Category: Opinion

Greatest Games: Lode Runner

Released in 1983 for the Apple II, Atari 8bit and Commodore families as well as the IBM PC, Doug Smith’s Lode Runner was amongst a string of hits from publisher Brøderbund that included Choplifter and Karateka. With shades of arcade, platform and puzzle games all rolled into one, […]

Hawken (Xbox One) Impressions

It’s been three and a half years since the mech shooter Hawken first arrived on PC. Back then I didn’t have a machine with the capabilities to run it so I was forced to sit back and admire (at the time) some very pretty videos. Now with it’s arrival […]

What excited me about E3 this year

Another E3 is wrapped up for another year. Night Owl has put together some great coverage of the event itself so feel free to check those out if you haven’t had a chance but based on what I’ve seen here are my highlights: Xbox One S and Project Scorpio. […]

Greatest Games: Half-Life 2

1998’s Half-Life not only established the credentials of Valve Software as being a developer of the highest calibre but helped set a high benchmark in narrative driven shooters. Set in the Black Mesa research facility, you took on the role of silent protagonist Gordon Freeman as he is […]