Category: Features

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...

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...

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

A look at the very first Star Wars Console Game!

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away (at least in terms of Micro-transactions…), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was released on the Atari 2600.  ...

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...

‘Duck Dodgers’ Starring Daffy Duck (N64) – Metacritic, You Got It Wrong!

One gaming console that benefits from this nostalgia drunk love more than most is Nintendo’s Nintendo 64, the console that birthed 3D platforming, the rumble pack, and...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 5TH – FIVE ALIVE

It takes a lot for any video game series to reach that almighty 5th title. I don’t just mean the 5th game in the series, but being the 5th game and still having...

Are there any good Christmas themed video games?

What options does the retro-gamer have for a Christmas video game fix? We take a look… It’s not clear exactly how many Christmas themed games there are on...

Zombie Revenge (SEGA Dreamcast) – Metacritic, You Got It Wrong!

Inspired by the same muse that birthed Resident Evil, Zombie Revenge for SEGA Dreamcast was a critical failure, panned upon release for having many of the features that...

‘Contact Sam Cruise’ (ZX Spectrum) – You Didn’t Buy It?

‘Contact Sam Cruise’ was a Sinclair ZX Spectrum game released at the tail end of 1986 by “Microsphere”, just in time for Christmas 1986. It...

Which of these famous faces looks the most like Super Mario?

You’d think that Mario was a pretty unique looking guy… well think again!   Super Mario is famous for quite a few things – racing go-karts,...

Inside The Gaming Room of a Full Time Prop Maker

It features an incredible collection of custom made gaming props including pieces based on Skyrim, Zelda, Horizon Zero Dawn, League of Legends, Half Life 2, Portal,...

The best Diablo style games you might not have played

For those of you who might have missed it, Titan Quest, now over ten years old has, out of nowhere, received an expansion with Titan Quest: Ragnarok. Now we LOVED us a...