If you haven’t already seen, there’s a new alternative to the RetroN 5 which is making waves in the retro gaming world: the Retro Freak. Cyber Gadget’s recently released system not only matches what Hyperkin’s all-in-one console does, but it also offers support for additional systems like the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 – with compatibility […]
Back at E3 this year, Sony managed to make a number of gamers’ dreams come true with a trifecta of seemingly impossible announcements – The Last Guardian, Shenmue III and the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII remake were all on the way to PS4. All we had to go on for Final Fantasy was a brief […]
Over the past few years, 4K (ultra HD, 3840 x 2160 pixels) TVs have become more and more common in the average home. As the new technology becomes more and more affordable, it too becomes widespread. People have thus become more used to higher quality, clear sound, and a better overall viewing experience. The leap […]
Following on from SquareEnix’s announcement earlier this year that Final Fantasy VII would be revamped for next-gen consoles, it’s safe to say the remake we’ve all been waiting for is coming. The very first gameplay footage of this upcoming epic was recently revealed at Sony’s PlayStation Experience event over in California.
Long live the point ‘n’ click genre! Double Fine Productions, headed up by industry legend Tim Schafer, recently took to the stage of the PlayStation Experience event in California to bring retro gamers up to date on their efforts. With plenty to show on their previously announced Day of the Tentacle remake, fans were also […]
Racing sims are one of the most popular and enduring genres in gaming, but there’s a distinct difference when it comes to realistic simulations and arcade racers. Episode 15 of Maximum Power Up is here to guide you on a whirlwind tour of the genre’s best – and worst – titles.
If video games and toys is your thing then look no further. Action figure enthusiasts NECA have just announced a brand new addition to their Nintendo NES inspired range – Bill and Lance from Konami’s classic, Contra.
As we come to the end of 2015, we’re looking back at a year that has been a pretty good year for retro gamers. However, it was also one tinged with sadness due to the passing of notable figures – and none more notable than Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata, who passed in July aged 55 after […]
Adventures of Lolo first hit the North American NES on 20 April 1989 and followed to Europe on 21 February 1991. The game is based on the Eggerland video game series which originated on MSX computer systems in 1985 in Japan care of HAL Laboratory. In this game you take on the role of heroic Lolo […]
Remember Jade Empire? It got rave reviews a decade ago, when it originally appeared as one of the last major exclusives for Microsoft’s original Xbox – our sister magazine GamesTM was relatively conservative in awarding it 8/10. The game was BioWare’s first major venture after Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic and thrust players into […]