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The SEGA Saturn’s Last Christmas

SEGA’s decision to drop the Saturn more than a year before the UK launch of the Dreamcast – giving them little to no presence within Europe during that time – could be seen as a mercy killing. The much-maligned 32-bit system scraped through the first half of 1998...

2020: Christmas Board Game Guide

Cheese, biscuits, mulled wine, turkey and board games. All things that come to mind when you think of Christmas. But like nan drinking too much mulled wine, or cheese-based trumps, board games can go terribly wrong. Make a poor choice and you get fights over the rules, or...

2020: Games You May Have Missed

When perusing the list of games this accursed year has given us, contenders for overlooked titles were bountiful. However, and regrettably, haven’t played many for ourselves – if we were to cover them here, we’d simply be paraphrasing. So, let us give a noble salute to the eccentric...

Christmas 2020 Gift Guide for Gamers

With the ‘big day’ now just weeks away, we’ve laid out a spread of handpicked gaming goodies guaranteed to delight. Or if you simply fancy treating yourself, we aren’t ones to judge – 2020 has, frankly, been beyond tough. Cyberpunk is the talk of the town currently, and...

SEGA Dreamcast: Collected Works

Why is the Dreamcast still held in such high regard? That’s one of the questions that SEGA Dreamcast: Collected Works attempts to answer, through a mixture of editorial, contributions from key personalities – including Yu Suzuki, Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Peter Moore, among many others – and a whole...

Five reasons to be excited about Dragon’s Dogma on Switch

Capcom’s hack ‘n slash role-player Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen arrives on Nintendo Switch this April. As one of our favourite games of the last generation, which we sunk well over 60 hours into, last week’s announcement was a cause of celebration around these parts. Don’t let the fact...

2018: The bad, the ugly, and the broken

There was a time when we’d use Metacritic to compile our annual round-up of terrible games. As popular as these pieces were, in terms of page views at least, we’d always hit bumps along the way. Scores varying between formats were the least of our problems. In most...

2018: Six games you may have missed

Of all our yearly features, our look back at games that were overshadowed is easily our favourite to compile. We often champion ‘hidden gems’ on Twitter, particularly when they’re discounted on the digital stores, but here we’re able to discuss them in full. We’ve opted for six overlooked...