Racing the Prototype in Virtua Racing.
32XSega
July 2019

Virtua Racing Deluxe

A trip to a motorway service station was all it took for FatNicK to fall in love with Virtua Racing, but its 32X release sealed the deal.

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Wizpig from Diddy Kong Racing.
Nintendo 64Nintendo
May 2019

Diddy Kong Racing

Jimi Fletcher’s pays tribute to his darling and much-missed wife Carole, who only ever liked one video game: Rare’s Diddy Kong Racing.

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SonyPlayStation
May 2019

WCW vs the World

Before laying his hands on WCW vs the World, Gary Heneghan was a wrestling game philistine…

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The Getaway, on PS2.
PlayStation 2Sony
May 2019

The Getaway

Ever feel like a favourite game takes you back to a particular time and place? When it comes to The Getaway, FatNicK means this a tad more literally…

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The front cover of Street Fighter II: SCE.
Mega DriveSega
April 2019

Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition

A young Daniel Driver got caught up in the Street Fighter II hype, and a friendly-yet-personal rivalry turned the game from a fad and into an obsession.

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Mega DriveSega
March 2019

European Club Soccer

Before FIFA and ISS Pro began to dominate football gaming, football games weren’t known for their flair. However, European Club Soccer still captured Gary Heneghan’s heart.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Master Shredder.
Arcade
February 2019

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Jimi Fletcher takes a look at his first true arcade love: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a game that proved to be the cherry on top of a childhood obsession.

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Sonic 3D's title screen in the UK.
Mega DriveSega
February 2019

Sonic 3D: Flickies’ Island

N64 Jamesy speaks of Sonic 3D, and how this “black sheep” of the franchise’s 16-bit era, despite its foibles, was saved by some truly fine musical efforts.

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The cover art of Shadow Hearts.
PlayStation 2Sony
January 2019

Shadow Hearts

A long, lonely summer provided ample opportunity for Lou Widdop to play Shadow Hearts, which shaped her preferred genre of games for years to come.

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New Super Mario Bros Wii.
Nintendo WiiNintendo
January 2019

New Super Mario Bros Wii

With New Super Mario Bros Wii, it turned out that Dan wasn’t really looking for multiplayer Mario – just someone to play those games with.

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