“On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.” – Satoru Iwata, GDC 2005 Yes, we know, this has almost nothing to do with Sonic. But Satoru Iwata was one of the most influential people in the game industry, and […]
Following on from his highly successful series of ‘in Pixels’ books on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Chris Wilkins, founder of Fusion Retro Books has now turned his attention to it’s playground rival; the Commodore 64. After the success of the books I have done the ZX Spectrum, it was only right that I turned to […]
As you can probably tell, being massive Retro Gaming fans, we have a special place in our hearts for the Game Boy. Nintendo’s handheld with it’s 4 colours and vast array of games changed the world, and it’s no surprise the author had a Game Boy with a range of games (Super Mario Land, anybody?). […]
Today, we lost a great man; and the industry will forever be brighter for his presence. Satoru Iwata. September 6, 1956 – July 11, 2015. Thank you for everything. The post Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, Passes Away Aged 55 appeared first on Sonic Retro.
Japanese Gaming giant Nintendo issued a statement early this morning confirming the passing of CEO Satoru Iwata. It’s been well documented that Mr. Iwata had battled with ill health in recent years, even missing last year’s E3 event.
It is with great sadness that we at Retro Game Network report the death of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata, due to a bile duct growth. Becoming a popular face and a favorite with Nintendo fans all over the world with […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Many a tutorial has been written regarding the Sega Megadrive Region Switch mod. This modification will release the true power of the MD and enable you to play Japanese and American games on your PAL console with the flip of a switch. Most tutorials you find will use two toggle switches, however I prefer to […]
To promote the upcoming spiritual-successor to Wolfenstein 3D known as Rise of the Triad, Apogee Software developed a shareware version of the game entitled The H.U.N.T Begins. It offered a nice selection of levels that would not actually appear in the final game, alongside a few multiplayer maps. To its merit, these missions do make […]
We are proud to be supporting Chris Wilkins with the imminent Kickstarter campaign for his latest title ‘The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels’. This book follows on from his highly successful series of books on the ZX Spectrum and will be a great addition to any retro gamer’s book shelves. Check out the […]
It’s often said that Guile’s theme goes with everything, and you’ll soon be able to test this theory in the comfort of your living room. Capcom have licensed out their pumping Street Fighter II tunes to the music label Generation Series, with remasters of the CPS-1 and CPS-2 soundtracks heading to both vinyl and CD […]