Features

NekoNecro developer interview – what, how, and why?

Games Asylum contributors Jay and Zayne are about to release NekoNecro, a hand-drawn 2D platformer with a three-year development and lots of fine-tuning. Obviously, reviewing it would be considerably shady – a huge conflict of interest. We even stepped back from a preview. But we still want to...

Most Played – August 2022

With the exception of Rich, who has been busy playing Blade Runner on Switch while traveling, the team’s plan to beat the summer heat seemingly involved staying indoors while playing console games. With a freezer full of choc ices nearby, it’s a plan that’s hard to fault.  ...

Most Played – June 2022

So much for ‘Most Played’ being a monthly feature – this is our first round-up of the year. With so many new releases to cover and review, 2022 has been exceedingly busy thus far. We think we can be excused for our tardiness. During the muggy month of...

Most Played – December 2021

The team didn’t just spend the merry month of December wrapping presents, eating mince pies, and watching re-runs of vintage Christmas specials on TV – there was still time for a spot of gaming too. Serious Sam 4 – Matt Earlier this year I played through Shadow Warrior...

2021: Games You May Have Missed

One of our favourite yearly pursuits is to sit down and glance over everything the past 12 months have given us. As our eyes scroll past chart-toppers, big-budget exclusives and indie darlings, it always becomes apparent there are numerous critically acclaimed titles many have overlooked. A lack of...

2021: Christmas Gift Guide for Gamers

Our Christmas gift guide for this year (hello, by the way!) begins with something you may want to grab for yourself and admire before the big day. Hallmark has released three new Nintendo tree ornaments: Mario holding a mushroom, an authentic-looking NES controller, and Yoshi – in festive...

Most Played – October 2021

As the nights started to draw in, the team got comfortable on their sofas with a mug of hot Tizer and enjoyed some games. Onesies were optional.срочно займ на карту онлайн без проверок Rustler – Matt It’s around this time of year that I sniff out and play...

Six gaming magazines that went beyond the call of duty

Future Publishing is best known nowadays for shuttering long-running magazines. In the ’80s and ’90s it was the opposite story – the publishing giant was fond of keeping magazines alive for as long as possible, keeping long-time readers engaged with demo discs and even full games taped to...

Games Asylum, twenty years ago today

If you were to travel back to 26th March 2001, we’d definitely recommend grabbing as many factory-sealed N64 and Dreamcast games as you can carry. If we recall, retailers were clearing out stock around this time. We certainly remember Oxford Street’s HMV having rows and rows of Dreamcast...