Review a Bad Game Day 2017: Dark Castle

Generally I try and keep things positive on Review a Bad Game Day. After all, while a game can be bad overall, it can still have individual elements that are fun or noteworthy or just generally interesting. It’s very rare to find a game with Read More …

Fatnick’s Album of the Week: Sega Sound Unit [H.] – 1st Album

Though his soundtrack for Fatnick-favourite Outrun is widely lauded, Sega composer Hiroshi “Hiro” Kawaguchi sadly doesn’t receive the same respect as some of his more famous soundtrack composing peers. This is a bit of a shame: Not only does his extensive back catalogue include the Read More …

Fatnick reviews stuff: Haynes Electrosynth Kit

Considering that my creative output is entirely digital it might not surprise you to learn that, when it comes to building things in the physical world, I am not  a massively practical person. Physical clumsiness aside, I’m not really sure why this is the case. Read More …

Dick Tracy

Players: 1 If there’s one lazy generalisation people make about old videogames, it’s that games based on films were generally quite bad. Though this wasn’t necessarily the case, there do inevitably have to be some stinkers in the cinematic videogame pile. Sadly, the interactive adaption of Read More …

Burnin’ Rubber

Blimey! Three reviews in and we’ve finally stumbled upon a GX4000 exclusive…and pretty much the most important exclusive at that! Developed by Ocean specifically for Amstrad, Burnin’ Rubber was the title that every GX4000 and CPC+ owner found sunggly packed into their new console’s polystyrene Read More …