Category: Retro Gaming News

Best Sonic Zones From The Mega Drive Era

We love the Sega Mega Drive, and you really couldn’t have had the console back in the early-to-mid 90s without at least playing the Sonic titles. Arguably the...

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...

SEGA Mega Drive Mini Release Date – September Worldwide!

SEGA has just announced that their new Mini Mega Drive / Genesis games console will be released in September of this year!

Six Best Playable Characters In Soulcalibur (1998)

The Sega Dreamcast was an absolute goldmine for fighting games, with some of the best games the genre has every put out counted amongst its library, such as Garou: Mark...

Nintendo Switch Retro Mods To Make You All Nostalgic

It’s not often that we would gush over something to do with a modern console, especially one as modern as Nintendo’s 2017 Switch console/handheld, but it’s...

Six Games That Should Be On The Sega Mega Drive Mini

What with the poor selection of games that shipped with the Playstation Mini last year, and it’s critical and commercial panning, we are more than a little worried for...

Five Best Sega Megadrive Fighting Games

Fighting games have come a long way since the arcades of the late 80s and early 90s, with a lot of the popular titles coming to the home consoles of the time. With...

Six Retro Brawlers To Get You In The Mood For Streets Of Rage 4

We love a good brawler, so are loving the announcement that one of our favourite retro brawler series is making a come back with Streets of Rage 4 slated for release...

5 Nintendo Cakes That Will Make You Jealous

The internet is wonderful, allowing us access to plentiful information immediately. However, it also means that we discover things we shouldn’t, like seeing how much...

Top 10 Funniest Songs From Video Games

Soundtracks add depth to video games, and can make us feel all sorts of emotions. However, not all soundtracks are made up of dramatic or melancholic compositions. These...

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...

Shadow Warrior Review – You Didn’t Buy It?

To say that video games have become much more politically correct over the years is no bold claim. One inappropriate joke or passing comment could result in unwanted...

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...

Balls of Steel – You Didn’t Buy It?

No matter how advanced video games have become over the years, pinball has never really been forgotten about in its entirety. In fact, there have been countless digital...

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...