Chase HQ on the ZX Spectrum.
SinclairZX Spectrum
October 2018

Chase HQ

It was Christmas Day 1989, and FatNicK was about to unwrap what would arguably be his finest ZX Spectrum experience: Chase HQ.

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Raising the flag in Freedom Fighters.
GameCubeNintendo
September 2018

Freedom Fighters

N64 Jamesy talks through the long, hard road to becoming a grown-up, and how a chance discovery of Freedom Fighters led to a gaming experience still among his all-time favourites.

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Oblivion's incredible cities
Xbox 360Microsoft
September 2018

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

When another relationship broke down for Dan Driver, the fourth Elder Scrolls game, Oblivion, was there to pick up the pieces.

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Under attack in Alien Storm.
Mega DriveSega
August 2018

Alien Storm

While his friends were busy playing more famous 2D beat ‘em ups, Matt Gardner was happier with Alien Storm – though he twice had to overcome his own body’s betrayal just to try it.

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Mega DriveSega
August 2018

Golden Axe

Golden Axe’s co-op gameplay captured Tom Clare’s young heart. After countless playthroughs and near-misses, his journey would reach an unexpected conclusion, 22 years later…

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Super Mario All-Stars.
SNESNintendo
July 2018

Super Mario All-Stars

The opportunity for Jimi Fletcher to play Super Mario All-Stars proved to be so alluring that he traded in his own personal sanctuary for it.

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Master SystemSega
June 2018

World Soccer

World Soccer on the Master System was what hooked N64 Jamesy on the beautiful game, teaching him how a simple ball game could help him fit in – a passion that lives to this day.

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Preparing an assault in Sword of the Samurai.
PC
June 2018

Sword of the Samurai

A chance discovery of Sword of the Samurai, a decade after its release, helped James Dawson appreciate new culture, strategic decision making, and the true depth that gaming could offer.

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The transformation in Altered Beast.
Mega DriveSega
June 2018

Altered Beast

Ever grown tired of video games? By the time he reached 18, Gary Heneghan had, but Altered Beast inspired him to get back into gaming again.

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The World Cup, in 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
PlayStation 3Sony
June 2018

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

To celebrate the World Cup kicking off in Russia, Craig Jones discusses one of the funniest nights of his life, playing 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.

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