Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade – Nintendo’s most important JRPG


Retro reflections by Matt S.  With Fire Emblem: Three Houses releasing this month, and marking the first “proper” Fire Emblem to land on Nintendo Switch, I’ve been going back over my time with the series, and replaying the first Fire Emblem to be formally localised and released into English. Fire…

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The best tactics RPGs that we’ve ever seen


List by Matt S.  With the release of Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark this week, I’ve found myself musing over tactics JRPGs all week. It’s not a genre that we see that all that frequently, but is has been around for  many years now, and has, over that time, developed a…

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The games that we’re looking forward to in 2019: Brad L.


It’s finally the end of 2018… so now it’s time to look forward to the year ahead. Overall, 2018 has been a good year, offering us plenty of great games to play, right from the start through to the end (too many games, really), but already 2019 is shaping up…

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The Friday Ten: The ten best Warriors games ever made


List by Matt S. As anyone who knows me knows, I am a massive fan of Koei Tecmo’s Warriors (or Musou, as it’s known in Japan) franchise. Where other people see “button masher” or whatever, I see action games that do a great job of taking real history (or a…

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Fire Emblem, retro games… and this podcast goes places (Digitally Uploaded 2018, Episode #16)


Note: While Digitally Uploaded tries to be an all-ages podcast, we do get a little silly on this particular episode. So apologies in advance for that. There may have been something in the water this week. But anyway, in between all the nonsense (and there is a lot of nonsense…

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