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    Valentine’s Day Special

    February 12, 2014 | by Illiya Vjestica

    Valentine’s Day Special:  We’ve decided to bring a more relaxed, calm and soothing vibe to celebrate the launch of our new site. In this special podcast episode, we’ll introduce you to two very special and honoured guests who let us in on some very personal memories from the good old age of gaming. If you’re alone […]

  • Awesome Games Podcast Episode 23

    Episode 23: Let the Games Begin

    December 10, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    Episode Twenty Three: It’s time to talk about the next generation of video games as we give our thoughts on the PlayStation 4. Listen to our hands on experience with Resogun, Killzone: Shadow Fall and NBA 2K14 to name but a few. Is it just about the graphics? Or is the PlayStation 4 worth your time? We […]

  • Awesome Games TGS & Play Expo Special

    Tokyo Game Show & Play Expo Special 2013

    October 31, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    Another special podcast for you lucky, lucky people! In this episode Illiya (Website Editor) and Adam (Editor-in-chief) reminisce on their journey to the land of the rising sun covering the Tokyo Game Show. We are also joined once again by Rhys (Senior Contributor) and Mike (Contributor) to discuss the sights and sounds of the Play Expo in […]

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    Awesome Games 2nd Anniversary Podcast

    August 29, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    It’s our 2nd anniversary! We thought we’d celebrate this momentous day with a special pre-recorded podcast, just for you. Illiya (Website Editor), Adam (Editor-in-chief) Rhys (Senior Contributor), Vince (Senior Contributor) and Mike (Contributor) discuss what Awesome Games means to them, what games they’re looking forward to and basically put the gaming world to rights. This […]

  • Awesome games podcast episode 17

    Episode 17: Is the Wii U in Trouble?

    August 6, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    It’s episode seventeen and Illiya (Website Editor), Adam (Editor-in-chief) and Rhys (Senior Contributor) discuss the Wii U’s failing sales and just what Nintendo’s problem with their new flagship console might be. We also discuss what AWESOME games are coming out in August including; Saints Row IV, Tales of Xillia, Lost Planet 3, Duck Tales Remastered & […]

  • Awesome Games Podcast Episode 16

    Episode 16: Shampoo, Shampoo then Rezzed

    July 2, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    Episode Sixteen: It’s episode sixteen (unofficially!) and Illiya (Website Editor) & Adam (Editor-in-chief) recap with Rhys (Senior Contributor) about Awesome Games’ visit to Rezzed, the PC  & indie Games show, which took place in Birmingham. We also talk about Adam’s exclusive trip down to visit Nintendo in London as he previewed: Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D Land, Bayonetta […]

  • E3 2013 Special

    E3 2013 Special

    June 12, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    It’s already been another year and E3 is here once again. In this special extended E3 episode myself (Illiya – Website Editor) & Adam (Editor-in-Chief) talk about our thoughts on what we’ve seen from the Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo E3 press conferences. We are also joined by fellow Senior Contributors Vince Shuley & Rhys Wood. Xbox One, PS4 or the Wii U […]

  • Xbox One Podcast Special

    The Xbox One Special

    May 22, 2013 | by Illiya Vjestica

    On Tuesday, May 21st, gamers from around the globe tuned in to watch Microsoft’s Xbox reveal. In this special podcast episode, Adam (Editor-in-Chief) and Illiya (Website Editor) are joined by fellow Awesome Gamer Rhys Woods (Contributor) to discuss their thoughts on the Xbox One, its features and hardware as well as the games shown during the conference. Our […]

Retro Reflections

  • Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne Retro Reflection

    Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne Retro Reflection

    March 11, 2014 | by Rhys Wood

    The PlayStation 2 was a great console for JRPGs: the Wild Arms series, Persona 3 and 4, Growlanser, Tales of the Abyss, Dark Cloud 1 & 2 and (arguably) Final Fantasy X...

  • Cyber Sled Retro Reflection

    Cyber Sled Retro Reflection

    March 5, 2014 | by Illiya Vjestica

    One of the fondest memories from my childhood is the day my father unexpectedly arrived home early one wintry evening in October. He was carrying a plastic briefcase embezzled with a shiny Blockbuster logo under his arm...

  • Super Bomberman Retro Reflection

    Super Bomberman Retro Reflection

    February 28, 2014 | by Vince Shuley

    In the age of the online connectivity, local multiplayer has become an endangered species. Playing with friends used to be an excuse for a "man date" at each...

  • Learn With Pokemon: Typing Adventure retro reflection

    Learn With Pokémon: Typing Adventure Retro Reflection

    January 21, 2014 | by Adam Vjestica

    Typing has become fundamental to humanity’s existence. Ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but it’s a skill that almost all of us possess and rely on day-to-day...

  • Ikaruga retro reflection

    Ikaruga Retro Reflection

    January 16, 2014 | by Rhys Wood

    Shoot-em-ups (or shmups, if you'd prefer) are a dime a dozen in the world of gaming, especially in Japan where the genre is respected as one of the most popular around. Classics like Gradius, Life Force, 1942, Darius, Xevious and Raiden...

  • Small Soldiers: Squad Commander retro reflection

    Small Soldiers: Squad Commander Retro Reflection

    January 14, 2014 | by Mike Slater

    As a kid I grew up watching the same few films over and over again, to the point where I could recite every line from them. I wasn’t trying to set a world record or anything; I just really enjoyed watching these movies...

  • Maximo retro reflection

    Maximo Retro Reflection

    November 25, 2013 | by Mike Slater

    In Maximo you play as… Maximo, the titular spunky young king, who upon emerging victorious from countless battles to protect his people, returns home to find…

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    Retro Reflection: GTA Vice City

    September 27, 2013 | by Vince Shuley

    In this, the month of the GTA V juggernaut (which I sadly still haven't played), I've been reading and watching not just a lot of Rockstar's latest gift to the gaming world...

Editor's Pick


Top 10 Villains Who Deserve To Be Loved

September 13, 2011 | by Adam Vjestica

Everyone loves a hero. Saving the day, vanquishing evil and basking in the glory of countless admirers are all perks heroes can enjoy. However, for every great hero, there is a villain...

Latest Posts

Kinect Sports Rivals review

Kinect Sports Rivals Review

April 16, 2014 | by Adam Vjestica

Kinect Sports Rivals isn’t going to change your perception of Microsoft’s clever camera. If you’re one of those people who unplugs their Kinect, hates the fact it’s bundled in with the console and utterly detests motion controls and voice commands then step aside because you will despise this game…