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Kid Chameleon

Kid Chameleon

Kid Chameleon An attempt to mimic Mario – in a few ways at least – Kid Chameleon offers something much different to Sonic’s speedy antics on the Mega Drive. It’s a solid platformer, and for fans of the genre it’s worth investigating.You ...
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The Mummy

[youtube id=”63HozLo8eME” width=”633″ height=”356″] The Mummy The Mummy is good. No you, read that correctly.Although it had no right to be anything but absolute codswallop, this licensed title is actually a rather lovable NES ...
NBA 3 on 3 Featuring Kobe Bryant

NBA 3 on 3 Featuring Kobe Bryant

[youtube id=”O1uCtRGgvb8″ width=”633″ height=”356″] NBA 3 on 3 Featuring Kobe Bryant had no right to be good. The artwork for the game’s cart and box looks goofy beyond belief (just look at Bryant’s expression in ...
Martian Gothic - Unification - PlayStation

Martian Gothic: Unification

[youtube id=”OljpPWRJAAU” width=”633″ height=”356″] Martian Gothic: Unification Survival horror titles tend to be less scary the older they get – they still retain some impact, but the ageing graphics can sometimes ...
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Austin Powers: Oh, Behave

[youtube id=”l9NvIMYAhjY” width=”633″ height=”356″] Austin Powers: Oh, Behave Classed as an oddity when it was released, time has made Austin Powers: Oh, Behave an even bigger curio. Coming out alongside a Doctor Evil ...
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Venture

[youtube id=”d7DzAiAH9k4″ width=”633″ height=”356″] Venture   Usually with games from the early 80’s you can either claim that they still retain a basic charm – or you can dismiss them as utterly archaic ...
South Park - Chef’s Luv Shack - N64

South Park: Chef’s Luv Shack

[youtube id=”8PvC_UoRwuQ” width=”633″ height=”356″] South Park: Chef’s Luv Shack There are hardly any South Park games released on home consoles nowadays, but back in the late nineties a trio of titles based on the ...
Asterix and the Great Escape

Asterix and the Great Escape

[youtube id=”i61HEDYN8TQ” width=”633″ height=”356″]  Asterix and the Great Escape The French comic book star Asterix has questionable appeal across the globe (especially in the US and Japan), but has still been the ...
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Mission Impossible

[youtube id=”kS-RU_xNqIw” width=”633″ height=”356″] Mission Impossible  Well known as being a crushing disappointment when it was released back in 1998, it’s difficult to know exactly who would want to play Mission ...
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James Bond 007

[youtube id=”2aEhUsZdmy0″ width=”633″ height=”356″] James Bond 007 If you were to take a guess, you’d probably expect James Bond 007 to be a bland and utterly unremarkable platformer of some kind. So for it to be ...
Virtual Pool 64 - N64

Virtual Pool 64

[youtube id=”_QSHD_GgZXw” width=”633″ height=”356″] Virtual Pool 64 In terms of content alone, Virtual Pool 64 is a success. The big issue is whether this huge amount of content and modes is worth wading through today. If ...
Conker’s Bad Fur Day - N64

Conker’s Bad Fur Day

[youtube id=”KYTMebSC-fk” width=”633″ height=”356″] Conker’s Bad Fur Day As i’ve said a few times before, buying N64 games back when I was a kid was expensive. Very expensive. With price-tags of up to £60 per ...
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The Simpsons: Bart’s Nightmare

[youtube id=”EWeKF0OrUHY” width=”633″ height=”356″] The Simpsons: Bart’s Nightmare Bart’s Nightmare is often considered one of the better retro Simpsons games as well – although that may be because it’s ...
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Shadow Dancer

[youtube id=”bjPKiaBuQ-Q” width=”633″ height=”356″] Shadow Dancer Subtitled ‘The Secret of Shinobi,’ this is actually a do-over of the arcade game of the same name. It’s not quite classic enough in my opinion ...
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Iron Soldier

[youtube id=”3Sy3eIBGXjA” width=”633″ height=”356″] Iron Soldier isn’t the greatest game in the world – put amongst the software libraries of the N64, Saturn or Playstation it’s positively mediocre. ~Simon ...
Qwak - Gameplay Screenshot

Qwak

[youtube id=”OFdQmg-g-Zs” width=”633″ height=”356″] Qwak is one for the adrenaline junkie gamers isn’t it?! There will always be some gamers who love fast-paced reaction based games…and those who don’t. That’s ...