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Why King of the Fighters XIV is perfect for Nintendo Switch

King of the Fighters XIV is now available to buy on Playstation 4 and Steam. Strange, considering the franchise made its home debut on a cartridge. Just one of the reasons why SNK Playmore need to bring the King of the Fighters 14 to Nintendo Switch. King of the Fighters and the cartridge Rewind to 1994 and...

My Most Influential Computer Games – Spectrum to Amiga

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...

Polymega – Next-Gen Retro

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...

SNES Classic Mini: Where to pre-order and FAQ

Update 9/09/2017 – Play Asia added and keep your eye on Amazon! 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...

Yakuza 0 – Tips

Yakuza Zero has finally hit western shelves and what a game it is! I’ll always describe Yakuza to newcomers as ‘Shenmue with a bit of Vinnie Jones’, as the fight scenes are brutal but the antagonists are easily some of the most malicious and relentless, you’ll ever go up against....

Naruto Shippuden Legacy for Nintendo Switch?

Last week it was revealed that Bandai Namco are working on two new Naruto projects. The first, a new brawler – Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, said to use a new style of graphics engine. The second, (and more important to Switch owners and newcomers), was the announcement of Naruto Shippuden Legacy...

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