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Saving money on videogames

Gaming is an increasingly expensive hobby; in 2016 the traditional fixed console cycle is coming to an end with Microsoft’s Scorpio and Sony’s PS4 Pro consoles. nVidia’s 1000-series and AMD’s 400-series GPUs are providing graphical and computational power at relatively affordable prices that only a few years ago would be out of reach of almost …



Retro Monday: Low G Man: The Low Gravity Man.

This week for Retro Monday, I played Chalkitdown’s pick, “Low G Man: The Low Gravity Man”, an action platformer released in 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’d never played this before, but I had heard good things about it. Well, lets start with how it looks. The style of the game is pretty great. …


Retro Monday: Desert Strike

In the 90’s EA used to make a variety of games that they don’t seem to make now, one of those games series was the Strike games. There were 5 in total, but today we’re looking at Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf, which coincidentally is also the very first game in the Strike series. As a …



Review: Titanfall 2

It wasn’t meant to be like this. Titanfall 2 was meant to be a mess. It was meant to be another fast-paced shooter, with a multiplayer mode that ruined it’s predecessors and a tacked on campaign that would be, at best, a boring diversion. So what happened? How did a game launching between two of …


A Monday, A Glorious Retro Monday

For nearly the past year I have been doing Retro Monday, which has been fun. I’ll let you know what it is before I talk about why I’m making this post. Every week a person from the forum is chosen to pick 3 retro titles, those 3 games are then put to a vote and …