While the harsh edges of the Nintendo NES control pad may be memorable for some, others will no doubt prefer a more ergonomic grip on the games they love. With this in mind Retro Fighters have launched a Kickstarter for an all new joypad – a comfortable, yet compatible with the Nintendo NES alternative.
If you’ve had a rubbish Monday (and Mondays aren’t usually the best of days), you might need a comforting retro-themed pick-me-up. We know that, so let’s get one to you right now! If you grew up with the likes of Power Blade, Solstice, Wing Commander or Might & Magic: Clouds Of Xeen, you’re probably familiar […]
So the weekend rolls around again and finally (at least if you’re a 9-5 worker in the UK), you can afford to put your feet up, crack open a beverage of choice and enjoy yourself for a couple of days. After the success we enjoyed last week with the Sonic Generations stream – well, popularity-wise, […]
One thing that most retro gamers can agree on, is that we love our gaming past. But this typically goes on much further and beyond just loving our games. We tend to love the generation, the culture, and most importantly, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
As if we needed any more reason to celebrate the upcoming 30th birthday of Super Mario Bros… Hot Wheels manufacturer Mattel has recently revealed that they’ve teamed up with Nintendo to release limited edition toy cars – each of which sporting a design from a classic Mario game of yesteryear.
Looking back over the years would we have ever believed that our favourite video games would eventually be playable on mobile phones? Or for that matter, id Software’s Doom becoming playable on a digital camera? Needless to say another ‘because we can’ port of a classic game has arrived on the most unlikely of devices, […]
The light cycle sequence in the 1982 blockbuster Tron is a rather memorable one that threw its audience into the driving seat of a video game. The arcade machine based on the movie featured a rather addictive top down take on the speedy neon sequence, something which can now be battled out on the Sega […]
The retro gaming community never ceases to amaze us. From custom built aftermarket hardware to brand new releases for old systems, there’s always something to talk about in the classic gaming world. The latest of these additions is a Super Mario 64 ROM hack known as Super Mario Blast Off which brings some brand new […]
Back in 2012 it was revealed that a flash cartridge was in development for the Japanese exclusive Bandai Wonderswan handheld. Created by the team behind the Neo Geo Pocket Flashmasta, further progress has now been made on the WonderSwan Flashmasta flash cartridge – the ability to cycle through multiple game ROMs on a single device.
The MSX is one of those retro gaming systems that often attracts a lot of interest, but remains somewhat inaccessible due to there being a confusing amount of systems available and many games being import exclusives. This may be about to change though as an adapter known as the GGMSX is in development to play […]