Retro gaming is a culture and that's something you can't deny. The lifestyle is much more than just the games themselves, so understandably we've got a lot to say about them. Get our top lists on the best and worst games around, view our guided tours of retro gaming shops or even take a seat as we delve into gaming lore. Interviews are also up for grabs with game industry veterans, or should you fancy socialising...join the RetroCollect Retro Game Club.
We’re drawing ever closer to that spookiest of holidays, so it’s time for us to take a look at yet another scary game in what has (unfortunately) become dubbed as “Shocktober”. Today’s subject is one of the most terrifying digital experiences ever put to disc - and all you have to defend yourself is a camera!
Part 2 of our Hallowe’en spooktacular centres on a title widely regarded as one of the forefathers of 3D survival horror. It was one of the best looking games around when it was released, and won many awards to prove it.
The title introduced a number of what would become staples in later instalments of its series, as well as establish [ … ]
It’s Hallowe’en! Well not quite – but as it’s almost the spookiest time of year, RetroCollect will be taking a look at some of the scariest games of all time. They may not all be pant-wettingly terrifying, but they all have something different to offer in making us uncomfortable. The titles we’ll be looking at will be mostly retro, [ … ]
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 [ … ]
This past week marked the release of the hugely anticipated Resident Evil 6. The title garnered mixed reviews but still managed to sell 4.5 million copies during its initial release window. Unless we're all infected with the T-Virus, there must be something luring us all back to Spencer Mansion for one more thrill kill.
2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the Commodore Amiga 500’s release - and as many of you know, the machine was home to some of the greatest adventures of the 16 bit era. While the console-kids can talk for hours about their flagship mascots, Amiga owners have more than enough reason to shout about their time with the epic home computer.
As the RetroCollect Squad continues to search the United Kingdom for retro gaming specialists, we were pleased to stumble upon a well stocked classic game shop situated in the heart of Liverpool. In the basement of Merseyside's quirky alternative shopping centre, Quiggins, Level Up! held plenty of reason to venture down.
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