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Funstock bring retro gaming right back into vogue

Those that miss the magic of sticking a game cartridge into a gaming console and turning it on might be able to get a little bit of that thrill back with the new stock of games released by Funstock.

Funstock is releasing a host of retro game cartridges that are compatible with some of the most popular consoles. Its products are advertised to work with GameGear, Sega’s . . . → Read More: Funstock bring retro gaming right back into vogue

Retro gaming is alive and kicking in Japan

If you think that video games stores in Japan will be outstanding and offer more to video game lovers and be much better than those in the UK then think again. Nearly 90% of the video game stores in Japan are no different to the Best Buys and Gamestops you find at home.

All these stores have a huge collection of video games, guides, kiosks and DVD’s. . . . → Read More: Retro gaming is alive and kicking in Japan

New version of Donkey Kong revealed

President of Retro, Michael Kelbaugh, stated that one day his studio might consider producing another Metroid game; however, they chose this year to go with Donkey Kong. The newest version of Donkey Kong subtitled Tropical Freeze was unveiled for the first time at the 2013 E3 conference.

Kelbaugh explained that the company felt that they had unfinished business that they could still turn into a Donkey Kong . . . → Read More: New version of Donkey Kong revealed

Retro techno fan is seeking backing to create Commodore 64 clones

How would you like to get your hands on a brand new Commodore 64 in the classic 1982 style for only £48, or $72? This may sound crazy but an enterprising fan of retro tech is trying to make this possible. Daniel Biehl has an original Commodore 64, but is fully aware that it is not going to last forever, thus he wants to build one . . . → Read More: Retro techno fan is seeking backing to create Commodore 64 clones

Great fun to be had with retro gaming

There are quite a few games that most people have forgotten about, but if you got the chance to play them then you would probably be all over them. These are the great retro games that have been largely forgotten and are now so old that they have once again become iconic. The following is a brief review of some of the best retro games out . . . → Read More: Great fun to be had with retro gaming

Retro Scott Pilgrim game makes a welcome return

Lately there has been a resurgence of retro gaming styles and trends across the world. It seems that with so many complicated role playing games and shooters people are yearning for the simpler days when all you had to do was race across the screen and hit a few boxes on your way. For those people, the emergence of a new retro 2D gaming manufacturer might . . . → Read More: Retro Scott Pilgrim game makes a welcome return

Retro gaming is still very much in vogue

It is very easy to take the internet for granted in today’s modern society because now when playing a video game we have the option to just look up a tip to get past the hard part in just a few seconds. However, back in the day it was not so easy to cheat through a game, as you had to figure things out for yourself.

During . . . → Read More: Retro gaming is still very much in vogue