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Secret Sonic Wallpapers
Secret Sonic Wallpapers

Today just happens to be the 31st anniversary of the release of the original Sonic the Hedgehog AND the launch day of the slightly controversial Sonic Origins…so why not celebrate with some classic Sonic Team wallpapers that have been given a 4k make over? All Read More ...

A Hedgehog and a Mouse: Sega, Disney and a Surprising Attempt to become an Amusement Giant
A Hedgehog and a Mouse: Sega, Disney and a Surprising Attempt to become an Amusement Giant

On social media, old pictures from London’s Sega World are an easy way to harvest some quick engagement. Post the image, chuck in your ‘remember that time when Sega ran a theme park?’ caption then sit back and wait for the likes numbers to rise. Read More ...

FatNicK Reviews Stuff: The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers – John Szczepaniak
FatNicK Reviews Stuff: The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers – John Szczepaniak

Having spent five years (half a decade!) of my life on these books, I can honestly say they were a waste of time and a failure. They should have never been written, and whatever value a few academics and a tiny number of readers claim, Read More ...

FatNicK Reviews Stuff: The Evercade
FatNicK Reviews Stuff: The Evercade

So, having been lucky enough to receive one of these as a father’s day gift 2020, here’s my review of Blaze’s little retro-themed box of tricks. Sorry it’s taken so long – I wasn’t quite sure what to make of the thing. I still don’t, Read More ...

2021 Gaming Highlights
2021 Gaming Highlights

Well, 2021 was another slightly strange year wasn’t it? I know i’ve been a bit quieter than usual on the creative front so here’s some things that have been keeping me entertained over the last 12 months instead: The Force is With Respawn One of Read More ...

Happy Christmas
Happy Christmas

Holy moly! Has it really been 3 months since my last big post? Oh well, I have some stuff cooking for early 2022, but let’s see if life gets in the way again. Untill then I hope you have an amazing Christmas and New year!

Stay
Stay

I am an artist who definitely wouldn’t dare compromise their integrity for anyone. On an unrelated note, here’s the smash hit of the summer converted for the sound chip from the Sega Genesis/Megadrive… Preview Mechafatnick · Stay (16-bit Version) Buy/Stream

Complete Carnage: 32-bit Console hardware and the reshaping of the industry
Complete Carnage: 32-bit Console hardware and the reshaping of the industry

Recently we looked at the Sega Saturn and whether it was killed too prematurely by Sega. Though these days the Saturn’s renewed popularity means we regularly ask what could have made the console a success, there’s one question that should probably ask first: Could the Read More ...

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