RETRO REVIEWS

 

Ratchet and Clank 2 is known for being one of the best games in this long-running franchise. This game takes everything amazing about the first title and refines it and then takes anything bad and improves on it or just gets rid of it altogether. The story, similar to the first game, is aimed at kids but has many themes...

Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception is the third game in the Uncharted series and acts as an ending point for this original trilogy of games. A lot was expected upon the announcement and release of this game and people were expecting a big jump from the fan favourite second game to this one and what they got was... something. It was something....

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is the second game in the Uncharted franchise and is generally tied for best in the series alongside the 4th title. This game is everything a sequel should be as it has taken everything good from the first game and for the most part vastly improved on it and even proved it by winning multiple game...

Uncharted is a series spanning over 10 years with 6 mainline titles with multiple spin-off titles and even a movie in development but it all started in 2007 with Uncharted: Drakes Fortune.

Ridge Racer 7

04/06/2020

Back in 2006 at the dawn of the Playstation 3, Namco, released their seventh instalment in the Ridge Racer franchise. This launch title did provide an immediate exception as to what the next generation of video games had in store. As time has gone by, there's one particular aspect that should have been standard throughout the years that followed,...

Ratchet and Clank (2002) is easily my favourite game in this fantastic series. The Story in this game is basic being aimed at kids but has a lot of undertones that only adults would have a deeper understanding of. For example how the main villain Chairmen Drek pollutes his own planet and starts literally destroying others in the pursuit of...

Vandal Hearts

08/03/2020

Konami during the nineties is known for producing stellar releases in the RPG genre. Suikoden series being the main franchise that deserved more mainstream attention than it garnered. There is another that is close to one's heart, the original Vandal Hearts game. Two sequels did follow, neither could capture the magic of the first.