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The 10 Biggest Gaming Releases in 1985

1985 was a big year for videogames, following the crash of 1983. Some of the titles released during this year spawned series that have gone for generations!

Eternal Champions (Sega Mega Drive) – You didn’t buy it?!

Street Fighter II and, later, Mortal Kombat, kicked off a craze that was perhaps the swansong of the arcade industry in many parts of the world. The arcade fighting game...

Mid-Week Mega Drive Madness – Haunting starring Polterguy

Getting haunted by that bastion of booginess himself, Polterguy!... who?

Sexy Accessory – Visual Memory Unit

What an ugly sounding gaming peripheral. Visual. Memory. Unit. Or VMU as we very quickly grew to know it as. The VMU was Sega’s answer to Sony’s Memory Card...

Friday’s Forgotten Few – Chakan: The Forever Man

Taking a quick look back at the man who has all the time in the world, our friend, Chakan the Forever Man!

Seaman - Sega Dreamcast

Seaman on Sega Dreamcast – WTF Wednesday

Seaman is perhaps one of the most innovative, if indeed bizarre, games to ever land on any console.

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 16TH – THE GREAT 16-BIT GAMING WAR

The 16-bit era was effectively the reason why we are where we are today in the video game landscape. The ‘war’ which raged between Sega and Nintendo has...

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 FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 6TH – 6 PAK ME UP!

We’re spoilt today with game collections on one disc which have 20, 30, 50+ games on them. Back in the good old days of the 16-bit generation, we had to make do...

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...

SEGA Mega Drive – The Essential Collection

Mega Drive, Genesis, Nomad, they’re all the same really. They all play the best of what Sega and its friends were offering back in the early to mid 90s.  It always...

ALF – WTF WEDNESDAY

For the uninitiated out there, ALF was a very popular kids TV show in the US. Not the UK, the US. Let’s get this straight, us Brits know crap when we see it, and ALF...

Shenmue 1 + 2 Combo Pack Coming For PS4 and XB1?

Back to action for Shenmue! Everyone is excited for Shenmue 3 for good reason. The Dreamcast classics are fantastic games in their own right. Much like the Yakuza...

Early Development Sonic R Gameplay Released

Super Sonic Racing Sonic R was a rather splitting title amongst the fanbase, some loved it, some hated it. Personally, we think it at least made the most sense in terms...

Sonic Mania Launch Trailer Released – It Looks Glorious!

Tomorrow is the big day So Sonic Mania – We’ve talked about plenty of times here on the site. Because it looks fantastic, the ultimate love letter to those...

Top 10 Sonic The Hedgehog Games

Gotta go fast! Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the gaming greats. Simple as. Some consider his troubled history as of late to have diminished his value alongside similar...

Physical Version Of Sonic Mania Coming After All?

A bit late in the cycle, but good news nonetheless. Everyone is excited for Sonic Mania. Rightfully so as well. It’s easily shaping up to be one of the most...

Sonic Mania Special Stage Footage Released At Last

Looks better than we could have expected! Remember the news about Special Stages coming to Sonic Mania and being upset over having just a still image to go off of? Well,...