Ewan Gleadow

Review: This is Spinal Tap – thirty fifth anniversary

Review: This is Spinal Tap – thirty fifth anniversary

A classic 80s movie, once more brought to us by the prolific and ever talented Rob Reiner, This is Spinal Tap evaded me for so, so many years. My only knowledge of it was the “Turn it up to 11” joke, and that’s only because they did a joke about it in an episode of Peep Show. Other than […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Whatever Works – tenth anniversary

Review: Whatever Works – tenth anniversary

The strengths of Woody Allen’s direction often coincide with his prolific leading man material. So to see him stay hidden away behind the camera always yields interesting and in this case, mediocre results. Modern Allen is often criticised as being nowhere near the standard of his 80s and 90s outputs, and rightly so. On the off chance that he […]

 Paul Farrell

Sonic the Hedgehog marks 25th birthday

Sonic the Hedgehog marks 25th birthday

2016 marks the 25th birthday of one of gaming’s biggest icons: Sonic the Hedgehog On the July 23, 1991 the world was introduced to a true legend among gaming icons: Sonic the Hedgehog and 2016 marks the “blue blur’s” 25th birthday. The original Sonic the Hedgehog for the SEGA Mega Drive was released back in […]

 Ed Quinn

20 YEARS TODAY…Duke Nukem: 3D

Hail to the king, baby!

What is known today as video-gaming’s biggest joke – Duke Nukem – fell from grace under the weight of 14 years’ worth of deflated hype, studio liquidations and the most ill-conceived development cycle in recent memory. Duke Nukem Forever bombed hard, and as a result, the odds of seeing Duke Nukem rise from the rubble, […]

 Sarah Lester

Lionhead Studios (Finally) Conjure Up Fable: Anniversary

Lionhead Studios (Finally) Conjure Up Fable: Anniversary

  Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! Have your swords at the ready and prepare for battle, Heroes of Albion. Jack of Blades is back! Fable: Anniversary prepares for launch and will hit stores in the UK on February 7th. The first game of the popular RPG franchise is making a comeback in aid of […]