Alex Dean

Cars, tech, games... You name it, I'll probably love it.   Cardiff, South Wales, UK

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Need for Speed: Payback is Enough to Give Anyone an Aneurysm

September 10, 2019 7:57PM

Need for Speed is a classic title, of course, it has been going on since 1994. I’ve had many fond memories playing some of the older games, the Underground series comes to mind every time I think about Need for Speed. It’s why it pains me so much to say that Payback just isn’t all…

An image of an automatic gear shifter from a Mazda 3

Transmission Elitism. Manual vs. Automatic… Why Do We Care?

August 26, 2019 5:35PM

Picture this: You’ve just passed your driving test, you’re excited to get your first car. You come across a car you really fancy, but wait, what’s that? Automatic? You immediately turn the blind eye and move onto the next advert. This is what I like to call “transmission elitism“. The sort of thing that affects…

A side by side image of the Mini Cooper D exterior and interior as it is being driven.

VIDEO: 2015 Mini Cooper D 1.5 POV Test Drive

August 3, 2019 5:41PM

Once again, we’re returning to the Mini Cooper D featured in our review, scoring a rather impressive 6.5/10. This time, we’re looking a little closer – in fact, how the car drives in general. This point of view drive should be your first point of contact before buying. Seeing first hand in a virtual test…

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a Turbo Charged Drift to the Past

July 20, 2019 1:03PM

Crash Team Racing, the loveable arcade style kart racer was originally released in September 1999. I spent many a hour staying up to complete the game and unlock some of the fun hidden secrets in game. So, it comes as no surprise that Beenox and Activision’s remaster has got me up doing the same thing….

VIDEO: A Drive in the 2009 Vauxhall Insignia CDTI (POV/Passenger)

June 26, 2019 7:12PM

Our debut automotive video is now available to view on YouTube. We’re taking the Vauxhall Insignia mentioned in “Living with a Vauxhall Insignia” for a short drive through the town/countryside of Wales. Watch the video here: We’re always looking for more suggestions on what to do and what to drive next. If you’re interested –…