When Firefly was cancelled, it left a lot of fans unsatisfied. There were so many unanswered questions and unfulfilled potential, characters pasts only hinted about and a universe only partly explored. The lack lustre film Serenity did little to assuage those feelings. Dark Horse studios did a fine job of bringing the further adventures of […]Read more "Firefly #1 – Boom Studios revisits a beloved TV show."
I’ve been writing game reviews for the past twelve months. I’ve had a desire to be a game reviewer since my parents bought me the October issue of Amstrad Action in 1991. A few months ahead of my Christmas present which was one of the biggest to date, an Amstrad 464+. I was eager to […]Read more "Amstrad Action – the magazine that changed my life."
Previously I talked to industry legend Dave Perry about his views on gaming journalism today and how his infectious passion got him noticed and employed in the games industry. You can read the first part of our interview here. In this part of the interview we move on to his experiences in gaming and learn more […]Read more "Dave Perry : A Legend in the Games Industry [Interview Part Two]"
I grew up in a magical time when it came to video games. I was around 5 or 6 years old when I became aware of gaming. I had wonderful parents who encouraged me to game, my father bought me an Amstrad CPC 464+ and my sister was always kind enough to purchase games for […]Read more "Dave Perry : A legend in the Games Industry [Interview Part One]"
As I was wandering around the recent Edmonton Expo one particular artist caught me eye. The images were bold, they were powerful in presence they also screamed of a narrative which seeped through the artwork. I was intrigued as I flipped through the pages of the portfolio, familiar characters like Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman […]Read more "Spotlight on Dawn McTeigue"
It’s Halloween and time to revisit one of my favourite game series. Nothing reminds me more of Halloween than Castlevania. It evokes a time when Konami crafted extraordinary titles. There’s an incredible number of these titles so it’s impossible to cover them all in one article. I’ve chosen to focus on what I term as […]Read more "Castlevania Retrospective : Classicvanias"
This is a unique comic book hitting the marketplace at the moment, evoking memories of such classic British comics as Whizzer and Chips and The Beezer. It features superb narrative set pieces and characterisation and a vibrant and bold artistic style. It is, to be frank, one of the engaging and enjoyable reads of the […]Read more "Cthulhu Kids – Cosmic Terror Funnies"