Jake 'The Voice' Parr

Voice actor, community radio DJ, freelance writer, classy chap. I'm big, I'm bad - I am your dad.

Why I Love: DOOM (PlayStation)

Porting a game to a different console was not an easy task in the olden days. Cutbacks and sacrifices often had to be made in order to get it running. DOOM is a perfect...

Top 10 Silly Fighting Game Finishers

It can be mighty satisfying to defeat an enemy with a finishing move, whether it’s ludicrously violent like in Mortal Kombat, or just incredibly flashy and painful, à...

10 Badass Moments With Duke Nukem

Ever since Duke made his debut 28 years ago in a successful side-scroller, he’s been saving the world (and the babes) countless times while cracking oodles of cheesy...

5 Ridiculous Multiplayer Maps

Sure, you COULD fight other players online in warzones and space stations…but why bother with such samey, cookie-cutter locations when you can spar outside of...

DOOM & The D!ZONE Series – Biggest Video Game Scam Ever?

First-person shooters owe a lot to DOOM, but you probably don’t need another lecture on how it revolutionized gaming, entertained millions of players around the world,...

Top 10 Funniest Songs From Video Games

Soundtracks add depth to video games, and can make us feel all sorts of emotions. However, not all soundtracks are made up of dramatic or melancholic compositions. These...

Shadow Warrior Review – You Didn’t Buy It?

To say that video games have become much more politically correct over the years is no bold claim. One inappropriate joke or passing comment could result in unwanted...

Balls of Steel – You Didn’t Buy It?

No matter how advanced video games have become over the years, pinball has never really been forgotten about in its entirety. In fact, there have been countless digital...

Unreal Tournament – Think You Can Beat It?

Epic Games may be known as the team behind the kiddie-centric battle royale shooter Fortnite, but history will forever know them as the creators of one of the greatest...

Quake III Arena – Think You Can Beat It?

The Quake series always had a bit of an identity crisis. Id Software bickered like children on whether the first game should be a fantasy game or a sci-fi shooter,...

10 Awesome Songs From the Splatoon Series

Nintendo’s team-based, ink-redible title Splatoon stunned the gaming market. Thematically inspired by skater-culture and hip hop music, it was a game like none...

Q!Zone for Quake – You Didn’t Buy It?

Fans loved to create levels for the likes of ultra-popular games, such as DOOM & Duke Nukem 3D. Meanwhile, companies enjoyed compiling them onto discs and selling...

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons, Part 2

Weapons are a vital inclusion for many combat-centric games. Some allow you to duke it out with guns, axes and special powers. Although, not all titles stick with a...

Bust-a-Move 2: Arcade Edition (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

We’ve all been fooled by a game that looked pretty childish or silly at first glance, only to discover that we were wrong in so many ways. Released in arcades in 1995...

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons

Weapons are pretty important in video games. While most games let you fight battles with guns, blades and magic – which is a lot more fun than fixing your problems...

Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

Before DOOM shook up the gaming world in 1993, id Software stunned players with its World War II-shooter Wolfenstein 3D. For the time, this was a technological...

Twisted Metal 4 (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?

There were plenty of big-name game franchises in the nineties, and one of them was SingleTrac’s Twisted Metal. Essentially, it was like a deathmatch in cars –...

Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When you think of video games with intense gameplay and memorable, high-octane chases, chances are that the 1991-platformer Flicky does not come to mind. That is not to...