Can’t claim My Ninte...

Pre-ordering from a well-known online retailer had secured my UK release of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ for Nintendo Switch (or so I thought). On the very day of release (07/09/2017) I received an email stating that due to stock issues, my order was delayed and I’d receive another email confirming dispatch very soon. A few days later I received my copy of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ but...

My Most Influential Comput...

The ZX Spectrum was my first taste of home gaming. Tape-loading and taking anywhere from 5-10 minutes just to load a game, you had to manage your game time well (we had no TV in our bedroom at the time, so were against the clock to bring it downstairs and hook it up to the big screen). The one positive with the tape-loading drive, was that a friend could come round with a game and once it had been fully...

Polymega – Next-Gen ...

The retro console business is really starting to take-off. Third parties have their multi-retro cart systems and now even the big names (e.g. Nintendo) are feeding their classic library cash-cows and producing retro units of their own. With quite a few choices, it would take an incredibly versatile and innovative consoles design to compete in this flourishing market. Enter Polymega. What is Polymega...

Tips For Pre-Ordering The ...

First, we highly recommend staying strong and searching stores for SNES Classic Mini pre-order allocations. Nintendo are still yet to finish supplying online and retail stores (they’ll at least manufacture up until the end of the year), so keep searching! If you still prefer to pre-order the SNES Classic Mini on Ebay: – Understand Ebay’s 30 day pre-order auction/sales rule – This...

SNES Classic Mini: Where t...

Update 27/09/2017 – John Lewis are taking pre-orders from 8pm tonight! The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) brought the official announcement of Nintendo’s new retro console – The SNES Classic Mini. Put simply, one of my favourite consoles of all time, miniaturised, pre-loaded with some of the greatest games of all-time and compatible with your HD TV! All of the above are strong...

Resident Evil 2 Reveal ...

Capcom’s Resident Evil 2 was easily one of the most anticipated sequels in the history of gaming. Capcom’s Directors Cut edition of the first game, offered players a taste of the sequel (via playable demo disc) with both outdoor and indoor locations. Resident Evil 2 – The new nightmare An early issue of GamesMaster (published Christmas 1997), contained the first shots ever released of...

US Switch Games and My Nin...

Nintendo’s new console isn’t only a breakthrough for multiplayer gaming since the N64, but the Nintendo Switch also offers no region lock, meaning you can buy and play games from EU, US and Japan! However, as I added the US Switch edition of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth + to my cart for UK shipping, I suddenly realised something…was I still going to be able to redeem My Nintendo Gold...

Beating Mr Shakedown ̵...

The hulking mass that is Mr Shakedown, will eventually block Kazuma’s path, demanding all the money you carry (or he’ll beat it out of you). Of course, Kazuma tells this gigantic mass of thug, exactly where he can stick his gym pass! This first meeting with Mr Shakedown, will lead to an unavoidable street brawl. Don’t worry, there is a save point near this encounter, so if you’ve...