Tag: retro

super mario AR HoloLens

Classic Super Mario gets the AR Treatment

Regardless of age, everyone knows (or should know) Mario and the popular Super Mario Bros. series of games that has a countless number of fans worldwide. We’ve seen the evolution of this series progress from it’s humble 8-Bit beginnings to modern systems – with no end in sight.   However, it’s latest iteration from developer […]

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emulationstation

RetroArch + EmulationStation = An Alternative to Lakka on PC

Although I do prefer playing my games on their original consoles with the correct controller, for modern gaming use – emulators became indispensable to me with the advent of save states.

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Super Mario Bros Gets a HTML5 Browser Port With Level Designer

Play Super Mario Bros Online thanks to HTML5 Browser Port With Level Designer

It’s taken long enough, but Super Mario Brothers is now playable within your browser thanks to a HTML5 port from developer Josh Goldberg. Super Mario Bros. is a timeless classic that has won over generations of gamers and will

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Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Review

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Review: Retro Gaming’s Hardest Video Game of 2013

After waiting impatiently for the release of Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, I bought a copy soon after its release and fired it up. I’d watched some gameplay footage and read about the difficulty, but I felt confident in my abilities. With a cold beer at the ready, I picked up

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Punk Classics 8-Bit

Punk Classics Remade Into 8-Bit Retro Gold

I love punk rock and I love retro gaming, so when I heard about Punk Goes 8-Bit’s new album, I was quick to download it. Basically, he’s converted 12 punk rock songs into 8-bit high quality MP3 versions of themselves. There’s a variety of songs to

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Iron Man 3 16Bit Gameplay Speedrun

Iron Man 3 Reimagined as a 16-Bit Game (Speedrun)

It’s seems to be a popular idea these days to recreate movies as 8 or 16-bit games. I’m a big fan of these and the latest Iron Man 3 16-bit gameplay version doesn’t disappoint. The speedrun footage quickly cuts through the mess that was Iron Man 3

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Batman 8-Bit

Batman The Dark Knight Summarized in Glorious 8-Bit

A new video on Cinefix’s Youtube channel has the Dark Knight movie, aptly converted into an 8-bit masterpiece. It’s played out as levels of a retro game, showing us the main scenes of the movie compacted into a video that’s just over 3 mintues long.

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Game of Thrones 8-bit Fan-Made Platformer

Game of Thrones Fan-Made Retro Platformer Released

A new Game of Thrones game has been released and this time it’s in glorious 8-bit. Though Game of Thrones is the best series on TV, the games haven’t faired so well. This little nugget of gold from developer Abel Alves is actually quite fun to play.

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Game of Watchcraft – world of warcraft clone

Game of Watchcraft – World of Warcraft Clone Goes Retro

What would World of Warcraft look like on an LCD games console? Well, Game of Watchcraft will show us just that as it re-imagines the epic MMO in a way that no one expected.

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SEGA Castle of Illusion HD Remake

SEGA’s Castle Of Illusion Remake Looks Fantastic

I’m all about remakes and demakes, so it’s no surprise that I’m so thrilled about the upcoming release of SEGA’s popular game Castle of Illusion. The remakes will have a 2.5D gameplay with 3D graphics, and from what I’ve seen so far – the game looks amazing.

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RetroN5: One Combo Console to Rule Them All

RetroN5: One Combo Console to Rule Them All

If you’ve been dreaming of a a combo console that can play your NES, SNES, Genesis and Gameboy games, well it’s time to wake up and get your hands on this nifty new console from Hyperkin.

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Commander Keen Fan-Made

Commander Keen – Download Fan-Made Games Episodes 7, 8 and 9

Commander Keen is one the first side-scrollers that made it big on the PC. At the time, most of the best side-scrollers could only be found on consoles. You can now download 3 full games made – by fans for fans – with the same love and attention that was put into other games in […]

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Top 10 Retro Side Scroller Shooters

Top 10 Retro Side Scroller Shooters (aka Run and Gun)

Before 3D FPS games like Doom were popular, side scroller shooters were insanely popular both in the arcades and at home. This is my list of the TOP 10 Retro Run and Gun Games ever to grace consoles.

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SNES Multiplayer – Play SNES Games Online with Friends for Free

SNES Multiplayer – Play SNES Games Online with Friends for Free

Now you can legally play SNES, NES, GBA and many other games online for free. Many even allow you to play 2 player cooperative games with friends. Do you remember SNES multiplayer classics like Contra and Double Dragon?

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