Games Evolution: Adventure

All good stories have to start somewhere, and when it comes to adventure video gaming, that story begins way back in the 1980s. From 'The Bard's...

The 15 Greatest Face-Offs in Anime

When it comes to anime, there’s nothing like a good fight for gluing us to the edge of our seats. Whether it’s two best friends suddenly finding...

Hyper Japan Summer 2014: The Review

So we’ve signed off on another fantastic weekend at Hyper Japan. The UK’s premier event celebrating Japanese culture, it’s a must for anyone...

I Played… 1988

I Played 1988 is the ultimate album for retro gamers who love remembering the glory days of 8 bit, 16 bit, and everything in between. Featuring...

I Played… 1986

If you had to pin down the most important years in gaming, then it seems fair to suggest that 1986 might just be on your shortlist. We met some...

I Played… 1990

Remember playing ‘Super Mario World’ for the first time? Remember when Sega versus Nintendo was the ultimate playground battle? Then you’ll...

I Played… 1989

What were you playing in 1989? Our epic gamer collection, I Played 1989, is packed full of the best and most epic gaming anthems of that magical...

I Played… 1991

Were you a gamer in 1991? Do you still play those games today? If you picked up more broken bottles on ‘Streets of Rage’ than the average street...