Drivers, start your engines! Today in Retro Gaming, we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Rally Cross 2′s release in the UK. Off-roading racers were few and far between in the days of the original PlayStation, making this 1999 sequel from 989 Studios a bit more interesting than your average track burner.
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Prototypes for Nintendo and Genesis games are quite popular but what about for the original Playstation? While there are not as many found and released, they do tend to pop up from time to time. Recently a prototype for Jet Moto 2124 was found and released by game preservationists at JetMotoCentral.
Survival horror titles at one time were an endangered genre in gaming. Sure game publishers dabbled with the genre all the way back to the NES, at least in a style that we are familiar with today. By 2004, the genre had developed standards that most companies had to go with or suffer poor sales […]
Mega Man is one of a select few legacy franchises that has survived since the Nintendo Entertainment System days and is not a Nintendo bred title. There are not a lot of other titles in this group so it is quite an elite list. Mega Man is also a title that has touched nearly every […]
When Sony launched the Playstation One (back when it was simply Playstation) they had a hell of a challenge ahead of them. Sega was coming off of a series of failed add-ons for their first succesful console, the Sega Genesis, and Nintendo was touting “SGI this” and “SGI that” where ever they could. Sony was […]
Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis in North America along with a slew of arcade titles that were closer to the […]
Yesterday, we took a look at the second game in the Harry Potter series, Chamber of Secrets, and discussed the various ports and their strengths/differences. Today, the original game, Sorcerer’s Stone/Philosopher’s Stone hit consoles, PC and portables. Though this time, we have a much more limited release schedule. PS2, Xbox and Gamecube versions are a […]
To say the Harry Potter books were a success would be quite an understatement, to say the least. Based on the second book in that children’s series, Chamber of Secrets was quite different on portables than it was on consoles. Rather then recanting the storyline, let’s focus on the different versions of this game.
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