Tag Archives: Retro

Nintendo Classic Mini: NES launches in November, loaded with 30 classic games

Nintendo seem to be developing a taste for the theatrical. After quietly beginning Pokémon Go‘s global roll out last week, Nintendo have sprung another surprise on fans overnight — a miniaturised Nintendo Entertainment System pre-loaded with 30 of the developer’s most beloved retro titles. Continue reading Nintendo Classic Mini: NES launches in November, loaded with 30 classic games

Melbourne: Celebrate the Rio Olympics at ACMI’s RETROLYMPIAD **Correction**

With the Rio Olympics right around the corner, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne is hosting a night of food, drink, live music and retro Olympic themed video games. Continue reading Melbourne: Celebrate the Rio Olympics at ACMI’s RETROLYMPIAD **Correction**

Video Games Review: Shovel Knight (PS4, 2015)

There’s been a resurgence in games that trade in the nostalgia surrounding the 8-bit NES-era in the last few years. Where many of the games that seek to capitalise in the look and feel of those games, they rarely capture what really made them special. Shovel Knight isn’t one of those games. Shovel Knight doesn’t just look like a NES game, it plays like a NES game and that’s what makes it so amazing. Continue reading Video Games Review: Shovel Knight (PS4, 2015)

Video Games Review: Rare Replay Collection

Gaming historians got pumped when Rare announced an anthology comprising many of their best games at E3 this year. The Rare Replay Collection has arrived and offers something of an industry time capsule, cataloguing the rise and fall of one of gaming history’s most celebrated developers. Continue reading Video Games Review: Rare Replay Collection