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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

NES Mini Console on the Way

Nintendo have announced today that they will be releasing a mini version of their classic console, the NES. The console will be available from the 11th of November, however, no price has been announce...Read More

Splinter Cell Free from Ubi Club

As previously reported last month, Ubisoft will be giving a game away absolutely free every month until the end of the year in celebration of their 30th anniversary. This month’s title is massiv...Read More

Retro Respawn – Wrestlemania 21

I feel sorry for the original Xbox, because once again I’m talking about a game for it that I really don’t like. I’m worried that I’m giving off the impression that I didn’t like the Black and Green B...Read More

The Good and the Bad…Resident Evil Part 3

So, here we are again guys and girls, it’s time for your weekly look at the biggest franchises in gaming history. The ones that are loved, and the ones that have to live in the cupboard under th...Read More

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