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OUR CONSOLE: Sega Dreamcast

In every console generation there are successes and there are failures. Arriving on the back of the Mega-CD/Sega-CD, 32X and the Saturn, Sega certainly needed the Dreamcast to be a hit. Instead, it sold fewer than 10 million units worldwide, had an official lifespan of…

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Beating the Backlog

Act 1: A quest derailed. Back in January, I had a brilliant and original idea. Ok, maybe “good” rather than brilliant and perhaps not even “original” either, but, look, it was new to me at least. And it was this – 2020 was going to…

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Best of the Decade: Mass Effect 2

Let’s be honest, it’s pretty much impossible to choose just one game from a whole decade of gaming. Ten years spent exploring new worlds, countless epic adventures and plenty of quickfire arcade action that has helped melt away even the crappiest of days. However, while…

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My Month With The xCloud Preview

During the past month, I’ve been drowning the doubts and casting aside my console to plunge myself into the world of game streaming. No, I’ve not changed my mind about Stadia yet (you can read all about my thoughts on that here) but I’ve been…

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Why I Cancelled My Google Stadia Pre-Order

A few days ago, I finally came off the fence and cancelled my Google Stadia Founder’s Edition pre-order. I said a silent goodbye to “my” exclusive night blue controller that never was. Farewell to having first dibs at those fresh, unclaimed gamertags., and adios to…

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REVIEW: The Walking Dead: Michonne

OK let’s start with the elephant in the room. Yes, the game I’m about to review was released back in Spring 2016 – an almost unrecognisable world where Cap and Iron Man were yet to even fall out and I, along with many others, still…