Author: Michael Fitzgerald

British, Evertonian, grapple fan and passionate about them there Video Games. Bit of a golden oldy these days weighing in at a pert 30 years of age. I'll be providing reviews, retro features, the odd rant and the occasional article on Pro Wrestling. I also like a nice pint of Porter now and then

Retro Respawn – Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (Dreamcast Version)

In some ways Ready 2 Rumble Boxing feels a lot like that guy who’s trying so hard to be witty and wacky at the office Christmas party that you eventually start to worry that he’s perhaps had a t...Read More

Retro Respawn – South Park: Chef’s Luv Shack (N64 Version)

Chef’s Luv Shack is an utterly repugnant game that has literally no redeeming features whatsoever. It isn’t funny, it looks like arse and plays about as smoothly as a cup of razor blades. Normally, I ...Read More

Retro Respawn – WCW Vs The World

I wasn’t planning to do this feature so soon after I’d finished the saga of articles on the N64 wrestling games from AKI/THQ, as I felt we would be close to reaching grapple overkill if we...Read More

Rings of Saturn Issue #19: “Clockwork Knight” in KING ARTHUR HE AIN’T

If I were a game developer, I’d hate to get stuck with making a launch title for a new console. Yes, it can be glamorous to be front and centre upon the release date of a much hyped machine, and...Read More

Retro Respawn – WWF No Mercy

It’s strange that I’m not really sure how to start this article, considering that if you added up all the minutes I’d spent playing video games over the past 20+ years, this particular game would feat...Read More

The Fitzgerald Scale – Mike Gushes About Battlefield 1 for a Bit

I’d never played a Battlefield game before, but numerous positive reviews for Battlefield 1 (including here on this very site) combined with the game’s interesting setting of the First World War...Read More

Retro Respawn – WWF WrestleMania 2000

It had to happen. It was inevitable. However, despite the writing being on the wall for a while, it still hurt a lot of WCW fans to see their cherished N64 gaming series gobbled up by the more popular...Read More

Retro Respawn – WCW/nWo Revenge

It’s been said in many different places, but I think it still bares true, one of the big reasons World Championship Wrestling eventually lost “The Monday Night War” to Vince McMahon&...Read More

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour Review

True story, despite being the resident “Retro Guy” around these parts, I didn’t play Duke Nukem 3D when it first came out in 1996. I did very briefly get to play the N64 version at a...Read More

Retro Respawn – WCW vs nWo: World Tour

The N64 was a lauded hotbed of great wrestling games. Yes, it was home to the poor man’s versions of the Acclaim wrestling games such as WWF Attitude! and ECW Anarchy Rulz (which weren’t v...Read More