PSYGNOSIS! Responsible for more notable nineties games than we can count, The Pixel Empire pay homage to Psygnosis. Tom gets his reviewing boots on for a world-beating futuristic racer and an early fifth-gen smash 'em up.
1999, Psygnosis, Racing 13/6/2013
DESTRUCTION DERBY PS
1995, Psygnosis, Racing; Car Combat 13/6/2013
PIXEL REVIEW: DEFENDER 2600 11/6/2013
The Pixel Empire travels back 32 years with our oldest video game yet. How did the legendary Defender fair when it flickered and blasted its way on to the Atari 2600? Read Chris's review, it's out of this world!
PIXEL REVIEW: DREAMS PS 6/6/2013
A hidden gem or an overlooked turkey? Tom sleepwalks back to 1998 in order to sample Cryo's unusual adventure.
SYMMETRY! Chris goes block barmy in his review of the most potent Russian export since vodka, in what is perhaps the greatest puzzler that gaming has ever witnessed. Read his thoughts on the seminal Game Boy classic now!
STEALTHY! Shane resumes his pilgrimage through the Xbox 360's extensive roster of shoot 'em ups, this time delving into another Tom Clancy-inspired team shooter. Does it offer enough firepower to stand out from the crowd?
GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER X360
2012, Ubisoft, Third-person shoot 'em up 28/5/2013
PIXEL REVIEW: HAPPY FEET PS2 27/5/2013
After all of the futuristic racers, bone-jarring explosions, stealthy ninjas, deadly viruses, team-based multiplayer, retro platforming and maniacal strategies of the last few months, we had but one topic left to cover: penguins.
PIXEL TIMEOUT: THE PIXEL EMPIRE'S BEST GAMES FROM OUR 1ST YEAR 25/5/2013
The Pixel Empire has reviewed no fewer than 152 games during our first twelve months, spanning 27 years and encompassing 21 different formats. Alan, Tom, Shane and Chris whittle them all down into a list of ten must-play titles.
PIXEL HI-SCORE DUEL #4: WIP3OUT PS 21/5/2013
Chris and Tom battle at lightspeed on one of the best and most challenging futuristic racers of the fifth generation. Fittingly enough, the two Pixel writers are separated by less than the blink of an eye - see who came out on top now!
PIXEL TIMEOUT: THE PIXEL EMPIRE'S 1ST BIRTHDAY 19/5/2013
Join us as we celebrate the site's first birthday! Tom reveals a whole load of (suitably colourful) numbers and stats about our viewers, writers and the games we've covered in our first twelve months. Thanks for your support!
REVOLT! Shane opts for some empire building as the celebrated strategy series finally gets a made-to-measure console outing. Can Revolution thrive on its own merits, or will it remain in the shadow of its illustrious predecessors?
PIXEL REVIEW: WORMS PS 15/5/2013
Grenades made of fruit, exploding sheep, and bazookas with unlimited ammo as the go-to default weapon. This can mean only one thing: Total Wormage. Chris is on hand to reminisce about the classic original Worms in our latest review.
THRILL! Chris has always wanted to design mad rides. Alton Towers never gave him a job, and so instead, he looked to gaming and Thrillville to sate his insatiable corkscrew fetish. Prepare for some ups and downs in his review!
PIXEL REVIEW: GOLDENEYE 007 DS 9/5/2013
Is GoldenEye 007's portable rebirth worthy of the name, or does stylus control render it a case of mission impossible?
UNFORTUNATE! Shane knows a dodgy FPS when he sees one. And he's well-trained, as we at The Pixel Empire have him on a strict, merciless diet of naff shooters. You know, just so he appreciates the good stuff even more!
PIXEL REVIEW: TOCA 2: TOURING CARS PS 3/5/2013
Tom gets bashed 'n' bruised in the cut-throat cauldron of touring car racing. He faces an epic battle of attrition, and perhaps the ultimate racing challenge: winning the 1998 BTTC title. Read his thoughts on TOCA 2 within...