That Sonic amiibo you own isn’t useless just yet, as the upcoming Yoshi’s Woolly World for Wii U will be compatible with it. Using it will let you play as Sonic the Hedgehog Yoshi, who has Sonic’s colours and shoes. He even has green eyes! Pretty much every amiibo, aside from Pokémon amiibo for some reason, […]
From a stealthy appearance into the video game world in 1987 to countless releases soon after, it’s safe to say that just about everyone has battled through the Shinobi series. From insanely difficult platforming action to timeless cutting soundtracks, join the RetroCollect FM Podcast team as they slice their way through Sega’s action-packed series.
In 1998 Visco released a follow up to their vibrant arcade fighter Breakers under the new title Breakers Revenge. Arriving exclusively on the MVS arcade platform, both Neo Geo AES and CD owners missed out on this sequel which balanced out the game’s mechanics and introduced new playable characters. As of 2015 though, Visco are […]
The Colecovision wasn’t a console with a massively long life, but it definitely made an impact during its short time on the market. Coleco correctly reasoned that the Atari 2600′s strength was in its ability to offer home versions of the most popular arcade games, so in building a competitor to the Atari 5200, it […]
Sega’s Eastern horror platformer might not be the most original game of all time, borrowing heavily from Castlevania, but it’s a favourite of Master System owners. How many of these great moments do you recall? Nobody’s Perfect, So Why Practice? “Thou must practice here,” says the old master. In a game like Kenseiden we’re fine […]
Got an Amiga 500 plus? Haven’t removed or replaced the motherboard battery yet? Well if you haven’t here’s the bad news; it’s got a good chance of having leaked on your motherboard. And if it has, and isn’t rectified that battery electrolyte could well eat away at the tracks on the PCB eventually rendering it […]
If you’ve enjoyed The Greatest Multiplayer Games Ever in the latest issue of Retro Gamer, you might have noticed that the magazine team faced off in Mega Bomberman and Super Mario Kart matches for the feature. As luck would have it, some clever chap recorded all of that and put it on YouTube, so today we’re […]
Aside from the bare knuckled action on offer, when Streets of Rage is mentioned you’ll no doubt hear fans of the series rave about its floor-filling music. Yuzo Koshiro’s stunning soundtrack to the game is a timeless creation, and now one you’ll be able to own on vinyl too.
For a computer with a mere 1kb of available memory and an incredibly limited black and white display, it’s fair to assume that few advanced video games (other than Monster Maze) hit the Sinclair ZX81. Knowing its limitations though, veteran games developer Jim Bagley decided to do the impossible – port the full motion video […]
If you’re done with Super Mario Bros and always playing the hero, prepare to experience something slightly different. A Nintendo NES ROM hacker has decided to spruce up the 1985 classic, not only with a new lick of paint, but by also throwing Wario into the leading role.