RETRO GAMES

HERO

Pronounced "Hero" or "Aitch-ee-arr-oh"? Who knows? Who cares? One of my alltime favourites and it can call itself whatever it likes…

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Seaquest

When the Atari 2600 was the must have console (still is?), Activision were responsible for some of the best games the console ever had, and Seaquest is one of them…

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Title Match Pro Wrestling

Ive been a grappling fan since I was a nipper, spending many a saturday afterenoon sitting on the living room floor watching World of Sport direct from a town call or leisure centre in the north, where excited pensioners were entertained by stars of the era like Big Daddy and Mick McManus…

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Warlords

Back in the early 80’s, before Bomberman existed and when Mario Kart was not even a glint in Miyamoto’s eye, Atari released Warlords, arguably the originator of the multiplayer battle game…

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Ice Hockey

When a handful of disgruntled Atari programmers left  in 1979 to form their own software company to produce games for the 2600, little did people know that Activision would go on to create some of the best games for Ataris popular system…

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Donkey Kong

This master piece of beautiful gaming nostalgia is what makes me want to get up in the morning, though the graphics may be limited, this will still always have a part in my collection…

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Cross Force

Like many Atari 2600 games Cross Force is a simple game, but it does have a relatively unique gameplay mechanic…

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Chopper Command

There’s no doubt that some of the appeal of retro gaming is the nostalgic feeling of rediscovering games you grew up playing as a child…

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The Empire Strikes Back

Significant not only as the first ever Star Wars themed videogame, but also the first ever movie licence tie-(fighter)-in, this Parker Brothers superb 1982 title was certainly more of a critical success than a commercial one…

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