Yooka-Laylee Nostalgia

[ Editor’s Note: This feature was commissioned as part of the RetroPitch 2017 event. ] ### Looking at Yooka-Laylee’s critical reception from the outside (IE as somebody who hasn’t played it), I find the variety of responses intriguing. Actually, it would be more accurate to say I find the lack…

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The History of WWE Games – Micro League Wrestling (C64)

I’ve set out on the daunting task of combing through the complete history of WWF/WWE video games that span over 30 years. It’s a LOT to cover, but should keep me busy for a long time. When researching the history of the series, I always thought that the first WWF game was on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

I was wrong.

Before the NES and other console wrestling games, the World Wrestling Federation licensed their first video game on a home computer. This takes a look at Micro League Wrestling, a turn based strategy game for the Commodore 64.

Top 10 Horses in Gaming

The history of video games has seen a lot of horses. Sadly, most have been crap. Whether we’re talking about Epona, the horse in Shadow of the Colossus, or the horse in, I don’t know, Witcher 3 must’ve had a horse or something… Anyway, those horses all sucked,…

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My Thoughts on Sonic Mania

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  So after a tremendous amount of build up, Sonic Mania has finally been released. The first “proper” Sonic game in over 20 years, this should naturally be right up every aged Sonic fan’s alley. I can’t say I’m quite as enamoured as everyone else seems to be,…

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