Tag Archives: Retro

NES Classic sells like mini hot cakes

mini nes classicThe NES Classic from Nintendo launched this week for the grand total of $60 or its equivalent around the world, but unfortunately, and annoyingly not unexpectedly, there weren’t enough to go around. However, Nintendo are on the case and while some are selling them on eBay for a marginal profit, more will be sent to retail by the Big N. Continue reading NES Classic sells like mini hot cakes

Revival Solstice 2016 comes to town

Revival solstice 2016If you find yourself wondering what to do this weekend, you’re in the UK and you’re looking for a good day out then why not head over to “Banks Stadium” in Walsall where you’ll find Revival Solstice 2016 taking place.  These events are great for discovering games of the past and reliving gaming moments from your childhood or younger years. there always plenty to do and watch and all sorts of goodies to spend your coins on. Continue reading Revival Solstice 2016 comes to town

Hyper Light Drifter Release Date Announced

Hyper Light DrifterThis game looks like something truly special. An amalgamation of so many great elements: gameplay reminiscent of the classic 2D Legend of Zelda games, Sword & Sorcery-esque pixel artwork, and a soundtrack by Disasterpeace.

Alex Preston’s Hyper Light Drifter is a passionate, nostalgic love letter to the benchmark games of the SNES era. Continue reading Hyper Light Drifter Release Date Announced

eBay advert suggests retro consoles for Christmas

ebay retro gaming christmas advertChristmas is a time when families like to get together and bond over movies, games, food and a few beverages. Sometimes with gaming however, modern controllers or gameplay mechanics may be too much for aging gamers, and can lead to frustration. This new advert from eBay promotes this retro alternative, and it is rather heart-warming all the same. Continue reading eBay advert suggests retro consoles for Christmas

4-One Retro Corner: Lemmings

lemmingsLemmings are terrifying angry rodents that live in Arctic regions, who contrary to popular belief, are not suicidal. These differ to another type of Lemming usually seen sporting green hair, blue clothes and tend to fall to their deaths or blow themselves up quite often. The latter of these rodents can be found in a game that should need no introduction, as I am sure everyone has come across Lemmings on one of the many many systems it released on.
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4-One Retro Corner – Star Ocean: The Second Story

second storyThis week for the Retro Corner I reminisce about one of my favourite RPGs on the PlayStation, Star Ocean: The Second Story. Developed by tri-Ace and published by Enix in 1998 in Japan and 1999 in the US, and by SCEE in 2000 in Europe the game was received positively and gave gamers a different take on the JRPG.

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