PC
November 2018

Star Wars: X-Wing

As soon as she spotted a demo of Star Wars: X-Wing in PC World in the early 90s, @Bhaal_Spawn knew that she was powerless to resist. You could say that it was her destiny.

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Spyro skateboarding on the cover of Year of the Dragon.
SonyPlayStation
November 2018

Spyro: Year of the Dragon

To coincide with the release of Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Richard Dobson looks back at Spyro: Year of the Dragon, which helped him through a very tough time.

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SonyPlayStation
November 2018

Crash Bandicoot: Warped

Everyone has their first game, and for Shane Battams, it was Crash Bandicoot: Warped, which still holds a special place in his heart some 18 years later.

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Donkey Kong Country's introduction.
SNESNintendo
October 2018

Donkey Kong Country

There’s little doubt in Jimi Fletcher’s mind that Donkey Kong Country is an utter masterpiece, though one song in particular keeps him coming back for more.

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Extreme Warfare Revenge.
PC
October 2018

Extreme Warfare Revenge

Gary Heneghan knows that wrestling has probably taught him the most about life – and Extreme Warfare Revenge was one of his best teachers.

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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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