The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Link’s Awakening was my first Zelda game. It sits, immutable, in my memory; screenshots and moments from it are always there, just below the surface of my thoughts, reading and waiting to be recalled whenever a rush of nostalgia takes me. It’s something about the Game Boy. Nintendo’s big, grey, allegedly-portable brick was the console … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening


Sometimes games sit on my shelf for all sorts of reasons. Often it’s because, like many others, I’m afflicted by a crippling addiction to buying random games that I justify under the “well maybe one day I’ll play them” defence. Other games languish because I’ve come to the conclusion that they’re simply shit. Very occasionally … Continue reading Spider-Man