retro

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

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