Jonny Lupton

SEGA Mega Drive Mini – More Games Announced!

Just over a month after SEGA last revealed a batch of games set to appear on the Mega Drive Mini, here we go again! And the good news is, there are some absolute belters...

RoboCop vs. Terminator : Fascinating Game Design Document Unearthed

If you’ve ever wondered how video games are or were designed and developed, you’re probably not alone! And now we’ve been given a unique insight into...

Evercade – Everything You Need to Know About the Brand New Retro Handheld!

Over the past week, Evercade have revealed host of new details about their unique retro system! Here’s what we know; 1. It has a stunning retro livery…...

Ten more SEGA Mega Drive Mini Games Revealed by SEGA

The SEGA Mega Drive Mini has been available to Pre-order since it’s announcement back in March, when we were told that the console will include 40 classic SEGA...

Just Announced: Two New Atari® Mini Arcades Featuring 5 classic Atari Games

As massive Atari fans we’re delighted to see that two brand new officially licensed collectable Atari® mini-arcades have just been announced! The range comes from...

WATCH – The Original GameBoy TV Commercial Is Amazing!

Back in the late 80’s – before the advent of social media and online advertising – if you wanted to let people know about your amazing new handheld...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Kirby

He’s everybody’s favorite pink puff ball from Nintendo – and easily one of the video game industry’s most recognizable characters outside of Mario. But how...

Final Fight (Arcade) – CO-OP Classics

A staple of the 1990s arcade scene, side-scrolling beat ‘em ups are simple enough in nature for anyone to grasp and compelling such that anyone can enjoy them. Though...

Top 10 – Retro Platformers

Often considered a quintessential video game genre, platformers are actually a relatively recent invention – at least in the span of video game history. Many...

A Brief History of: Namco

The golden age of Japanese arcades wouldn’t be the same without one big name: Namco. Specifically, it wouldn’t be the same without an IP dreamt up by Namco’s...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Taiko no Tatsujin

Though the rhythm genre has fallen somewhat from its peak in the mid-2000s in the West, it has never died back in its home country of Japan where it enjoys a robust life...

A Brief History of: Capcom

The house that brought us Mega Man, Street Fighter, and Resident Evil, among others, Capcom is a relatively young company in the grand scheme of things but has had an...

Arcade of Hall of Fame: Pong

When people consider the founding fathers of video games, one title cannot help but make it on the list, and that is Pong. A virtual table tennis game that first debuted...

Friday The 13th (NES) – Think You Can Beat It?!

If we can thank 1980s American cinema for one thing it would be the popularization of the slasher horror flick. Films like Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Friday...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Nintendo

The makers of some of the world’s most iconic titles, Nintendo’s history is longer than the video game industry itself. Makers of the Switch, Wii, SNES, and NES,...

Top 10 Retro First Person Shooters

Probably the single most dominant gaming format for most triple-A titles today, first-person shooters stormed the video games industry when they were popularised by a...

Bonanza Bros – CO-OP Classics

Before Sega began challenging Nintendo for home console dominance the company was still very much an arcade titan. But it wasn’t just a prominent name in the arcades...

Retro Highlights of 2018

From the Virtual Console on the Wii to the myriad of mini console remakes hitting the shelves, console manufacturers and gamers can’t get enough of the past. Of...