IGN acquires Humble Bundle

humble logoHumble Bundle, the website best known for selling bundles of games that allow the buyer to dictate a price, while simultaneously fundraising for various charities announced yesterday that they have been bought by games media giant, IGN! Continue reading

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Nintendo have done it again! 

SNES-Classic.pngLast year we saw the release of the NES mini; a plug and play console that contained 30 games that were perfectly emulated and had that Nintendo ‘magic’; that je ne c’est quoi that make people lose their minds and “have” to own it.

What happened will go down in legend, like the Buzz Lightyear farce of ’93, Nintendo completely underestimated demand and the thing sold out as it touched down on shop floors leading to extreme stock shortages. It caused out-roar on the internet as people struggled to secure their console and those who were interested in it (including me) could never hope to acquire one without giving in the outrageous prices scalpers were asking.   Continue reading

My picks from e3 2017 

IMG_3433Here it is folks, my game picks from E3 2017! Prepare to be excited and prepare to be disappointed because I know for a fact there’ll be people in both camps!

I can’t please you all, and to be honest – I’m not even going to try!

This list is based entirely off my own personal taste; so, if you want to flame them, please do it in the comments or @me on twitter! I will try to better justify my choices if you can give me a succinct reason why you disagree with them being on my list!

Let the fun begin. Continue reading

Famous console malfunctions -Part 1

MALFUNCTIONIn case you missed it; the Nintendo Switch was released last week, and amid all the pictures of excited gamers with their wares, the unboxing videos and of course the gameplay footage of Zelda (which is seemingly the only game people bought for the system) there was an undercurrent of people who were less than happy with their purchase. Continue reading