Been playing…

The Darkness. The lovely melatonin bought me this several years ago as a Secret Santa gift. I played it for a couple of hours, got bored, and stopped. Many years later I played Syndicate, a game by the same team that made The Darkness. Having loved Syndicate, I decided to …

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MGM – Biggest. Letdown. Ever.

Steel Battalion. You know, the one that came with the huge controller designed specifically for the game. So huge you had to assemble it yourself with an allan key. The huge controller with 40 buttons (all of which lit up as they had LEDs underneath them), two full size sticks, …

MGM – Red wine, cheese on toast and N.O.M.A.D.

This is one of my earliest memories, I was still in Middle School at the time. I was staying round my friends house and when his Mum went to bed, we silently made our way downstairs. We put the Spectrum +3 on and played this really odd game called N.O.M.A.D., …

MGM – I just did a Super Combo!!!

Now, before you read this, bear in mind that Super Street Fighter II had only just been released. I’d never played it, and I’d never even attempted doing TWO quarter circle forward motions and then hitting ALL THREE kick buttons at once. One day we went to Lazer Quest in …

MGM – Ridge Racer on holiday

After leaving school, it must’ve been 1994 or thereabouts, I went on holiday to Burnham-on-Sea with my best friend and his Mum and Dad. In between getting smashed on Newcastle Brown Ale and being accused of rape (another story for another time), we spent a lot of time in the …

MGM – The most pointless thing I’ve ever won

I was once a keen Amiga enthusiast and I used to read Amiga Format. They ran competitions every month, but I never entered any. David and I were visiting our Father one weekend, and Amiga Format was running it’s biggest competition ever, two whole pages of general knowledge questions – …