This isn’t quite a retrospective as it’s still readily available for XBOX Live, mobile gaming platforms and the version I have recently played – the PS4 version, available on PS Now. Remembering back to the 16 it era, the magazines (because back then there was no readily available access to the internet) raved about the […]Read more "Sonic CD: Is is Truly the Best Sonic Game?"
It’s a well known fact that I am extreme dubious when it comes to picking up superhero narratives. I find the overall concepts dated and conclusions to the stories usually amount to resorting to power based skills and combat at the expense of dramatic tension or narrative. In my review of Brethren Born #1 I […]Read more "Brethren Born #2: The Past Revealed"
This collection appeared in the British comic Toxic in 1991, created by the team of Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, Psychokiller is an action packed Supernatural Black comedy which infuses elements of The Exorcist with The Krays and just a touch of Pat Mills’ Doctor Who days. It’s anarchic and violent but completely infused with Tony and Pat’s […]Read more "Psychokiller:The Doctor Will See You Now"
Evil filtered through the bodies of corrupted man, tendrils of dark energies masquerading as light clinging onto the well-known corporations, the governmental bodies directing them to do the bidding of ancient inter-dimensional Gods. Against these forces, a man trained by the old ways of powerful earthy witchcraft and the modern combat techniques of the territorial […]Read more "Finn: Eco Warrior, Lover, Cabbie"
How do you create a procedural criminal investigative game which engages the player, is action orientated and also has healthy smatterings of the Supernatural for good measure? Sega’s early release for the XBOX 360 – Condemned : Criminal Origins has managed to create an interesting and captivating experience which perfectly answers the above question. The game […]Read more "Condemned : Criminal Origins – Halloween Special"
It’s very difficult to be unique in an industry which is obsessed with churning out mono-genre games by the truck load each year, big name franchises with hype and consumer expectation abound during the winter months for the next squad shooter or the next instalment of a football franchise. Overlord was a game I had […]Read more "Overlord: Proving it’s Good to be Bad!"
Approaching Clive Barker’s work in comic format for the first time, I chose the rather intriguing title of ‘Next Testament‘ – I am a theologian after all, books and ideas regarding the divine and the supernatural in general fascinate me. This contained a somewhat unique take on all that is ‘holy’ and gives a sideways […]Read more "Clive Barkers Next Testament"