Yearly Archives: 2013

Review: NES Remix (Nintendo Wii U)

Out of nothing, in a Nintendo Direct just before Chrismas, they annonced NES Remix and the game was available for download right afterwards. If you played Wario Ware, you get the idea of NES Remix. You got 200 challenges from a … Continue reading

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Retrocast #02: Space Harrier 3D (Master System 3D)

In Frank’s Retrocast #02 I talk about the Space Harrier 3-D on the Sega Master System. The game was released in 1988 as one of the eight games made for the SegaScope 3D glasses. For the written review, go here. … Continue reading

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Digging up the old Sega Master System

My sister and I found our old Sega Master System during the Christmas holiday. The controller had some wear and tear, but fully usable and we found some cables to connect it to the TV. We’ve played Alex Kidd in … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer #123

In issue 123 of Retro Gamer you can read about: Back to the Eighties – June 1980 Back to the Nineties – October 1996 Ultimate Guide: Salamander Top Chumps – Gaming’s Greatest Underdogs The History of Alex Kidd The Making … Continue reading

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Retrocast #01: Tetris (Game Boy)

This is the first edition of Frank’s Retrocast. I take a quick look at Tetris on Nintendo Game Boy. The game was released in 1989 (thou I say 1988 in the video). I’ve probably have a lot to improve in … Continue reading

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Review: Space Harrier 3-D (Master System/SegaScope 3D)

  Space Harrier was released in the arcades in 1985 and on the Master System a year later. And in 1988, Sega released a 3D version of the game on Master System which is actually a sequal to the original and … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer Bookazine: The Mega Drive/SNES Book

From time to time, Retro Gamer make bookazines from previous issues of the magazine. This time, they’ve made a flip-magazine with the Sega Mega Drive on the one side, and flipped over, Super Nintendo on the other side. You can … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer #122

I’ve just started to digg into issue 122 of Retro Gamer: Back to the Eighties – May 1980 Back to the Nineties – September 1996 Ahead of its time – A 3DO retrospective The History of… Mission Impossible The Commodore … Continue reading

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My new Tetris lamp

It was just luck that I found out that a Tetris lamp was a thing. There was no hesitation, and I ordered one right away. You can find it on both Amazon and eBay, and probably other places too. So … Continue reading

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Sega Mega Drive is 25!

It was on October 29, 1988 that Sega released the Mega Drive in Japan. That’s two years before Nintendo released its 16-bit console. Mega Drive was launched in North-America in August 1989 under the name Genesis. European gamers had to wait to … Continue reading

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