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Mikey's Land Commodore Amiga

New Commodore Amiga Endless Runner Miky’s Land Continues Development

The Commodore Amiga is still a viable platform for many gamers and developers alike. For proof just look around, there are plenty of games coming out, in development, or have been released since this computer was no longer commercially viable. Take Miky’s Land for example, an endless runner with a mix of platforming and shooting […]

A Retro Gamer’s 12 Days Of Christmas: The Eleventh Day, Pipe Mania

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me, eleven pipers piping Eleven pipers piping is obviously a reference to playing a wind instrument and if you would like to explore the use of such a device in the world of gaming might I suggest Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of […]

Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution: Video Game’s Greatest Rock Hits

In memoriam of Malcolm Young, the co-founder of the epic rock band AC/DC. I present to those about to rock, the greatest hits of rock themed video games.

Legacy Commodore Amiga

Unreleased Commodore Amiga Game Found and, Well, Released

Who doesn’t love unreleased games? Well, I mean, once they are released that is. Legacy is one such title for the Commodore Amiga. If you are not sure what this Amiga game is, don’t worry, you are not alone. There was not a lot of information available prior to this game being released. What is […]

Scourge of the Underkind

Scourge of the Underkind Brings Back Gauntlet Style Gaming to Commodore Amiga

In the world of independent homebrew releases we are usually inundated with certain styles.  Mostly puzzle games on computers and somewhat decent platform games on console.  There have been some standouts on each platform in many areas.  I have to point out Griff the Winged Lion as one that is an amazing standout- same for […]

Humble Bundle Introduces Cinemaware Collection

If you are a retro gaming fan then you know the name Cinemaware quite well.  If you don’t know that name then here is a chance to grab some of the best “ahead of their time” games released in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.  Seriously, this is an amazing collection of great games for […]

The Godfather box

Revenge of the License: The Godfather (Amiga)

Let’s say you hit the jackpot. You just chased down one of the biggest licenses you could hope to land. A legendary bulwark of American cinema based on a best-selling novel by Mario Puzo, “The Godfather” is a guaranteed slam-dunk in the gaming world no matter what you deliver. So how do you pay homage […]

Populous- Play God, Raise Volcanoes and Destroy Evil – Today in Retro Gaming – June 5th, 1989

Sure, today playing god in a game is nothing new.  We have plenty of options if this is your one and only goal in your electronic entertainment.  Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s though, options were much more limited.  Populous took the idea of a sandbox game, mixed in plenty of “god like” […]

Revenge of the License: Dark Seed

Over the lifespan of this column, we’ve looked at games licensed from every conceivable medium: blockbuster films, television shows, comic books, sporting events, fashion dolls, a casino, a restaurant, table top role-playing games, and even real life. Just when you sit back and think you’ve covered every conceivable thing a game company could pay money […]

Revenge of the License: Trump Castle II (PC)

“Michael,” said my editor with a cruel, evil twinkle in his eye, “have I got a dream assignment for you.” I steeled my nerves and through sheer force of will managed to avoid the loud, noisy gulp which I have learned only fuels Carl’s sadistic side. He wrapped his arm around my shoulder, buddy-like.

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