Spy vs Spy Review – Retro Gaming that proves that if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it

Spy vs Spy

Back in 1961 Mad Magazine published the first in a hugely popular cartoon strip going by the title Spy vs Spy. 23 years later after they were used in a variety of media and advertisements the Spy vs Spy video game was released to much critical acclaim. And now First … Read the Full Story →

Crust Review – Retro Game for iPhone / iPad that Promises Much But Delivers Little

Crust iPhone

Crust is a 2D cave shooter which for me at least is reminiscent of similar games that I used to play some 25 to 30 years ago. This is not necessarily a bad thing however, in fact there and many retro games that are as, if not more, popular as … Read the Full Story →

‘ChocoRun’ Review – One Dimensional Game that Offers Limited Frustrating Fun

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Rating: Having lived through electronic gaming since it all started with the Binatone gaming system I’m all for a little bit of retro gaming action and while ChocoRun is not a port of a previously released game it’s 8bit styling certainly is. Because of it’s great pixelated graphics the game … Read the Full Story →

Paperboy Special Delivery – A classic game given new life on your iPhone!

Paperboy Special Delivery

Paperboy Special Delivery Rating: Paperboy has been around for a long time, I am one of the many who played it years ago on my computer. When it first came out on the iPhone I was really pleased and now with this new version by Glu it has the promise to … Read the Full Story →

Super Mega Worm Review For iPhone

Super Mega Worm iPhone

Super Mega Worm Rating: Super Mega Worm is a human eating, arcade game brought to you by Deceased Pixel. If gobbling down humans who are running scared, with blood splattering everywhere are your thing, then Super Mega Worm is what you need to play. Control Wojira the giant death worm who … Read the Full Story →

Frogatto iPhone Retro Platform Gaming Fun which doesn’t Croak

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Frogatto Rating: Retro gaming is as huge as ever and if you want to get back to the days of 16bit gaming then you should probably check out Frogatto for iPhone. Frogatto is a 2D horizontal platform game which harks back to a simpler time when games were simple and hero’s … Read the Full Story →

Ace Omicron iPhone, iPad Game Review. Asteroids on Steroids

Ace Omicron Rating: If you are a retro gamer then you will remember the classic game Asteroids where you took control of four straight white lines that formed the shape of a space ship. Also on the screen were a plethora of other straight white lines joined together into the … Read the Full Story →

Egg Drop Arcade for iPhone: A Cracking Arcade Game Especially for Old School Gamers

Egg Drop Arcade Rating: Egg Drop Arcade is an old school arcade game with a physics engine where your aim is to control an egg to it’s target, pick up points and multipliers without breaking or smashing your eggs into a million tiny pieces. The graphics and sound are in … Read the Full Story →

Alone for iPhone: A Game To Fall Head Over Heels With

Alone Rating: Back in the day one of my favorite game developers were a company called Ocean, they produced some of my favorite games including Cool World, Wizball and the classic worms, however my favorite was an isometric platformer name Head-Over-Heels and to be honest I thought I’d seen the end of them. … Read the Full Story →

iRepton for iPhone Will Bring Enjoyment To Its Original Fans

iRepton Rating: There are some retro games that are even too retro for me and this one is a prime example of that. iRepton was first released on the BBC B Microcomputer was a big hit, unfortunately the BBC B Micro wasn’t so the number of retro gamers that remember Repton … Read the Full Story →

Paperboy for iPhone Falls Short of a Perfect Delivery

Paperboy Rating: For those of you that have read my previous reviews you will know that I’ve been playing games for a long time, longer than I probably care to remember! Back in 1986 though I was gaming on a Commodore 64 home personal computer and one of the games I … Read the Full Story →