The 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
This week on the PlayStation Store in Europe, there are massive discounts on Call of Duty titles, Retro titles and other games that are a must have. Check the full list below, and if you’re after some Street Fighter V action, this is the week for you. Continue reading PlayStation Store Deals of the Week
Revival Solstice 2016 took place at the weekend and I’m happy to report I had an awesome time. There were so many machines to see and games to play. One game in particular though captured my heart, again!!
If 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
Today we look at a game that’s made its way into the PC gaming hall of fame as one of the greatest RPGs to ever grace our monitors. Developed by Black Isle studios and released in 1999, it is the wonderful Planescape Torment.
This 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
In Glasgow, Scotland will soon open its first ‘arcade bar’, featuring your favourite beers alongside your favourite arcade machines. But first, the guys behind it require some financial help to make it happen, and are appealing for help on Kickstarter. Continue reading Super Bario arcade bar in Glasgow needs your help
Christmas 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
Lemmings 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.
Continue reading 4-One Retro Corner: Lemmings
This 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.