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Berzerk

Berzerk was one of those iconic arcade titles before it hit the Atari 2600 in August 1982…
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StarTropics

StarTropics is by far the most under-appreciated forgotten gem on the NES…

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Lost Dutchman Mine

Looking for an adventure game that will make you spend hours in front of your Amiga? Look no further, you've just dug up Lost Dutchman Mine…

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Shadowfire

Shadowfire can be seen as a revolution in the big adventure market on C64.
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Bomberman 64

I have been a lifelong fan of this game as I’ve been playing it since age 5, but I will keep the bias out of this review…
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I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream

Based on the short story of the same name by Harlan Ellison, I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream is a point and click psychological horror game for the old PC-DOS system.
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Jet Set Radio

Many people knew of the Dreamcast but few bought it, the masses mainly held back due to Sony’s big black wonder being just around the corner. Yet those select few of us who chose to let bygones be bygones and put our past behind with Sega were in for quite the treat.
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Flashback

Often mistaken as a follow up to the just as stellar “Another World”, Flashback was one of the finest examples of why the Amiga was a true gamers dream.
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Dino Crisis

In an age long gone by, Capcom once reigned supreme among game developers/publishers of the day.
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Prince of Persia

I have to be honest Prince of Persia is not one of my favorite Amstrad games or on any system for that matter it has to be said.it is one of the best games to show off just what the Amstrad CPC could do in the right hands.
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Crusoe

Christmas 1986 and amongst my presents I find the Automata 10 pack volume 1, stuffed full of, frankly, rubbish games…

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Captive

A first person RPG for the Amiga and Atari ST ( I played the Amiga version for years)…

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island was a computer game made in the mid-1980s, based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson…

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Neuromancer

Adventure games have always been more like playable novels, so what better source material for an adventure game than William Gibson’s 1984 Neuromancer, the novel that virtually (pun intended) birthed the Cyberpunk genre and subculture…
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Dragon's Lair

I thought long and hard about what game to cover on my first review for Retro Gamer…

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Akira

Released for the Famicom on Christmas Eve 1988, five months after the Japanese release of the groundbreaking movie on which it’s based, Akira has garnered a distinct reputation in the ensuing years…

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Crystalis

It’s funny how growing up with video games can fragment your perception of them in retrospect.
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Transylvania

The walls in the computer rooms back when I was in junior high school were lined with nothing but Apple IIe's, and the ever-present phosphorous green glow of the monitors usually emitted the same old Bank Street Writer prose and VisiCalc data – dreadfully boring fare to be sure to the eyes of any normal sort of 12 year old…
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Mystery House

Almost every PC gamer knows Sierra is famous for its cutting-edge adventure games from the Eighties and Nineties…

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Silent Hill

Silent Hill is the first in the series. It follows the story of Harry Mason who brings his daughter Cheryl for a holiday to Silent Hill.
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Predator 2

A review of Predator 2 off the top of my head after playing recently…
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The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine is a top down shooter in a similar fashion to the great Gauntlet game,set in a steampunk alternative universe of victorian England…

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Flunky

You are head servant for the royal family and your mission is to go around Buck Palace doing various jobs for the royals…

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