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"
It’s a strange feeling being displaced. I now live in Canada with my beautiful wife and I absolutely adore this country. It’s open and tolerant populace and the variety of restaurants, the scenery and I love the cold harshness of Winter. I still find it captivating and fresh and magical. It’s a place which is […]Read more "Spide the Lost Tribes – A Novel by Andy Luke"
I’m going to admit this straight away, I’m not the biggest fan of slasher films. The plots depend on stupid protagonists who are there as fodder to get sliced up. However when I was younger, I did enjoy The Nightmare on Elm street series. Freddy terrified me, he could invade your dreams, when you were […]Read more "A Nightmare on Elm Street – NES Review"
The Western genre is one close to my heart, it’s the ultimate tale of the showdown between good and evil. Recently there has been a revival in interest in the tales of the old west in video gaming. Back in 2004 however, there were very few games available to satisfy the gun slinging youth that […]Read more "Red Dead Revolver – A Rockstar Classic"
This was a title I had fond memories of, it was the mid 90s and I was putting my beloved Amstrad 464+ into storage. No more games were coming out for it and I had to make room in my heart for newer game systems. One of these was the Sega Game Gear and one […]Read more "Ax Battler : A Legend of Golden Axe"