Retro Respawn – China Warrior and Knight Rider Special on the PC Engine

This week on Retro Respawn, I’m going to be looking at the PC Engine, known as the TurboGrafx-16 in the West, for the first time. Jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC (a company all Evertonians fr...Read More

Retro Respawn – Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

I was feeling quite nostalgic when replaying one of the oldies. Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is a post apocalyptic action-adventure game. Announced in September 2009 and released in October 2010 by N...Read More

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Retro Respawn – Call of Duty 2

(Played on Xbox 360) Six seconds. That’s roughly how long it takes to get to the main menu of Call of Duty 2 from when you boot it up. I’m not going to say that this automatically makes it a good game...Read More

The Road to DIY Retro Gaming – Part 4

Welcome back, fellow DIY retro gamers, to the 4th and final leg of my journey! I would like to take a moment to thank all of you that have accompanied me on this recap of my journey. And thank you all...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WrestleMania 22

Coming just six months after the tragic death of Eddie Guerrero, WrestleMania 22 came at a time when the WWE was hardly at its strongest ebb.  This was only exacerbated by an injury to Dave Batista in...Read More

The Road to DIY Retro Gaming – Part 3

Disclaimer: This article mentions the requirement of installing emulation software. Gaming Respawn would like to highlight the grey area surrounding emulation and point out that it is illegal to downl...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WrestleMania 13

In some ways, WrestleMania 13 lends a lot of credence to those of a superstitious persuasion. The number 13 is considered unlucky by some, and the WWF was certainly enjoying very little good fortune i...Read More

The DIY Road to Retro Gaming – Part 2

Hello, fellow retro gamers, welcome back. Let’s begin our journey for our very own retro arcade machine. In part 1, I wrote about how my interest for arcade gaming began, my background in all th...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WrestleMania 1

So with WrestleMania 34 a mere three weeks out, I’ve decided to look at three WrestleMania events of yesteryear, with one a week up to the big show. This week I’ll be looking at the show that started ...Read More

The DIY Road to Retro Gaming – Part 1

I have been a lifelong video game player, and when I played my first game of Combat on the Atari (the term “gamer didn’t even exist at the time). I was 4 or 5 years old, and I remember bei...Read More

Retro Respawn Video Review – Danny Baker’s Fabulous World of Freak Football

“Football is not trainspotting and, despite what they say, it’s not accountancy either. Oh, you can make it a PLC, but you cannot tame it. Football is chaos, football is wild, and it’...Read More

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Retro Respawn – Captain Commando

Captain Commando is one of those weird arcade games from the 90s that I honestly thought I’d just imagined. The reason for this is that Captain Commando is so brazenly silly that part of me felt that ...Read More

Retro Respawn – FIFA International Soccer (Super Nintendo Version)

Even great journeys can begin with the smallest of steps, and never has this been more apt than when describing the incredible success of Electronic Arts’ FIFA Soccer series. To compare the firs...Read More

Retro Respawn – Knights of the Round

Describing where I first played Knights of the Round may prove a tad confusing to younger readers as well as those outside of the UK. You see, back in the day there was a place known as Camelot. It wa...Read More

Retro Review: We Love Katamari (PS2)

Katamari Damacy definitely was and still is one of the most unique gems on the PS2. The game proved to be a surprise hit, praised for its originality and charm. A lot of the most quirky aspects, such ...Read More

Retro Respawn – Bad Dudes Vs DragonNinja

Sometimes you play a game that’s not especially great but is so silly that it becomes quite endearing. Bad Dudes Vs DragonNinja from Data East is very much one of those games. It starts out with you b...Read More

Rings of Saturn Issue #20: “Euro 96” in IF THIS IS FOOTBALL COMING HOME, THEN I’M MOVING HOUSE!!

For those not acquainted with mid 90s British culture, they were a strange time to be around. Bands like Oasis and Blur gave birth to the “Brit Pop” movement, and in turn, the tagline of “Cool Britann...Read More

Retro Respawn – My Top Ten Opening Level Themes

Hello again, dear reader. Welcome back for some more retro ramblings from yours truly. This week is going to be another one of my “famed” music list articles. Opening levels/stages in games are someti...Read More

Retro Review: Katamari Damacy (PS2)

October is a bit of a stressful month for many video game players, with frightening horror games being the go-to thing to play. On top of that, a lot of new games are inspiring cynicism in their playe...Read More

Retro Respawn – Top Ten Favourite Mortal Kombat Fatalities (from Mortal Kombat 4 to Deception)

A while back I looked at my ten favourite fatalities from the first three Mortal Kombat games. Considering that the MK series recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, I decided I would take a look at...Read More

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