In 2003 Dark Horse Comics took over the creative rights from Marvel of the Cimmerian Barbarian warrior Conan. Made famous by the two films produced in the 1980s by Dino de laurentiis and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The first volume of stories collects all the issues from #1 to #7 and features new material as well […]Read more "Conan : The Early Dark Horse Years"
From Bedrooms to Billions is an independent documentary which looks at the growth of the British video game industry. This ambitious and exciting project was crowdfunded by producers / directors / writers, Anthony and Nicola Caulfield. The pair interview industry legends and piece together the story of how young geek hobbyists figuring out how to […]Read more "From Bedrooms to Billions (2014) Review"
If you grew up in the 80’s and owned an 8 bit or 16 bit computer system chances are that you would have been familiar with Barbarian. If even just for the infamous advert featuring page 3 pin up Maria Whittaker which was featured in virtually every games magazine at the time. This was an innovative […]Read more "Barbarian + for the Amiga: Heads Up!"
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]"