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Looking Back at Retro Game Television Commercials from the 90s

Retro-Video-Game-Commercials-from-the-90sThey sure don't make them like they used to, that's a given. TV commercials of the 90's hold a special vibe, as the qualities they required we're usually along the lines of something 'rad' and fresher than the Fresh Prince. RetroCollect looks back on it's favourite adverts from yesteryear.
Last Updated ( 09 February 2011 )
 

Interview: Brandon Cobb of Super Fighter Team (Star Odyssey)

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With Star Odyssey nearing release, RetroCollect sat down with the President of Super Fighter Team; Brandon Cobb to get a closer look at the upcoming RPG localisation. Diving into the deep end, we also quiz Cobb on what else Super Fighter Team are currently up to and what else is in the works.

Last Updated ( 04 February 2011 )
 

Getting to Know Lara Croft

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It may come as a surprise, given my love of retro gaming, that the first Tomb Raider game I ever played was 2006’s Tomb Raider: Legend. However that game was not the first interaction I’d had with the lovely Lara Croft.

Last Updated ( 03 February 2011 )
 

15 Years Ago - February 1996: Nintendo Ultra 64 & Arcade Conversions

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15 years ago this month held a lot of promise for gamers worldwide. With the upcoming release of the Nintendo Ultra 64 fast approaching alongside a wealth of releases arriving on the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn, 1996 was shaping up to be something special.

Last Updated ( 02 February 2011 )
 

Top 5 Iconic Retro Game Intro Movies

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If there was ever one requirement to a game developed in the 1990s, it was a jaw dropping intro sequence. From full blown FMV intros to minute long sprite battles, RetroCollect looks into the Top 5 Iconic Retro Game Intro Movies.

 

Top Five Comic Book Retro Games

Comics and video games are arguably the newest of art forms. As such, the two have embraced each other and have had a long history together. This relationship has birthed some great things so, without further ado, let’s take a look back at five of the best comic book video games.

Last Updated ( 17 January 2011 )
 

Jumping over the Flagpole in Super Mario Bros (Nintendo NES)

Being one of the most iconic games of all time, it's inevitable that Super Mario Bros on the Nintendo NES has been played so often, revealing countless glitches. This recent video shows you how to jump over the end of level flagpole on the first level of Mario.

Last Updated ( 12 January 2011 )
 

Top 5 Super Nintendo Hidden Gems: Platform Games

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The Super Nintendo is home to some incredible platform games, Super Mario World, Mega Man X and Donkey Kong Country to name a few. But what about the other fantastic titles that remain shadowed by these iconic titles? RetroCollect investigates the hidden gems on the SNES.

Last Updated ( 02 January 2011 )
 

Dreaming On : The Dreamcast in Print

The best record of a consoles history can be found in the magazines released at the time and the Dreamcast in the UK was blessed in this regard. Join us as we flick through the pages of history...

Last Updated ( 29 December 2010 )
 

Interview: WaterMelon Games - Pier Solar's Developers

Pier-Solar-InterviewWith only days before Pier Solar arrives on our doorsteps, RetroCollect has secured an interview with the developers, WaterMelon Games. Discussing the ins and outs of the game, the delayed release and what to expect.
Last Updated ( 19 December 2010 )
 

A Guided Tour of the Namco Museum

As a bit of an arcade game enthusiast, I like the Namco Museum games. Not the modern ones that regurgitate the same games like Pac-Man and Dig Dug over and over again, oh no- I'm talking about the Playstation titles.

Last Updated ( 16 December 2010 )
 

RetroCollect's Top 5 Festive Christmas Retro Games

Christmas-Nights-Sega-Saturn-ArtworkChristmas wouldn't be the same without the unwrapping of games, new consoles arriving under the tree and the long break from work to sit back and enjoy your backlog of games. So today we will cover the best Xmas themed retro games around.
Last Updated ( 10 December 2010 )
 
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