Pat Contri (of Pat the NES Punk fame) has compiled a new all in one guide to the Nintendo Entertainment System. Featuring reviews of every single NES game made, the Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library is a must have for all Ninty enthusiasts. Although the book is predominantly based on the 750+ NTSC library of games, there is also dedicated [ … ]
As gamers we've all played the hero countless times and defeated many enemies. We've gone on adventures to rescue a princess or to save a kingdom. But there's always one nemesis that the hero has trouble defeating. No matter how many times he gets hit the enemy just laughs in our face. The enemy i'm talking about is that game we struggled to beat b [ … ]
As much as we love the Commodore Amiga, there are few platformers on the system that can rival the likes of Sonic and Mario. Although remaining unreleased until now, things could have taken a drastic turn following the arrival of a Sonic The Hedgehog clone by the name of Blaze - a title which has just been resurrected by its original developer.
What will those talent retro gaming enthusiasts come up with next? Believe it or not but the Nintendo Gamecube has just been gifted compatibility with the most modern of monitors and TVs around following the arrival of a HDMI-Out modification. Simply dubbed GCVideo, this aftermarket enhancement is already offering impressive 240p, 480i and 480p out [ … ]
We all remember the days of Super Play fondly thanks to its innovative blend of Japanese culture, gaming, and anime - but where’s the modern day alternative? While it might not be hitting magazine stores around the country nor gleaming with colour, HyperPlay RPG is the the fan’s answer to the the void left by the much loved magazine. A throwback wh [ … ]
Nestled among the Georgian facades and naval monuments of Portsmouth’s old town lies a hidden retro gaming gem. Situated just a few doors down from the inn where Admiral Nelson spent his last night before setting sail to engage the Spanish Armada at the battle of Trafalgar is a subterranean treasure trove of blinking lights, flickering CRTs and b [ … ]
To think that Game Freak’s incredibly successful series Pokemon is nearing its twentieth birthday is sadly proof that we’re aging just as much as the games we love. To help celebrate this upcoming birthday, Nintendo have announced that the first three Pokemon games from the Game Boy’s library are set for a re-release through the e-Shop’s Virtual Co [ … ]
Although Sega shut down their servers for Phantasy Star Online following the Dreamcast’s discontinuation, fans have since kept the MMORPG alive with unofficial servers. Despite connecting players and reviving the late 2000 release, one of the largest Phantasy Star Online servers around today has sadly shut down.
If you grew up in the 90s, it's safe to say that your childhood will no doubt have hosted countless Sensible Soccer tournaments. The incredible football simulator appears to be set for a return to modern platforms, with the original creator launching a Kickstarter today for its spiritual successor known as Sociable Soccer.
For many gamers, eBay represents the only way to secure those elusive retro items that rarely appear at car boot sales. Times have changed for retro collectors and sadly it seems that the days of finding a hidden gem are long gone. Occasionally though, something incredible comes up and this is one such occasion: an instant collection of 163 conso [ … ]
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