Saturday, 23 March 2019

5 GAMES FOR MARCH 2019

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In the latest quintet of monthly mini-reviews, a slew of hidden gems have made their way out of the Chamber. As a propeller-wearing slob of a man, platform your way across the US in Arcade America. Survive the wastelands of a post-apocalyptic future in Bad Blood, an action RPG from the folks behind Ultima. Grab your hoverboard and save the world from invading teddybears in the platformer Cyril Cyberpunk. Race across a multitude of nations in Network Q RAC Rally. Finally, prove your wrestling worth in WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade Game for a multitude of systems.

Monday, 18 March 2019

UPDATE - March 2019


There's been a few changes and updates on The Collection Chamber these last couple of months, including the much-requested migration away from 4Shared over to Mega. I've also updated 15 games, fixing many long-standing bugs in the process. Read on to find out which...

Sunday, 17 March 2019

EVEN MORE DISNEY ACTIVITY CENTRES

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I'm back with even more Disney goodness to keep your inner child at bay. They may not all be called Activity Centres by name, but they are in spirit. Here's The Emperor's New Groove: Groove Centre (2000), The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride - Active Play (1998) and Toy Story 2: Activity Centre (1999).

Monday, 11 March 2019

THE THING


John Carpenter's The Thing is a milestone in sci-fi cinema so it's surprising that it took 20 years until we saw a videogame based on it. Released in 2002, Computer Artworks underrated gem proved that it was worth the wait. So much so that John Carpenter himself officially endorsed it as the canonical sequel.

Thursday, 7 March 2019

MARVELOUS: ANOTHER TREASURE ISLAND


Being the iconic gaming behemoth that they are, Nintendo's in-house creations have always gathered a huge fanbase. That's not what has happened with Marvelous: Another Treasure Island, the Super Famicom game that convinced Shigeru Miyamoto to give the Zelda reigns over to its designer Eiji Aonuma. That's partly due to it never travelling beyond Japan's shores but thanks to a superb fan translation, the west can now witness just how marvellous Marvelous is.

Sunday, 3 March 2019

GENEWARS


When you think of the iconic games spawned from the minds of Bullfrog, chances are you'd list off a number of all-time favourites. Legendary god-games like Populous, Theme Park, Syndicate or Dungeon Keeper solidified their name in history. However, very few are likely to put forth GeneWars in that memorable list of classics, but does this black sheep deserve to be overlooked?