Is The Sims 2 Retro now?

Is The Sims 2 Retro now?

It’s generally acknowledged that retro games are from the 1970s and 80s. There’s been a recent resurgence of games produced in the 90s (Spyro the Dragon, Resident Evil), but these are not the majority. For many, retro status is reflected by a cult-like following or a newly remastered edition. If...

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Retro Gaming: Part 2

Retro Gaming: Part 2

Hi viewers and welcome back. Recently, we started to talk about Retro Gaming. In Part One, we spoke a little about what makes the Retro scene so popular. But in part two, we should probably expand upon that a little more.

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Retro Gaming: Part One

Retro Gaming: Part One

We live in an age where we have multi million pound budgets for video games, 4k resolutions, virtual reality and full voice acting. Yet more of us are looking back in time for our gaming fix. So, let’s talk, why retro gaming? Here’s part one.

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Forgotten Fighters: Hidden Gems?

Forgotten Fighters: Hidden Gems?

After the recent release of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch turning out to be an overwhelming success, I’m sure many of you are having a great time with it, myself Included. But we thought we would look at some other fighting games from passed releases.

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Intellivision Amico: Should we care?

Intellivision Amico: Should we care?

I must admit that despite my ever growing collection of gaming machines, I’ve never owned or even tried an Intellivision console. Come to think of it, I’m not sure I’ve even seen one in the wild before. So when the company revealed their planned Amico system at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2018, it hardly registered on my radar.

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Indie Overview: Wavey the Rocket

Indie Overview: Wavey the Rocket

Hyper-stylised, nostalgic to look at and with gameplay that’s just the right side of challenging, Wavey the Rocket is one of the most unique games to come out of the indie scene for 2018. Heavily inspired by classic gaming titles and arcade-style gameplay, Wavey will feel both new and familiar at the same time to long-time gamers.

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Indie Overview: Monster Sanctuary

Indie Overview: Monster Sanctuary

With a perfect blend of old-school graphics and classic creature-gathering gameplay, Monster Sanctuary is a title to watch. In a world where monsters coexist with humans, forming unique and powerful bonds, it’s your job to raise your companions from helpless eggs to powerful, combat-ready creatures that can defeat even the toughest of enemies.

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