In this latest episode Paul, Phil and Tom sit down to discuss some of their favourite games from 2002. With the Playstation 2, GameCube and XBox, gamers were spoilt for choice with classics such as GTA Vice City, Metroid Prime and many more. Hopefully we can inspire you to give games a second look that you may have missed buying first time round.
On the face of it with the Wii U Nintendo’s first steps in to the HD generation of gaming have faltered to say the least. Sales haven’t exactly been stellar for Nintendo’s latest home console. But those that have taken the plunge have had the privilege of playing some of the finest games of this current generation.
Valve is one of the most well-known and respected developers around today, and their first game, Half-Life spawned one of gaming’s biggest franchises. When it hit the PC in 1998, Half-Life wowed critics and went on to become one of the most popular first person shooters ever released for both PC and console. A seamless mix of first person shooting action and science fiction storytelling, the adventure catapulted Gordon Freeman into the limelight and cemented Valve as a force to be reckoned with.
In our latest episode Paul and Chris are joined by Kincl from Hyperplay RPG fanzine and Julian Hill from Boxed Pixels as they sit down to discuss the RPG (Role Playing Game) genre. During their adventure the explore a few of their favourite games, what makes a great RPG, early memories of getting into the genre and more.
The SEGA Saturn needs little introduction. The controversy surrounding its launch not only took the media by surprise but also alienated a large amount of retailers. In short the launch was a disaster and coupled with the fact that the Sony Playstation was about to be released which boasted state of the art 3D visuals, the Saturn, even though it was a 2D powerhouse, was on the blckfoot from the get go. However even with the consoles glaring short comings it has gone on to be a much loved system of the retro gaming community.