‘Ghosts ’n Goblins’ Reincarnates With Grace

Arthur, knight and hero of the iconic series, returns once again to his quest of saving princess Prin-Prin from the demon king Astaroth.

March 11, 2021Ghosts ’n Goblins made its debut in the arcades of 1985, and has subsequently been ported to and re-released on a variety of consoles and mobile platforms. READ MORE »

Italian Studio Bets On ‘Hot Wheels’ Arcade-Racer

Milestone is best known in retro circles for their 1990s SEGA Rally inspired ‘Screamer’ series. Is ‘Hot Wheels Unleashed’ a return to form?

March 6, 2021 — Although actual gameplay footage has not yet been made available, retrogamers around the world should have a fun arcade-style experience to look forward to. READ MORE »

‘Kaze and the Wild Masks’ Story & Gameplay Video

Retrocade 16-bit platformer ‘Kaze and the Wild Masks’ gets physical and digital download release dates.

March 4, 2021 — As 90s-style platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks closes in on its digital release, a story trailer showing a ton of gameplay has been released. READ MORE »

‘Kaze and the Wild Masks’ Physical Edition Delayed

Unsurprisingly, the pandemic has brought challenges in production and logistics, which prompted the physical edition to be rescheduled.

February 25, 2021 — Physical edition of retrocade pixel-platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks on Nintendo Switch ™, PlayStation®4, and Xbox One postponed until May 25, 2021. READ MORE »

Activision Could Be Working On New ‘Goldeneye 007’

Recent investor presentation teases fans of classic games; are there multiple remasters in the works at Actiblizz?

February 6, 2021 — During a recent conference call for investors and analysts, Activision Blizzard chief financial officer Dennis Durkin had a tease for fans of classic games. Durkin mentioned that there will be plenty of remasters coming this year, and they will be unveiled in due course. READ MORE »

GoldenEye 007 Remaster Gameplay Footage Surfaces on YouTube

January 31, 2021 — Released way back in 1997 for the Nintendo 64, Rare’s GoldenEye 007 is heralded as the granddaddy of console multiplayer shooters. At the time, online gaming wasn’t anywhere near as widespread as it is now, and multiplayer meant split-screen, couch multiplayer gaming. While we never got around to see a proper GoldenEye 007 remaster, we do have the next best thing — and that’s gameplay footage. READ MORE »

Video Game Review:
‘Streets of Rage 4’

What began as a SEGA MegaDrive/Genesis brawler was heavily influenced by Capcom’s arcade fighters; is now the most revered beat ’em up since the 80s.

December 15, 2020 — Having it roots in Capcom’s Street Fighter arcade game series, by way of inspiration, Streets of Rage 4 came out on April 30, 2020 and was such an awesome retro game reboot that we felt it deserved more attention. SoR4 is also the perfect way to light up the winter with neon-spirited, co-op, street fighting action; with its catchy, modern — yet retro — tunes fitting the visual styles of every level like a glove.