Retro Wrestle Respawn – ECW Buffalo Invasion 97

Last week we took a look at ECW’s very first pay per view in Barely Legal. Not content with just having that show fulfil my 1997 ECW fix, I decided to take a look at an event that happened not t...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – ECW Barely Legal 1997

“I am the beer drinkingest, cigarette smokingest, cane swingingest, kick ass son of a bitch in the ECW. Politically incorrect, and damn proud of it!” The Sandman, April 1997 So with the WCW Reboot Tri...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WCW Monday Nitro 17th of April 2000

“Terry Funk, you’re just too damn old” Vince Russo, April 2000 In last week’s column we looked at the first pay per view of WCW’s controversial 2000 “reboot” in Spring Stampede 2000. For those who did...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WCW Spring Stampede 2000

They take on all comers, no matter what size, there won’t be any question when you get…Steinerized “Steinerized” by D. Conort, M. Seitz and J. Papa Last week we looked back at the famous “reboot” epis...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WCW Monday Nitro, 10th April 2000

“What happened to that sweet little wrestling show we were doing every Monday?” Kevin Nash, April 2000 Whilst looking back at Backlash 2000 a couple of weeks ago, I was pleasantly reminded of how grea...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – ROH Gut Check 2006

I thought that seeing as I’ve never covered any Ring of Honour here on the website I’d break my duck with this show, mainly because it’s been on my “to watch” pile for aeons and I was interested to se...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – WWF Backlash 2000

So with WWE Backlash 2018 in the books, I decided to go back in time to another Backlash event for this week’s Retro article, that being the one from 2000. This was an interesting period for the (then...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – Battle Royal at the Albert Hall

So with WWE running a show on foreign soil with a battle royal main event last Friday, I decided I’d dip into the vaults for another occasion where they did something similar. This show has the benefi...Read More

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

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