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Conker’s Big Reunion

Conker’s Big Reunion

E3 2014. Conker appears on stage, chopping a logo in half much like he did back in the N64 days. I literally threw my glasses off my face in excitement. “It’s here,” I thought, […]

Kameo: Elements of Power – Cane and Rinse 173

Kameo: Elements of Power – Cane and Rinse 173

“Magic… The elusive trickery that chains my people…” Hanging up their Covenant sniper rifles and Dragon Greatswords to dawn the wings of a fairy princess of the Enchanted Kingdom, Ryan, Darren, Tony, and Brian […]

An hour with… Mega Man

An hour with… Mega Man

In 1993 I was presented with a choice. As per usual when staying with my grandparents I was taken to a car boot sale before being dropped off home and not long after arriving […]

Speedball and Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe – Cane and Rinse 172

Speedball and Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe – Cane and Rinse 172

“Ice cream! Ice cream!” A dystopic vision (late 80s/early 90s style) of bone-crunching, metallic future sports, courtesy of the famous Bitmap Bros, first Speedball and then Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe captured the imagination of […]

Grow Home Quick Rinse

Grow Home Quick Rinse

Darren Gargette goes crystal-sniffing with his lovable robot BUD in Ubisoft Reflections’ Grow Home. Grow Home is available on Steam now: http://store.steampowered.com/app/323320/ If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can find many more […]

Sound of Play: 13

Sound of Play: 13

Welcome to our podcast about our favourite videogame music – Sound of Play. For many of us, it’s hard to think of almost any videogame without our minds conjuring up the music that accompanied […]

Bloodborne and the etymology of horror

Bloodborne and the etymology of horror

Bloodborne, the newly-released PlayStation 4 exclusive from legendary developer From Software, sets itself apart from its Demon’s and Dark Souls predecessors by being oriented around imagery of traditional horror rather than fantasy. While it […]

Silent Hill: Homecoming – Cane and Rinse 171

Silent Hill: Homecoming – Cane and Rinse 171

“Alright, you cuff him, I’ll read him his rights.” In this, the sixth of our eight podcasts on Silent Hill, we turn our attention to 2008’s Silent Hill: Homecoming. A title that many series […]

The Static Speaks My Name

The Static Speaks My Name

What if I told you that a free, 10 minute long horror game delivers on BioShock’s medium-defining twist even more memorably than the revered Irrational game? NB: Contains some spoilers. We recommend playing through […]

Cover me! – Akai Katana

Cover me! – Akai Katana

The cover below shows us that the game in question is… a) really anime b) a classic meld of 1940s era wartime and Japanese warrior mythology c) a mysterious Eastern gem, unearthed and transported […]

Dragon’s Dogma – Cane and Rinse 170

Dragon’s Dogma – Cane and Rinse 170

“Show that you’ve the strength to break the yoke that binds you.” Guests CJ Black (Twin Humanities) and Sean Bell (Midnight Resistance) join Leon and Jay in our entirely unbalanced Dragon’s Dogma issue. That’s […]