Pick-up-and-play, a term thats used in the industry to describe a game with a short learning curve and quick, rewarding gameplay. Worm’s has always been a game that has fallen into this category, its short battles and turn based gameplay well suited to playing for a few minutes as and when you can. For podcast listeners, you’ll be aware that my Wife is 9 months pregnant and the due date passed last Sunday with baby yet to make an appearance. Under such life changing circumstances taking on a game to…
In a departure from my usual style, I present instead the story of Clive. Clive was a prisoner at the Centre Perks 2.0 prison until his recent escape. How did he escape? Well, disguised in some stolen civilian clothes he hid behind a bush in the gardens until nightfall where he then cut a hole in the fence and legged it. It’s not the most exciting end to a story, but the story that precede those events actually summarises The Escapists 2 rather well.
The early 90’s was somewhat of a golden-age for the video games industry. The NES and Master System had successfully revived the industry and everything was set for the second act. Back then the major industry players, Nintendo and SEGA, were in a direct head to head for your money and leading the vanguard were their respective mascots Sonic and Mario.
Hello everybody and welcome to the twenty ninth BXB’s Bits and Bobs! A bi-weekly podcast where we talk about whatever we damn well please! In this weeks show we return from no show in a while because we are terrible people to talk about games because you demanded it!
Nearly 18 months ago I reviewed Ironcast on Xbox One. Back then the review was for britxbox and we were using a ten point system to review games. This was an early video review from me and it shows. But while many things have changed about the site and how we do things in that time, one thing hasn’t. Ironcast is still a brilliant game.
Hello everybody and welcome to the ninth episode of BXB’s Bonus Babble! This is a semi regular solo podcast in which Ben talks about the latest gaming news and games he has been playing in the week Bits and Bobs is not airing!
In more than name, this 3D puzzle adventure engenders an imperfect yet sublime poetry.
For some of you older gamers, the name Wonder Boy might well sound somewhat familiar. You’ll need to cast you mind back quite some way however, all the way back to the 8 bit era of the late 1980s. Wonder Boy: The Dragons Trap is a remake of Wonder Boy 3 which was originally released on the Sega Master System back 1989. Developer Lizardcube initially announced the remake back in June 2016 and just under a year later the final product is now ready for a glance through those rose tinted glasses.
Back from the wilderness, Nintendo is kicking the sand out of its boots. With a slow first step, they have a steady foothold.
Hello everybody and welcome to the twenty first episode of BXB’s Bits and Bobs! A bi-weekly podcast where we talk about whatever we damn well please! This weeks show brings Rob into the fold to probably melt your brain, no pressure Rob. In addition to that we play all the biggest games, literally, the ones with the largest land masses. Amongst others.