Tag Archives: Gaming

Games of Steel: Superman’s 38 Year Videogame History

Move aside Mario and Sod off Sonic, because the world’s longest-running superhero is also the world’s longest-running video game character.

No kidding!

Guinness World Records recently granted the honorary to the Man of Steel following an astonishing 38 year history in video games spanning from the Atari 2600s modest SupermanContinue Reading

More Arkham Nights

EDITORIAL NOTE- The following retrospective contains spoilers for Batman: Arkham Knight and the preceding ‘Arkham’ games.

When it comes to PC Gamers it seems that Warner Bros. games’ matra is “Meh, fuck ’em!”.  Despite being a huge critical and commercial success on the console scene, the PC port of Batman: Continue Reading

My Life In Videogames: Part 2 – Dan

Ah, videogames!

Truly the quintessential art form / entertainment medium of my generation. Thirtysomethings like myself are privileged to have witnessed the medium grow from basement industry to multi billion dollar institution.  While the bells and whistles of presentation may have in many cases been given precedent over gameplay and … Continue Reading

Video Game Review: Grim Fandango Remastered (2015) – Very Positive

The recent flood of “HD” remakes, remasters and reboots in the video games industry is something of a divisive subject amongst fans. From the way I’ve sarcastically added quotes around “HD”, you can probably infer my thoughts on the subject.

It’s not that I’m against them per se, it’s more … Continue Reading

10 Surprisingly Good Pre-Arkham Superhero Games

The wait continues for a serviceable PC port for Rocksteady’s Arkham Knight.

Having exhausted the previous games in the series I’ve decided to look to the past while I await the future.

Conventional wisdom dictates that prior to Batman:Arkham Asylum, but that’s both poppycock and balderdash

There’s no debating … Continue Reading

Arkham Nights

Like many PC gamers I’m currently lamenting the fact that I’m unable to play the (purportedly spectacular) Arkham Knight, the third and final chapter in the Arkham trilogy by plucky UK developers Rocksteady and Warner Brothers games.

It turns out that third party developer Iron Galaxy, best known for their … Continue Reading