PIXEL REVIEW: SUPER THUNDER BLADE SMD 20/8/2014
Buoyed by the success of Super Monaco GP, SEGA ported their awesome arcade helicopter shooter Thunder Blade to the Mega Drive in 1990. Did it prove a high-flyer or would technical issues ensure it never got off the ground?
PIXEL REVIEW: POINT BLANK PS 12/8/2014
It wasn't just Time Crisis that made you love your G-Con 45. Join Chris as he leapfrogs back to 1998 to cover the raucous, riotous, gallery shooting fun that was Point Blank. No cabinet required, ten pence pieces entirely optional.
PIXEL REVIEW: TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 X360 8/8/2014
More than a decade on from its launch alongside the PS2, popular team brawler Tekken Tag Tournament was finally revived. Read what Shane made of the series' back-to-basics approach, following the mixed reception met with by #6.
PIXEL REVIEW: BISHI BASHI SPECIAL PS 6/8/2014
Japanese gaming at its most Japanese. Savour one of the finest party titles ever made as Tom relives the short-attention-span heaven that is Bishi Bashi Special. They really don't make 'em like this any more, so don't miss out!
PIXEL REVIEW: NI NO KUNI: WRATH OF THE WHITE WITCH PS3 20/7/2014
Japanese gaming past its best? Think again. RPG kingpins Level-5 teamed up with anime legends Studio Ghibli in 2013 for a magical adventure, which Shane was lucky enough to cover in his review for The Pixel Empire...
PIXEL REVIEW: DEAD OR ALIVE 3 XBOX 11/7/2014
Tecmo aligned with Microsoft for Dead Or Alive 3 in one of the most high profile Japanese Xbox exclusives. Shane looks at whether DOA3 made the most of powerful hardware, and how it stacked up next to the competition of its time.
LANDMARK LEVELS: STAR FOX SNES 6/7/2014
For many Super Nintendo owners, Corneria acted as the gateway to a remarkable world of 3D possibilities. There was more to it than looks though; Chris remembers the opening of Star Fox in our latest Landmark Levels piece.
PIXEL REVIEW: BLAZBLUE: CALAMITY TRIGGER PSP 1/7/2014
Tom goes twelve rounds with the most significant new beat 'em up series since Tekken. Does Calamity Trigger's immense brawling translate well in its move to the small screen? Read our review to see how big a punch it packs!
PIXEL REVIEW: LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES X360 25/6/2014
The seemingly-inevitable meeting of seventh gen gaming's two most exploitable franchises took until 2013 to come to fruition. It's another outing for Marvel and LEGO, but does MSH offer up something new for fans of either?
PIXEL REVIEW: NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U WIIU 21/6/2014
Nintendo's evergreen platform icons returned in 2013 to help bolster their early eighth gen software line-up. Is retro the new modern, or is it a case of 'same old brand new Wii U?'. Chris investigates in his latest review.
PIXEL REVIEW: SLY COOPER: THIEVES IN TIME VITA 15/6/2014
After eight years away, Sly Cooper returned in 2013 with all of the gang and a bunch of his funky ancestors. Does this time-travelling platformer prove one for the ages? Tom examines the Vita version in his in-depth review.
PIXEL REVIEW: ROLAND ON THE ROPES CPC 29/5/2014
Sporting Luigi's outfit and Sonic's footwear, Roland came with all the ingredients needed to become a fan favourite and a top mascot, but did his 1984 CPC outing 'rope' gamers in? Chris mulls things over in his review.
LANDMARK LEVELS: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 SMD 25/5/2014
After more than eighteen months away, the Landmark Levels feature has finally returned! As it's Mascot May, Tom has written an ode to his childhood nemesis, the Chemical Plant Zone from Mega Drive classic Sonic the Hedgehog 2.