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THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 5TH – FIVE ALIVE

It takes a lot for any video game series to reach that almighty 5th title. I don’t just mean the 5th game in the series, but being the 5th game and still having...

Are there any good Christmas themed video games?

What options does the retro-gamer have for a Christmas video game fix? We take a look… It’s not clear exactly how many Christmas themed games there are on...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 3RD – TRIPLE TEAMS

On the 3rd day of Christmas, retro gaming gave to me… heroic triples! We always remember the solo heroes, and sometimes duos who’ve stood the test of time, but...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 2nd – 2D PLATFORMERS

Day 2 of our festive celebration of all things retro, and I think we need to check out the whole 2D platforming deal! Made big in the 80s with Nintendo leading the...

Hobos With a Good Heart

Bums. They’re everywhere. Big ones, small ones, some get in the way while others keep themselves to themselves. Some are brash, others loud, but at the end of the day,...

Nintendo Gameboy – The Essential Collection

The Gameboy… with the technology inside it’s little non-descript frame, it should never have made the impact it did. It didn’t have the guts that the Atari Lynx...

SEGA Mega Drive – The Essential Collection

Mega Drive, Genesis, Nomad, they’re all the same really. They all play the best of what Sega and its friends were offering back in the early to mid 90s.  It always...

Bubsy 3D – WTF Wednesday

Fur Fail Bubsy is a bit of a polarising figurehead in the gaming community. An animal mascot made to cash in on the popularity of the 2D Sidescrolling action that was...

Shaq-Fu – WTF Wednesday

Shaq Attack Strikes Welcome to WTF Wednesday! A series where we’ll be looking at strange and often times, awful games that make us scratch our heads in confusion...

A Psychic Readers Network Is Suing Rockstar Games

People just love to sue people! There have been some strange lawsuits in the past. However, when it comes to strange lawsuits, this one might just take the cake....

New Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy screenshots released!

Remastered for a new age – The Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy for PS4 is looking rather impressive. What is the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy? The Crash Bandicoot...

Atari Flashback Classics Vol 1 + 2 To Be Released For PAL Regions!

Atari does it yet again! We’ve covered how great the recent year has been for Atari if you factor in products like the ‘Art of Atari‘ book or the...

Stair Quest – Free Sierra Entertainment Inspired Game!

Sierra made some fantastic adventure games back in the day. I serious cannot name a number of times I got lost in all of their classics. They always had those stairs,...

Streets Of Rage, Altered Beast, And More Are Coming To The Big Screen!

We’ve seen many big screen adaptations of Video Game franchises recently haven’t we? From great films like Rachet and Clank to the still to be judged...

Atari Book – The Art Of Atari – A Brief Overview (With Video!)

Atari has made a recent resurgence really. With the latest pieces of news around such things as the Atari Vault, a massive collection of some of the best Atari games...

ActRaiser – Retro Spotlight

Today on Retro Spotlight we are covering a rather unknown game, such is the nature of the series after all. It’s a game that combines elements from two unlikely...

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Remade For Nintendo 64!

Everyone is aware of the Legend of Zelda Nintendo 64 games, Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask is at the top of many lists for people when they think back to their...

Zelda Level Recreated In VR

This incredible 3minute video takes you on a journey through a Zelda inspired level and allows you to experience it like never before!