The RetroN 5, is everything a RetroCollectee would want. One machine to rule them all, able to play 9 systems out of the box. It didn’t matter if your collection was filled with Japanese Famicom, NES, SNES, GameBoy, Game Boy Color, GBA, Mega Drive or Genesis games, the RetroN 5 could play them all – […]
Late last year the classic gaming book publisher Read-Only Memory launched a Kickstarter to help fund a historic look at Sega’s 16-bit days. The Sega Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works was a huge hit on the crowd-funding platform, raising well over triple their initial target. Fast forward to today and this celebration of the Mega Drive […]
RETRO Video Game Magazine is back for another year and needs your help. Well, actually it doesn’t because it is fully funded, but the good folks here at RGC Towers don’t want you to miss out! Only 3 days left on the RETRO Kickstarter with some great savings to be made against subscribing later on. […]
The Dreamcast is a console which has enjoyed an incredible amount of posthumous support, with at least a couple of new games for Sega’s hardware swansong appearing each year. However, these titles are often 2D shoot-’em-ups – a popular choice with fans of the console, but a genre imbalance which potentially leaves some fans out […]
Growing up we all dreamed of the day arcade-perfect gameplay would arrive at home. While it may have hit our living rooms much earlier than expected, the journey there left behind a shed-load of tragic ports and attempts to re-create the coin-op magic.
As some of you may well know Darran enjoys the odd board game or two. Here’s his list of essential classics. How many have you played? Ghost Castle Released: 1970 The aim of Ghost Castle was to traverse a spooky castle. The board was split into four areas that were loaded with deadly traps that […]
The Sega Dreamcast truly is a console that refuses to lay down and die – and why should it? Sega’s final hardware release had a criminally short natural lifespan and was only two years old when the Japanese company decided to pull the plug.
Bomberman is pretty great, but he’s been neglected a bit since Konami absorbed Hudson Soft a couple of years ago – we haven’t seen hide nor hair of the blast-happy battler since One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman, a 2012 mobile game that wasn’t nearly as awesome as the name makes out. Thankfully though, he’s back on […]
Hello! It is seven years since I last used an Amiga, and I am back to discussing the subject. I remember that the animation of the two cars in the introduction of Accolade’s game "The Duel: Test Drive II" is perfect on an OCS Agnus and KS 1.2 Amiga, but also I remember that it […]
Although many would assume that Konami’s acquisition of Hudson Soft has left retro heroes such as Bonk and Bomberman out in the cold, one flame has finally been rekindled and used to reignite a gaming fuse! The iconic multiplayer blaster is back in its traditional form on both iOS and Android in Japan.