Retro

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

Retro Respawn – Tekken 3

I’m not sure if what I’m about to write is going to be controversial or not, but I’m going to write it anyway. Tekken 3 is without question my favourite game in the Tekken series. To me, the third ite...Read More

Retro Wrestle Respawn – Five of My Favourite Rivalries for Secondary Titles

As Dusty Rhodes once so succinctly put to Diamond Dallas Page; “If you’re not in this business to be the World Champion, then why are you in it?” True though those words certainly are it’s a harsh rea...Read More

Retro Respawn – War Gods

It might seem strange that I’ll be starting my article on this week’s retro game by talking about a completely different one, but it would be impossible to talk about War Gods without at least paying ...Read More

Retro Respawn – WWF SmackDown!: Just Bring It

Video games and other media like them can sometimes disappoint, especially if what came before them was uniformly popular and highly regarded. In some scenarios, the game in question might not even be...Read More

N3 – Volume 4 – Aggressive Inline

Unlike previous volumes of N3, today’s game wasn’t a GameCube exclusive, seeing releases to the other major consoles of the day as well. However, it was the GameCube version of the game that I picked ...Read More

Retro Review: Yakuza (PS2)

SEGA’s Yakuza series has had quite a few difficulties finding success outside of Japan, whether it’s problems with localization, its nichè gameplay not having mass-market appeal, or the series being v...Read More