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Do graphics really matter?

Do Graphics Really Matter?

April 16, 2015 | by Joe Martin

When archaeologists and historians dig up the remains of an ancient culture, we learn a lot about how they used to live, and what they left behind. When future generations look back on the current generation of gaming, the main thing they'll discover is that we were obsessed with video games' graphical power...

Retro Reflections

  • Comix Zone retro reflection

    Comix Zone Retro Reflection

    April 2, 2015 | by Aidan Fundamenski

    Cult classics, almost by definition, have the misfortune of being overlooked critically or commercially at the time of their release, yet snowball in select popularity long after their benefactors...

  • The House of the Dead retro reflection

    The House of the Dead Retro Reflection

    March 20, 2015 | by Rhys Wood

    Ah, the pre-millennial arcade scene. Where the games were addictive, the cabinets attractive and the prices affordable enough that you didn't care how much you spent...

  • Sonic The Fighters retro reflection

    Sonic The Fighters Retro Reflection

    March 3, 2015 | by Aidan Fundamenski

    There was a time, believe it or not, when Sonic the Hedgehog was a household name. With as much edge as hedge, Sega’s blue speed demon was “killer-app incarnate”, single-handedly selling the Genesis...

  • 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...

  • north and south retro reflection

    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...

Latest Posts

Why Co-op is Awesome

May 19, 2015 | by Nathan Anton

Being a solo gamer brings the depths of stories to life and overall gives us a relaxed experience. However this feeling wears off after a while and some games become kinda boring. Take Destiny for example, the wow factor of the graphics is what draws us in and the gameplay…