So, I already mentioned that my beloved Saturn is now not reading game discs, which was a bit of a bugger as I had just bought a couple of new games from eBay. Thanks to the miracle of emulation, however, I can play the latest additions to my collection: Athlete Kings: Segas own (quite good) attempt […]
Good day: My copy of Athlete Kings arrived! Bad day: My Saturn has decided to stop reading discs. 🙁 Guess its back on to eBay next payday to find a new one (again)! grr!
WCW/NWO Revenge was quite simply the finest WCW videogame ever licensed. Really. Infact, before THQ secured the WWF (as it was back then) license, this was the best wrestling videogame ever. Compared to modern wrstling games, the career mode is basic in the extreme. You choose a wrestler (who can be a WCW/NWO star, or […]
Now this is a tricky one to define. Every gamer has his or her own definition of what makes retro. I’ve seen gamers who claim that only the 8-bit systems are ‘retro’ (NES,SMS,C64,ZX Speccy, etc), I’ve seen those who have retro cover the 16-bit systems too (SMD/Genesis,SNES,PCE, Amiga, etc). And some even allow the 32-bits […]
So, a bit of my gaming history then: Like so many Brits of my generation, my first major exposure to home videogames came via my primary school, and the legend that is Grannys Garden on the BBC Model B. Hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of gamers got their first hit from this educational title, […]
Yes, I know, it’s yet another retro gaming blog by a 30-something bloke who wants a place to ramble on semi coherently about his long past youth. I’d like to say that this blog will feature content which is radically different to any others out there, but frankly it probably won’t. It will feature reviews, […]