Sega: The Creative Years-Part 1


The lifespans of the Sega Saturn and its successor, the Dreamcast, were both great periods of experimentation in gaming, notably from the in house teams at the Japanese giant themselves, with developers looking not to the overwhelming burden of sales figures for inspiration, but instead following their collective muse, wherever it may take them. The results, thankfully, where overwhelmingly positive, and their impacts, substantial. My intention is to look back at some of the more forward thinking titles to emerge from Sega during these highly creative years, beginning with UGA’s incredible, Rez.

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Eternally Lost: A Look Back At Lost Odyssey


There aren’t many videogames beautiful and poignant enough to reduce me to tears, but Lost Odyssey was one of them. An exclusive JRPG for the Xbox 360, Lost Odyssey dealt with themes such as loss, love and isolation, and was criminally under-exposed. When gamers talk about the greatest RPGs of all-time, Lost Odyssey should be mentioned, as James Paton explains… Continue reading

Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 6 to 1


Here they are – the final 6 games of the Low Fat Gaming top 30 games of the generation. There have been some amazing games in the previous 24 and many more worthy titles have missed out. The last 6 could easily been named our favourite game of the last eight years. Only one gets that honour. Read on to find out. If you’ve missed any of the countdowns, you can see 30 to 25 here, 24 to 18 here, 17 to 13 here and 12 to 7 here. Enjoy the rest… Continue reading

Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 12 to 7


The final 12. Any of the games on our Top 30 list are genuinely excellent games, an argument could be made for any of them to be the very best, but these final entries are special. Read on after the jump to see which ones made it into positions 12 to 7. You can catch up with 30 to 25 here, 24 to 19 here and 17 to 13 hereContinue reading

Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 18 to 13


Join us as we continue our countdown to the generation’s best game. Next up are games 18 to 13; things are getting serious. You can catch up with the rundown from 30 to 25 here and 24 to 19 here. Read on for some of the generations best games that just missed the Top 10… Continue reading

Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 24 to 19


We continue guiding you through our Top 30 games of the generation. You can find 30 to 25 by hitting this link. Heavy hitters have come and gone and more appear in this next set. Prepare for some surprises. Find out which games placed 24 to 19 after the jump… Continue reading

Top 30 Games Of The Generation: 30 to 25


Eight years. The generation that was is almost at an end, and what a generation it has been. It’s easy to forget just how good we’ve had it since the Xbox 360 appeared on our shelves back in 2005 but fear not; over the next week, we’ll guide you through the very best the last generation has had to offer on PC, Wii, Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360. Continue reading