Five forgotten Ghostbusters games

When it comes to Ghostbusters games, a few instantly spring to mind. Activision’s movie tie-in from 1984 is likely to be well-remembered as it ended up being released on just about every format from the ’80s. Even the humble Atari 2600 saw a conversion.рефинансирование кредитов в банке оформить...

An N64 Story

The Nintendo 64 launched in the US twenty-five years ago today. European Nintendo diehards were blissfully unaware that they would have to wait another six months to get their hands on the much-hyped console, putting almost ten months between the Japanese and European launches. The N64 has a...

The latest Evercade cart reveal is a complete surprise

Well, the latest Evercade cart reveal is certainly a surprise. Renovation Collection 1 will include 12 titles from Japanese publisher Telenet and its US subsidiary Renovation. While obscure, these are deep cuts of 16-bit (Genesis/Mega Drive) history – all 12 games are considered rare nowadays, and consequently cherished by...

Why is Alex Kidd in Miracle World so revered?

A remaster of SEGA’s Alex Kidd in Miracle World is imminent. If you’re wondering why this 2D platformer, dating back to 1986, is being plucked from gaming’s depths and being given a digital dust off – even gaining a collector’s edition with a bunch of goodies – then...

Six gaming magazines that went beyond the call of duty

Future Publishing is best known nowadays for shuttering long-running magazines. In the ’80s and ’90s it was the opposite story – the publishing giant was fond of keeping magazines alive for as long as possible, keeping long-time readers engaged with demo discs and even full games taped to...

The SEGA Saturn’s Last Christmas

SEGA’s decision to drop the Saturn more than a year before the UK launch of the Dreamcast – giving them little to no presence within Europe during that time – could be seen as a mercy killing. The much-maligned 32-bit system scraped through the first half of 1998...

James Pond: Robocod – the saviour of Christmas 1991

James Pond: Robocod was the rarest of things – a sequel almost indistinguishable from its predecessor. In this case, it was all the better for it – the original James Pond had more than its fair share of shortcomings. The fishy fellow appeared quite gormless and swimming around underwater...

Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros – lovely but lacking

Like somebody with a birthday towards the end of December, Game & Watch Super Mario Bros. combines two celebrations into one. Not only does it celebrate all things Super Mario to coincide with the moustachioed one’s 35th anniversary, but also the Game & Watch itself, as noted by a ‘Special...