In the early days of computing there were no graphical powerhouse games. Things were simpler back then. More than likely if you were playing games on your computer in the early 80’s, if you had one, you were playing with wire frame graphics or more likely a text adventure. These text adventures were pretty much […]
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Hey guys! How are you all? Well, after a fairly long time, I bring you the second part of this special. In this part, we shall cover generation 2 of pokémon. Well then, let’s get started!
Every series has one game in it that just doesn’t compare to the rest. This can happen for a number of reasons; limited budget, trying to fix what isn’t broken, or a game is handed off to a completely different team that doesn’t understand what makes the series so special. Here are nine cases […]
The classic Q Bert game has been eyed by a lot of gamers over the years as either demon spawn or a cool game. Which side of the fence you fall on depends on the aggravating diagonal control scheme. Okay, you could fall on either side of the fence for another reason but I wager […]
Mario has been no stranger to the world of portable gaming. His first venture into the Gameboy was titled Super Mario Land. It was directed by Gunpei Yokoi who was also the creator of the aforementioned system. He developed this game without input of Shigeru Miyamoto and as such the game was contained in its […]
How do you update a classic like Snake? I mean, this is one of those iconic games that is hard to expand on without losing the charm of its simplicity. Wambo Ing. have done a fine job in expanding on the classic and taking it to the third dimension on Android.
If you are a retro gamer from way back then you probably remember a little game called Elite. That was a space exploration game that had you visiting planets, making cargo runs, avoiding police with your illegal cargo and battling pirates and just trying to survive. Well, fans have not forgotten Elite and one has […]
The Pico 8 is a new portable gaming device that allows you to program games directly on it. You can also modify games that you have downloaded- on the fly. If you are not happy with a certain enemy that is constantly blocking your progress, simply delete them from the level. Can’t quite make that […]
So, I was browsing through ebay’s Game Boy carts (as collectors do!) and noticed that there’s a lot of original Red, Blue and Yellow Pokémon games that have sold for more than a few hundred pounds recently. I guess the popularity of Pokémon GO could be fueling high collector prices as people try to recapture […]
Jack in! MegaMan.EXE! The infamous words uttered by Lan Hikari when logging in his companion MegaMan.EXE to the internet. The Mega Man Battle Network series revolved around a world that was essentially controlled by the internet. It was a basic what if scenario of Dr. Light focusing on networking instead of robotics. But, even though […]
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