Zool – Amiga

James Matson asks the question – if you can’t be a hedgehog or a plumber, what will you be? The answer seems obvious; a Ninja from the Nth dimension. We can’t all be Sonic or Mario.  The Sega mascot was (and still is) responsible for some of the finest moments of gaming, while Nintendo’s undisputed […]

The Great Giana Sisters – Multi Platform

It was the late 80’s and a truly awesome time to be a gamer with many gaming systems readily available for play from the comfort of your own beanbag. Sure, mention early consoles – and even platform games – and most will recall the likes of those pixelated, cap-wearing, moustache-faced plumbers looking for the princess […]

Maniac Mansion – Multi Platform

Released in 1987 for the Commodore 64/Apple II, then a few months later for the home computer (DOS), followed by Amiga and the Atari ST, and ported to the Nintendo Entertainment System in the early 90’s; Maniac Mansion was designed BY puzzle adventure game fans FOR puzzle adventure game fans. Lucasfilm’s first graphic adventure launched […]

Street Rod II – DOS

Suz E.Q is back and she’s gonna take you on a ride!!!!! DOS. Say that to anyone under the age of 18 these days and they’ll stare at you blankly with their Xbox 360 controller flashing in their hand like you ‘re speaking another language. Well yeah, kinda. Even back in the 80’s and early […]

Airwolf Review: C64 & Nintendo Entertainment System

One incredible attack helicopter. Two unique gaming platforms. Only one can emerge victorious while the other skulks through life as a defeated loser, eventually moving into a run down unit on the outskirts of Broadmeadows where it will live out its remaining days addicted to Meth and re-runs of Survivor.  James Matson gets all judge, jury and […]