Mid-Nineties PC gamers are bound to remember System Shock with some fondness – it was a groundbreaking game that scored highly with the press and innovated in key areas, and you can see its legacy woven into the fabric of modern first-person shooters today. Well, there’s good news: it’s coming back and with a brand […]
Put down your Sonic Boom Monopoly, pack away Street Fighter Monopoly and shelve Nintendo Monopoly – a new videogame-themed variant of the classic board game has arrived! Final Fantasy VII Monopoly features characters and locations from the 1997 RPG classic, including the likes of the protagonist Cloud, the villainous Sephiroth and body piercing enthusiast Aeris. (Too […]
Drawing inspiration from Capcom’s finest Mega Man series, an all new homebrew platformer has been born from the depths of Spain. Rocket Man is the latest development to hit the Nintendo Game Boy and one that is already showing plenty of promise.
As a kid, I never really got the concept of going out for a drive. To my mind, driving had always been a very purposeful activity – something you did because you had a particular destination in mind. Of course I was looking at it as a passenger, the only perspective my age afforded me […]
Part 4: Studying SID It’s been over a year now since I started work on my platform game, and there is still plenty of work to do on it. I would never have imagined it would take me this long to make a Commodore 64 game, but I constantly find myself revisiting things that I […]
With Sonic The Hedgehog turning 25 years old earlier this week, it’s safe to say that as retro gamers we’re slowing aging along with the games we know and love. We can talk about these timeless titles for hours on end and pour over our childhood spent with Sega and Nintendo, but how exactly would […]
Sega held a party for Sonic’s 25th anniversary at one of their Joypolis parks in Japan earlier today, which they live streamed online. There they showed new gameplay of Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice and announced that the next main Sonic game will be released in 2017. But the coolest thing that was shown was the original […]