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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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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A Cybord Midwife and a Hybrid from System Shock 2.
PC
March 2018

System Shock 2

Scanlines can’t remember much of the past 20 years, but he can recall his fear of a fictional being in System Shock 2 – and it made him see video games as a vital form of art.

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The Guardian from Ultima VII's intro.
PC
February 2018

Ultima VII: The Black Gate

To @Bhaal_Spawn, the world of Ultima VII became like a second home – one worth revisiting again and again, for its bonus magic and murder.

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PC
January 2018

Magic Carpet

Gabriel Schenk tried to complete Magic Carpet using a made-up walkthrough, but the game stimulated his imagination so much, it worked as well as the real thing.

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SHODAN, the primary antagonist from System Shock, reviewed for us by Dark Blue Monkey.
PC
January 2018

System Shock

A standard Friday chilli-and-games night introduced Dark Blue Monkey and his best friend to a world that shook the foundations of what they understood about gaming.

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Guybrush Threepwood looking pretty fucking intense in a Monkey Island cutscene.
PC
December 2017

The Secret of Monkey Island

Games were always a fixture in Lee Cooper’s life, but it wasn’t until The Secret of Monkey Island that he finally found a universe he could lose himself in.

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JFK Reloaded logo.
PC
October 2017

JFK Reloaded

It’s no surprise that JFK Reloaded offended so many, but maybe the modern world needs more games like it in order to preserve common sense?

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AmigaPC
August 2017

Sensible World of Soccer ’95/’96: European Championship Edition

Here’s a little story about how a chance meeting with a bearded stranger changed Richard Beecham’s life forever.

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PC
July 2017

Wolfenstein 3D

Matt Gardner looks at the pioneer of not only the FPS genre, but atmospheric gaming at its finest.

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