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Steam Greenlight: The Good, Bad And The WTF?

Steam Greenlight: The Good, Bad And The WTF?

Greenlight is a boiling pot of ideas. Some titles have genuine promise, others haven’t got a hope. The service is bizarre these days, but there it’s still worth checking out. The following is a list of three games that show Greenlight at its best,worst and WTF? The Good: Children of Zodiarcs With the promise of story-drive, single-player tactical JRPG elements how could you not be interested? Children of Zodiarcs has a lot of promise. All the signs are positive, even more so with the Greenlight page. Screenshots, gameplay footage and tons of detail. This feel like a genuine game, which is a rare thing on Greenlight. The mix of tactical...

Collector’s Corner: Wind Waker & A Link Between Worlds Collector’s Editions

Collector’s Corner: Wind Waker & A Link Between Worlds Collector’s Editions

The last few months have seen the release of two Legend of Zelda titles. Both games have their own collector’s editions, with one being a retailer-exclusive, but how do they actually measure up as collector’s editions? I’m going to take a short look in this post.   The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Collector’s Edition Wind Waker HD is one of the Wii U’s biggest games to date. The 2003 classic looks utterly fantastic after going through its HD facelift. It’s arguably one of the best-looking games this generation, but the game still holds all the quality and charm that made it a success when it originally launched–just with...

Collectors Corner: Video Game Collecting for Beginners – Where to Buy

Collectors Corner: Video Game Collecting for Beginners – Where to Buy

Collecting video games , and memorabilia based on video games, can be a rewarding and highly enjoyable hobby. There’s a wide range of things people tend to end up specializing in, from older home consoles to rare imported games, even to odd and quirky merchandise. The tricky part about collecting, however, is starting out. There are plenty of places and ways to build up your collection, but the problem is that some of these methods cost far too much compared to others. For example, the collector’s market, especially for retro systems and games, is full of pitfalls for non-collectors. Nevertheless, after more than 9 years of scouting car boot sales,...