Since the arrival of the Nintendo 3DS, we’ve seen a steady rise in titles from the Japanese gaming giant’s back catalogue receiving 3D revivals. After porting the Nintendo 64 adventure Ocarina of Time to the handheld, the hugely popular follow up Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask appears to be next on the list with a […]
Year Released: 1980 Original Price: £79.95 (kit), £99.95 (assembled) Buy it now for: £150+ Associated Magazines: Sinclair User, ZX Computing Why the ZX81 was great… It might seem archaic now, but the ZX80 was also a gateway into an exciting new world, a world full of possibilities. Many classic developers cut their teeth on Sir […]
After such an incredible find earlier this year, the team behind the upcoming Atari: Game Over documentary have decided to make the finds of their excavation available to collectors. Having dug up a large quantity of game cartridges and accessories from Atari’s New Mexico landfill, many of the contents have arrived on eBay with no […]
In 1988, several Japanese home computer platforms were gifted a sci-fi point and click adventure known as Psy-O-Blade. Just two years later, T&E Soft re-released their title on the Sega Mega Drive with updated visuals. Although remaining a Japanese exclusive, fan translators have finally localised the game for English audiences.
The Internet Archive is an amazing online resource when it comes to documenting the history of the World Wide Web. The Wayback Machine archives websites from as early as the mid 1990s, they offer an amazing database of audiovisual programs […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
After re-releasing eight of their most loved titles in a new 3D form, Sega are once again returning to their back catalogue to revitalise another batch of titles. Now joining the likes of Streets of Rage, Ecco the Dolphin and Sonic The Hedgehog on the Nintendo 3DS, are arcade favourites such as OutRun and After […]
After teasing retro gamers with a trailer of Atari: Game Over, the film’s director has stated that the documentary looking into the gaming giant’s collapse and their infamous landfill site is due to hit Xbox Video later this month.
Rayman is one of gaming’s success stories, catapulting creator Michel Ancel into the limelight and creating a massively successful spin-off in the form of the Raving Rabbids games. Here, Michel Ancel recalls how the limbless hero came to be. First appearing on the PlayStation right at the beginning of the machine’s life, it’s gone on […]
I’ve just posted a video of a very early WIP of my Super Cars II remake for iOS devices: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_MOaWMCDug I’m currently in the process of building a new game based around SC2, using this engine and the original tracks as the basis but need some help with the graphics, hence my reason for putting […]
If you’ve been impressed as of late by the emergence of long lost video games for various consoles, what would you say to the discovery of an unreleased coin-op? Sega were due to début a vertical scrolling shooter known as Hammer Away into the arcades in 1991, only it never arrived. Fast forward to today […]