Happy 25th Gameboy-day!

So, the GameBoy is 25 years old today, what a way to make me feel old. I remember when I got my first Gameboy – although I can’t pinpoint the exact dates, I roughly know the period. I had left school, and finished college, it must have been between me …

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Fighting fire with fire

This is all about Firefight, the super cool mode on Halo 3: ODST where you are in an arena and wave after wave of Covenant rush at you, shooting their futuristic neon laser guns in your direction. It was going to be about Pokémon, I figured I’d not written about …

My Pokémon adventure continues…

…and I’m still thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve just beat the final Gym and am gearing up to the Victory Road/Indigo Plateau finale. I enjoyed the three little islands that weren’t in the original Red and Blue, although it was a pretty slight diversion. I’ve caught all three Legendary birds, defeated …

I’m playing Pokémon on my PSP

This week I finally got around to enabling homebrew on my PSP. It was very easy, mostly thanks to my PSP being one of the old “Phat” models. I eventually found some suitable emulators and some questionable software – It was a bit tricky thanks to the gamut of sites …

Essential Charts Q1/Q2 2005

For the first and second quarters of 2005, I quite possibly overstretched myself and made the charts too unwieldy to continue. As well as PS2, Gamecube, Gameboy Advance, PC and Xbox games, I also included several retro consoles such as the Sega Saturn and the Nintendo Entertainment System. Here are …

Essential Charts Q3/Q4 2004

For the third and fourth quarters of 2004, the charts were expanded to contain the top 20 “Essential” games for each format. Listening to what the users of Gamesradar wanted, I also covered PC games and the top 10 online console games this time around. Here are the results.

Essential Charts Q1/Q2 2004

Back in 2004/5, I ran this thing called The Essential Charts on Gamesradar. The jist is this: Everyone picks their five favourite games and can either rank them from 1 to 5 (the game placed first gets five points, the game placed second gets four points and so on), or …