Posts by Iain Baker

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    Emulation – A Post Mortem

    If, like me, you are ‘getting on a bit,’ you may have fond memories of video arcades and the games you used to play on the early consoles and home computers, such as the Atari 2600, NES, ZX Spectrum, or Commodore Amiga. You may then, like me, find yourself getting misty-eyed and nostalgic for these…

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    8 Gameplay Mechanics I Wish More FPS Games Used

    How many times have you played an immersive FPS only to have your immersion wrecked by the game doing something stupid? If you are anything like me, the answer would be TOO BLOODY MANY! Many games prevent you from doing things that are trivial in real life. This is infuriating, especially when you know of…

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    3 Video Game Franchises that Devolved Over Time

    Film sequels are usually inferior to the first film in the franchise. The possible exceptions being Aliens, Terminator 2, and The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers. A film sequel that is simply ‘More of the same but with better CGI’ will usually be panned by critics and filmgoers alike, and rightly so. Video…