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

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

Retro Respawn – Handheld Month Week Two – Superman: The Man of Steel (Game Gear)

As I mentioned in last week’s piece, I didn’t know many people who had a Game Gear during my younger days. Most of my friends were card-carrying Game Boy owners, so my experience of handheld gaming wa...Read More

Retro Respawn – Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (Sega Game Gear)

A first for me this week, as the game I’m covering today is not from the home or arcade but rather from a handheld device. Playing games on the go is an area of the industry that has consistently grow...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn: The Mabel Trilogy Part Three – In Your House V

When we last left our heroes, “Big Daddy Cool” Diesel had been able to fend off the unwanted advances of monstrous monarch King Mabel to retain his WWF Championship at Summerslam. However, despite sla...Read More