Time, I thought, to really sink my teeth into my retro gaming collection. Where better to start than Konami’s classic Dracula-fest, Castlevania? I’m not a big believer in the whole “pile of shame” concept — that idea that if you’ve got a lot of unplayed games, it’s somehow shameful or problematic. Sure, it probably does …
In which, on something of a whim, I take on the role of the Terminator in the best movie of the series. The game of that movie, though… well, that’s another thing entirely.
Sometimes, retrogaming is as much about the people you remember as it is about the games. For me, Galaga has some very personal connections.
Nintendo’s sitting pretty on a big old pile of Pokémon GO money, so what does it do? Release a classic NES console with 30 games and HDMI output. Wait… what?
A new emulator makes all your old NES games into 3D titles, but is this an improvement, or just a gimmick?
A dinosaur, some cavemen and the core gameplay of Pac-Man with added powerups. Trog should be a winner, right?
How bad are famiclones in 2015? The answer is, predictably, “very”.
A couple of wildly different articles for your entertainment and education today, which is why the above headline is a touch on the alliteratively tortured side. Firstly, at CNET.com.au, a standard definition flash based camcorder from Canon: Canon Legria FS37: “Canon’s budget line SD camcorder won’t wow anyone with high quality footage, but it won’t …
Astonishingly, the cheapest and most expensive games I’ve ever owned — and I’ve owned a lot of games — both arrived at my home within the last week. For the record (only a few people will get this), I’ve paid my own money for both of them; they weren’t industry “freebies”. Such expense — and …