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It is a great time to be a fan of retro gaming. Classic compilations are picking up traction with various publishers, we have companies like Piko Interactive working to revive other classics, and we have special editions being made available. One such special edition is the 25th Anniversary release for Earthworm Jim, a two game […]
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Rescueware is alive and well at the Texas based headquarters of Piko Interactive who have recently announced three new retro titles have been rescued from history. Piko, for those that do not know already, purchases the rights to classic games and works to re-release, port, improve, finish them for fans. Their latest acquisitions are nothing […]
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Popularised in 1995 by Nintendo, ‘Nonogram’ or ‘Picross’ games (picture crosswords) for the Game Boy and Super Famicom gained cult following, especially in Japan. With new versions and creations on mobile platforms in recent times, these games remain a popular game genre still to this day. While the popularity is clearly evident with Nintendo game […]
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    Dave Clarke, never heard of him you say ? Fair call, as Impossabubble, for the ZX Spectrum, was Dave’s very first 8-bit game released in 2018. To my surprise, for a first time game creation, it’s a real cracking job. It was developed using 8-Bit coding tool – Arcade Game Designer (AGD).   […]
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(In screaming voice) “MORTAL KOMBAT !!!”  With the release of the first Mortal Kombat movie, in 1995, “MORTAL KOMBAT” was a chant i was addicted to saying with my gamer friends for a decent chunk of that year. Three years earlier in 1992, i, like many other gamers, were glued to playing the legendary arcade […]
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If you remember the 90’s and were a computer gamer then you probably know about Blood already. It was a First-Person Shooter (FPS) by Monolith that used the Build Engine (early competitor to id Software’s Quake engine). It was super violent and it was unique for the time so to speak – there wasn’t much […]
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“A racing simulator that will crown the Amstrad CPC as the best 8-bit platform”. That is some statement to put in your own work in progress gaming video. Bold, very bold and blowing your own trumpet come to mind, however if you know who Batman Group (BG) are, you will know that they have been […]
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Before we get too far into this, please be aware, this is probably never going to be finished and released. Considering the convoluted ownership of the rights it may get farther along than most remakes like this would. Now onto the fun. A small group of dedicated fans are working on remaking GoldenEye from the […]
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  Retro gaming lovers did you know that from 1979 through to 1992, over 4 million Atari 8-bit computers were sold (source: Wikipedia). The Atari 8-bit computer range had success primarily in the U.S.A and some parts of Europe with a catalog of between 600 – 800 commercially released games (not including homebrews), so it’s […]
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When Nintendo was planning their Super Nintendo console they knew they had to do something to set it apart from the rival Sega Genesis, and to a lesser extent the NEC Turbo Grafx-16. Rather than just being a 16-bit version of their Nintendo Entertainment System with more colors and parallax scrolling, Nintendo went with something […]
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