Archive for April 2011

Atari’s Greatest Hits (iPad)

Before any of us had heard of Nintendo, we had Atari. If you were a kid in the late 1970s or early 1980s, you either owned an Atari 2600, were friends with someone who did, or were a weird booger-eater that nobody cared about anyway. Those of us with fond memories of the Atari 2600 […]

Terminator Salvation: How To Kill An Unstoppable Franchise

90s- James Cameron’s Terminator 2 becomes the most successful blockbuster in forever. 00s- The Terminator franchise follows in the steps of Superman’s second and third sequels while Jame’s Cameron’s Avatar becomes the most successful blockbuster ever. What happened?

Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis (PC)

A little background: back in 1997 Mark Ryan released a short game called The Incredible Erotic Adventures of Stiffy Makane. It was possibly meant as wankfodder plus juvenile humour, along the lines of early adult interactive fiction like Softporn Adventure or its descendant Leisure Suit Larry, but was pretty cack-handed even by those standards: >touch […]

Transformers (C64)

Ocean Software (1985) The raging battle between the Autobots and Decepticons continues in this exclusive title for the Commodore 64 computer. Take control of five different Transformers in the Autobots’ quest for Energon.

Cheeseburgers In High Definition

It’s time to make cheeseburgers. In high definition! Tdarcos