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The top ten best game soundtracks ever

Posted by Chris at 15:26 on 05 Dec 2013
The top ten best game soundtracks ever
Just to be clear, this isn't a top ten list of the best game soundtracks ever. Let's not even begin to pretend that it is. I'd always choose theme C in Tetris.

Retrospective: Mass Effect

Posted by Chris at 17:01 on 24 Oct 2013
Retrospective: Mass Effect
"Would have liked to run tests on the seashells."

(Spoiler alert: move right along if you have yet to play the Mass Effect trilogy).

Tomb Raider - Why I can't care about Lara Croft

Posted by Chris at 14:05 on 17 Oct 2013
Tomb Raider - Why I can't care about Lara Croft
Here's the hot scoop: Tomb Raider is a decent enough game.

Review: Kentucky Route Zero - Act II

Posted by Chris at 15:42 on 11 Oct 2013
Kentucky Route Zero - Act II
Where the rubber meets the road.

Review: Kentucky Route Zero – Act I

Posted by Chris at 15:43 on 03 Oct 2013
Kentucky Route Zero – Act I
Hey, indie games right! Right.

Cheap and Used: Gun

Posted by Chris at 18:06 on 25 Feb 2011
Cheap and Used: Gun
What's that? Yes I'm back. Did you miss me? Thanks, me too. Even after everything we've been through I do hope we can still bee friends.

Play It Again - Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life

Posted by Chris at 13:30 on 24 Oct 2010
Play It Again - Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life
Cows? Horses? Fishing? Watering? Romance!? You're probably thinking the same as me: blurb for the best game ever ... right?

Cheap and Used: Super Adventure Island

Posted by Chris at 14:23 on 07 Sep 2010
Cheap and Used: Super Adventure Island
Spurred on by his worrying love for hardcore, x-rated sidescrolling platform action, Chris plunders the very bottom of the eBay bargain barrel for this [time period]'s Cheap & Used, only to contract jungle fever. And wish he hadn't.

A love letter: Super Mario World

Posted by Chris at 15:15 on 16 Aug 2010
A love letter: Super Mario World
I feel the time has probably come to attempt to explain exactly why I love Super Mario World so much. My dedication to it borders on obsession and I think it's probably high time I rationalised it - if not to convince you that it's one of the best games ever made, at least to make myself feel better about the hours and hours and hours I've spent sat in my room playing it rather than doing something useful like working or making friends.

Cheap and Used: Star Wars Bounty Hunter [Gamecube]

Posted by Chris at 14:25 on 09 Aug 2010
Cheap and Used: Star Wars Bounty Hunter [Gamecube]
Another elbow-deep delve into the sweaty, barren cleft of the bargain bin. How many fists could you fit in? What if there was a Star Wars game in your hands when you pulled out? Would that be more exciting? Or would you just feel soiled and guilty afterwards, like always?