When it was first released, Final Fantasy 7 was acclaimed as one of the most important, amazing games ever created – momentous as well – the first Final Fantasy released on a non Nintendo System. I was a school and I remember reading all the magazine articles, drooling over the screenshots, gleaning every bit of […]Read more "Final Fantasy 7 on Steam: A Flawed Masterpiece?"
2000AD’s ABC Warriors and Nemesis The Warlock exist in the same comic book universe, which makes the two magickal characters Deadlock and Nemesis naturally perfect for a few crossover stories. They are perhaps two of the best characters that Patrick Mills has devised, they portray his anarchic, satirical, irreverent humour and his attitude towards the […]Read more "Nemesis and Deadlock: A Magickal Partnership"
Mark of Chaos is set in the fantasy universe of the Warhammer franchise, not to be confused with it’s Sci Fi inspired sibling counterpart – Warhammer 40K (which spawned the acclaimed Dawn of War series). So no Guns here, it’s all Men, Elves, Orks and Gods. This game actually focuses on the tabletop games rules […]Read more "Warhammer : Mark of Chaos"
This is an overlooked masterpiece of a game, created in the 16bit era and absolutely dripping with atmosphere. Shadowrun began life in 1989 as a tabletop RPG in 1989 and was perfect for translation into the world of video games. It’s universe is an ultimate mash up of Sci fi and fantasy which draws on […]Read more "Shadowrun: Computers, Magic and Guns!"
I was extremely surprised by this game, based on Gerry Finley Day’s seminal comic book creation Rogue Trooper, this is a third person shooter which follows the comic book narrative extremely closely. In fact I would go as far as to say that it’s a completely faithful adaptation of a beloved British franchise. Rogue Trooper […]Read more "Rogue Trooper: Let’s Kill Some Norts!"
“We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the Sun…” We rejoin Finn the Herald having already ushered in the Seasonal God Summer, she has vanquished the capricious Spring with her new found love the prince Rigo. We explored the nature of duality in the previous issue and discovered that the dark God […]Read more "Solstice: Here Comes the Summer Sun!"
Growing up I didn’t have much chance to play classic Pinball games, I believe at my local arcade (which has long since shut down) there was an Addams Family Table, but the one I really wanted to play – being a long term fan – was the Doctor Who Pinball Table from Bally. I missed […]Read more "Pinball Arcade: Doctor Who -The Timelords Table!"