Category Archive: SNES

Dec 04 2011

Mario Kart 7 – First Impressions

Yesterday, Mario Kart 7 was released for the Nintendo 3DS but I could only get around to buying it earlier today. For those who don’t know, Mario Kart has been one of the main titles for Nintendo consoles since the Super NES was released (one each for the SNES, N64, GameBoy Advance, Gamecube, Wii, Nintendo …

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May 23 2011

Sony’s “PSN Welcome Back” Pack – Get Two Free Games!

Here’s a quick heads up for those of you with a PS3 and a PSN account. To compensate people for the inconvenience caused by the unavailability of the PlayStation Network, Sony is offering PS3 owners the ability to get two games for free from a choice of five games, specifically: Dead Nation, InFamous, LittleBigPlanet, Ratchet …

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Mar 02 2011

Is the Banning of Mortal Kombat Really a Victory?

The game Mortal Kombat has never been shy of a bit of publicity thanks to the level of gore contained within the game and ignited fierce debate with the release of its first instalment back in 1992. Sega was happy to release the game with the full gore and fatalities of the original arcade game …

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Sep 06 2010

Mod Chips – Are They Really That Bad?

Scattered across the various news publications I scan everyday, I came across reports that Sony won a court battle to prevent the sale of mod chips for the PS3 console. For those of you who don’t know about  “mod chips”, they are usually a small circuit board, chip or even USB stick that alters and/or …

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Feb 03 2010

Console Trek – The Next Generation

I’ve been a bit of a gamer for a while and when I say a while, I mean from about 1985 from the age of four. I started with a “Dick Smith Wizzard” which was a rebadged  VTech CreatiVision which was a second generation video game console. The games were very simple to say the …

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