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The Loooooong Contained…

Woah, so it’s 15 years since I left university?! WOAH!! It’s 20 years since Pokemon!! WOAH, it’s 476 millennia since I posted part one of the Grand Revotunion! And all through March I was like “nah, I’ll wait til April … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Looking For That Soooooooooomething…

Somewhere in this grimy universe lives a man… A man who knows what crazy ass buh i did to that last article so the comments didn’t work. That man is not me. So this Postman-themed follow-up is purely a depository … Continue reading

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It’s Gurn-a Be A Hot One, Mother

Ask yourself: would you ask BeyoncĂ© to build you a conservatory? Would you ask a nine year old to file your tax returns? Would you ask a Labrador to drive you down the shops? Well no, of course you wouldn’t. … Continue reading

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GRiG at 5! Mid-Term Report!

Sometimes, even the greats have to stop and take stock. Amidst the constant stream of parties, women, and fast cars that is the life of the average GRiGadier, it’s easy to get lost in the heady daze that success brings. … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in 1991…

Man, that felt good. On a whim, I downloaded Super Mario Land on Virtual Console last night – and that puppy is still a belter! The platform stages are perfect (the bit where you ride a rolling rock was revolutionary … Continue reading

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Er… New NES Release Roundup!

Yes, it’s true – a brand spanking new release for the NES! This little beaut showcases 8-bit power at its grandest – and I’ll be darned if it doesn’t look all-tooting spankerific. It’s not actually a game, but still does … Continue reading

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Did You Tell Her About The Night Of Two Posts*? Tell Her About The Night Of Two Posts*.

What’s that you say? A Pokemon-esque JRPG featuring ghosts and a magic watch that’s made by Level-5 and raked in a billion dollars in Japan and is now winging its way to 3DS over here in the West?! Holy Handhelds, … Continue reading

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Games Go Vinyl!

News can be slow to reach us here in GRiG Towers, ensconced, as we are, in our veritable fortress surrounded by the latest and greatest security features. I’ll still defend our choice to shut out the world – prompted as … Continue reading

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Your Future Now Rests With… This Man.

Yep, Mario. He now holds your destiny in the palm of his hand. Because this little Italian-American-Japanese is my opening player on Super Smash Bros – and the one who’ll determine… if I like it. And what’s that got to … Continue reading

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Twenty Years. TWENTY!!!

An ass-whupping, yesterday This is it! This is the moment that I defeated Ganon! After TWENTY years! Yep, I figure I was 14 when I first started playing through Zelda. Many times I made it to the Dark World – … Continue reading

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