Nothing New in the Villlage: The 35 Year Old Ancestors of Untitled Goose Game

Everyone loves the Untitled Goose Game. I love the Untitled Goose Game. If you haven’t played the untitled Goose Game, you should play the Untitled Goose Game: A stealth game that follows in the footsteps of Metal Gear Solid and Hitman, Goose Game’s masterstroke is Read More …

Carjacking down Memory Lane: Returning to The Getaway’s Digital London in 2019

This article was originally posted over at https://www.gametripper.co.uk. Why not head over there and see what lovely articles they have ready for you to read right now? (well, after you’ve read this one obviously) When is a game not a game? The usual response to Read More …

8-Bit Showdown: How popular were the Master System and the NES in the UK?

When it isn’t doing is it’s upmost to sabotage Western democracy, one thing that can be said for Facebook is that it does have some of the friendliest retro communities on the internet. A few weeks ago one particular discussion caught my eye: how popular Read More …

Retro Review: Stellar Assault/Shadow Squadron

  One of the little-known facts about the 32x (although, thanks to it’s colossal commercial failure, most facts about the 32x are little-known) is that its a pretty good console for space combat games. Seriously –  they make up about 10% of the entire library. 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 …