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Tomb Raider. Core Design (1996) PlayStation

I need to be honest with you, I didn’t complete Tomb Raider. I just can’t. I know it gets a little tricky later in the game from when I played it in my yoof, but now, as an adult, I

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Musya: The Classic Tale of Japanese Horror. Jorudan (1992) Super Nintendo

I sent Matt on a buying spree for me when he was in Boston, MA. I gave him a budget and a remit to buy things you don’t see for sale in the UK and that is how I got

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Rogue Legacy. Cellar Door Games (2014) PlayStation 4

I was harangued into buying a PS4 by Craig, and rather than playing something “new” I decided to play a retro inspired indie game because I am a curmudgeon-ey bastard who hates himself almost ad much as I hate others.

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James Bond 007: The Duel. The Kremlin (1993) Sega Genesis

Coming four years after Timothy Dalton’s last filmic appearance as the suave secret agent, The Duel marks the last official appearance of Dalton as 007. So what game will they give him as an official send off? 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Palcom (1990) Nintendo

The original TMNT game gets a lot of bad press, and I am fairly sure this is entirely down to an Angry Video Game Nerd video way back in the day, as almost everybody that bangs on about it being

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Gunstar Heroes, Treasure (1993) Sega Genesis

  Gunstar Heroes – because sometimes, ‘fuck it, shoot the thing’ is all you really need.

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Darkwing Duck. Capcom (1992) Nintendo

Did you know Darkwing Duck isn’t actually set in the DuckTales universe ? I know Launchpad McQuack is here, but, according to the creators (source), they are separate. And on that bombshell. Let’s get dangerous, with the crimefighting mallard!

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