When I talk to younger friends about gaming, one of the things they tend to struggle with is the concept that players could be drawn into an experience which suggested more than it showed, due to the use of text-based or menu-driven interfaces with fairly minimal visuals. However, anyone that has logged enough time in […]
Is Turrican 2 CDTV Worth £186 in Very Good Condition or do you think this is overpriced? I’m assuming it’s rare. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TURRICAN-II-2-CDTV-Commodore-Amiga-Originalverpackung-boxed-english-/251936378437?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_77&hash=item3aa89 40e45
It was over two and a half years ago when Retro Game Network brought the story about video game giant GameStop getting back into the retro video game business. Recently, this has been back into the news, with select brick […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
If for whatever reason you’ve ran out of Super Nintendo titles to be battling through, then worry no more. Piko Interactive recently revealed their plans for the rest of the year, something which included the announcement of an all new helicopter based shooter for the 16-bit system utilising the impressive Mode 7 graphics mode.
In 1987 Irem’s classic R-Type burst into the arcades and had many of us feeding the system, all whilst we scrolled through the universe to defeat the Evil Bydo Empire. Later ported to our home systems, R-Type spawned many sequels which soon turned it into one of Irem’s most popular series. But how does the […]
What do you get when you mix together a top-down shooter with limited characters, plenty of baddies and thirty challenging levels? You get Gain Ground, an action-strategy game released for the Sega Mega Drive (or Genesis for all you Yanks out there), released in 1988. It’s a console port of the arcade version of the […]