That meeting could have been an email: The Game

As I've mentioned before Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra had a heck of a lot of work to do if it was going to win me back and I freely admit I came at this final entry with something of a hostile attitude, one fuelled by two games worth of annoying characters, poor writing, and various … Continue reading That meeting could have been an email: The Game

This battle is about to explode!

I'm sure this one will look very familiar even if you've never been anywhere near a Japanese PlayStation 2: 2005's Namco X Capcom is perhaps best described at this point in time as Project X Zone 0, as bar the obvious language barrier (a fan translation is available here) and complete lack of Sega just about everything in here - … Continue reading This battle is about to explode!

A bit like sci-fi ice skating… with missiles

Cut from the same polygonal cloth as Namco's beautiful Starblade, Cyber Sled brought full 3D arena combat to arcades in 1993, causing everyone nearby to stand and stare in awe of its flat-shaded graphical muscle and wonder what the heck they were supposed to do with those two identical joysticks sticking out the front of … Continue reading A bit like sci-fi ice skating… with missiles

“We’ll show you the best events!”

Ah, sports. My dislike for physical activity is rivalled only by my utter incompetence at any mathematical problems that may come my way, making me a sort of very special breed that can neither mask my academic failings with athletic prowess nor claim I'm too busy doing smart equation-related things to avoid putting on a … Continue reading “We’ll show you the best events!”