As a young lad growing up I had two 8-bit computers, my first was my beloved Amstrad CPC 464+ and the second was the ZX Spectrum. The ZX Spectrum was cheaper and more of my friends had that machine, so it was easier to swap tapes (long before cartridges were a thing). The 8-bit era […]Read more "2000AD’s Foray into 8 – Bit Gaming"
Slaine is one of the greatest comic book creations to come from the mind (and soul) of legendary storyteller Pat Mills. For those of you who are not familiar with this comic strip, it initially looks like a form of Conan knock off. Indeed 2000AD and a comic which is seen as it’s predecessor Action […]Read more "Slaine – Mythological Parallels"
As many of my readers know. I am a huge fan of classic Doctor Who. I grew up in the ‘wilderness years’ where the show had no other format except scarce re-runs and the excellent Target and New Adventure book series. Perhaps it was my appreciation of experience with Doctor Who in formats other than […]Read more "Doctor Who : The Iron Legion"
I had it! Finally after reading all the rave reviews in PC Zone and PC Gamer, I had strode into the shop with my collected dinner money and exited with one of the most anticipated games on my wish list. Dungeon Keeper! My head was full of the mazes I would build, the creatures I […]Read more "Peter Molyneux – Master of Game Design"
This game is a video game and comic book fans dream! Featuring some of the most popular fighters from the Capcom and Marvel universe. This fun, flashy fighter began life in the arcades before birthing 2 sequels for the home consoles. It’s accessible and easy to pick up, it’s mastery is a thing of legend. […]Read more "Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3"
This is a game that I had no idea existed, until I began to read through some old NES magazines. Seeing the bold advertisement featuring a billy the kid lookalike sporting twin pistols and the Capcom logo proudly emblazoned on it. I was completely sold on the idea of hunting down this game and giving […]Read more "Gun.smoke : Capcom goes to the Wild West"
I grew up watching G.I. Joe on Television, it was another one of those great 80’s action based cartoon shows. Much like MASK or Thundercats, I also had the various toys which populated the franchises targeted at kids back then. IDW has published several of these volumes which comprise of their new range of G.I. […]Read more "G.I. Joe : The IDW Collection Volume 1"