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Forgotten Gems of Gaming: ToeJam & Earl

In the early 90’s it was apparently very cool to wear bright colours and rap about positive things while still using the word “funky”.

29 Aug 2012 Rob John Downer

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Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Broken Sword

The Broken Sword series harks back to a simpler time, when the PC was used for more than just World of Warcraft and porn.

24 May 2012 Rob John Downer

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Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Rise of Nations

It seems as though it were only yesterday that we first crushed that first civilisation with superior military might, but Rise of Nations is now approaching its 10th birthday

10 May 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Cool Boarders 2

With the recent release of SSX to rapturous applause and critical praise, it seems fitting to take a look at a forgotten snowboarding game.

12 Apr 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: The Gene Machine

The title followed the gentlemanly adventures of Piers Featherstonehaugh, and his ever tolerant and trusty servant and side kick Mossop.

16 Mar 2012 Rob John Downer

Top 10 PlayStation Games

The Original Playstation was the console that launched a thousand games but which were the definitive top ten?

12 Mar 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Dungeon Keeper 2

During the seventh year of the nineties a game called Dungeon Keeper was released...

1 Mar 2012 Rob John Downer

Art Perspective: The Art of Video Games

The acceptance of video games into the artistic community is really just a matter of time.

23 Feb 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Hogs of War

This tactical third-person war sim was a charming game with outstanding gameplay, but perhaps failed to achieve the popularity and success it deserves.

16 Feb 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: Eyetoy

Remember the good old days when a console was not known for its superior power or better online support?

20 Jan 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: CONKER'S BAD FUR DAY

Released in 2001, Conker’s Bad Fur Day was a bold move setting a new high for adult themed gaming.

5 Jan 2012 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: WWF SMACKDOWN! 2

The games full title is WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role, or in Japan it had the hilarious title of Exciting Pro Wrestling 2...

28 Dec 2011 Rob John Downer

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RETROspective : Home Alone

John Hughes' classic mix of sadistic violence and good will to all men also made for a surprisingly good - and frightening - Mega Drive cartridge.

21 Dec 2011 Stephen Leigh

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: MICRO MACHINES V3 Part 2

Ok perhaps this wasn’t the best game ever, but it’s still a metric tone of fun.

8 Dec 2011 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: MICRO MACHINES V3

The game reflected a lot of styles from the time, from the music, colour scheme to the early computer design character models.

24 Nov 2011 Rob John Downer

Forgotten Gems of Gaming: SKIFREE

27 Oct 2011 Rob John Downer

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Gaming Disasters - Evil Dead: Hail To The King

I'll swallow your soul! I'll swallow your soul! I'll swallow your soul!

20 Oct 2011 Stephen Leigh

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30 Great Games That Defined The Dreamcast

What Culture! takes a nostalgic look at mankind's crowning achievement: the SEGA Dreamcast, paying loving homage to its best games

29 Aug 2011 Robert Beames

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RETROspective: Prisoner Of War

The first in a new series of articles taking a look back at different games throughout the years, we look at 2002's stealth-em-up Prisoner Of War.

14 Aug 2011 Stephen Leigh

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10 Games That Deserve XBLA/PSN Remakes

With HD remakes continuing to be popular on Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network, here's a selection of 10 games that we'd like to see brought back.

23 Jul 2011 Stephen Leigh