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.
As the RetroCollect Squad continue their tour of the south, they stumbled upon yet another decent stockist of classic games. MT Games situated in Weston-Super-Mare was another member of the 'proud to be stocking retro' retailers. With cabinets and shelves holding many desirables, we decided to get the word out to the retro gaming community.
With several of the RetroCollect Squad on tour down south after RetroVision 2012, a tour of the local gaming shops was in order. After viewing the lackluster stock found in the high street chains, we stumbled across the much more promising branch of Pink Planet Exchange, situated on Bristol's Gloucester Road.
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.
Living in the shadow of Batman and Superman is tough, and most Justice League characters have always remained mere assistants. During the comic boom of the 1990s, there was another big trend in creative entertainment culture: video games. It’s only natural to look at the five heroes who should’ve received their own video game.
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.
Join the RetroCollect Squad as they talk their way through the wonderful world of retro gaming.