• Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA (PSP)

    Taking advantage of the PSP's region-free functionality (amongst other things)? You bloody well should be. Some of my favourite games were released in Japan exclusively, or at least much earlier than

  • Gamera Obscura: Biometal Unitron

    This month, let's take a quick look at Biometal Unitron, a game released in 1999 for the Neo-Geo Pocket Color. Remember that little handheld console? One of the many portable systems that was trounced to death by the Game Boy like a wild puma on a steaming plate of Hamburger Helper?

  • Mega Man 5 (NES)

    Mega Man 5 took me two hours, forty minutes and ninety-two deaths to beat. The plot of the game is that Proto Man, Mega Man's brother—I'm still not sure how robots can have brothers—has turned evi

  • Mega Man 2 (NES)

    Mega Man 2 is widely regarded as the best [Mega Man / NES / video] game of all time. There's no way to write a positive and original review when all the good adjectives have already been exhausted by

  • Mega Man (NES)

    “Fairly revolutionary” and “rather creative” are two terms I would use to describe the original Mega Man. “Spine-meltingly difficult” is another one.

  • Astro Boy: The Omega Factor (GBA)

    Actually, I think I'll go out on a limb and say that this whole game is a highlight.

  • Front Mission 3 (PS1)

    I'd say that Front Mission beats Final Fantasy any day. Why? Robots.