Having recently celebrated its birthday in style, the Sega Dreamcast is still fondly remembered by us all as the system that left us too early. Despite packing plenty of promise and potential for the future, Sega pulled the plug early on what they deemed was doomed by the imminent release of the PlayStation 2. With a plethora of nostalgia at the re [ … ]
By 1989 the entire world was shellshocked into Turtle Fever. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had reached the masses through radical action figures, awesome cartoon action, and of course the wicked on-going comic. Next on the on the half-shelled reptiles' plans for world domination was video games - something they most definately exc-shelled in.
In November 1992 a brand new video game magazine was born that set out to do things differently. Super Play wasn't your average publication but instead a glorification of gaming culture from the Far East. With countless gamers inspired by its pages, we caught up with the magazine's prolific artist and contributor - Wil Overton.
In 1991 Mega Drive owners found themselves gripping the ignition in one hand and smashing their nearest rivals into incoming traffic with the other. Road Rash was one of the most brutal titles to hit Sega's console, and one which has left a lasting impression, imprint - and whip mark - on all of us.
With the World Cup about to get under way, we decided to up our podcast game and slide tackle the topic of classic football video games. Starting out in the lowly 8-bit league, listen to our rise to the top as we thrash the big boys - FIFA, Pro Evo and Sensible Soccer - and every other mid-table player in between.
Stepping aside from our usual duties of discussing set topics, the hosts behind this week's RetroCollect FM episode start the first of a new series. Re-Quest is your chance to put forward a question to the #RCFM team through Facebook, Twitter or the RetroCollect Forums, which will be answered on the airwaves. With plenty of queries already submitte [ … ]
In 1996 video gamers were abruptly thrown into the depths of a global epidemic, one which broke out from the depths of a underground research lab. Not only did we find ourselves fending off an onslaught of zombies, but also the difficult task of juggling ammunition, medical supplies and just about everything else we needed to ensure safety. This ne [ … ]
With Play Blackpool just around the corner and Play Expo on the horizon, RetroCollect decided to take a break from discussing consoles and video games of past to sit down with one of the key event organisers in the UK. With plenty to discuss regarding these upcoming dates and more, we discuss everything you'd ever want to know about these exhibitio [ … ]
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