Dark Cloud – When a game’s this fun in a different language!

We’ve been playing the finished Japanese version of Dark Cloud for a couple of days now, and there are two facts that are undeniable. First, as an RPG with a great deal of new ideas behind it, the game’s almost completely incomprehensible in Japanese. This is not a game to import, even if you’ve got […]

Daytona USA – the classic arcade racer is back

The word alone is enough to send most veteran gamers into a nostalgic swoon. If you know anything about videogames at all, you’ll know why. Released in 1994, Daytona USA was the arcade driving game that set all the rules – slick presentation, texture-mapped graphics, thrilling handling, accurately modelled cars. PlayStation owners may still be […]