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Why The 3DS Puts Consoles To Shame

October 1, 2013 | by Rhys Wood

It's a sad fact that Nintendo, in recent years, have a track record of incredibly slow starts when it comes to supporting their hardware with quality products…

Retro Reflections

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time retro reflection

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Retro Reflection

    February 25, 2015 | by Ryan Dean

    If you’ve read anything about Monolith’s Shadow of Mordor recently, then apart from being more up to date with video games than I am, you also probably know that it borrows heavily from Ubisoft’s huge Assassin’s Creed franchise...

  • Metroid Prime retro reflection

    Metroid Prime Retro Reflection

    February 16, 2015 | by Rhys Wood

    When a new Metroid game was announced for the Nintendo GameCube way back in 2001, fans of the series the world over collectively filled their trousers with smelly excitement...

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    North & South Retro Reflection

    February 3, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

    There was quite a lot of American Civil War history in my house growing up. We weren't an American family (Australian, in fact), but my father was rather fond of the PBS mini-series The Civil War...

  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater retro reflection

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Retro Reflection

    January 21, 2015 | by Illiya Vjestica

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is the game that changed everything for me. Its incredibly deep storyline, unexpected humour and survivalist stealth-action gameplay is the pinnacle of true happiness and my favourite...

  • Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer retro reflection

    Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer Retro Reflection

    January 13, 2015 | by Aidan Fundamenski

    So many Star Wars games, so many memories. From 1997 when the original films were re-released in theaters, to 2005 when the last prequel film came out, LucasArts put out so many Star Wars titles, it was practically its own genre...

  • Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver retro reflection

    Soul Reaver Retro Reflection

    January 12, 2015 | by Ryan Dean

    In 1999, amongst the releases of massive games such as Super Smash Bros. for the N64 and Final Fantasy VIII for the PS1, little known developer Crystal Dynamics (Pandemonium, Tomb Raider Legend) crept out of the darkness with the atmospheric...

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    Devil Kings Retro Reflection

    November 1, 2014 | by Rhys Wood

    It's the midst of autumn, a spooky, eerie time of year that's perfectly personified in the most badass of all yearly celebrations: Halloween...

  • Resident Evil 4 Retro Reflection

    Resident Evil 4 Retro Reflection

    October 23, 2014 | by Ryan Dean

    I’m going to start this piece with a warning, not about spoilers or explicit content, but simply about perspective. This is one of my favourite games of all time, and along those lines I actually have very little negative to say about it...

Latest Posts

Why NightCry Could Revitalise Survival Horror

February 26, 2015 | by Joe Martin

Originality isn’t exactly rife this gen. Whether it’s HD remasters of games you’ve already played on Sony and Microsoft’s consoles or Nintendo churning what amounts to the same Mario games year after year, originality in the games industry is becoming as rare as pubic hair at a One Direction concert…

Are HD Remasters Harming the Industry?

February 23, 2015 | by Ryan Dean

If, like me, you grew up gaming in the 90s, then some of the releases of the last 4-5 years have probably been a strange mixture of nostalgia and disappointment; I’m talking of course about the growing number of HD remasters out there. Having grown up with the advent of Sony’s first foray into the world of consoles, the PS1, and later the globally successful PS2…

Has Sony Peaked Too Soon?

February 18, 2015 | by Adam Vjestica

The PlayStation 4 is on track to become Sony’s most successful home console of all time. But even Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida is at a loss to explain exactly why the PS4 has been such a phenomenal success. The answer is rather obvious in hindsight…