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Fun but far from revolutionary
May 2, 2017 - Now available as a free open-beta, Games of Glory brings solid team-based battles to PlayStation 4 and Steam. It definitely doesn't reinvent the genre but you might be surprised by how tight its competitive online matches are so let's take a deeper look.
Read more: Games of Glory: Simple Online Twin-Stick Mayhem
Five games worth revisiting
April 30, 2017 - Although the gaming industry keeps moving forward, digging up games from the past can result in some delightful surprises. Here, I'll take a look at five gems from the original Xbox's library. Maybe you'll discover some treasures to add to your collection, too.
Read more: Xbox Hidden Gems (Part 1)
The console giant drops number two
April 1, 2017 - Ever since the original Xbox, Microsoft has dominated cutting-edge technology to bring gamers top-of-the-line experiences. Today, they announced their long-awaited follow-up to the Xbox One so let's take a look at what this new piece of hardware is capable of.
Read more: Microsoft Unveils the Xbox Deuce [April Fools]
Get your trigger finger ready
March 23, 2017 - If you've visited this humble site before then you probably know how much I love shoot 'em ups. Here, I'll take a look back at a few classics and a couple of more obscure titles so maybe you'll discover a shmup or two to add to your collection.
Read more: Shoot 'em Ups Review Roundup (Part 1)
Some help for achieving perfection
March 16, 2017 - Metroidvania games can be quite confusing to master so I put together this helpful guide. Although I won't hold your hand through the whole game, there should be enough info here to allow you to get 100% on your own.
Read more: Touhou Double Focus: Complete Map Guide
Somebody call the plumber
February 27, 2017 - It's been said a million times but as a gamer, all I care about are the games. Although I'm looking forward to the launch of Nintendo Switch as much as anyone else, I must say that the starting selection of games is quite disappointing.
Read more: The Switch's Launch Lineup Is Subpar at Best
Arcade shooting revitalised
February 26, 2017 - When it comes to retro arcade shoot 'em up greatness, very few developers are as legendary as Capcom. In this pack, we have three reinterpretations of classic Capcom shooters so let's fill our pockets with quarters and check them out.
Read more: Dariusburst: The Capcom DLC Pack Kicks It Old-School
WarioWare meets 2D platforming
February 25, 2017 - If you have attention deficit disorder (like most gamers) then the fast-paced and constantly changing gameplay of 88 Heroes will be right up your alley. I recently had the opportunity to play it so here's what to expect when it releases in a few weeks.
Read more: I Got 88 Heroes and a Glitch Is One
We think you'll like jammin', too
February 18, 2017 - A free Disc Jam beta just fizzed its way onto PS4 and the good news is that it's tons of fun. So, what are you waiting for? Go download it and enjoy (after reading our hands-on impressions, of course).
Read more: The Disc Jam Beta Serves up a Whole Load of Fun on PS4
DonPachi and Deathsmiles in Darius?!
February 16, 2017 - Get ready shoot 'em up fans because here are six more downloadable delights for Taito's latest shmup masterpiece. This time around, we're looking at packs from two of Japan's most respected names in arcade shooters.
Read more: Dariusburst: Cave & Eighting DLC Packs Enter the Fray