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14 for the price of 1… this is how a retroist shops :)

Picked up some great old fun in town today, all for less than the price of 1 ‘modern’ game. Prince of Persia – best version ever! Viewtiful Joe – brilliant! Red Dead Revolver  – older brother of the classic ‘Redemption’ Thief  – just … Continue reading

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From triumph to tragedy…

Shadow of the Colossus was the long awaited successor to the highly acclaimed, and best, game on the PS2. ICO had already proved, long before the end of it’s life, what the PS2 could do. So, 4 years later, how … Continue reading

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A quick Top 5…

I finished playing ICO today, so for the 2nd time in her life – I saved Yorda :) I reacquainted myself with this fantastic little gem of a game and, after 8 hours 4 minutes and 36 seconds of play, I realised it was … Continue reading

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Still as good as it was… ICO!

I suppose this can still be considered retro gaming, even though I did play it on the PS3 :) I grabbed the HD version of ICO yesterday, slightly worried that my rose-tinted glasses would be cracked and wonderful memories destroyed. … Continue reading

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What to play first…?

Granted it is a nice position to be in, but I’ve run out of space under my TV  :) How many do you count? how many can you name?  

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Shopping… retro-style

Picked up some nice retro games recently. Particularly fond of Dark Chronicle, and anything to do with Monkey Island always floats my boat. This little bunch cost me £18 for the lot :)

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I was a teenage Manic Miner :)

Couple of pics to share, bringing a tear to my eye :) This is my family tree… …and how things changed in 30 years… from this… …to this damn…where did the time go!

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Re-booting games… A good thing? or bad thing?

Should we let the Sun set on the old classics? or let them rise again? I love old games. I grew up with gaming, it is in my blood and I absolutely love looking back at worlds gone by. But, does … Continue reading

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I <3 charity shops…

I love spending Saturday mornings scouring charity shops for old video games, you may think it’s sad but you should see my loft. I have quite a collection to be proud of. The GF isn’t impressed but hey I’ve been in … Continue reading

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