It is 22nd May 2001. “Don’t Stop Movin'” by S Club 7 is the UK no. 1 single for its fourth non-consecutive week. Minor planet 28978 Ixion is discovered by the Deep Ecliptic Survey at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory and is named after the Greek mythological figure banished by Zeus for desiring Hera. Activision publishes Fox Interactive’s World’s Scariest Police Chases.
Welcome to #TWRMGOTY1997, our 2nd Reader’s Choice Game of the Year event! Voting is open until Friday (4/26)!
Sheffield, England. Alex Sigsworth delivers an oration outlining the entire history of The Well-Red Mage, from inception to present.
As my conversation with The Bizzaro Mage and The Off-Centered Earth Mage continues, we talk about our favorite game genres for boss battles, as well as the annoying, wussy bosses that rely on minions to do their dirty work for them.
Cut to 1986. Domino’s was red with the marinara sauce of war. They needed a general to command their army of drivers dedicated to delivering cheesy pies in 30 minutes or less. The mission? Sell more pizzas. Enter: The Noid.
It is 19th September 2006. The Kingdom of Thailand’s 23rd Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, resigns following a military coup. “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” by Scissor Sisters is no. 1 in the UK charts for its second week. Empire Interactive publishes Razorworks’ Ford Street Racing.
With the recent release of Devil May Cry 5, the same thing is on everyone’s mind. It’s 2019 and a single-player, linear story-line-based game has taken the world by storm and brought gaming back to basics in the most glorious way. Here’s why this is more important than ever.