Category Archives: Retro

Konami Wants to Know Which of Its Games You Play and How You Want to Play Them

A while ago, Konami announced that it would be shifting more of its resources towards mobile gaming while still putting out titles for home consoles and the PC.

It’s a sign of the times that one of the biggest …

There Was Very Nearly a Crash Bandicoot Cartoon; God Awful Video Inside [Update]

[Update] According to David Siller, one of the original producers of the Crash Bandicoot game, the video wasn’t meant to be part of a cartoon series. Instead it was supposed to be the introduction and ending of the Crash

What Arcade Games Would You Like to See Rebooted?

Since the first arcade game in 1966, a submarine simulator and light gun shooter released by Saga, arcade games have evolved. Although players have made a transition to playing games at home, arcades are still incredibly popular and are

News: No Hope For True Crime 3 As Activision Abandons Franchise Trademark

If you owned a PS2, Xbox or Gamecube back in the day then you may have played through Activision’s open-world crime thriller True Crime. If not, shame on you.

True Crime spawned a sequel that fared a little worse …

News: GTA Vice City Getting ‘Uncut’ Re-Release According To USK

GTA Vice City still remains a popular game even over a decade after its initial release which has seen the open-world murder-fest release on home consoles, PC and even Android and iOS devices, something we wouldn’t have thought possible …

Video: Watch How Halo’s Graphics Have Evolved Over 15 Years

Halo 5: Guardians is on the way and there’s even a beta going on right now until January, so why not take a few moments to admire the evolution and growth of a franchise that started well over a …

Odd: This NES Kickstarter Has Made Over $20,000; Promises New Life For The Old NES

Do you still have a NES? Maybe it’s stowed away in the attic gathering dust, or maybe it’s sitting alongside your PS4/Xbox One, a proud reminder of days gone by. OK, that’s a little optimistic, it’s probably the former.…

Interesting: Father Uses His Son In A Video Game Experiment, The Results Are Surprising

Kids these days have it all; HD television, PS4, Xbox One, high-end PC’s and games that are slowly but surely blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.

If you were born after the year 2000 then the chances are …

Feature: Top Ten PlayStation One Games That Are Still Worth Playing Today

Even with all the latest gadgets, consoles and fancy games, sometimes it’s good to reminisce about the good old games. Some of the best games for the PlayStation One are still very playable today, either via phone emulators, PC

News: Nintendo eShop UK releases 14/02/13 – Tank, Tank, Tank Free, Castlevania…

nintendo_eshop_wii4Not much new this week, but Wii U owners are in for some great ‘permanent’ discounts. With Tank, Tank, Tank now available for FREE! Also both Trine 2 and Chasing Aurora have been nicely reduced.

A few nice treats …

TGC Rewind Review: Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage!

spyroPuff the magic dragon? Pfft, please…

The original Spyro the Dragon trilogy from the Playstation 1 era finally made it’s way to the Playstation Store this week. To celebrate the arrival of Spyro and his buddies, we’re reviewing his

TGC Rewind Review: Spyro the Dragon

spyro the dragon ps3 ps vitaA fiery blast from the past

This weeks Playstation Store update brought with it a ton of new content, including the original Spyro the Dragon trilogy that originally called the Playstation its home. Well now Spyro and his buddies