Posts Tagged ‘retro gaming’
Destiny, time travel, evil women with elaborate headdresses and a vicious bastard hero who likes to tell distressed people to go talk to walls: we replay misunderstood gem Final Fantasy VIII.
Conor returns to Super Metroid, otherwise known as Metroid 3, for some old skool side-scrolling action and a healthy dose of nightmare fuel. Angry apple cores and bipedal brains? What the...?
Giving a teenager Deus Ex and expecting them to understand what’s going on is akin to giving a puppy a chemistry set for Christmas and telling it to “make blue”.
Pints, guns, teeth, fire, jetpacks, magic, hedges, piranhas, mortars, stomping, smoke and Smarties. All in an afternoon's work in Giants: Citizen Kabuto.
The only way you could pull an all-nighter from MK3 these days is if you unexpectedly slipped into a coma mid-match.
The curiously compelling Gauntlet. still imbues the gamer with an obligation to clear the board of legions of indistinguishable blobs ... very much the same instinct that keeps James Dyson in business.
Today’s games require that your character shoot secondary weapons whilst strafing, levelling-up, drinking a potion and changing his shoes. Paperboy just requires you to throw papers whilst avoiding fences.