Category: Retro Gaming News

M.O.V.I.E on ZX Spectrum – You didn’t buy it?!

Saying a certain game is beyond its time might be a cliche or trite statement, but when it is true people should take note. M.O.V.I.E is just such a game.

8Bitdo Controllers – Firmware Update Improves Connectivity

Can't connect your 8Bitdo controller to Nintendo Switch? This update will help!

The Top 10 Games for the Original Gameboy

Towards the end of its life, it was a system that could boast a library of games as competent and developed as any on the NES or SNES.

Seaman - Sega Dreamcast

Seaman on Sega Dreamcast – WTF Wednesday

Seaman is perhaps one of the most innovative, if indeed bizarre, games to ever land on any console.

The 10 Biggest Gaming Releases in 1989

With multiple console releases and a slew of now-classic games, 1989 was a great time to be a video gamer.

Blade for the PSX – Metacritic, you got it wrong!

Expecting deep gameplay may lead to inevitable disappointment, but fans of the movies and of old school-style beat ‘em ups will find plenty to like here.

Kid Dracula (Gameboy) – You didn’t buy it?!

We take a look at the Castlevania spin-off that could well warrant a place in your collection.

EA’s Burnout Paradise is back!

Nearly 10 years to the day since Game's original release, we learn that a Remastered version is coming to PS4.

Press Start 2 Join – An Interview With

We chat to Dean and Jon from "Press Start 2 Join", who share their favourite games, earliest gaming memories at more!

Hidden NES Golf Game Removed from Nintendo Switch

The secret version of the original 1984 Nintendo Entertainment System game has been removed from the Nintendo Switch as part of a recent update. Back in September...

Kwirk (Nintendo Game Boy) – WTF Wednesday

Now, there IS a plot with Kwirk. It’s so ridiculous and unrelated to the game that I’m not going to discuss Kwirk and his girlfriend going out on a bender...

Innovative ways of stopping those split-screen cheaters!

Online mode isn’t the only way to take on your friends – and in years gone by the only option to was to invite them over for a bout of split-screen chaos....

Rumble Pak – Sexy Accessory Sunday

It’s funny how force feedback is such a given today, and yet most gamers don’t realise the innovation truly took off with Nintendo’s Rumble Pak. True,...

World Class Rugby – Super Nintendo Saturday

I wasn’t even a rugby fan when I first played this, but the dodgy guy who used to come round to our road every Sunday with his bootload of games to rent...

Funstock’s Best Video Game EVER!?!

Too many times are we writers on the site trying to sway you the readers with what we like. If it’s me, you’re never gonna hear the end of Sensible Soccer,...

The Boxing Day Bloodshed

So, Christmas is finally over, we’ve enjoyed the turkey and stuffing, tried out all the great gifts we’ve received, and are now counting the days down until...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 22ND – TWO LITTLE DUCKS!?

Ducks have always felt a bit like the odd one out. Never the lead role when there’s other animals around, rarely the first choice of a family roast dinner, and...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 24TH – 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE

It’s finally Christmas Eve, and in 24 hours you’ll be enjoying your new pairs of socks, Cadbury’s selection packs, and all the video games you asked...