Archive | December 2014

Review: Monster

MonsterEvery now and then an anime comes along that completely redefines the posibilities of what can be achieved through the medium. This is the nature of Monster, a 74 episode epic that weaves together a sprawling tale of murder, mystery, crime and evil forces. At its heart is the story of a doctor attempting to track down a serial killer, but Monster is much, much more than this.

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Merry Christmas from Dracula’s Cave!

Ouran High School ChristmasHappy Christmas everyone! Hope you all get loads of great presents and have an awesome day. I’ve asked Santa for Persona Q, Danganronpa 2, and Strider 2 for PS1. Fingers crossed…

Top 10 Christmas games (2014 edition)

Persona 4 ChristmasChristmas is almost here again, and what better way to celebrate it than with festive themed videogames? Last year I composed a small list of holiday favourites, which today returns bigger and better than before with five additional recommendations. Here’s my list of games that are perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit, 2014 edition.

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The Ultimate Cable Guide – How to get the best picture from your retro games (part I)

Ultimate Cable Guide3If you’ve ever tried to plug your old Super Nintendo or Mega Drive into a modern, High Definition television, then it’s likely that you were quite horrified with the results. Without the right set up, and the right cables, retro games don’t look good – especially on new TVs. But working out what kit your need, and what will work best for you, can be more that a little confusing. That’s why I’ve put together this guide, which starts with the basics but also covers all the complicated stuff you’ll need to help get the best picture from your retro games.

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Orange Cube for PS Vita – First look

Exciting news, Orange Cube – the upcoming platformer made by Dracula’s Cave is now running on PlayStation Vita! Development for Sony’s handheld is still in primary stages, but I’m already hoping to bring Orange Cube to the Vita sometime next year. Read on for more updates on the game.

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