It's that time of month again where we finally wind up our control pad cords and face the great outdoors. Retro Gamer Magazine is set to hit the shops, with yet another birthday to celebrate. The laserdisc arcade-romp, Dragon's Lair, is celebrating its 30th birthday, giving our favourite publication the perfect excuse to indulge in Drik and Daphne. [ … ]
The game which supposedly caused the video game crash in the United States has gained a overwhelmingly negative reputation for more reasons than one. Although based on the blockbuster hit, the programming behind E.T. for the Atari 2600 left a lot to be desired - something one enthusiast has begun amending in style.
Having only just acquired LucasArts from their recent acquisition of LucasFilm, Disney have already decided to close the doors on the once iconic development studio. While the studio may not have released quite as many hits in their more recent years, the news comes as a saddening surprise to those who grew up with their classics.
In late 2011 the Retrode 2 USB cartridge adapter was finally released. This plug-n-play device not only allowed you to connect Mega Drive and SNES cartridges to your computer, but also original gamepads too. To further expand upon this device's capabilities, plug-in adapters have just been released for the Nintendo 64, Game Boy & Master System.
Having released countless homebrew hits over the last few years, the talented Spanish duo behind The Mojon Twins have once again joined forces with RGCD to release more of their efforts in physical form. Now available on a Commodore 64 compilation cartridge is Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle and Sir Ababol.
Three decades ago Matthew Smith set the home computer gaming world on fire with his run-away successive titles, Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy. Despite departing from the games industry for quite some time, Elite Systems have just announced that the pair will soon unite to create an all new title in the near future.
If you grew up with an Amiga, without a doubt you will have fought your way through System 3's fantastic International Karate +. While its predecessor may have skipped release on Commodore's powerhouse and headed over to the rival platform, the Atari ST, one talented programmer has ported this karateka brawler back to the Amiga.
Reboots seem to be all the rage these days with titles like Devil May Cry and Syndicate recently having their respective franchises restarted. Now it’s Tomb Raider’s turn, a franchise that pretty much single handedly defined the third-person action/ adventure genre of game. Is it possible to recapture the magic of 1996 for a modern gaming audience? [ … ]
In February we paved way for import US and Japanese games to be included within our video game database. As of today, you'll now start to see some of these additions, starting with the ever impressive NTSC US Super Nintendo release list. So what are you waiting for, get tracking your SNES imports today!
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