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
As I have mentioned a few times on Retro Gaming Consoles already, Street Fighter II was one of my favourite games growing up. I played it regularly in the arcades with my friends and the number of hours I spent playing the game went through the roof once I got it for the Super NES. … Read more 5 Awful Street Fighter II Ports
UniRacers, known as UniRally here in the UK, was a fantastic two player racing game which was released on the Super NES in 1994. I played the game a lot when I was younger with my brother and in my opinion, it was one of the best games for the system. Strangely, I also played … Read more Uniracers AKA UniRally
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
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?
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?
I am pleased to bring you an interview today with gaming blogger an author Brett Weiss. Brett has written for several popular retro websites and magazines and blogs regularly on his own blog Brett Weiss Words too. He is also the author of two great gaming books: Classic Home Video Games, 1972-1984: A Complete Reference … Read more Interview with Brett Weiss