In 1998 Lotus Land Story, the fourth game in the Touhou series was released for the Japanese PC-98 range of computers. Highly renowned for its incredible gameplay and visuals at the time, the Touhou Project has since gained a cult following and is often enjoyed in many different forms. One of these is an anime-style […]
“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.