Retro Gaming with an X-Arcade Joystick

There are lots of great emulation scripts available which let you play classic games from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Generally speaking, playing games in this matter is illegal. Some companies are happy for you to play an old emulated game on your computer if you own the original game itself though other companies disagree … Read more Retro Gaming with an X-Arcade Joystick

Sega Mega Drive: Ultimate Collection

I noticed the other day that the Sega Mega Drive: Ultimate Collection (known as Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection in North America) was down to £14.99 on Play. I mentioned this to my friend Joe and he told me I was crazy and would be throwing my money away if I purchased it. Before I talk … Read more Sega Mega Drive: Ultimate Collection

Should you compare the SNES controller to the original 3 button MegaDrive Controller or the updated 6 button one?

Last week I participated in a discussion over at DigitPress. The thread started off talking about what people thought was better: the SNES or the MegaDrive (Sega Genesis); however the argument changed direction nearer the end with myself and a few others debating over which console had the best controller. I liked the original 3 … Read more Should you compare the SNES controller to the original 3 button MegaDrive Controller or the updated 6 button one?

Would the Nintendo 64 have been more popular if it had used CDs?

As I mentioned last week, I’m a big fan of the Nintendo 64. The follow up to the Super NES had a great library of games and boasted 4 controller ports on the console whilst it’s rivals only had 2. Over 30 million Nintendo 64s were sold worldwide. Which is just slightly more than the … Read more Would the Nintendo 64 have been more popular if it had used CDs?