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Xbox Series X Review: A retrogamer’s perspective

Microsoft has a brand new shiny console out capable of cutting-edge next-gen visuals and gameplay. So naturally, I’ve been playing old games on it. It’s…

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Does Super Mario Bros Game & Watch really need more games?

Super Mario Bros Game & Watch, Nintendo’s first Game & Watch in 29 years is now available — if you were lucky enough to score a pre-order — and already folks are hacking them and complaining that there’s simply not enough games on the unit to make it worthwhile. I think they’re missing the point.

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Analogue Super NT/Mega SG Review: Top notch gaming for a retro niche

Analogue’s retro SuperNT and MegaSG consoles are great, but they’re not cheap to acquire outside the US. Are they worth buying if you live outside the USA and have to pay the hefty shipping charges? My full video and text review await!

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Retro Gaming Special: Vertical Hold Episode 254

It’s time to get our retro gaming hats on as we look at this year’s crop of retro gaming goodies to stick under the Christmas tree in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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MSI Street Fighter II TV Plug & Play Game Review

Street Fighter II is the most legendary one-on-one fighting game of all time… and this is a cheap Christmas stocking stuffer. But is it any good?

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MSI Wrestlemania Steel Cage Challenge TV Plug & Play Game Review

Wrestlemania Steel Cage Challenge wasn’t a particularly great game when it first came out in 1992, and time has not been kind to it.

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MSI Double Dragon TV Plug & Play Game Review

Kick, punch, it’s all in the mind… no, wait, wrong game. Time to once again get my retro game fix in with MSI’s TV game version of Technos’ classic Double Dragon.

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MSI Frogger TV Plug & Play Game Review

Does Frogger deserve to hop underneath your Christmas tree this year? There was only one way to find out.

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MSI Space Invaders TV Plug & Play Game Review

With Christmas fast approaching, retro gaming goodies are appearing on store shelves — but are they worth buying?

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Retro gaming admission: I’ve never finished Metal Gear Solid

It’s a classic, I had a quiet Saturday, and so…

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