Nostalgia is a powerful drug, especially when your getting it from the long-dead brain of your eight-year-old former self. I have heard many "retro" gamers lament the current state of the industry and claim things were better twenty years ago. I believe they are wrong, and argue why.
This industry was far worse than you like to remember, and twenty years from now, perhaps our children will say the same of this era. Who knows, eh? Let's just watch the video while we wait to find out!
[Update: Full re-run of this episode here.] The last time we had Jasper Byrne on Sup Holmes, he had just released his critically acclaimed survival horror title Lone Survivor. Like his Silent Hill 2 remake Soundless Mountain...more
I'd like to pay Richard Hofmeier to talk to me about videogames. During last week's Sup Holmes (now on iTunes), he told me about so many great things, like the free online "game" Geoguessr, surrealist interactive text auteur...more
Here's today's formerly-live Destructoid Show, on which I wear a bad shirt again. Nintendo had one of their little Nintendo Direct press conference thingies this morning, and a bunch of news came out of that. They're also d...more