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Mortal Kombat Deception Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Mortal Kombat Deception Retro Reflection

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Mortal Kombat has resurfaced in recent years to critical acclaim. Gorier and more feature-packed than ever, the series managed to evolve past its simplistic roots and is even a mainstay at annual events like EVO…
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Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness Retro Reflection

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Gearing up to write a retro reflection is a bit like fondly remembering the times spent in your abysmal university house share. Read Retro

Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage Retro Reflection

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All those years ago, when I first played on a video gaming console, I found my time sink in Spyro 2. Having not played the first in the series, or many video games at all for that matter, I was still smitten with it. Read Retro

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Retro Reflection

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With the recent release of Star Wars Battlefront, it seemed right to take a trip down memory lane and revisit the reason why everybody was so hyped. ..
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Bust-A-Move 2 Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Bust-A-Move 2 Retro Reflection

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Bust-A-Move 2 has the player shooting various different coloured orbs in an effort to combine 3 or more of the same type for points. Simple, right? Read Retro

JAK II: Renegade Retro Reflection
3 years ago

JAK II: Renegade Retro Reflection

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A few months back an image was leaked of a protagonist from a popular Naughty Dog title that unfortunately never was; bearded and athletic, it wasn’t a still from a sequel to The Last of Us, it wasn’t even the chiselled, marble-jawed visage of Nathan Drake… Read Retro

Sega Bass Fishing Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Sega Bass Fishing Retro Reflection

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Even though the Dreamcast sold like razorblade-embedded jelly babies, it’s hard to deny Sega’s impeccable run of software during its lifespan. I personally have waxed lyrical about these golden years numerous times, probably to the point of eye-rolling tedium.

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Soldier of Fortune Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Soldier of Fortune Retro Reflection

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I usually reserve my Retro Reflection pieces for pre-2000s era games, preferring to enlighten you, our audience, on the pixelated games that stood out before the advent of Quake III graphic engines and online multiplayer fiascoes.

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Rayman Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Rayman Retro Reflection

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Ah Rayman, our armless hero. It gives such fond memories and insane frustration when reminiscing about this cool guy. This simple 2D platformer with imaginative themes and a silent but comical protagonist was my introduction to gaming. Read Retro

Rampage Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Rampage Retro Reflection

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The wilful damage to public property is a common theme amongst video games these days. Whether from a tank, military helicopter or stealthily planted explosives, bringing down a tall, man-made structure comes with a certain catharsis. Now you see a proud representation of mankind’s ability to assert itself over other beings on this Earth… BOOM… Now you don’t.

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Donkey Kong Country Retro Reflection
3 years ago

Donkey Kong Country Retro Reflection

Okay, so in the essence of recounting euphoric nostalgia, if you want to know the first game this writer ever remembers laying eyes on, it’s the SNES favourite Donkey Kong Country. Read Retro

Comix Zone Retro Reflection
4 years ago

Comix Zone Retro Reflection

Cult classics, almost by definition, have the misfortune of being overlooked critically or commercially at the time of their release, yet snowball in select popularity long after their benefactors have moved on to other career projects. Read Retro