Where would the video game industry be without the fantastic compositions it has created over the years? These memorable tunes have left an impact on us all, so much so that some of us create remixes of our favourite tracks. Shiryu is one of the most talented video game inspired composers around, one who is ready to release four CDs full of F-Zero [ … ]
If you've already exhausted your backlog of retro games this Bank Holiday weekend, then there's one more ZX Spectrum release to keep you occupied. Based upon the Italian humoristic comic book character created by Bonvi, Cattivik is an all new homebrew platformer just released for free for the timeless home computer.
Although few of us own the elusive Japanese exclusive MSX Turbo R home computer, we'll never turn down the arrival of another homebrew game - even if it means we can only watch from the sidelines. Talented French developer Eric Boez has just released his latest creation, a free to download arcade action title known as Treasures of Babylon.
With absolutely no ties to the current holders of the Rock 'N' Roll Racing IP, a team of fanatical indie developers have begun work on a modern remake of the isometric heavy metal racer from the 90s. Currently sourcing funds via the IndieGoGo platform, this unofficial update is showing great promise and faithfulness to the original title.
Last October the controversial racer Carmageddon crashed on to Apple iOS devices, leaving plenty of road kill in its wake. Unfortunately for the patient Android gamers amongst us, we were left waiting at the starting line. Later this month Android devices can finally join in with the carnage, as the updated touchscreen version of the 1997 classic i [ … ]
A few months back Krikzz released yet another impressive addition to his range of retro gaming flash cartridges, the Famicom version of the EverDrive N8. While many gamers were quick to adopt this ROM loading solution, others were left to await the 72-pin PAL/NTSC Nintendo NES version of the cartridge - which is now available.
Around this time last year we delivered the all important news to you about an upcoming documentary on the wonderful world of arcade gaming in Japan. While the arcade lifestyle may be non-existent to ourselves in the Western world, the newly released 100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience is set to take us on tour through the evolution and cu [ … ]
After a long-over due absence, RetroCollect’s Retro Game Club is back! This month we're starting our engines in the car of our dreams, and finding success from the Sunday Cup all the way through to the GT 500 Championship with Gran Turismo 2. Whether or not you accomplish this simulator in a Daihatsu Midget II D-Type or Mitsubishi GTO is up to you, [ … ]
For most retro gamers on a budget, the Neo Geo MVS offers a cost effective entry into the wonderful world of SNK. While these titles may be cheaper, they are also lacking in the art department in comparison to their Neo Geo AES siblings. Omega hopes to fix this with a newly launched Kickstarter set to gift MVS cartridges some new housing.
While Sega fans may have Streets of Rage, Nintendo gamer's hoping for a good old fashioned street brawl often look towards the timeless River City Ransom (aka Street Gangs). Those who fondly remember this side scroller will be pleased to know that game studio Combit are set to gift the brawler a sequel in the near future.
If for whatever reason you picked up EA's recent return to Sim City, or would rather indulge in Maxis's now tainted past, this month's Retro Gamer magazine has something in store for you. The latest issue of our favourite publication sits down with the city simulator's creator Will Wright shortly before jumping into more classic gaming adventu [ … ]
Join the RetroCollect Squad as they talk their way through the wonderful world of retro gaming.