WWF Superstars. Rare (1991) GameBoy

This game is so bare bones I beat it while on the loo. And not one of those epic loo sessions where time stands still and suddenly 2 hours have passed. One of those “your cheeks have barely touched the seat” visits. I could go into more graphic details but I reckon you don’t want to know. Continue reading

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan. Konami (1991) Gameboy

Right off the bat, this isn’t the worst Ninja Turtles game you’ll play. But it certainly isn’t a good one. Continue reading

Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land. Nintendo R&D (1994) Gameboy

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Super Mario Land is perhaps the worst Mario game if you discount the original arcade game. Mario Land 2 was short and sweet, and was almost as perfect as a Gameboy game could be. Now, we get a sort of spin off, Officially SML3, but spawning its own series which somehow has managed to squeeze out 6 sequels. So, if you have that many direct sequels, as well as the WarioWare spin offs, you’d guess this had to be a good game right? Continue reading

Top 50 Games 2016

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To celebrate our upcoming 2 year anniversary, we have put our heads together and come up with a TOP 50 games list of games we have featured since launch.

TO SEE THE CURRENT LIST PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Don’t be offended if your favourite game doesn’t feature!

Rules:

  1. One per franchise, otherwise the Top Ten would be an ode to the Final Fantasy and Resident Evil series
  2. Game must be at least TWO years old. I know this doesn’t qualify for most peoples definition of retro, but it meets our “has to still hold up as a game” criteria.
  3. Games may not have received “full” reviews. I.E, we haven’t played/reviewed EVERYTHING, we’re only human!
  4. To make up for 3, Editors got to pick some wildcard games. These are games we have not played/reviewed for the site yet but collectively we feel they are worth a mention
  5. The stated console is the version we were playing

So, here we go! Continue reading

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. Nintendo (1993) Gameboy

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I don’t like Super Mario Land 1, it wasn’t a bad game, it just didn’t capture the essence of Mario. The music was off, the physics shonkey, and it was stupidly short. I ordered SML1 and 2 at the same time, and after 1 I was kind of regretting my decision to buy 2.  Continue reading

RoboCop. Ocean. (1990) Gameboy

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First of all, this is a review of the Gameboy version, not the home console or arcade version.

Secondly, there is little to nothing written about the Gameboy version, so I will take this opportunity to write RoboCop into the Gaming Canon.

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