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Our Retro Game Gift Guide For 2019

Whether you’re looking for Christmas or any other occasion, here are our favourite retro game gift suggestions for the retro fan in your life. The retro gaming...

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...

Nightmare Creatures (PSX) – You Didn’t Buy It?

The fifth generation of home consoles was a wild time; the mighty Sony entering the ring with their new console, the fires of the first console war was dying down after...

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...

The Review: Toejam & Earl – Back in the Groove

It’s been 28 years since the original Toejam & Earl was released for the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis. In that time, we’ve seen the massively dividing...

Unreal Tournament – Think You Can Beat It?

Epic Games may be known as the team behind the kiddie-centric battle royale shooter Fortnite, but history will forever know them as the creators of one of the greatest...

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...

Quake III Arena – Think You Can Beat It?

The Quake series always had a bit of an identity crisis. Id Software bickered like children on whether the first game should be a fantasy game or a sci-fi shooter,...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Breakout

The game you have probably already played but had no idea you have done so, Breakout is an arcade classic from Atari that has as storied a development history as any...

Bust-a-Move 2: Arcade Edition (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

We’ve all been fooled by a game that looked pretty childish or silly at first glance, only to discover that we were wrong in so many ways. Released in arcades in 1995...

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons

Weapons are pretty important in video games. While most games let you fight battles with guns, blades and magic – which is a lot more fun than fixing your problems...

Twisted Metal 4 (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?

There were plenty of big-name game franchises in the nineties, and one of them was SingleTrac’s Twisted Metal. Essentially, it was like a deathmatch in cars –...

Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When you think of video games with intense gameplay and memorable, high-octane chases, chances are that the 1991-platformer Flicky does not come to mind. That is not to...

Raptor: Call of the Shadows (PC) – Think You Can Beat It?

In the future, there is only one way to make big bucks, and it doesn’t involve paperounds or painting fences – nope, it’s all about high-octane dogfights....

Why I Love: Qix (Game Boy)

“Qix grabbed the gaming world with its color and imaginative design. Almost immediately it rose to the top of the charts.” “Qix was conceptually too...

Why I Love: Wild Arms (PS1)

Final Fantasy VII – IX, Suikoden 1 & 2, Xenogears, Final Fantasy Tactics, The Legend of Dragoon, Star Ocean: The Second Story, Breath of Fire IV, Paraside Eve,...

Gone But Not Forgotten – Classic Games Developers

You can rely on certain developers these days. CD Projekt are seemingly untouchable with their Witcher series which as of now has not put a foot wrong. Bethesda are...

Why I Love: The Secret of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge

No insult-sword fighting here folks, Guybrush has to get by with the spit in his mouth; It's Monkey Island 2 ladies and pirates!