Category: Features

Harvester – The Most Controversial Game You Never Knew Existed

FMVs weren’t new to the world of gaming in the nineties, it was more or less reintroduced in the early part of the decade like an annoying playground fad once CDs...

A Brief History of: Gran Turismo

Simulation games are often niche titles at best with very few of them reaching critical success on a massive scale. Think titles like Microsoft’s Flight Simulator or...

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

[Updated 18-09-2019 – many more details added!] We’re getting seriously excited now about Evercade’s upcoming retro handheld console. Below we’ve...

The Top 10 Survival Horror Games

Survival horror is one of those genres that is so broad as to almost be meaningless as a descriptor. You’ve got zombie survival horror, ghosts, rogue AI, aliens...

The Top 10 Metroidvania Games

A portmanteau of Metroid and Castlevania, the term Metroidvania describes games with left to right and up and down scrolling in a 2D world underpinned by role-playing...

The Top 10 Games of 1999

1999 was one heck of a year and not just because of the impending Y2K apocalypse on the horizon. The year that served as the transition point between the PlayStation and...

A Brief History Of: The Commodore Amiga

Some consoles had a much larger impact on the course of video games than many of us realise… …one of those is the Commodore Amiga! Commodore’s attempt at...

WATCH: GOLDENEYE 007 Is Being Recreated in Unreal Engine!

“GoldenEye 25” is due August 2022… Remember GoldenEye 007 for N64? Of course you do! One of the very best games to grace the N64, GoldenEye has gained...

WATCH: Check Out The Fan-Made John Wick Game for NES!

And as you’d expect from a NES game – it ain’t easy! Between Cyberpunk 2077 and John Wick’s cameo in Fortnite earlier this year, it’s safe...

Would you take on the “Worst Ever” Super Mario Level?

Gamer Creates Super Mario Level From Hell Using Mario Maker 2 Super Mario can be hard sometimes. We all get flustered, miss a jump, run into a Goomba or two. And...

PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini Announced! Pre-orders Live!

Konami have announced a brand-new Mini Console, which comes with a stack of classic games built-in! Have we had enough mini “retro” consoles yet? Konami...

The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

The competition between the Sega Mega Drive and the SNES was a true matchup of the titans. Luckily for Sega, one ace card it had up its sleeve was its massive portfolio...

The Top 10 Retro Beat ‘Em Up Games

The objective of this genre of game is easy enough for anyone to understand. How titles in the beat ‘em up genre distinguish themselves, however, is through their...

WATCH: The New Evercade Announcement Trailer (+New Games!)

Ten more games confirmed alongside a new Announcement Trailer! Evercade dropped a brand new announcement trailer today, giving us an in-depth look at their retro...

A Brief History of: Amstrad CPC 464

When we consider media for computers, one format that was in widespread use in the early years of personal computing but which fell out of favour entirely is the...

The Japanese Mega Drive Mini Collector’s Edition Comes with Something Special!

They’ve only gone and thrown in 22 little cartridges! It’s safe to say that SEGA have made the Mega Drive Mini pretty appealing already – with two...

VIDEO: A New C64 Console Will Arrive in December!

It’s full-size. It’s got a fully operational keyboard. The C64 is back! Ok, ok – so we’ve had the C64 Mini for quite a while already. However we...

Here are 7 Childhood Pastimes Re-imagined as 8-bit Video Games!

Like us, you probably have fond childhood memories of playing Pooh Sticks in the sunshine with your friends, or dodging cars while you play Kerby. And if you’re of a...