Veteran videogame musician Dave Lowe (also known as Uncle Art), best known for his contributions to games such as Frontier: Elite II, Starglider and Carrier Command, is currently offering remakes of his most famous retro gaming music via Kickstarter. The remake album, to be titled A Temporal Shift, will include a variety of remakes including full […]
This post is written by Jake Parr. Quake’s immense popularity resulted in many unofficial expansions being released. Aftershock for Quake, developed by Backpack Software and published by Head Games in 1996, was just one of them. Shoved into the disc are piles of downloaded maps from the ‘net, alongside some brand new textures, map editing […]
Alex Kidd In Miracle World was one of those classic games you couldn’t believe was given away for free. Bundled inside just about every Master System console out there, the platformer became an instant hit and a memorable one at that. Knowing that the games which followed his Miracle World debut lacked the same magic, […]
Believe it or not but the Windows classic strategy title Age Of Empires II is set to receive an all new expansion pack fifteen years after its initial release. Following the game’s successful release on Steam through a HD revival, the team behind the reboot have proudly announced that new units and maps will be […]
As Xbox collectors will tell you, Steel Battalion is a rather unique experience for the dated platform worth tracking down. Featuring its very own large sized cockpit controller, the 40 plus buttons, acceleration pedals and two flight stick control method was intended to provide a realistic experience for fans of the mech genre. That said, […]
Late last month Sega fans were finally treated to a playable version of Sonic Xtreme, a long lost title in the blue hedgehog’s history. Although arriving as a Windows port, the team behind the project have finally figured out how to get the dated code running on the Saturn – something which you can now […]
With the recent release of the enhanced Raspberry Pi, it was only a matter of time before gamers pushed the pocket-sized computer to its limits. Taking the source code from the popular emulator Reicast, talented developers have managed to get Sega Dreamcast classics up and running on the Raspberry Pi 2.
Get ready to dust off that unloved and unused Super Nintendo Mouse that sits beside Mario Paint! Interactive-guru Toshio Iwai’s unreleased 16-bit debut Sound Factory has finally been made available to the masses – a creative and easy to use music studio for anyone with a SNES.
Time flies when you’re playing retro games, so much so it’s that time of year again where we gear ourselves up for a pixel-packed weekend at the seaside. Once again RetroCollect will be making a proud appearance at Replay Events’ Play Blackpool event next month, with plenty of gaming challenges on offer.
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