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Review: Ben Prunty Albums

August 28th, 2014|Music, Reviews, Video Games|

Ben Prunty shot to recognition after producing audio for the hit PC game FTL and since I own his entire album collection up to this point (spoiler: they’re rather good!) I’d like to share my thoughts on each one and talk a little bit about why I like them and why you might too.

The 16-bit Era

August 20th, 2014|Personal, Video Games|

The fourth generation of home video game consoles would constitute somewhat of a golden period in my Sega-centric gaming history. Like many moments though, I always found it extremely special to be part of something like this the first time around as well as rediscovering it after many years.

The 8-Bit Era

July 12th, 2014|Personal, Video Games|

There's something about 8-bit games, isn't there? Find out what came after the Atari in this follow up to my original two posts and join me as I divulge my continuing history with video games.

Retrospective: Soulstar

June 28th, 2014|Retrospectives, Video Games|

Fantastic graphics, colourful level design and an excellent soundtrack are the defining features of this largely forgotten Mega CD game. Now twenty years old, how does the cult favourite Soulstar hold up?

You Have to Start Somewhere

June 3rd, 2014|Personal, Video Games|

It was a very rare sequence of events that brought me to my first contact with the world of video games and in fact, looking back now I guess it played out exactly like something you might see in a movie.