Tag Archives: Retro

Xbox One exclusive Unit 4 announced

Gamera Interactive is set to burst onto the scene with its first game — a 16-bit style action-platformer called Unit 4.   Continue reading Xbox One exclusive Unit 4 announced

Shovel Knight Headed to PlayStation Platforms in 2015

Indie Developer Yacht Club Games has announced that Shovel Knight is headed to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita in 2015. Continue reading Shovel Knight Headed to PlayStation Platforms in 2015

Survival Horrigins Part 1: Pre-History

While the term survival horror came into use in 1996 with the release of Resident Evil, the origins of the genre actually go back much further, all the way to 1980 and legendary game designer Roberta Williams.

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Retro Review: Halloween Atari 2600

DOES THIS CLASSIC ATARI GAME STILL MAKE THE… CUT?

Halloween for Atari 2600 is one of the earliest horror games out there. It actually predates the term “survival horror” by over a decade. It is currently one of the rarest and most valuable Atari 2600 games out there, routinely selling for over $100 for the cartridge by itself (most Atari games sell for around $1). Unfortunately, due to its rarity, age, the fact that it is out of print, not on any digital collections, and on a system that isn’t produced any more, you will have to brush up on your eBay skills to actually play this one.

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Digging Up Sci-Fi Gems: Warzone 2100

Fridays are happy days. Waking up on Friday means that the school week or the work week is almost at an end and the weekend looms ahead like a billowy cumulus cloud, eager for some snuggles. Most people normally look forward to the weekend. For me, I spend my Fridays looking into the past. My gaze lands on great sci-fi games from back in the day. There are quite a bit of overlooked gems. Continue reading Digging Up Sci-Fi Gems: Warzone 2100