Sunday, 19 June 2016

CLANDESTINY


There's more spooky goings on in Trilobyte's third game to use the 7th Guest's Groovie engine. Only this time it's decidedly more kid-friendly. Clandestiny may be more Scooby Doo than The 7th Guest's House on Haunted Hill but does that mean this stand-alone puzzle game has been neutured?

Friday, 10 June 2016

WARCRAFT 2: TIDES OF DARKNESS


The movie may be wowing/disappointing cinemagoers (delete as applicable) in all territories now, but that hasn't stopped me getting my retro RTS kick by playing WarCraft II again. Does this once game-changing title still hold up? If you read my thoughts on the first game last week, you probably know the answer but let's talk about it anyway...

Sunday, 5 June 2016

CYCLONES


Before Activision took them over and relegated the talented development house to their yearly Call of Duty cash cow, Raven Software were quite the name in first person shooters. Hexen and Heretic were second only to Doom at the time, but their first title to clone id's game-changing FPS came in 1994. Rather aptly, it was called CyClones...

Thursday, 2 June 2016

ECHO NIGHT 2: THE LORD OF NIGHTMARES


Until recently, console gaming has mainly been the domain of the Japanese. Their machines dominated the market with many trend-setting games being released. What few titles that made it out of Japan are often regarded as classics. The fact that many other great games were never translated is a huge loss to any gaming enthusiast. Thankfully the sequel to one of my favourite hidden gems on the PlayStation got the fan translation treatment by Gemini and Tom at Devil Hackers: Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares...

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

UPDATES - JUNE 2016


In keeping with my recent struggle to update and perfect my older installs, I've only gone and done some more! Check them out after the jump.