Just when you thought you’d played every Nintendo NES game out there, another previously undiscovered title has surfaced on eBay of all places. Arriving on a one of a kind prototype cartridge, bidding has gotten fierce for the 8-bit console port of Chip’s Challenge – a fan favourite top down puzzler which first arrived on […]
If for whatever reason Christmas NiGHTs isn’t enough to keep you busy this winter, dust off the Vectrex and get ready to feel festive. One homebrew developer is gearing up the release of two brand new games for the vector-based console – a high score frantic scrolling shooter and an addictive collect ’em up.
Once we saw this tale of a bizarre parenting experiment, we had to share it with you – it really is quite something. Andy Baio’s son Eliot was born in 2004, and the new father had plans to perform very strange long-form experiments on his child. While these were eventually shot down by his wife, […]
Ever wished you could use your ZX Spectrum on that big LCD screen you have in your living room but have had trouble tuning it in? Well, since I posted a couple of images on Instagram showing a few of my composite modded Spectrums, I’ve had a number of requests asking for instructions on how […]
Queen Victoria’s gone to Mars to kick ass and drink tea…and she’s all outta tea! So goes the tag line for Rock Boshers DX: Director’s Cut, the latest PS Vita/PS4 offering from Tikipod – creators of another recent retro-themed indie title, Aqua Kitty DX.
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Hewson published a number of great games on the 8-bit computers, but Raffaele Cecco’s superb run-and-gun, Exolon, remains one of the best. Filled with bright, vibrant visuals and intense action, it’s held up exceptionally well over the years and is still amazing fun to play. We caught up with Raffaele to discuss the origins of […]
Twenty six years ago Enix released the third instalment to their hugely popular Dragon Quest series on the Nintendo Famicom. Although seeing release in North America, Dragon Quest III like many of the other earlier titles skipped out on a European release. As of today, European gamers can finally set out on this vintage adventure […]
This morning, we have some very sad news to report in the video game community, as we bring to everyone the news of the death of Ralph Baer, who has been known as “The Father Of Video Games” for quite […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
This weekend, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Ralph H Baer. The inventor, who was 92 years of age, made history as the first person to create a home videogames console. His prototype, dubbed the Brown Box, would later be licensed and sold as the Magnavox Odyssey. Needless to say, we have lost […]