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Music Monday: Pang

Music Monday: Pang

A game with three names, the cutesy Space Invaders meets Asteroids hybrid Pang is also known as Buster Bros. in the USA and Pomping World in its native Japan. A healthy chunk of my youth was spent playing Capcom/Mitchell Corporation’s […]

Viva Piñata – Cane and Rinse 143

Viva Piñata – Cane and Rinse 143

“Don’t be a stranger now!” This week Tony, Darren, Ryan and guest Gary Blower (Gameburst) discuss Rare‘s brightly coloured, papier-mâché life (or perhaps zoological) simulation title Viva Piñata. The discussion also covers the sequel Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise and […]

Diehard Dungeon Quick Rinse – Not a Bruce Willis movie

Diehard Dungeon Quick Rinse – Not a Bruce Willis movie

Darren Gargette wears a vest but no shoes for real-time Rogue-like antics with Tricktale’s Diehard Dungeon on Steam for PC. The game is also available to download on Xbox 360 through the Indie Games section. If you like these Quick […]

Snatcher – Cane and Rinse 142

Snatcher – Cane and Rinse 142

“You come from a world that’s been gone for 50 years…” Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher isn’t quite 50 years old, but James, Sean, Karl and special guest Brad Gallaway (GameCritics.com) take a trip back to 1988 to visit the far-flung future […]

BattleBlock Theater Quick Rinse

BattleBlock Theater Quick Rinse

Darren Gargette is your puppet on a stick for this vignette of Behemoth’s XBLA and PC (this version) platformer, BattleBlock Theater. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can find many more (plus a few other bits and bobs) […]

Unreal Tournament 2003 Quick Rinse – We’ve got your back!

Unreal Tournament 2003 Quick Rinse – We’ve got your back!

Darren Gargette converts his PC into a time machine and takes a trip back to Unreal Tournament 2003 – an era of double-jumping, railguns, jump-pads, all that mad shit. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can find many […]

Music Monday: Resident Evil

Music Monday: Resident Evil

I’m one of those who welcomes news of game remakes. Rather than seeing them as tired, lazy cash-in rehashes of boring, old titles I see each as a potential opportunity to revisit an old favourite, enhanced with modern bells and […]

The Chronicles of Riddick – Cane and Rinse 141

The Chronicles of Riddick – Cane and Rinse 141

“Talking about me? Never wise.” Darren Gargette, Darren Forman and Brian Tarran discuss interplanetary anti-hero Richard B. Riddick and his break-out critical hit, 2004′s first-person action adventure The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, as well as its 2009 […]

Mario and Me

Mario and Me

We were eight years-old when we first met, though he looked a lot older than me. He was kind of a friend-of-a-friend, I guess. I’d seen him and his brother around where I grew up, always larking about and making […]

Gang Beasts Quick Rinse – Doughboys, Jelly Babies or Morphs?

Gang Beasts Quick Rinse – Doughboys, Jelly Babies or Morphs?

Darren Gargette talks over pre-recorded multiplayer games of Gang Beasts – a ridiculously funny physics-based drunken brawler (?!) We dunno. It’s off the hook either way. Windows PC Pre-Alpha version 0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.3. Probably. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you […]

Music Monday: Noby Noby Boy

Music Monday: Noby Noby Boy

Keita Nagahashi’s (Katamari Damacy) suggestive plaything Noby Noby Boy will most likely be remembered for – if anything – its surrealist planetscapes, all-but unachievable cooperative end-goal and its cheeky concept of, ahem, reporting a boy’s length to a girl. Aside […]