Advice on How to Tackle Your Backlog

If you are somebody who plays a lot of video games, chances are that you will be all too familiar with the dreaded backlog. With new games releasing on such a regular basis it can be difficult to keep up to track and play every…

Hardware Spotlight – Neo Geo AES

The idea of consolising ones own arcade hardware wasn’t a new concept in 1990. Atari and Sega built their empires upon the back of bringing their arcade hits to the home, and they achieved a lot of success doing so. But both companies ran into…

Appreciating Video Game Box Artwork

Video games are an interactive form of entertainment. We purchase games because we want to play and enjoy them, but how many of you have truly been able to appreciate the artwork for the games we buy? For most people, the artwork is just there…

Mike’s Top 5 PlayStation Games

Disclaimer; this is purely my own personal top 5 PlayStation games. With over a thousand games released in PAL territories alone, there’s no doubt that your own lists will be different. These titles are by no means the best PlayStation games, they are just the…

PC Engine Mini Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Originally scheduled to launch on 19th March, Konami has confirmed that the PC Engine Mini and its variants, the TurboGrafx-16 Mini in North America and the PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini in Europe, have been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. In an official statement Konami…

James’s Essential JRPGs – EarthBound

Developer: Ape Incorporated and HAL Laboratory Publisher: Nintendo Format: Super Nintendo Entertainment System For many years Nintendo seemed to care little about EarthBound fans in the west. Originally released for the Super Nintendo in North America in 1995, EarthBound was a quirky RPG set in…

GOG Updates its Refund Policy and it’s Great News for Users

GOG.com has updated its refund policy, and keeping in line with the mantra of the service it’s another huge pro-consumer success. Unlike other services, most notably Steam, GOG will now allow users to seek a refund whether they’ve downloaded the game or not, and regardless…

Sega Announces New Features for Upcoming Streets of Rage 4

Sega, in collaboration with developers Lizardcube, Guard Crush Games and Dotemu, have released a new trailer for Streets of Rage 4, revealing a new character and new game mode. The much anticipated follow up to the trilogy of Mega Drive beat ’em ups is due…

James’s Top 10 Consoles

I’ve always found it difficult to narrow down my top ten consoles of all time. I’ve played video games my whole life, and I’ve been lucky to have played more systems than most. When I’ve thought about this in the past I have always struggled…

Samurai Shodown Director Wants to Reboot Another SNK Franchise

Nobuyuki Kuroki, the director of SNK’s quite excellent 2019 reboot of Samurai Shodown, has expressed his desire to revive another classic SNK title. Speaking with Nintendo Life ahead of the release of Samurai Shodown for Nintendo Switch, Kuroki said: “Personally, I wish we can revive…