Gaming nostalgia can be double-edged. Case in point: a couple of weeks ago Chad Habel had the good fortune to visit the Game Masters exhibit at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Federation Square, Melbourne.
The Atari Jaguar was soundly beaten in the marketplace by its 16 bit contemporaries and solidly thrashed by the marketing might of its 32 bit rivals. Still, there's a lot of value in the console if you pick the good games out of its relatively small game library. Retrospekt examine whether it's worth acquiring Atari's last hardware release, along with some of the better games for the system.
Pirates seem to be all the rage these days. It seems everyone wants to sail the great seas, fighting Cthulhu and finding big booty. Some people even secretly and often outspokenly want to get into the pantaloons of a Pirate.
With the ‘new’ Pokemon Black and White coming out soon, I thought it was about time to address an issue that has by no means had the attention it needs. A crippling, degenerative condition which not only alienates one from family and loved ones, but also prevents me from writing a joke here. I am talking, of course, about Pokemon Addiction.
Once again Ultracade Live treats us Adeladians with a fantastic relaxing evening at La Boheme Cocktail Lounge (located on Grote Street in the CBD, right opposite Coles). Every couple of months, the renowned DJ Tr!p hosts an intimate evening in an intimate venue, cozy, decent-sized for some cocktails, socialising, either casual or competitive retrogaming (with prizes from numerous sponsors, in particular local stores and businesses like Game Dork and ShinTokyo).