Sega on PlayStation 2 – retrospective

Sega needed to reinvent itself as a third party publisher following disappointing Dreamcast sales. The success of the PlayStation 2 (PS2) offered them a chance to rebuild their reputation and get back to the top table of gaming.

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Master System – fantasy games retrospective

The action fantasy genre has been popular since the early days of video games and the Master System has some excellent examples. We are looking back at some of these to see how they play today and their… Read More

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Nintendo’s retro revival – emulation brought into the fold

Nintendo’s retro revival has started to gather pace recently. They have fully embraced the benefits of allowing gamers access to their older back catalogues.

King of the Mountain – snowboarding exclusives

Snowboarding was big business in the mid to late 1990’s. The inaugural Winter X Games of 1997 brought this niche sport to the mainstream. Suddenly the slopes were not just the stomping ground of middle-class suburban accountants. They… Read More

Sonic Jam – Sega Saturn – video special

I explore the single hub level that is Sonic World within Sonic Jam. What did it mean for Sega? How did it make me feel as a huge Sonic fan?

Heroes of Might and Magic – the early years – part 2

Strategy games were big business during the 1990’s and this series of articles continues the journey of looking back at one of the most popular franchises during this golden era, Heroes of Might and Magic.

Heroes of Might and Magic – the early years – part 1

The 1990’s were a somewhat golden era for PC gaming and strategy games in particular were really finding their feet after being labelled a fairly niche genre during the 1980’s. Groundbreaking and popular series such as Command &… Read More

Sega on Xbox retrospective

Not long after Sega decided to exit the console business and concentrate on software, Microsoft launched their first console in the shape of the Xbox. This late sixth generation release was filling the gap left by Sega and… Read More