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Growing Up Geek – Essay

I wouldn’t say I grew up in the geekiest house. I didn’t grow up in a city either! I grew up in rural Ireland, in the west of Limerick. My parents and five brothers all had and have for the most part their own interests. So I’ve always wondered; how I ended up growing up […]

Forgotten Childhood – Syphon Filter

Syphon Filter was one of the first games I ever rented. My Dad didn’t really see the point of renting, but I got Syphon Filter for a short but glorious week back in 1999. If the timeline fits, I had already met the love of my life Metal Gear Solid the year before. Chances are good that […]

Nintendo Announce Nintendo Classic Mini

Nintendo have announced the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System. Pre-loaded with 30 classic NES titles, it allows you to relive some of Nintendo’s best titles of the 80’s. “The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System comes packaged with an HDMI cable, a USB cable for powering the system*, and one Nintendo Classic Mini: NES Controller. And whether […]

Forgotten Childhood – Batman TAS: Baby-Doll

Batman TAS (The Animated Series) is second to none in its adaptation and interpretation of the legendary comic book characters. It’s also known for creating new heroes and villains. While some became staples of the mythology (Harley Quinn, Renee Montoya) others are best suited for one-off adventures. These little stand alone stories have no real star power but […]