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Going Retro: Gauntlet

I was a child of the 80′s, but back then gaming passed me by. I spent most of my time alive in that decade chewing rusks, learning the alphabet and throwing up everywhere, too busy revelling in the hedonism of preschool childhood to concern myself with the emerging gaming scene. My obsession with games wouldn’t really take off until the mid to late ’90s, just as games were starting to discover the third dimension. I fondly remember unwrapping my Voodoo 2 card, inserting it oh-so-carefully into my beige box and using it to play a dodgy PC port of Final…

Freedom Force

With the recent release of Champions Online there’s the palatable taste in the air of tightly clinging spandex suits. Though I’ve always been one for spandex and the generous support it provides, I simply don’t have the time needed to invest in an MMO. So where am I meant to go? Where can I get my cheesy superhero gaming fix? I needed to venture along the 4th dimension and travel back in time to the year 2002. That is now shockingly 7 years ago, a fact I had to re-check as I still forget it’s not 2000. Yup, seems we’re…