My Favourite Game Openings

In film, one of the most important aspects of the experience is the opening scene. Known as the ‘hook’, it’s designed to draw the viewer in and provide a solid foundation for the rest of the film. Get it wrong and you’re looking at a steep uphill battle at regaining interest and investment. This is why horror films […]

Metal Gear Solid: Retrospective

Metal Gear Solid was the first game I ever completed. Released in the UK in February 1999, I was just nine years old and not yet interested nor committed enough to play most games through to the end. I dabbled with titles on the Mega Drive such as Sonic 1 & 2, before moving onto Crash […]