Author: Michael Fitzgerald

British, Evertonian and passionate about them there Video Games. Bit of a golden oldy these days weighing in at a pert 29 years of age. I'll be providing reviews, retro features, the odd rant and the occasional article on Pro Wrestling

Wrestle Respawn – GLOW

I really don’t watch a lot of TV any more, which is strange because ten years ago I used to watch it almost incessantly. Whether it was House, The Wire or Monday Night Raw, I was regularly tuned in in...Read More

Mike’s Match of the Week – Arsenal Vs Leicester City – 11/08/2017

It took all of 5 minutes for the Premier League to remind us why it’s so popular across the globe. Yes, the standard of football is probably better in La Liga, and yes, the fan experience in the Bunde...Read More

Retro Respawn – SSX Tricky

As a man who loved himself some Cool Boarders on the PlayStation, it was only natural that I’d gravitate towards a game like SSX Tricky once the sixth generation came around. The funny thing is that d...Read More

Mike’s Match of the Week – Glasgow Celtic Vs Heart of Midlothian 05/08/2017

With a new football (soccer if you’re demented) season underway, I’ve decided to try out a new feature here on Gaming Respawn. Every week I’ll take a look at the fixtures around the world and pi...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – Top Ten Matches Involving Semi-Active Wrestlers

Any dedicated fan of professional wrestling will have some understanding of the grind the average wrestler goes through in the big leagues. On the road often, whilst also carrying the odd knock here a...Read More

Retro Respawn – Shadow Man N64

I mentioned in last week’s Fitzgerald Scale that PlayStation versions of multi-platform games were often superior to the versions you would find on the N64. This was ultimately down to the PlayStation...Read More

The Fitzgerald Scale – Should Nintendo Stop Making Consoles?

Does anyone else think that Nintendo should stop making consoles? Am I alone on this one? I accept that this might be seen as a strange argument to make, seeing as Nintendo only recently hit the one m...Read More

Retro Respawn – Why I’m Not Overly Excited About the SNES Mini

So in recent weeks, Nintendo announced that they would be releasing the SNES Mini, a small device with 21 emulated games installed on it, including classics like Super Punch Out and Super Mario World....Read More

Retro Respawn – Handheld Month Week 4 – Super Mario Land

So “Handheld Month” reaches its conclusion with one of the stranger entries in the Super Mario series in Super Mario Land. Super Mario Land is interesting in that it’s both familiar and different all ...Read More

Retro Respawn – Handheld Month Week 3 – Popeye 2 (Game Boy)

Handheld Month continues as we take a look at a game for Nintendo’s chunky slab of portable entertainment that was the original Game Boy. I decided that for this week I’d take a look at a game that I ...Read More