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Revisiting the Backlog

It’s been a strange year for me with little to no gaming since August 2019, but now I am back in my house I thought it would be a good time to take stock and survey what i still own

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Doom. ID Software (1993) PC

Oh god no, we are only just back and I’m about to shit on Doom. I am so sorry about this guys.

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Metal Gear Solid 3. Konami (2005) PlayStation 2

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is the third film game designed, produced, written and directed by Hideo Kojima in the Metal Gear Solid line of releases. In my opinion, it’s the best of the lot. I’d go so far

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Posted in Playstation 2

The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Series : Ranked

We’re big fans of Mr Hawk here at GR. Not only for his skateboarding skills, or his (mostly) excellent video games – but for his excellent Twitter game as well. That aside, we mainly love him for the games. The

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Anno 1503: The New World. Max Design (2003) PC

(Released in Germany 2002) Anno 1602 was a sedate game, but on the whole I enjoyed it, so when I was bored and looking for games on Good Old Games I thought i’d give the sequel a try. And yes,

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To The Earth. Cirque Vert (1989) Nintendo

A while back I did a top light gun games list and encouraged people to drop us a line if they knew any Light Gun Games that had a PAL release that I hadnt included in that list. And so

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SEGA GT. Wow Entertainment (2000) Sega Dreamcast

The Sega Dreamcast odyssey continues this week as I pluck SEGA GT from the ever dwindling collection of Dreamcast games that I own. I am not the biggest racing sim fan, but I enjoyed the original Gran Turismo at the

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SEGA Bass Fishing. SEGA AM1 (1999) Sega Dreamcast

I once wrote a very little viewed opinion piece on what I thought were the worst trends in gaming history it was poorly written, it wasn’t the at all researched, but it was moments in history I had noticed that

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Sid Meier’s Civilization IV. Fireaxis Games (2005) PC

I really didn’t get on with Civilization III, it wasn’t a bad game, but it was fucking boring in end-game and the difficulty was a bit all over the place. So rather than dwell on it, and let CIV3 sour

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Dead or Alive 2. Team Ninja (2000) Dreamcast

Dead or Alive as a series is something I have avoided somewhat as this particular series had become that skeevy nonsense naked volleyball extreme shite by the time I knew of it. Suffice to say I chalked it off as

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