With so much content being pumped out across multiple platforms, never have video game enthusiasts had so much opportunity to try something different, whilst simultaneously drowning under the weight of analysis paralysis.
I’m culling quick fire sessions of Candy Crush, Cut The Rope and Flappy Bird, in search of long form games like Final Fantasy and GTA. Can this experience be found on iOS reasonably and if so is it fighting in the same arena as other markets? Let’s look at the best games iOS has to offer console (and PC) gamers.
Some years ago I investigated if iOS was a viable platform for an authentic video game experience, something that could be comparable to the home console market. My conclusion was – there ‘might’ be potential, entirely dependent on a few factors such as controls and experience.
It was so good, some fans of the video game plundered the charm, wit and piratey frolicking and put them in some Disney franchise called ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, at least it seems that way to me.
We got down and dirty, even unconventional with the use of a SNES bluetooth controller on the rather brilliant Sonic Mania. We still rate 8bitdo’s SFC30 as one of […]
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Recently I went back through some of my favourite gaming magazines in the 90’s. Mean Machines Magazine was without a doubt a publication that has stuck with me thoughout the […]
8Bitdo’s Bluetooth controller has seriously impressed me so much that 8bitdo is on the radar permanently – and here’s why I think it should be on yours. Hitting all […]
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We’ve Been Expecting You… So for those of you who are too young to remember, Goldeneye was a Nintendo 64 game put together by Rare under the watchful eye […]
‘In Return Fire you get to play with bombs, tanks, rockets, you know… that type of stuff’ – the concept which is succintly explained on the back of the CD […]
What is retro gaming? How is it defined? Is it culture or something else? For myself, retro gaming is a nostalgia vault. Personal access to fond memories and tough challenges, […]
Reichart Von Wolfsheild talks 3DO, Sega and the creation of online gaming.