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Ian

Ian has written 530 awesome things
Favourite game is The Legend of the Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon
Favourite console is Nintendo 64

I was once a 20-something person, now I’m unwilling to share my decade. I’ve been playing games since I was 5 years old with Sonic The Hedgehog on the Sega Mega Drive. Classic Sonic is the only Sonic. I'm an avid fan of RTS games, fantasy, reading, anime, foreign cinema, cinema in general and I like to travel where I can.


Ocarina of Time patched on NSO

23 January, 2022 - 9:51 am

Following Friday's announcement from Nintendo that Majora's Mask will be available on the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack in February it has come to light that there have been other changes to the service that have not been so widely... read more

Majora’s Mask comes to Switch Online Expansion Pack

21 January, 2022 - 10:30 am

Nintendo UK announced today that the Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask will be released on Nintendo's Switch Online Expansion Pack service in February 2022. (more…)

New Little King’s Story launch trailer released

2 October, 2012 - 9:40 pm

Despite Sony's aggressive marketing campaign for the PlayStation Vita, it still appears to be doing fairly poorly. This, as history shows, is not uncommon when faced against Nintendo's handheld platforms. Over the years many companies have brought out devices that... read more

MCM Expo details confirmed

2 October, 2012 - 9:15 pm

So after the joys and tribulations of EuroGamer's Expo at Earl's Court, the weekend just gone, it's time for the twice a year, Comic-Con to do their thing. MCM Comic Con is primarily an Expo for anime and sci-fi fans... read more

Dead or Alive 5 costume pack DLC free

2 October, 2012 - 7:59 pm

Dead or Alive, a very famous videogame franchise is now offering their first costume pack off of the back of Dead or Alive 5 for free. You'll be able to download these costumes immediately for both the PlayStation 3 and... read more

New Super Mario Bros 2 DLC

2 October, 2012 - 7:43 pm

Nintendo are truly embracing the DLC bandwagon, that I for one hate. With any luck, Nintendo do what Nintendo always have done - create quality games and then also create quality DLC, unlike many other developers out there who fix... read more

UK Charts Week 39

2 October, 2012 - 5:08 pm

Whoops, we missed a weekly sales update. I'm sure everyone is crying and very upset! If it makes you any happier, here is the latest sales stats that we should've updated you all with yesterday. It looks like there's been... read more

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate artwork released

15 August, 2012 - 10:35 pm

Today Konami released a array of new screenshots and artwork for their up and coming game, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate for the Nintendo 3DS. It's slated for release this year and now you've got some more... read more

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

15 August, 2012 - 10:26 pm

Bless him, once upon a time Mickey was able to pull in the sort of audiences that now-a-days only Spongebob can manage amongst the young. That doesn't mean he can't produce amazing games, since the Sega Mega Drive days with... read more

Final Fantasy VII for the PC priced

15 August, 2012 - 9:58 pm

Final Fantasy VII is one of the most famous games of all time, hotly debated as the best Final Fantasy game of all time and some people think it's one of the best games of all time. Whilst in my... read more

Spelunker Deluxe HD

22 September, 2021 - 3:25 pm reviewed on:

Old games becoming new(ish) has been happening for ages. The most recent adaptation for the Nintendo Switch (with other platforms available too) is Spelunker Deluxe HD. Spelunker has a pedigree that is older than I am, which is rare for... read more

Trigger Witch

9 August, 2021 - 1:00 pm reviewed on:

Are witches the new zombies? They are increasingly everywhere. My benchmark for terrible witchy things is the film “Season of the Witch”, a film so poor that I cannot forgive myself or Joe for not leaving the cinema. Trigger Witch,... read more

Akai Katana

26 May, 2012 - 9:18 pm reviewed on:

Shootings things and travelling super fast in space ships that aren’t actually in space is something that many of us dream about, frequently. After all, being able to control a spaceship like Yukinojo or Ryo-oh-ki would be awesome, a sort... read more

We Sing Pop

10 April, 2012 - 11:38 pm reviewed on:

Singing is something that’s often best left to the talented and yet up and down the country right now, there are people in karaoke bars singing their little hearts out. There are people in front of their TVs, with microphones... read more

Defenders of Ardania

8 April, 2012 - 5:12 pm reviewed on:

Age of Empires. It’s a PC and a Nintendo DS game, that’s been around for years now. Many years. So many in fact that it had a spinoff series called Age of Mythology, which was equally as brilliant as the... read more

DoDonPachi Resurrection

29 February, 2012 - 6:21 pm reviewed on:

Time paradoxes, they’re always fun. Some people don’t want to understand them; others understand them only too well and point out the flaws in every paradox ever seen. Whilst Futurama might get it right by killing everyone off who ends... read more

P-3

7 February, 2012 - 9:00 am reviewed on:

Asteroids, it’s a videogame that’s existed for longer than some people’s living memory. A game that’s well over 30 years old and still manages to hit the Top 100 videogames list on a regular basis, so it’s inevitable that over... read more

All Zombies Must Die

12 January, 2012 - 8:28 am reviewed on:

Zombies, they have seemingly managed to take over the world on a surprisingly frequent basis. Considering they don’t exist. Whilst just going down to The Winchester seems like a great plan to some, others would rather jump into action, get... read more

Sonic CD

3 January, 2012 - 11:00 am reviewed on:

Playing games on CDs isn’t something that’s often accredited with the early 90s, many people only remember big, plastic cartridges that were either black or some off shade of gray. Yes, the SEGA Mega Drive and Super Nintendo Entertainment System... read more

Winter Stars

16 December, 2011 - 9:48 pm reviewed on:

Waking up after a traumatic accident, with just the vaguest memory of what has just happened is something out of a nightmare. The most many people will ever get to this is the morning after the night before, where you... read more

Interview with Daniel Truong Developer of Pixel Blocked!

6 September, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Pixel Blocked! is easily one of the most under-recognised Indie Games on the Xbox Live Arcade, with a furiously addictive style of gameplay it's a game that many will become addicted to and with an impending update will soon want... read more

E3 2011 Roundup

6 June, 2011 - 1:29 pm

E3 is one of the busiest times of the year for videogames, this incredibly challenging event has occurred for many years and the world's press pays close attention to announcements and decisions made at this convention. The very prices of... read more

We Dance

29 May, 2011 - 10:30 pm

Dancing is a fine art, it’s something that most people disregard as a soft option at school; however, it’s much harder than people give it credit for. After all, how many people can actually dance well, or even do DDR... read more