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Retro Monday is now Retro Thursday

It’s been a few months since I’ve been able to do my retro streams, and that’s because the usual slot of 7:45pm on a Monday was getting awkward for me to get online to stream. With the kids getting older and staying up a little later that time slot just wasn’t viable anymore. Well, the …



Desert Island Games: Episode 2, part 3

Back for the final instalment of MHTL’s list of eight games to take away to a desert island. We’ve had a very eclectic mix of titles from across many generations and we’re bang up to date with these final choices. So on with the show. Rock Band 3 is a 2010 music video game developed by …


The 7 commandments of tackling the pile of shame

Deal with the devil As  I mentioned in my previous post, I intend to limit my gaming library to just eight games for one year. This is to fully explore the games I already own and to try to put the brakes on purchasing more games. After much consideration, I think this is going to …



Desert Island Games: Episode 2, part 2

After a couple of very interesting retro choices for games one and two, we’re here again to look at MHTL’s picks for three, four and five.   F-Zero GX is the successor to F-Zero X and continues the series’ difficult, high-speed racing style, retaining the basic gameplay and control system from the Nintendo 64 game. …


Desert Island Games: Episode 2, part 1

Welcome back to Desert Island Games. Each episode takes a member of the GRcade community and strand them on a desert island forever. I’m not completely heartless so they’ll be able to take along their eight favourite games to play for the rest of their days. But there are a couple of rules in place. Any …



GRcade’s top 10 Xbox games of all-time

Following the E3 announcement that original Xbox games will be coming to Xbox One, I thought it’d be a great opportunity to look at the games GRcade members recently voted as their top 10 Xbox titles of all-time. Narrowly missing out on the top 10 were Beyond Good and Evil, Doom 3, Grand Theft Auto …


Tackling the pile of shame

Reflection I’m slowly coming to the conclusion I have a serious problem with my relationship with games. It may be you also share this same issue, or you may not even consider it a bad thing. My problem is I just can’t stop buying games. There isn’t any kind of affordability concern, I’m not racking …



Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The 5 best and worst tracks

Mario Kart 8 has been out for three years on the Wii U, but with its fairly recent re-release on the Nintendo Switch, I thought I’d jot down the five best and worst tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. I’ll also add a little on my feelings of the track. They won’t be long-winded, just …


Desert Island Games – Episode 1 Part 3

Here we are with the final part of Rax’s Desert Island Games list and we get find out games 6, 7 and 8. We’ve only had 1 Nintendo title up till now so maybe the big N will feature a little more heavily in these. Game 6 is the latest edition in Nintendo’s long running …



Desert Island Games – Episode 1 part 2

Back again with the 2nd part of Rax’s selection of Desert Island Games. If you haven’t read part one then I suggest you sidle over here and catch up otherwise you might not be able to follow the complex narrative. Anyway, on with the show. The  Rollercoaster Tycoon series of games were originally developed by …