Yearly Archives: 2014

Kickstarter: The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2

I came across The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2 on Kickstarer here the other day. Looks like a good book to support. It will have 236 pages with 100 games covered. This is the second book … Continue reading

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Review: Duck Hunt (NES, 1987)

Duck Hunt is one of the Nintendo NES classics. It’s a very funny and entertaining game. The game was released in Europe in 1987, but it was already out in Japan in 1984. In short, you use the NES Zapper … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer annual 2015

In Retro Gamer annual, you find the best of the best from the 2014 issues of Retro Gamer. The Hardest Games of All Time The Making of: Fairlight I and II The Making of: Golden Axe The Making of: UFO: … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer #136

I got issue 136 of Retro Gamer last week, and here is some of the things to read:  Back to the Nineties – November 1997 30 Years of Being Elite The Making of: Ranarama Ultimate Guide: Puzzle Booble Import Only: … Continue reading

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Playstation has turned 20

Time goes by, and I don’t think that 1994 is that long ago. This means that the Sony Playstation (also known as PSOne has turned 20. Playstation was first released in Japan on December 3, 1994. US had to wait … Continue reading

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Day of the Tentacle – Special Edition coming in 2015

There was one new that I didn’t catch last week. At the PlayStation Experience keynote on December 6, Tim Schafer announced the Day of the Tentacle – Special Edition. The game originaly came out in 1993 on PC and Mac, and will be … Continue reading

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The father of videogames Ralph H. Baer has passed away

The man knows as The Father of Video Games, Ralph H. Baer has passed away at the age of 92 on December 6, 2014. Baer was born on March 8, 1922 in Germany. He moved to USA before World War … Continue reading

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Sega Saturn turns 20

Sega Saturn was released in Japan on November 22, 1994. So this makes it the 20th anniversary for the Sega Saturn. Sega had a week’s head start on Sony, which released the Playstation (aka PS One) on December 3. But … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong Country turns 20

I played Donkey Kong Country a lot back in the days. At the end of this November, makes the 20th anniversary of Donkey Kong Country. The game was released in USA on 21 November. Europe followed on November 24 and … Continue reading

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Retro Gamer #135

So Retro Gamer issue 135 is a bit special, at least the cover. Issue 135 comes with four different covers. Three of them can be bought in shop, while the fourth is only available for subscribrers. Anyway issue 135 of Retro … Continue reading

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