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25 Years of PlayStation: A Retrospective. The PlayStation has been in my life for years, practically since it came out. It was the very first home video game console I've ever owned and I still have my original console to this day.

Five Galar Pokemon That Will Take You Back to Where It All Started Pokemon Sword and Shield are the newest games in the Pokemon series, filled with a ton of new things to do and obviously, new pocket monsters to catch. But what if you haven't been around for the past few games? Why should you jump in, all over again, on a new console?

The Next Best Thing to Being There By Earl Green Once upon a time, many years before Game Boy Color, MAME, and Namco Museum, there were low end console games and there were battery-operated LED-display games. Back then, it was roughly an equal trade-off.

Toys of Tron By Earl Green In the summer of 1982, there was no hotter ticket in Hollywood than a new Disney movie that boasted impressive computer graphics, including some scenes created entirely with computer animation.

Space Monsters meet THE HARDY - A classy ZX platformer from MAYhEM & CONSCIENCE The last game we are going to feature today is MAYhEM and CONSCIENCE's ZX Spectrum game of 'Space Monsters meet THE HARDY'. This game which is also available to download and play right now via the Yandex Retro Games Battle competition, is an action platformer featuring high quality graphics, sound and gameplay as a race against time.

Just a gal - Super Hang-On inspired ZX Spectrum release Well it looks as if they haven't finished with the speccy community just yet. As thanks to another heads up, we've been told they've also released a Super Hang-On inspired game called 'Just a Gal'; a fast paced motorbike racing game against both the clock and other riders.

Humble Choice is now live - choose 9 games to own from a great selection every month! Humble Choice has arrived! With Humble Choice, 10 games are revealed on the first Friday of every month. You no longer have to wait until the end of the month to see what games you can choose from! Here's the link to check out the options, and more details are below!

Hunt Buck/Nuclear defense - A fabulous action platformer for the ZX Spectrum by Red Triangle In this game you play as Hunt Buck, an Agent for hire investigating the case of a strange animal attack.

Valley of Rains - High grade ZX Spectrum game featured in the Yandex Battle Another game entered into the Yandex Retro Games Battle 2019 that took us completely by surprise, is ZOSYA entertainment 's fabulous run and shooter of ' Valley of Rains '.

Yazzie - A lovely Arcade game for the ZX Spectrum via Retro Souls! Not liking the racing game and want some arcade platforming fun, then how about this game then… 'Yazzie'. A brand new ZX Spectrum game from Denis Grachev, that was developed using the Nirvana Engine!

Drift! - A rather cool car game released for the ZX Spectrum The first one that appealed to us, is ZOSYA entertainment Arcade car game 'Drift!'; a seriously cool looking game whereby the aim is to drift around a set amount of laps for a high score. As noted by the description: Drift!

Kung-Fu Bruce The Legend Continues - An unofficial sequel of Bruce Lee game based on ZX Spectrum version for Android So why are we mentioning Bruce Lee again you might ask? Please dont spam! Bio Menace - Classic action game from the 90's gets a Cola Powered Gamer review Apogee during the early 90s was considered the king of platform games.

Arcade Club Opening In Blackpool Early 2020 Arcade Club's already exist in Leeds and Bury, and this news means they'll now be bringing their classic arcade feel to Blackpool, UK. Palmer states that the Arcade Club is a mixture of original games on original hardware, and newly released arcade / VR titles.

How PlayStation Graphics Have Changed Over 25 Years - Funstock Retro As Sony's PlayStation is celebrating it's 25th birthday this week, we thought we'd take a look at how some of the characters that have appeared on the console have evolved over time. The console has now been through four mainline iterations, with a fifth incoming in 2020, and the graphics have taken a leap with each generation.

Apple Time Warp Podcast - John Romero and Craig Johnston interviews Doug Carlston of Brøderbund Software Episode 8 - Doug Carlston of Br0derbund Software. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name. Email. Website. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

Belated Birthdays! There have been so many milestone birthdays in video gaming to celebrate recently that all I can do is combine them into one big birthday bash post! So who are the guests of honor? In just the past couple weeks:.

Tiny Little Slug - An upcoming Amiga platformer from Slamy and XplrA looks so much better! Well time has moved on since then, and after another heads up from XplrA. we've been told Tiny Little Slug is not only at its final stage of testing, but thanks to player feedback the game looks, plays, and sounds better than ever. According to the team behind the game and from what we can see in the video.

Top Tens - Top Ten Dreamcast RPGs! For this list I have concentrated on RPGs that have English translations. However, it is worth mentioning that if games such as Sakura Wars had English translations they would have made the list. A dungeon crawler with a twist, Time Stalkers takes traditional Rougelike elements and mixes them with J-RPG features.

Magic Tomb - An upcoming PC Dungeon Crawler with an old school feel Fancy playing a dungeon crawler that doesn't look like it's come straight out of a Legend of Grimrock stock room, then take a look at Bhr's work in progress game of ' Magic Tomb '.

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Bosconian ultimate - 1980's multi-directional scrolling shooter arrives on the Atari 5200 It's the Atari's turn for a great port, as we've just learnt that the 1980's Namco game of 'Bosconian', has recently appeared on the Atari 5200, which was previously ported over to the Atari 8bit by the same coder Shanti77. Currently available as 'Bosconian Ultimate' with all the latest patches included.

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Donkey Kong Jr Game and Watch - Alargames ports a classic to multiple Commodore systems! Well this took us completely by surprise, as thanks to a heads up by our good friend Thermoptic, we've been told arlagames has not only released the port of Donkey Kong Jr Game and Watch on the C16-Plus/4, but also the VIC-20, and the Commodore PET. Although he is still currently developing the C64 version which is due soon.

Space Firebird By Kyle Snyder Space Firebird is a game that seemed to taunt me for several summers. From the summer of '81 through sometime in '83, I would always run across a Space Firebird machine when I either didn't have a quarter or didn't have the time to stop and play.

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