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Retro Arcade Watch

Retro Arcade Watch

Retro Arcade Watch Forget about wearable tech wristwatches like Sony’s Smartwatch or Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. If you want a cool retro timepiece on your wrist, then look no further than ThinkGeek’s Retro Arcade Watch.Once we received the Retro ...
TxK

TxK

[youtube id=”r5Y85LNLTf8″ width=”633″ height=”356″] TxK I am going to go against the grain here and write about a current gen video game. It’s no ordinary game, it has it’s roots in the arcades dating back to 1981. ...
MOGA - The Mobile Game Changer

MOGA: The Mobile Game Changer

MOGA: The Mobile Game Changer Is your new year’s resolution to become an accomplished mobile gamer? To become an accomplished mobile gamer, you’ll need some precision control. Well, I think the MOGA Pocket Controller (MOGA) might be your weapon of ...
Arcadie

Arcadie Review

It is quite exciting receiving goodies in the mail. This time around, we received the cool looking Arcadie. On first impressions, the unit stands out – I love anything that looks like an arcade machine. Upon closer inspection, the packaging doesn’t ...
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Cabal

Ah yes, Cabal. This war themed arcade game throws you and a friend right into the thick of battle. Your mission is to maim, kill and blow up everything in sight on twenty (20) different screens (four screens per stage, with a total of five stages). Should ...
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Street Fighter

Welcome aboard the Crapsville Express. Last time, Hard Drivin’ was served up as a turd for Review A Bad Game Day – this year the gong goes to another coin-op conversion.Game: Street Fighter Genre: Fighting Format: C64 Year: 1988 Publisher: GO! Developer: Tiertex Street ...
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Atari Inc: Business Is Fun

‘Atari Inc. – Business Is Fun‘ documents Atari’s history from its humble beginnings in the early 70s, to its meteoric rise and then, its downward spiral in the 80s. Atari had a big hand in bringing video gaming to the masses, and then almost ...
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The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time Director: Jeff Von Ward Studio: Wooden Horse Productions Released: 2013 Distributor: Amazon Instant Video – $3.99 (7-day rental) or $14.99 (buy movie) Synopsis: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost ...
Retro Duo Portable

Retro Duo Portable V2.0 Review

The Retro Duo Portable V2.0: another clone system to satisfy your nostalgic hunger. These so-called ‘clones’ are fast growing in popularity. Companies like Hyperkin and Retro-Bit have capitalised on the popularity of retro gaming by producing systems ...
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Five Video Games To Play In Summer

When the temperature soars outside, there is only one thing to do – turn on the air-conditioner and grab a video game that will keep you cool and simulate that summer experience. Wave Race 64 [N64]Grab your jet-ski and hit the waves. This early N64 ...
galaga

Galaga

Those on the ausretrogamer bandwagon will be aware that I LOVE Galaga! Namco’s vertical shoot’em up trapped me in its tractor beam back in 1981 and hasn’t released me yet.Some 30 plus years ago, while waiting for relatives to arrive at Melbourne ...
Vectrex

Vectrex: Vectrom 32 Game Multi-Cart

The Vectrex was one of those ‘love to have’ gaming machines which only rich kids had back in the 1980s. The machine was ahead of its time. Fast forward 30 years and the machine remains a ‘love to have’ for many a retro gamer. If you are one of ...
Ghosts’n Goblins

Ghosts’n Goblins

The human condition. We are a resilient bunch. If you want to test your resiliency (and your patience), then give the unforgiving and difficult arcade game, Ghosts’n Goblins a spin. The game sees you, Sir Arthur, a noble knight, run and jump through horizontal and ...
GoldenAxe

Golden Axe

The powerhouse that was Sega in the late 1980′s indulged us in some awesome arcade hits. Towards the end of that decade, Sega released memorable arcade games: Crack Down, Dynamite Dux, ESWAT Cyber Police, Scramble Spirits and Power Drift. To keep up ...
LeMans - Commodore 64

LeMans

Format: Commodore 64 (C64) Media: Cartridge Year: 1982 Developer: HAL Labratory, Inc. Publisher: Commodore Game Mode: Single Player LeMans Gentlemen, start your engines! How apt that I pull out the LeMans C64 cartridge on this day, the start of ...
Tempest 2000

Tempest 2000

Format: Atari Jaguar Year: 1994 Publisher: Atari Developer: Llamasoft (Jeff Minter) It has been a long time coming. Nineteen years to be exact. Nineteen years to finally take Jeff Minter’s game for a proper review spin. Tempest 2000, the beefed-up ...