Sega’s Eastern horror platformer might not be the most original game of all time, borrowing heavily from Castlevania, but it’s a favourite of Master System owners. How many of these great moments do you recall? Nobody’s Perfect, So Why Practice? “Thou must practice here,” says the old master. In a game like Kenseiden we’re fine […]
Got an Amiga 500 plus? Haven’t removed or replaced the motherboard battery yet? Well if you haven’t here’s the bad news; it’s got a good chance of having leaked on your motherboard. And if it has, and isn’t rectified that battery electrolyte could well eat away at the tracks on the PCB eventually rendering it […]
If you’ve enjoyed The Greatest Multiplayer Games Ever in the latest issue of Retro Gamer, you might have noticed that the magazine team faced off in Mega Bomberman and Super Mario Kart matches for the feature. As luck would have it, some clever chap recorded all of that and put it on YouTube, so today we’re […]
Aside from the bare knuckled action on offer, when Streets of Rage is mentioned you’ll no doubt hear fans of the series rave about its floor-filling music. Yuzo Koshiro’s stunning soundtrack to the game is a timeless creation, and now one you’ll be able to own on vinyl too.
For a computer with a mere 1kb of available memory and an incredibly limited black and white display, it’s fair to assume that few advanced video games (other than Monster Maze) hit the Sinclair ZX81. Knowing its limitations though, veteran games developer Jim Bagley decided to do the impossible – port the full motion video […]
If you’re done with Super Mario Bros and always playing the hero, prepare to experience something slightly different. A Nintendo NES ROM hacker has decided to spruce up the 1985 classic, not only with a new lick of paint, but by also throwing Wario into the leading role.
It’s always fun to see a throwback to an old game in something new. I laughed out loud the first time I saw Pitfall Harry’s Atari 2600 sprite clashing with his 16-bit surroundings in Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, and the game of Galaxian on the Ridge Racer loading screen is still one of my favourite […]
Surprise! SEGA is still making sequels to their best selling Sonic spin-off that likely nobody here cares about. Nintendo announced Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for Wii U and 3DS on Nintendo Direct earlier today. The gameplay footage showed two new sports: Rugby sevens and Golf. Also it has Eggman going faster […]
In the early nineties Ocean released a quirky platformer for the 16-bit consoles known as Mr Nutz. Although a great game in its own right, its timing was somewhat unfortunate due to the flood of hero based platformers already on the market. As of today though, Mr Nutz could be making a comeback as the […]
It’s sobering to think that one of the most popular video games of all time, the very one that got many of us into gaming, is about to turn thirty. Originally released on the 13th September 1985, Super Mario Bros has given all of us countless memories through the years – something Nintendo intends to […]