Archive for September, 2021

Five Design Mistakes In Hot Wheels Unleashed, And Why You Should Play It Anyway

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Hot Wheels Unleashed is the classic example of a game created by people who care and ransacked by executives and publishers leaving it falling short of the original vision. What remains is the question: does enough of this concept still exist to make this game worthwhile? For Hot Wheels the answer is yes. The attention […]

Toshiba Canvio Basics – Special Edition – 2TB Reviewed

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Caught up in the allure of gloriously fast NVM.e SSDs, I sometimes forget that the maligned “spinning rust” drives of yore and old are still a great solution for data archival and backups. Think I’ve found some cold storage for my Steam Deck! pic.twitter.com/zvie8WNuNI — Phil Howard (@Gadgetoid) August 25, 2021 At a third the […]

GioTeck VX4 Wireless PS4/PC Controller Reviewed

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

As shiny as official controllers are, I’ve never quite got to grips with how obscenely expensive they’ve become. Cramming more and more widgets and gubbins into controllers has certainly necessitated a price increase, but £50+ seems a little on the nose. And that’s before we get to fancy “pro” ones. Why do I do this […]