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DOOM Retro Reflection

January 16, 2012 | by Aidan Fundamenski

What do Master Chief and Gordon Freeman have in common? Yes, they’re both faceless heroes, but I’m thinking about the bigger picture here. If by chance you answered with...

Retro Reflections

  • 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...

  • 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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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged Review

March 23, 2015 | by Rhys Wood

It’s been a few months since Rhys and Fiona reluctantly banded together, but now they’re back in the second episode of Tales from the Borderlands. Episode 1 got the Telltale series off to a flying start with expertly written dialogue, complete with an intriguing plot setup and a bunch of entertaining characters. Wrapped in Borderlands’ trademark cel-shaded style…