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…

Nintendo Direct Mini Announcements

Nintendo held a mini Direct today, announcing a selection of new titles for the Switch. While none of the announcements was regarding all new first-party games, a disappointment considering Nintendo has no major first-party title planned for release for the rest of the year, Nintendo…

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…

Are Some Video Game Franchises Better Left Dead?

Gamers are notorious for expressing their love for dead franchises. Nintendo fans have been especially vocal and expressive over the years with not only requests, but demands, to resurrect F-Zero and Star Fox, but Nintendo fans are not alone in their efforts. Blizzard fans were…

10 Classic Video Games Which Deserve HD Remasters

Over the last decade, HD Remasters have become a quick and easy way for publishers to make some lazy money. It started out with PS2 games being remastered for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 but it went to new extremes this current generation. Games…

Shenmue III is Simultaneously a Surreal and Disappointing Experience

The build-up to the release of Shenmue for the Dreamcast in 2000 was intense if you were a fan of Sega back in the day. Sega’s final home console got off to a fast start in the west, with its first 24 hours breaking a…