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 for the previous Warcraft games, the first being Warcraft: Orcs … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Warcraft III Reign of Chaos

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 from the excellent Resident Evil meets Jurassic Park survival horror … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Primal

Lost gaming gem: Time Splitters Future Perfect

Past-perfect for shooters fans. Now I’m not going to go into some rant about the golden era of shooters or anything like that, but this as a shooter ticks all of the boxes for me. Not to mention the co-op experience of the game – I remember playing this game for hours upon hours with my brother without tiring. The game is essentially about Sergeant Cortez, … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Time Splitters Future Perfect

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 very RPG approach. The lore surrounding the Panzer Dragoon game … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Panzer Dragoon

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’ and ‘future’ to indicate the desired direction of time travel, … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Sonic CD

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. Yet, Final Fantasy XIII was most definitely not the best … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: Resonance of Fate

Lost gaming gem: The warriors

Talking of lost gaming gems, you must pay a visit to Rockstar’s iteration of Coney Island, courtesy of the 1979 cult classic; The Warriors. This title was released back in October 2005 on the masterful PlayStation 2. Excellently crafted brawls along with tense chase segments are just some of the components to this masterpiece.  With it being a game based directly from a movie, you … Continue reading Lost gaming gem: The warriors