Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pre-ordered Retron 5

The multi-console RetroN 5 from Hyperkin was supposed to come out last year, but if all goes well, the console will be out in April 2014. With RetroN 5 you can play games from Nintendo NES, Famicom, SNES, Super Famicom, … Continue reading

Posted in console, Game Boy, Gameboy Advance, Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, NES, Super Nintendo/SNES | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Retro Gamer #125

Lot’s of great things to read about in Retro Gamer issue 125: Back to the Eighties – March 1980 Back to the Nineties – December 1996 The Ultimate Guide to Paperboy Resurrecting Putting Squad The Making of… Paradroid The Translation … Continue reading

Posted in magazine, retro | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dr. Mario on Wii U Virtual Console

Dr. Mario was originaly released on the NES in 1990, but have been available on every Nintendo console since. So it’s no surprise that Dr. Mario is now (February 13, 2014) available on the Wii U’s Virtual Console in Europe. It’s the … Continue reading

Posted in NES, news, Nintendo, retro, videogame, Virtual Console, Wii U | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just got a Virtual Boy

I’ve never ever played a Virtual Boy, but have allways wanted one. So I’ve just bought a Nintendo Virtual Boy on eBay and received in the mail today. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be testing the console … Continue reading

Posted in 3D, console, handheld, Nintendo, Virtual Boy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Winter Games (Commodore 64/Virtual Console)

Epyx was one of the great developers in the 80’s, and they produced one of my favourites: Winter Games. The game was released on multiple platforms in 1985, but it’s the Commodore 64 version I’ve played and love. The version … Continue reading

Posted in Commodore 64, retro, review, Virtual Console | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment