Tag Archives: retro
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 14:14 GMT
The high street is in disarray right now with Blockbuster, HMV and Game experiencing turbulent times. VG247′s Dave Cook visits his home city’s remaining indie game stores and asks why they’ve survived.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 13:33 BST
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 04:28 BST
Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime has said we won’t hear what Donkey Kong Country returns developer Retro Studios is up to for quite some time.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 23:40 GMT
Shigeru Miyamoto has said The Legend of Zelda is a prime candidate for one of Nintendo’s infrequent Western collaborations.
Fri, Mar 04, 2011 | 11:32 GMT
Friday shorts, part 1: Fruit Ninja acquiring “next big thing” status, John Romero’s still hardcore, much more
If we tried to write up all the little stories, all we’d do is write all day. What?
Sun, Feb 20, 2011 | 22:42 GMT
These little snippets of Metroid prime concept art were one of the must-sees of the weekend. You don’t want to be left out, do you?
Tue, Feb 08, 2011 | 02:54 GMT
If you enjoy turning over the bones of the beautiful dead while sobbing piteously, check out these design documents for a rejected “Metroid 1.5″ proposal from Retro Studios.
Fri, Feb 04, 2011 | 05:35 GMT
Fans of utterly delightful miniature pixel art can get their fix for free today, with the release of Tiny Barbarian.
Wed, Jan 26, 2011 | 04:56 GMT
Everyone too young to remember what a revolution Wolfenstein 3D was should probably check out this startling de-make, Wolfenstein 1D. Yes. One. Maybe the mind-boggling reduction of a fully realised game world to a single-pixel line will give you some idea of the amazement we felt at the time.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 23:05 GMT
If there’s anything cooler than a downloadable retro remake of Halo, it’s the chance to own a really truly Halo 2600 cartridge for your Atari, assuming it still works and you can find it under the pile of board games in the attic.
Wed, Jan 19, 2011 | 05:27 GMT
If playing action games has restricted your vocabulary to the “dude bro” sections of the dictionary, it may be time to go old school. Good Old Games have expanded their catalogue with two anthologies requiring use of the old noggin – Zork and Police Quest.
Wed, Mar 04, 2009 | 07:59 GMT
SCEA’s John Koller has told MTV that PSP will see non-PSone retro games coming to PSP in the future.
“In general there’s a lot of discussion about [publishers'] back catalogs that will finally find its way to PlayStation Network in the back half of this year,” said the exec.
“PSOne is included, but everything is on the table… We look for some of those big hits from all of the past games in their history and look for ways we can bring them over. It’s not always easy. There’s obviously technical areas that need to be bridged.
“But when those are solved, consumers will see a wide variety of retro games and brand new games coming to PSN.”
Ikari Warriors, please John. Full thing through the link.