Pickups! Newly Acquired Video Games, Movies, Pokémon, Japanese Vinyl Toys and more! July-Sept 2021!

Three months goes so damn fast. I can't believe it's time again for another haul post. I was hoping to have done some other content but just haven't had the time. But I will soon! Anyway, here's the latest goodies I've picked up! A HUGE Nintendo DS/3DS haul! So I joined a new website/app that …

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Pickups! Newly Acquired Video Games, Movies, Toys and Interesting things! April-June 2021!

I said I'd try and post again soon and realised that I hadn't yet done my pickups post from the past three months. So here we go! More Ultraman series! After finishing Ultra Q and Ultraman, I needed more more of a fix of Japanese Kaiju TV shows, so picked up Ultraseven, Return of Ultraman …

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Pickups! Newly Acquired Video Games, Movies, Toys and Interesting things! January-March 2021!

Time has flown by and I can hardly been it's been three months since my last post covering my tri-monthly pickups. Anyway, straight into it! DVDs! Ever the fan of B-movies, I gladly added these gems into my collection recently. I'm quite sure I've seen some of them before, but after a while, these kind …

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My Christmas Haul 2020!

As I had predicted, I didn't manage to get any other posts done between my last and this one, as I've been very busy quaffing beer and shovelling festive food into my mouth, and not doing a whole lot of much else. I have managed to tear myself away from eating and drinking for a …

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Exciting Candy Packages from Friends in Japan!

My girlfriend and I were due to fly to Tokyo in April. It had been a trip we had seemingly been saving for forever, and was something we were both looking forward to. With my love of  Japanese video games and shows like Pokemon, Japan had always seemed exciting to me, and getting to visit …

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Slashers From The 8-bit Console Era!

Video games of the horror genre are by no means a rarity these days. This year alone has seen the release of games like the psychological horror Layers of Fear 2, as well as survival horror titles like the Resident Evil 2 remake and Days Gone. In the spirit of Halloween, I thought I'd take …

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Funko Savage World Mortal Kombat MOTU Style Figures! Scorpion and Sub-Zero!

I was a Street Fighter II loyalist as a kid. No other arcade fighting game could possibly interest me until one day I watched a kid playing a game in an arcade that was called Mortal Kombat. It looked much gorier than Street Fighter II and it seemed to play a lot faster as well, …

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Day III, Halloween Countdown 2016! Spooky Video Games! Ghosts ‘N Goblins on the NES!

I think I have mentioned previously as to how ruthless some NES games could be, and Capcom's Ghosts 'N Goblins is definitely on the extreme end of that scale. Though challenging, it is thoroughly spooky and deserves a mention on the Halloween Countdown. I am pretty sure I played the sequel before I played this …

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Video game Retrosp’egg’tive, The Dizzy Series!

I wasn’t a very modern kid growing up. When my friends were all playing on their Super Nintendos or Sony PlayStations in the 90s, I was still playing on my Gameboy or my parents  Amstrad computer. A lot of the titles for the Amstrad and  other home computer systems of the time like the ZX …

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