Superheroes. Countless video games have been created to allow an average Joe to take the form of a superhero and save the universe. Don the cape, strap on the suit, or get really super pissed and suddenly you become invincible. But what about the unlikely heroes? The fat little plumbers. The boys and their blobs. […]
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We don’t often cover homebrew releases for the ZX Spectrum computer. One reason could be that we are primarily a North American based site (we have been working on expanding with new team members across the globe). Another is that we are careful about what we cover for various reasons–often a title is just not […]
Konami has killed the Unreal Engine based fan remake. There is still hope though.
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.
When the Super Nintendo launched gamers were promised it would not be just more of the same. While early on, games like Pilotwings was certainly the epitome of this belief. Then came games like ActRaiser by Enix. Upon looking at the back of the box you would think this is just another 2D side scrolling […]
Seeing new games pop up on Kickstarter is nothing new. It seems like every day we get a handful of potentially awesome games to browse through. All have one thing in common – that particular game is the next best thing. Most are not able to even come close to that lofty goal. That is […]
The top Master Painter of the village has held you under their brush for three years. Guiding you, teaching you and enlightening you to the fantastic world of painting. Being the best pupil you can be has been a task some days and with that in mind, you come to notice one of the Master […]
Konami may have dropped the ball as far as retro gaming fans are concerned but those fans won’t let go so easily. For instance, check out this Castlevania Unreal Engine remake. This is stunning folks. Imagine if Konami cared enough to do this themselves? Sales would not be a problem, I think. This remake is […]
The zombie apocalypse is a popular point in fiction. We have seen this event play out in movies, books, cartoons and television shows among many other facets of entertainment. Particularly in video games this is a popular vantage point to play from. We have seen it in Resident Evil and in many other games. Apocalypse […]
Playstation Doused with Blood by Castlevania Symphony of the Night – Today in Retro Gaming – October 2nd, 1997
Picking right up where Castlevania Rondo of Blood left off, Castlevania Symphony of the Night was a seminal release for many fans of the franchise. This was Konami doing what Konami excelled at- 2D side scrolling action. The difference here was that while there was a lot of action, probably more than any other Castlevania […]
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