The 10 Disappointments of Nintendo Switch’s Big Night

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Look, I know I’ve got a reputation for hating on Nintendo, and maybe rightly so. But it comes from a place of love. Just like you, I grew up on Nintendo. Getting a NES for Christmas remains pretty much the best memory of my life. Going to a car boot to sell off toys to buy a SNES is up there too. That’s why it hurts so much to see the company getting it so wrong.

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And you thought No Man’s Sky didn’t deliver?

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When I was a wee nipper I loved the Turtles. The Hero Turtles, that is. Ninjas were deemed inappropriate by British censors back then, so what we now know as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were in my time called the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles. They edited out all of the nunchuck bits, too. They even cut those out of the film. I once even bought an unedited version of Game of Death from an under-the-table seller at a Bruce Lee convention in Bradford just to see the nunchuck scene. Technically speaking this was breaking the law, so I shan’t admit to it if you ask me.

One of my favourite Turtles things was the arcade game. They had one down at the bowling alley in Basingstoke and I must have pumped literally dozens of my parents’ monies (20p a go, was it?) into it with my mates. So when I saw a picture of a handheld Turtles game in the Argos catalogue I just knew I NEEDED to own this portable version of the arcade game.

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