For nearly 20 years most arcade games featured William. S. Sessions’ quote about drug culture, but how and why did this come about?
Ruaidhri talks Dungeons and Dragons and why video game fans should give it a chance.
What do you get if you cross Star Wars, Indianna Jones, Alien, Flash Gordon and Rambo with Donkey Kong…One of the greatest gaming re-skins ever.
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 his mild Street Fighter obsessions still going on Ruaidhri has decided to pull together Capcom’s other great fighting games that you may not have tried.
In which Ruaidhri discusses his interpretation of philosophical ideas on Fate, Fatalism, Determinism and their role in The Bioshock Trilogy and beyond.
Callum gets some of his buddies together to hop into the now almost fixed GTA Online, was this worth the wait? Why have people forgotten to have fun? What should you do when you can do anything?
Back in 2009 a level appeared in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that no only became one of the biggest video game controversies in a while but also changed the way developers went about creating games. Love or hate the series, Call of Duty’s ‘No Russian’ has left an interesting legacy behind.
Byte-Size Post: Ruaidhri shows off some of the work from the Ukiyo-e Heroes project, Ancient Japanese art style meets classic Japanese video games.
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.
What happens when you create something the world loves so much, they cry for more? Do you go bigger and better or focused and honed? It is a question that has haunted developers for years; How do we go beyond what already took everything we had in the first place. Sometimes sequels can only linger in the shadow of their big brothers, but sometimes the young protege steps out of the classroom and become the master. Here are my top 5 best follow ups that lived up to the expectation.
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?
This week we play Dungeons and Dragons: Shadows Over Mystara from Capcom; in which we talk about Pat ‘The Bomber’ Roach, slapstick D&D and ignore the opportunity for infinite knowledge.
Ruaidhri puts a cat on his head and picks up a crowbar to see how many levels deep he can go in Legend of Dungeon; the new indie roguelike Steam game.
Big Rigs Over The Road Racing – The Worst Game on Metacritic and Gamespot: Does it Deserve This Honour?
The worst game ever made according to Metacritic, Gamespot and Screwattack; is Big Rig Over The Road Racing really that bad?