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Kid Icarus Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Kid Icarus Retro Reflection

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I will be the first to admit the catharsis of excitement I felt when I heard Nintendo was revisiting Kid Icarus for the Nintendo 3DS. Read Retro

Punch-Out!! Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Punch-Out!! Retro Reflection

It’s Friday night, the bars and beers beckon, the clubs are calling, the women are waiting… but Tyson’s taunting and Mr. Dream’s mocking. Read Retro

Ninja Gaiden (2004) Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Ninja Gaiden (2004) Retro Reflection

It is said that in a forgotten time, before the days of the walkthrough and the conceded ease of three dimensions, that video games… were hard as sh*t. Read Retro

Beyond Good & Evil Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Beyond Good & Evil Retro Reflection

2003 was a damn good year for gaming. The Xbox LIVE service was fortifying the console’s online capabilities, hotly anticipated sequels like Half-Life 2 and Halo 2 were being demoed at E3, and a storm of holiday titles, notably PlayStation platformers, were saturating the market. Read Retro

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Retro Reflection

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So you hate your job. You weep every night, dreading the next day’s laborious activities. Your boss treats you like a slave, an exaggeration of the grueling tedium that slowly grinds down your daily, waning motivation. Read Retro

DOOM Retro Reflection
9 years ago

DOOM Retro Reflection

What do Master Chief and Gordon Freeman have in common? Yes, they’re both faceless heroes, but I’m thinking about the bigger picture here. Read Retro

Thrasher Presents Skate And Destroy Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Thrasher Presents Skate And Destroy Retro Reflection

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There comes a point in every young man’s life – usually around the early teen years – when an incomprehensible desire will awaken. A strange inkling for a wooden board with wheels will form an unlikely…
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ISS Pro 98 Retro Reflection
9 years ago

ISS Pro 98 Retro Reflection

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1998 was a truly memorable year for football. Manchester United had completed an illustrious treble winning season (curse them), the wonder and eccentricity of a World Cup was sweeping the nation and Michael Owen announced his presence on the world’s stage with THAT goal against Argentina Read Retro

Crash Bandicoot Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Crash Bandicoot Retro Reflection

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Back in the days of relative console infancy, there was an unwritten rule when it came to launching a brand new console. Read Retro

Luigi’s Mansion Retro Reflection
9 years ago

Luigi’s Mansion Retro Reflection

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You can’t help but feel sorry for Luigi. Regularly eclipsed by his older brother’s more sizeable shadow, Luigi admirably sticks to a low-carb diet, passionately pioneers interesting inventions and works hard to broaden his existing repertoire. Read Retro

The Secret Of Monkey Island Retro Reflection
9 years ago

The Secret Of Monkey Island Retro Reflection

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Twenty years ago, adventure games had a different style. There were no spoon-fed tutorials, quest logs or mini-maps to assist you on your quest. Read Retro

ChuChu Rocket! Retro Reflection
9 years ago

ChuChu Rocket! Retro Reflection

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There’s a scarce selection of video games which have managed to obtain the illustrious title of one that can ‘bring me to tears’. Read Retro