Retro Review: Chase HQ (Zx Spectrum)

On reflection, it’s probably a minor miracle that the world ever persuaded us that £40 to £50 cartridge games were the way to go. Back in the early 90s, you could probably count yourself lucky if Father Christmas slyly dropped one or two video games in your stocking. For the Christmas of 1989, however, the FatNicK house ended up with a grand total of five new titles to play. Blimey. Read More …

In Defence of. . Electronic Arts!?

Electronic Arts, eh. Why does everyone hate them so much? Ok, that’s a bit of an easy one to answer if I’m honest: Shutting popular studios,  unleashing Origin, the legacy of the Ea Spouse stuff, the revolving door of controversies surrounding their Downloadable Content Policies. . Read More …

An Unsung giant of 80’s Gaming

This company helped define video games throughout the mid 80’s and early 90’s, but you probably wouldn’t think of them as a videogame company. Don’t believe me? Their tech was used in both the Megadrive and the Japanese Master System, but they aren’t anything to do Read More …