Football is often referred to as the beautiful game, and I can see what people mean when they call it so. There is nothing more moving than seeing a team work in harmony, minds in total sync, as they pass and shoot for the opponent’s goal. When a goal happens with such precision between players, well, it can reduce a grown man to tears, that’s what they say, that’s what I see. And hearing those engines roar, witnessing paint jobs grind up against one another, and smelling the burning rubber, yes, that’s the beautiful game right there. That’s Rocket League football, indeed. Continue reading →
It’s easy to drown on the NeoGeo. Fighting games are stacked on every corner, they pile up high, till you can no longer see the sky. The King of Fighters, Art of Fighting, Samurai Shodown, Fatal Fury, Waku Waku 7,Sengoku, World Heroes, and this is just a surface scratch. It’s easier just to break on through the lot with a Tiger Uppercut, and head to well-worn roads with the likes of Street Fighter II or Mortal Kombat, but climbing those suffocating walls often leads to new horizons. World Heroes 2 isn’t one of them, but it tries, oh, it tries. Continue reading →
When it comes to gaming, you’ll find me in the past most of the time, and digital services are great ways to prevent a love of retro from ravaging a wallet or two. So here we are, five classics re-released in 2017 to make us look backwards, never forwards. If it wasn’t for the white bomber, this might as well have been a top five ACA Neo Geo list. Keep pumping them out, Hamster Corporation, keep putting me into the 90’s!
A new Xenoblade has arrived on the Nintendo Switch just in time for Christmas, and look at the size of that box! As far as Nintendo collector’s editions go, this one is a monster, and all I can think is where I’m going to store it. Maybe on the side to admire, maybe under the bed when anyone comes over… I guess that solves that conundrum. With that out the way I can safely say ‘I’m really feeling this unboxing!’ Continue reading →
There is a wedding about to take place in the world of Mario, and everybody is invited! What better way to celebrate such an occasion than with three new amiibo, fan favourites decked out for the big day? I can’t think of anything better, no way. Continue reading →