Lost gaming gem: Warcraft III Reign of Chaos

Blizzard Entertainment have some of the most popular games in existence on their roster – namely Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft. The Warcraft franchise is arguably one of the most influential in the gaming industry; the most successful being World of Warcraft, one of the most played MMORPGs ever. However, this would not have existed if not…

Lost gaming gem: Primal

Dark and edgy lost RPG gem Back in 2003, strong female characters didn’t enjoy the same level of representation they do today. While Samus Aran continued to kick ass for team Nintendo with Metroid Fusion, some of the strongest leading ladies of Sony’s previous generation didn’t make the leap to its new generation. Ladies like Regina…

Lost gaming gem: Panzer Dragoon

Forgotten dragon-borne RPG.  The Sega Saturn was home to many amazing and unique wonders, and one franchise that stood out was the Panzer Dragoon games. The third game in the series is the odd one out compared to its siblings, with the first, second and forth game all being rail shooters, but Saga took a…

Lost gaming gem: Sonic CD

Sonic CD – a game about time travel, lost in time. The plot is pretty simple: a girl has been kidnapped; save her. It’s a traditional Sonic game, with running and jumping aplenty as you’d expect, but time travel is a new key mechanic that is cleverly interspersed throughout all levels. Posts are labelled ‘past’…

Lost gaming gem: Mount & Blade Warband

Often developers release a game amidst a barrage of triple-A titles and as a result are overshadowed. The focus of most gaming media is on console gaming, meaning lots of PC games can go untouched by the media, despite having an avid community on steam. This was the case in 2010 when Paradox Interactive, known for…

Lost gaming gem: Resonance of Fate

Gaming has many hidden gems and Resonance of Fate is one of them. Resonance of Fate is a JRPG that is criminally underrated and was overshadowed by JRPG giant Final Fantasy. When the game came out, Final Fantasy XIII had already been out a couple of weeks and Resonance of Fate fell off the radar.…