Doctor Who is one of those franchises with so much potential for a great outing on just about any console. As it stands though, the Time Lord’s appearances in the video game world have been rather disappointing. Attempting to make amends, one online retailer of Nintendo NES ROM hacks and homebrews has thrown together their […]
If you thought retro gaming was quickly becoming an expensive hobby, it should come as no surprise that there are others out there willing to spend four figure sums on individual title. The latest title to hit astounding heights on eBay is a prototype copy of the long lost scrolling shooter Viewpoint 2064 for the […]
A few months back the retro gaming community was left astounded by the arrival of a PlayStation prototype console – one from the era when both Sony and Nintendo were working together. The owner of this missing piece of gaming history has finally made a return and promised gamers that the fabled hardware will soon […]
If you’re a fan of Psygnosis’ 20 year old futuristic racer and have to know every little bit of detail on it, well, you’re probably Nick and you’re writing this blog post. But if you’re not, you might want to know that Eurogamer has published the full design document for WipEout, featuring 36 pages of […]
Combat is an excellent two-player game for any Atari 2600 owner, but what do you do when you’ve exhausted the game’s possibilities? If you’re anything like my dad, you’ll pick up something a bit more advanced like Armor Ambush. Produced by Atari competitor Mattel Electronics’ M Network division and based on the Intellivision title Armor […]
Both Indiegogo and Kickstarter have proved to be invaluable sources for retro-themed projects over the coming years, allowing both small ideas to flourish and industry veterans to revive brands such as Shenmue. One of the more ambitious projects as of late though has fallen flat on its face after an embarrassing campaign.
The Retro VGS, which entered its crowdfunding campaign less than two weeks ago, is being pulled from Indiegogo following a failure to build upon its initial momentum. The new cartridge-based console was seeking $1.95 million to go into production, but after a promising first 24 hours in which over $50,000 was raised, the flow of […]
Despite having a great potential for video game releases, the South Park license was hardly used to great effect in its prime. Behind the scenes though a killer title was in the works for the Microsoft Xbox by Buzz Monkey, one that not only drew upon the free-roaming experience of Grand Theft Auto. Although never […]
Thinking about an up-scaler for the games machine. What is the video output of ECS after it goes thru a SD/FF? Thanks in advance. Chris
If you’ve ever once felt that the classic consoles were missing out on brand new titles, think again. The impressive Steam and Xbox One retro-platformer Völgarr The Viking has just been given an official port to the Sega Dreamcast and released online for free as a downloadable game disc.