Heads up, fans of hard games and free things – BonusJZ has designed a free tribute to Capcom’s Ghosts ‘n Goblins series, titled Ghosts ‘n Demons. It’s been developed in the OpenBOR engine, which was originally used to create scrolling beat-’em-ups in the style of the Streets Of Rage series. However, Ghosts ‘n Demons is […]
Practicalities aside, for many of us the dream is to one day own our very own arcade machine. Whether it be a dedicated coin-op cabinet or custom built MAME powerhouse, both space and finances are often a stumbling block. Both of these issues, however, are about to become a thing of the past with the […]
Believe it or not but Capcom’s timeless and tough arcade platformer Ghosts ‘n Goblins first hit arcades three decades ago. Continuing to be one of the most difficult games ever created, fans of the series have decided to celebrate where Sir Arthur last left off with an all new unofficial sequel known as Ghosts’n Demons.
In 1988 Victor Interactive released their very own video game take on the Japanese manga Tsurikichi Sanpei. While this obscure fishing simulation starring one of Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine proved popular in the East, there was little chance this Nintendo Famicom title would see an English release – at least until now.
Mastertronic has entered administration today, with CEO Andy Payne on the way out as a result – however, a new company will be stepping in to buy the company’s rights and take on its staff. The new company will be focusing on the lucrative simulator market, making flight and train simulation games exclusively. Founded by Martin […]
Hi: I have brilliance installed in my a2000. It needs a dongle protection which plugs into the a2000 port 2. I would love to get rocket ranger for christmas, but it needs the port 2 for the joystick. The port 2 is currently plugged in with the brilliance dongle. If I get rocket ranger, would […]
Long before Sonic and Mario became best buddies and started prancing around together at the world’s Olympic venues, the idea of a crossover between the two was a hot prospect. Who wouldn’t want to see the most iconic stars of the 16-bit era team up – or better yet, face off? As it turns out, […]
Hi: I played rocket ranger before, on a commodore 64. I really loved the game, but was impossible for me to win. The arcade bits especially, were too hard for me. Now i would like to play the amiga version. Is it possible to beat rocket ranger on amiga ? too hard to win ?
Many retro gamers will be able to confidently discuss the ins and outs of their favourite series and how they came around, but one topic which is often overlooked is the localisation process. Countless classics we know and love have been translated from their Japanese origin into something we can easily understand, but more often […]
One of the greatest aspects to the classic hardware we are so familiar with today is often their unique sound output. Countless musicians have found fame through the all new genre of ‘chiptune’ which finds composers using old consoles or handhelds to produce their tracks. Instead of just providing these as downloadable MP3s, one label […]