How the mighty have fallen. How did MCM Comic Con went from hosting what could possibly be the best MCM Comic Con Manchester convention thus far to this dumpster fire of a convention? Be careful for what you wish for… because the things you wish for don’t end up exactly like you wanted and you’ll […]Read more "MCM Comic Con Manchester 2019 – Worst of the Worst"
While the first Yooka-Laylee game (and Spyro Reignited Trilogy) is the definition of “Be careful what you wish for”, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is quite the opposite. Unlike the first game, the spin-off took on a more different approach. Instead of starting at the first level, the game plops you immediately in the aptly […]Read more "Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – Return To Form"
Picture this: 2002. This is when mascot 3D platformers still rule the roost and everywhere you look are anthropomorphic mascot video game characters as far as the eye can see. It’s also when Girls Aloud burst onto the music scene, gracing the UK music charts with their presence. This caused the likes of Ratchet & […]Read more "Ty The Tasmanian Tiger – So Close And Yet So Far"
Full disclosure: I’m one of the backers of The Tomb Raider Suite Kickstarter campaign. Dante Basco and Jonah Feingold, Keiji Inafune, Playtonic Games, Butch Hartman, Ys Net and now Nathan McCree, what do they all have in common? They are all so-called star-studded famous people and companies launching Kickstarter campaigns to fund their projects and […]Read more "The Tomb Raider Suite: Mismanaged or a Legitimate Scam?"
In spite of the review’s negative title, I had an overall positive experience with Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, despite it’s a mixed bag. It’s marred with game-breaking glitches, a broken online system, locking online racing, the Grand Prix and its challenges behind PlayStation Plus, Beenox/Activision not being upfront with the Pit Stop may become a […]Read more "Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled – Not The Definitive Way To Play (Unedited Version)"
Stop the presses! Read all about it! Hello space cadets! Calling all Ratchet & Clank fans (or “Ratchet & Clankers” as the community is unofficially known as)! According to Insert Coin Clothing’s previous tweets (and official blog posts), it’s been hinting at Ratchet & Clank making a comeback to the store for the first time […]Read more "Ratchet & Clank Insert Coin Clothing Apparel"
(Review copy of the UK/European version of Skylar & Plux: Adventure On Clover Island for PlayStation 4 courtesy of Right Nice Games and Grip Digital) Prior to Ratchet & Clank-esque 2D indie platformer/Metroidvania/platform-shooter, Iconoclasts, is Skylar & Plux: Adventure On Clover Island, a 3D indie platformer inspired by Ratchet & Clank and Jak and Daxter […]Read more "Skylar & Plux: Adventure On Clover Island – 3D Platformer Front-runner?"