Category: Featured Articles

HEY!!! TAXI!!! – Taking a ride in our favourite mode of local transport!

I just had a lot of food shopping to do, and as I don’t drive, I had to rely on a good ol’ taxi service. They rarely let me down. The night was cold, very...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 15TH – DELAY? WHAT DELAY?

Yes… I missed the last few days of the Funstock Advent Calendar. I had man-flu and was constantly sat wrapped up in a blanket through shivering so much. So I...

The Greatest Ever or Simply One of the Greatest? The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

When Nintendo’s Project Reality finally hit stores as the Nintendo 64, it blew people away with its new approach to old classic Nintendo franchises.   Bringing...

Watch what happens when you complete 100% of The Lost World: Jurassic Park on PS1

Clue: It involves Jeff Goldblum with a slightly bizarre message… Video games old and new are packed full of Easter Eggs, rewarding the user for completing the game...

Metal Gear Solid – The First Modern Gaming Masterpiece?

The year 1998 was an epic one for video gamers across the world – few years before or since have seen the release of so many high-quality titles, many of which...

“Portal Christmas Trees” – The must-have decoration for a Gamer at Christmas!

Now you can seamlessly combine your love for gaming and the season’s festive spirit with this ingenious Christmas hack, which is cropping up in homes and offices...

Top 10 Sega Master System Games of All Time

While most North American and Japanese gamers fondly recall Nintendo’s classic gaming console, the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom, many never experienced...

The PlayStation Portable Quietly Turned 13 this week

Yep – it’s the 13th Anniversary of Sony’s first foray into handheld gaming.   Although it took until September of the next year for it to reach...

Coca Cola Kid – WTF Wednesday

The ending of the story is highly sexual and is definitely not suited for its main demographic, "kids". Upon reaching the final stretch of the journey and completing the...

March of the Penguins (Nintendo DS / GBA) – WTF Wednesday

March of the Penguins for Nintendo DS Confounds Imaginations and Defies Gaming Conventions to Produce a Uniquely Horrible Experience

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never Ending Tomorrow (PS2) – Metacritic, You Got It Wrong!

Do you remember the Konami smash hit for the Playstation 2, Zone of Enders? If you don’t, do not be hard on yourself, most of us don’t remember Hideo Kojima’s...

These “Shadow of the Colossus” Graphics show how far we’ve come…

A look at the visual capabilities of three generations of Playstation… via one of the most visually compelling games of all time. Shadow of the Colossus was first...

Digimon World II (PS1) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

The game, developed by BEC and published by Japanese conglomerate Bandai, is the dungeon crawler sequel to the original game, Digimon World - a game widely praised and...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 11TH – WINNING ELEVEN

11 was always going to be about football. But then I did a two piece article about football games I played over my life, and also an article about the greatest football...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 10TH – X MARKS THE SPOT

10 = X = TREASURE!!! We all love a bit of digging in video games. Whether you’re digging for a mine-shaft in Minecraft or uprooting your newly grown turnips in...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 9TH – GAMING LIKE IT’S 1999

1999, the year before the millenium, and that evil virus that was going to destroy everyone. A very good year for gaming that’s for sure. PS1, N64, and Dreamcast...

How well do you know your favourite retro characters?

Put your knowledge to the test in our first of many quizzes! Trust us, this first one is easy... but they will get harder and we will have prizes in future (we promise!)

The Games Shed – An Interview With

1. Tell us a bit about yourself Jamie: Grumpy self-claimed “know-it-all” half of The Games Shed. Lives and breathes gaming, currently playing lots of Fortnite Battle...