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Contra – Co-op Classics

We look at some of the best co-op games of all time! Step-up Contra: All action gameplay that will test you and a friend to the limit!

Love Fifa? Try: NHL Slapshot (Wii)

Put down that controller and pick up your Wii hockey stick! A superb alternative sports video game - brilliantly executed, bags of fun

A Brief History of: The SEGA Mega Drive

SEGA mounted its greatest challenge to Nintendo with the release of the Mega Drive, the console that gave the world Sonic the Hedgehog!

A Brief History of: The SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)

From it's original 1990 launch to the 2017 re-imagining as the SNES mini - the Super Nintendo Entertainment System is an era-defining retro console!

NSYNC Get To The Show (GBC) – WTF Wednesday

The worst Game Boy Colour game of all time? The sadness wafting off of this game is only matched by the sheer audacity of the marketing team

The Top 10 Games of 1988

1988 was the year of sequels to many great video game franchises like Ghosts ‘N Goblins, Super Mario Bros and Squaresoft’s Final Fantasy.

Crystalis (NES) – You didn’t buy it?!

Easily one of the most gorgeous games you will play on Nintendo’s 8-bit system, SNK’s Crystalis was like Zelda on steroids and is remarkable for its depth.

Castlevania: Blood Lines (Mega Drive) – You didn’t buy it!?

When most people think about the Castlevania series on home consoles, thoughts typically turn to the Nintendo Famicom editions, numbered one through three, or for those...

The Top 10 Games of 1994

The year Nintendo proudly proclaimed the “Year of the Cartridge” not only saw the zenith of both the Sega Mega Drive and Nintendo Super Famicom but also the last...

The Hyperkin SupaRetroN HD Console Hits the UK & Europe

Hyperkin's latest retro console is aimed squarely at SNES lovers - and there's plenty to love in the SupaRetroN HD too! See release date and specs here!

Hotel Mario (CDi) – WTF Wednesday

Philips and Nintendo - This partnership produced a string of some of the worst-regarded Nintendo franchise games of all time. Including Hotel Mario!

Cartoon Network Speedway (GBA) – Metacritic, you got it wrong!

Competitive racing games with friends are amazing experiences that most every video gamer, fans of the genre or not, should have. Racing games by their very nature are...

The Top 5 Best Super Mario Power-ups

From the mushroom to the iconic fire flower, Mario has always had awesome power-ups. But what are the best Super Mario power-ups? And on which platforms?

Dexter’s Laboratory Robot Rampage (GBC) – You didn’t buy it?!

Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage is an example of some great, under-appreciated gameplay using some of the best stuff Cartoon Network has ever produced.

Yu Yu Hakusho: Spirit Detective – Metacritic, you got it wrong!

A strange yet oddly compelling title that received little love upon its release, but there are a few solid mechanics going on here that are pretty cool.

The 10 Biggest Gaming Releases in 1985

1985 was a big year for videogames, following the crash of 1983. Some of the titles released during this year spawned series that have gone for generations!

The Guardian Legend (NES) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

You could easily waste hours on this little-known masterpiece from Irem and you would be totally justified in doing so.

The Top 10 Gameboy Advance Games (GBA Gaming Classics)

Some believed the Game Boy Advance was a portable Super Famicom... but actually, it was way more powerful than that!