What a year 2016 has been for new Amstrad CPC game releases. A poll being conducted on the Facebook group page Amstrad Classic Gaming and Demos provides an estimated figure that there has been a whopping 73 individual games created and developed for the Amstrad 8-bit computer this year. That’s finished games, game demos, unfinished […]
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Konami has killed the Unreal Engine based fan remake. There is still hope though.
Special interview with the team behind Coffee Crisis, the new Sega Genesis brawler.
No matter how many unique weapons, complex objectives, intricate storylines, or virtual acres of free-roaming space are available in these new-fangled state-of-the-art console epics, sometimes you just need to take it back to the simplicity of old-school games.
Okay, for me, BOH is a choice title. I was there discussing the game with the author, Simone Bevilacqua, early on (I believe this was round update number two). Mr. Bevilacqua has been working hard to keep BOH interesting and fun for both hardcore and new fans of the game. The list of additions and […]
Video games have often taken themselves too seriously. Whether it was Mortal Kombat or giving shooting powers to a bird, videogames are often wild and wacky. Downright Bizarre Games by Michael Thomasson pulls together more than just the wild and wacky video games but so much more. Featuring over 220 pages of content this book […]
Risky Rick brings Rick Dangerous to the Colecovsion console in an unofficial manner. 2D side scrolling action adventuring awaits those that take the leap. Currently a work in progress.
Superman, Spiderman, Batman. Comic book legends and serious heroes that you can count on to save the day…. Well thanks to Mad magazine, they created a comic strip that has become legend for quite the opposite reason and its popularity is huge. The Spy vs. Spy concept is simple. For those not in the know, […]
Acme Animation Factory Gives Gamers Small Taste of Cartoon Creation – Today in Retro Gaming – November 5th, 1994
You can tell how mainstream a console is based on the more “off the wall” titles that it received. For many this is experimental titles such as My Disney Kitchen on the original Playstation. This can also be gauged by how many Barbie games a console has available. Let’s go back a little further and […]
Brawlers are a lost art in today’s world. That is a simple, cold hard, fact. For some reason the scrolling fighter genre has fallen on hard times. I come from a period of gaming when Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Rival Turf, and River City Ransom ruled the roost. With Coffee Crisis I can see […]
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