Author: Michael Fitzgerald

British, Evertonian, grapple fan and passionate about them there Video Games. Bit of a golden oldy these days weighing in at a pert 30 years of age. I'll be providing reviews, retro features, the odd rant and the occasional article on Pro Wrestling. I also like a nice pint of Porter now and then

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

Retro Wrestle Respawn: The Mabel Trilogy Part Two – SummerSlam 1995

When we last left our heroes, Mabel was crowned “King of the Ring” following a lousy tournament destroyed by injuries and questionable booking. Despite ascending the throne, the newly named “King Mabe...Read More

WWE Backlash 2017 Review

Before we start, I just want to give my sincere condolences to anyone affected by the horrific events in Manchester this week. As a proud Stopfordian, I know that we here in the North West are made of...Read More

NXT TakeOver Chicago 2017

We’re in Chicago, clue is in the title Hosts are Tom Phillips, Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson Singles Match Eric Young w/ Sanity (Killian Dane and Alexander Wolfe) Vs Roderick Strong I learnt more ...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn: The Mabel Trilogy Part One – King of the Ring 1995

Something new this week, as I take a look at a period in wrestling history and some of the shows that defined it. Specifically, we’re examining the WWF’s “New Generation” of the mid 90’s and we ...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – My Top Ten Opening Matches

Often when people reminisce about classic bouts of wrestling yore, they usually focus on main event clashes. Be it Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant facing off in the epic conclusion of WrestleMania III ...Read More

The Fitzgerald Scale – The Telltale Game I’d Like to See

Sorry for no article last week, but things have been a tad hectic lately, and my day job has been leaving me a little bit burnt out. However, at the recommendation of fellow GR Staffer Alec “Cav...Read More