For many retro gamers the Sony PlayStation Portable doubles up as a great emulation system, and it looks like its successor is set to follow in its footsteps. Just days ago an all new homebrew enabler known as HENkaku was released for the PS Vita which allows several different emulators to be run on firmware […]
Ever since games have been sold from one country to another, there have always been changes made during the journey. The scope and reasoning behind adjustments to current games are being put under the microscope, however, it’s important to remember that localisation isn’t a one way street. It can be easy to think that Japan […]
1995 was a great time for the Super Nintendo, but it was also a strange time for the Super Nintendo. It was the year that the 16-bit juggernaut would see many of its most memorable releases: Chrono Trigger, Terranigma, Earthbound, Diddy’s Kong Quest, to name a few. But apart from the sequel to Donkey Kong […]
If you prefer to get your retro gaming fix via the older British computers on offer then look no further. Tynemouth Software have teamed up with leading classic hardware manufacturer TheFutureWas8Bit to release an all-in-one game cartridge for the Commodore VIC-20.
It’s the mid-Nineties and you’re launching a new console. What type of games do you go big on? If you said “platform games” then you’re onto a winner – the world was still flooded with mascot platformers, and anything that wasn’t a furry animal was bound to stand out from the crowd. Enter Clockwork Knight, […]
We went on a bit of an adventure recently, dear reader, and found ourselves in the basement of a trendy pub in Leeds. It’s called ShuffleDog, because of the shuffleboard tables that occupy said basement, and there are a few classic arcade cabinets down there too – we saw the likes of Double Dragon, Marvel […]