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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

9 Amazing

Gekido Kintaro’s Revenge for Nintendo Switch Review

There is nothing like a fun beat-em up that can easily be picked up and played any given time, and that is what Gekido Kintaro’s Revenge is. It’s very likely though that you may not have h...Read More

7 Good

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

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

The Legendary Commodore 64 Is Coming Back as THEC64 Mini Hits Stores Soon

The fully licensed re-imagining of the 80’s bestselling home computer, THEC64 Mini will be released on the 29 March 2018. Developed by Retro Games Ltd and distributed by Koch Media THEC64 Mini is half...Read More

SNES Classic Mini Review

Nintendo have released another little box of nostalgia in the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Mini. Last year we had the NES Classic Mini, which was a great little box of gaming memories, ...Read More

9 Amazing

Songbringer Review

Who’s afraid of procedural generation? If you took anything away from Songbringer’s press releases and factsheets, it probably had to do with freedom. Freedom to explore, fight, and experience a vibra...Read More

6 Fair

The Retro Chronicles…Blue Dragon

The year is 2006. After a flurry of JRPGs in the wake of the game-changing Final Fantasy VII on the PS1, the following generation of consoles had turned the tide of gaming tastes away from the genre a...Read More

The Retro Chronicles…Saboteur II: Avenging Angel

Hey, who’s the earliest strong female lead character you can think of in video gaming? Okay, yeah, you’re going to say Samus, and fair enough – she was one of the very first, appearing in Metroid in 1...Read More

Alwa’s Awakening Review

In a landscape teeming with retro inspired games, occasionally a few rise to the top and stand out. Alwa’s Awakening manages to do just that. It’s easy to tell the passion the Elden Pixels...Read More

9.5 Amazing

Gunmetal Arcadia Review

If the previous preview peaked your interest, then good news everybody, Gunmetal Arcadia is here. In case you missed it, Gunmetal Arcadia is a 2D retro platformer with rogue-like elements. J. Kyle Pit...Read More

8 Great

The Retro Chronicles… Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries

One genre that has mysteriously died a death in recent years is real-time strategy. Sure, you have Starcraft II and the Total War series, but when you really think about it, that’s pretty much it. The...Read More

The Retro Chronicles…Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

CROC: LEGEND OF THE GOBBOS Release Date: 1997 (PS1/Saturn) Genre: 3D platformer Developer: Argonaut Software Publisher: Fox Interactive Available: PS1 (Version reviewed), Sega Saturn, as well as poor ...Read More

The Retro Chronicles…CTR: Crash Team Racing

CTR: Crash Team Racing Release Date: 1999/2000 Genre: Kart racer Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Available: PS1 (Version reviewed), re-released on PS3, PSP & PS Vita. Hey, you know what’s g...Read More

The Retro Chronicles… Dizzy II: Treasure Island Dizzy

DIZZY II: TREASURE ISLAND DIZZY Release Date: 1988/1989 Genre: Puzzle-platformer Developer: The Oliver Twins Publisher: Codemasters Available: Originally on ZX Spectrum, ported to Commodore 64, Amstra...Read More

Top 10 Star Wars Video Games

It is safe to say that I like the Star Wars franchise a bit, and by a bit I mean it consumes my very existence. Star Wars for me is more than a movie franchise, more than a series of books and more th...Read More

Gaming Respawn’s Gaming Advent Calendar 2016 – Day 2: Daze Before Christmas

Another day, another Christmas game to amuse yourselves with. On today’s advent calender we have a generic platformer with heavy Christmas themes, and a Santa who turns evil when he drinks coffe...Read More

A Gremlin in the Works Book Review

I was quite young at the time, but one of the things indelibly etched on my mind from the days of owning a Speccy and an Amstrad, aside from screechy loading sounds, is the Gremlin Graphics logo. The ...Read More

Claire: Extended Cut Review

I don’t think we will ever let the past go. We still treasure the various bit eras which were the precursors to gaming we know and love today. If you’ve lived through them all like me, you’ll apprecia...Read More

The Top 5…FPS Games

Welcome everyone to The Top 5 once again, this week we will be looking at the 5 best first-person shooters ever to grace our consoles or computers. So, without any delay, let’s dive straight in....Read More

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