I've recently become a Sega Megadrive enthusiast.

For PAL regions in the 80s and 90s, the Nintendo platforms were never as popular as Sega's: poor third party marketing never stood a chance against Sega's hands-on approach. Perhaps the consoles and games were equally coveted between the systems, h...

Continue reading...

My family and I have a history with magazines. I've thrown away and cut up more than I could ever count, and often regretted it. They are a permanent reminder of times past - the few computer gaming magazines I have kept still shock me with 60GBP prices on a Street Fighter 2 cartridge for the Super...

Continue reading...

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (or SOTN to its dear friends) was released over 15 years ago, and spawned the gametype known as 'metroidvania' - the exploration, items and RPG-like elements of Metroid, fused with the gothic styling of Castlevania. It was, to understate it slightly, fairly well re...

Continue reading...

I've been working on a bunch of Street Fighter 2 stuff in relation to ROM hacking, and one of the tools I was after was an easier way of editing palettes. I know there's the PALMOD tool, but it doesn't output raw ROM data like I want it to - so I wrote one myself with HTML5 canvas.

If you've ever...

Continue reading...

  1. Marc Moulin - Aria
  2. Curtis Mayfield - Right On For The Darkness
  3. Meat Beat Manifesto - Radio Babylon
  4. Tortoise - Glass Museum
  5. Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Continue reading...