retrospective

Perfect Dark: 20 Years Later

Perfect Dark: 20 Years Later

Twenty years on from release I must acknowledge that, for a classic multiplayer game, Perfect Dark now suffers from a fairly major fault. It’s nigh-on unplayable. Those sleek offices and twisting tunnels have morphed into poorly textured geometric mazes. The explosions and effects, brilliant in memory, are muted. Most of…

Wuhu! Wii Sports Resort, Ten Years On

Wuhu! Wii Sports Resort, Ten Years On

How do you follow up a game that was brilliant, took the world by surprise, and became one of the best-selling titles of all time? This was the question Nintendo faced with Wii Sports Resort, which arrived on the Wii 10 years ago in June 2009. There’s the obvious answer,…