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.
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.
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.
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.
While David Coates and his friends were no stranger to local multiplayer gaming, it took over 20 years to find the game that truly defined their sporting rivalry: Mario Kart Wii.