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Doshin the Giant - Nintendo GameCube

Doshin the Giant

[youtube id=”HlDZg-vYAyg” width=”633″ height=”356″] Doshin the Giant Format: GameCube Genre: God Game Released: 2002 Developer:Nintendo I’ve got to admit that this game was a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. It’s ...
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Psychonauts

[youtube id=”zGnZo5g-BQY” width=”633″ height=”356″] Psychonauts The other day I was looking back through the games I’ve covered so far on the blog, and it dawned on me that I have a very odd taste in games. Loads ...
Horace Goes Skiing - ZX Spectrum

Horace Goes Skiing

[youtube id=”LS-HWZPn-LI” width=”633″ height=”356″] Horace Goes Skiing Format: Spectrum Genre: Arcade Released: 1982 Developer: Psion Software Horace Goes Skiing is [drum roll please!!!] the first game I ever ...
Beneath a Steel Sky - Amiga - Gameplay Screenshot

Beneath a Steel Sky

[youtube id=”pm7V-VrlJuo” width=”633″ height=”356″] Beneath a Steel Sky Ah, the point-and-click adventure – a genre so fondly remembered yet so close to extinction… ~Lewis Packwood The fortunes of these most traditional ...
Super Metroid - SNES

Super Metroid

[youtube id=”5bQXb33_GnA” width=”633″ height=”356″] Of course, hardcore players like me don’t need strategy guides (“Ha! I laugh in the face of your pathetic guide of weakness!”), and I blitzed my way through ...
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Alien Breed

[youtube id=”jFqtJLZ7SsU” width=”633″ height=”356″] Alien BreedOh, the hours I used to spend playing this bloody game. Not only was Alien Breed one of the best games on the Amiga, it was also one of the hardest ...
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Super Star Wars

Super Star Wars Format: Super NES Genre: Run and Gun Released: 1993 Developer:Sculptured Software/Lucasarts Super Star Wars blew my tiny little adolescent mind when I first played it. Graphically it was superb, with crisp and colourful visuals ...
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Skies of Arcadia

Format: Dreamcast Genre: RPG Released: 2001 Developer: Sega (Overworks)Skies of Arcadia Yes, that’s right another Dreamcast game for the list – no complaining back there. Hey, look, it’s not my fault that a signficant proportion of THE ...
Resident Evil - Code Veronica

Resident Evil Code: Veronica

Resident Evil Code: Veronica Format: Dreamcast Genre: Survival Horror Released: 2000 Developer: Capcom/NextechI have a love/hate relationship with this game. Love because it’s one of the best Resident Evil games out there, with some of the most memorable ...
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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Format: GameCube Genre: RPG Released: 2003 Developer: Nintendo Wind Waker was a brave move on Nintendo’s part. Radically overhauling the graphical style of one of the best-loved game series of all time takes ...
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U.N. Squadron

U.N. Squadron Format: Super NES Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Released: 1991 Developer:Capcom Back in the day, I used to be a massive fan of shoot ‘em ups (or ‘shmups’ as people are trendily abbreviating them nowadays). I don’t play them so much ...
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Syndicate

[youtube id=”NBiHuAwyHR8″ width=”633″ height=”356″] Syndicate  I’ve always been interested in politics and, well, power. I distinctly remember aged 7 or 8 explaining to a classmate that Margaret Thatcher was ...
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Journey’s End

Format: Spectrum Genre: Adventure Released: 1985 Developer: Games Workshop Nothing lasts forever. Here we are then, at game number 101. The last in our (not really) definitive list of games that made our lives slightly better. What game do you ...
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Stunt Car Racer

[youtube id=”Kn32IgQGrOQ” width=”633″ height=”356″] Stunt Car Racer Format: Amiga Genre: Racing Released: 1989 Developer: MicroStyle   Bizarrely, the inaugural post on this blog is for a racing game. Bizarre ...