Classic video games and music are quickly merging together to create an all new genre for the nostalgic generation. Alongside the likes of our beloved chiptune artists and the many talented composers behind OCRemix are those who lurk behind the term 'nerdcore'. We sit down to discuss the pixels and polygons with musician Doc Isaac in something comp [ … ]
Interview: RetroCollect Your Link To The Past... Introducing Our Very Own Twilight Princess, Linky Lex
Stepping aside from our usual duties of playing classic games and archiving them in our expansive database, we decided to catch up with a certain gamer who assumes the role of our favourite characters. Linky Lex, a well known cosplayer for her appearances dressed up as The Legend Of Zelda's Link sat down to discuss the enthralling world of cosplay. [ … ]
With the rise of video game themed music and even compositions created on classic gaming hardware, RetroCollect decided it was about time to get inside a very talented game inspired musician's head. Mustin, who operates OneUp Studios also performs and records with the well known and catchy video game music cover band, The OneUps.
Remember those adverts placed amongst the back pages of Computer & Video Games magazine which offered a gateway into the wonderful world of import gaming? RetroCollect catches up with one of the veterans of the import gaming scene now known as VideoGameImports, offering an insight into the rollercoaster ride of being a mail-order business.
If the Neo Geo is your first port of call for gaming action then the name Analogue Interactive will no doubt be ringing a few bells. The one behind the elegant and desirable CMVS, Christopher Taber, stopped by RetroCollect to reveal more behind the top of the range gaming hardware and the daunting world of Neo Geo.
If there is any publisher out there right now that has the ability to dig up a lifetime of history on the subject of video games, it's the French outfit known as Pix'n Love Publishing. RetroCollect turns the page with the brains behind the project, Jean-Marc Demoly, discussing the ins and outs needed to document our gaming past with elegance.[ … ]
Following on from our last interview with a retro game collector here at RetroCollect, Gaz Backhouse (more commonly known as lostruin) has kindly stepped forward to give us a guided tour of his room of doom. With shelves packed to the brim with RPGs, just wait until you see his overflowing gaming cupboard.
Kick-starting a new feature on RetroCollect, we're asking our loyal community members to open up and give a detailed insight into their rooms of doom. First up is a well known collector hoping to close in on the complete PAL Mega Drive collection. Marcus Berry speaks to RetroCollect while showcasing his rapidly growing collection.