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Retro Monday – Tomb Raider: Curse of the Sword

Another week in which I get a game I know nothing about,  Tomb Raider: Curse of the Sword was released in 2001 on the Game Boy Color and was Developed by Core Design and published by Eidos, it’s also a sequel to Tomb Raider on the GBC. Where do I begin with this? It’s hard to …



Desert Island Games – Episode 1 Part 3

Here we are with the final part of Rax’s Desert Island Games list and we get find out games 6, 7 and 8. We’ve only had 1 Nintendo title up till now so maybe the big N will feature a little more heavily in these. Game 6 is the latest edition in Nintendo’s long running …


Desert Island Games – Episode 1 part 2

Back again with the 2nd part of Rax’s selection of Desert Island Games. If you haven’t read part one then I suggest you sidle over here and catch up otherwise you might not be able to follow the complex narrative. Anyway, on with the show. The  Rollercoaster Tycoon series of games were originally developed by …



Desert Island Games – Episode 1 part 1

Welcome to the first edition of the new Desert Island Games series. This series was initially inspired by a combination of the famous BBC radio 4 show, Desert Island Discs and a section that was in the Digital Cowboys podcast several years. I’d been considering something like this for a while and then I stumbled across …


Retro Monday – Descent

  This week will be no review for Descent. I, unfortunately, didn’t get to play it myself due to my better half accidentally spilling coffee over my mouse and keyboard breaking both. Luckily Cheeky Devlin was able to step in and take over for the stream, so while there’s no review there is a stream …



Retro Monday – Michael Jordon: Chaos in the Windy City

Michael Jordon: Chaos in the Windy City, was a Super Nintendo Entertainment System game that came out in 1994 and was made by Electronic Arts and as usual in the EU it came out in 1995 and was published by Ocean. Yet again it’s a Retro Monday where the game in question I haven’t played, honestly, …


Retro Monday – Star Wars: Dark Forces

Star Wars: Dark Forces is an FPS shooter that came out on Dos (PCs,) Playstation and Macintosh. It was made by LucasArts and came out in 1995. As I said, it was a First Person Shooter that was very much like Doom, and by that, I don’t mean it was a Star Wars with Demons …



Retro Monday – Kirby’s Block Ball

Kirby’s Block Ball is a spin-off game from the Kirby platforming series. it was made for the Nintendo Game Boy in 1995, it came out later in Europe in 1996 and it is was made by Hal Laboratory. The game is an action game with a pretty simple premise, you move along a small paddle …


Retro Monday – Super Castlevania IV

Super Castlevania IV is the fourth entry in the mainline Castlevania series, though it’s a pseudo-remake of the original Castlevania. It was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1991 in Japan and the US, but around a full year later in Europe. Super Castlevania IV was made and published by Konami. SCIV is …



Retro Monday – Bucky O’Hare

Bucky O’Hare was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System in its twilight years, it came out in 1992 in Japan and the US while it came later in Europe in 1993. It was made by Konami. Bucky O’Hare is an action Platformer that sees you visiting different planets (which are all conveniently named after the …