Maximum Power Up takes another look at the Sony PlayStation 2. As previously discussed Sony really started to take control of the console market with their 2nd machine. With a massive software library which also included the start of many much loved franchises there was something for everyone.
Following on from our last episode we reveal the final 25 games in the Maximum Power Up All Time Top 50. As previously mentioned we asked our listeners to help us decide by voting the top 50 games of all time. With our podcast covering all eras it gave us the chance to cover ’70’s to now.
For any gaming magazine fans in the 80’s or 90’s there is a very good chance they read work from Julian “Jaz” Rignall.
Working on several much loved magazines including Zzap64, CVG and Mean Machines, Jaz built up an excellent reputation as a writer and then editor for these magazines.
The Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series has been going for over 20 years first appearing on the PlayStation in 1996. Starting off very much as a niche game series, Since the release of the first title Revelations: Persona (known in Japan as Megami Ibunroku Persona) the series has gained quite a large following which has helped latest entry Persona 5 become a huge hit.
For a decade the point and click adventure was one of the most popular genres. Following on from text based adventures a new user interface was brought in made famousby Lucasarts- the SCUMM engine. Although Maniac Mansion and Zak McKracken were early point and click releases for Lucasarts, it was Secret Of Monkey Islandthat made everyone take notice of how funny and entertaining this genre could be
The Super Nintendo has always been a favourite machine for a lot of gamers over the years and for most retro gaming collectors it’s THE machine to collect for.
With an amazing libary of games Nintendo made sure every genre was catered for which led to loads of must own titles. Well known series such as Mario, Metroid, Castlevania and more were updated for Nintendo’s 16bit powerhouse.