Reviews

Project Winter: Blood and lies on the snow.

An assumption that’s easy to make, specially when on the internet, is that very one. Project Winter presents you with a wide open situation and a simple premise: Eight survivors need to escape a secluded mountain facility before a mega…
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Retro Rated – Columns (Sega Mega Drive)

After Tetris came out, plenty of game companies wanted to add their own spin to the falling block puzzle sub-genre. SEGA’s answer was Columns, released in 1990 for the Mega Drive (or Genesis). The original idea was made by a…
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Retro Rated – Aftershock for Quake – Worst Expansion Pack Ever?

If you were a no-name video game company in the nineties, there was a pretty popular method of raking in money:   Step 1: Wait for a popular game to be released, along with its map-making tools Step 2: Make…
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THE MONSTER CLOSET – MUTANT YEAR ZERO REVIEW

Based on the pen-and-paper RPG of the same name and developed by a team that includes Hitman and Payday veterans, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a turn-based strategy game that borrows a few mechanics to differentiate itself from…
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Retro Review – Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (Sega CD) – Worst Game Ever?

Full-motion video (FMV) was all the rage during the nineties. While games like Command & Conquer fed players lore and objectives with campy video sequences that were compressed and fitted onto CDs, some games were almost-entirely made up of live-action…
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Book Review – Console Wars: Sega Vs Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation

Factfile Written By: Blake Harris Published by: Atlantic Books Released: 2014 Version: Audiobook   Ruminations If the 2000’s have come to be dominated by the tussle between Sony and Microsoft for gaming supremacy, the battleground of the late 1980’s and…
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