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Josh Goldie

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Why E3 2016 may be the best year yet

E3 2016 is less than two months away so it is time to start getting hyped up. Can Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and the rest deliver some blow-out news that will make this years E3 the best in a long while?

Photo: Nintendo Co., Inc., Pokemon Company, Game Freak Inc

Pokémon Red/Blue & Yellow – Retro Review

It has been 20 years since Pokémon first hit the shelves and to celebrate, Nintendo has re-released the games that started it all. But do they hold up today? Read on to find out.

Photo: Nintendo Co., Ltd., Monolith Soft, Inc.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X is a massive game and one that truly shows off what the Wii U is capable of. But is it worth your time? Hear Joshua Goldie’s thoughts

Photo: Ubisoft entertainment S.A.

Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc – Retro Review

How well does Rayman’s second 3D adventure hold up to the first? Josh Goldie puts the two games side-by-side and see if this was a step in the right direction or not

Photo: Ubisoft entertainment S.A.

Rayman 2: The Great Escape – Retro Review

Did Rayman make a successful attempt escaping from the world of 2D into 3D with Rayman 2: The Great Escape? Read on to find out

Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, Photo: Nintendo Co. Ltd., skip Ltd.

Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash – Review

Plug in and play with Chibi-Robo in this pint-sized hero’s latest game! But, does Chibi-robo have the capacity to pull off an adventure of this scale? Read on to see if the genre shift was really the best choice for Nintendo’s little hero

Geist, Photo: Nintendo Co. Ltd, n-Space Inc.

Geist – Retro Review

Josh Goldie goes back in time and takes possession of a GameCube in order to bring you Geist, Nintendo’s unique answer to the first-person shooter genre

Triforce Heroes; Photo: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes

Does Link’s latest adventure, Triforce Heroes, make it onto the cover of vogue, or is it nothing but a passing trend? Grab two friends (or just come alone) and read on!

PixelBomb Games

An Interview with PixelBomb Games

PixelBomb Games, the developers of a post-apocalyptic Manchester-based third-person shooter, Beyond Flesh and Blood, sat down with us to discuss the development of their first game

Mario Kart 8

The Future of Mario Kart 8 DLC

At the time of writing this article, Nintendo have not announced any plans to release new Mario Kart 8 DLC, and so everything from here on out is speculation from me

Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker – Review

Will Super Mario Maker help to shape the future of 2D Mario games, or have Nintendo readied a disaster? Josh Goldie tells all in his review

Photo: Tayla Lyell @Flickr

Shovel Knight – Strike the Earth!

Josh Goldie found Shovel Knight to be short but sweet