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Dark Forces 2: Jedi Knight

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Star Wars Dark Forces 2: Jedi Knight A quick-fire retro PC review, where Kyle Katarn learns the ways of the Force. For the time, the technology in Dark Forces 2 is impressive but the level design suffers from the 90s PC game cliché of big maps and no clear objectives. Gameplay is fun, especially once you get… Read more »

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POD (Planet of Death)

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POD PC Review POD is a 90s post-apocalyptic futuristic racing PC game. Remember when there was loads of these futuristic racing games back in the day? You’ve got your wipEouts, your F-Zeroes and among them all you’ve got this classic from Ubisoft, POD. The reason I remember POD so well is that we got this… Read more »

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Star Wars: X-Wing and TIE Fighter Series Review

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Star Wars: X-Wing and TIE Fighter A PC series in review   The X-Wing games are immensely important, as they were instrumental in setting up what would later be referred to at the Star Wars Expanded Universe. After Return of the Jedi, there were no more Star Wars stories, until the creation of the Star… Read more »

The Best SNES Games for Android or iOS Emulation

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The emulation scene has allowed younger generations of gamers access to the vast libraries of retro gaming, without asking them to invest serious bank. You can get a SNES emulator on anything these days, but most of us already carry our smartphones and tablets with us everywhere, so that’s the obvious go-to device. The trouble… Read more »

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How to Benchmark a Retro 90s Gaming PC

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Retro PC builders, retro gaming enthusiasts. Welcome to my guide to benchmarking your retro gaming PC! You can watch my video of benchmarking a windows 98 PC here, or scroll to the bottom where the video is embedded. When it comes to benchmarking a retro gaming PC like mine, I was surprised to find such a wealth… Read more »

Carmageddon Funsize

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Stainless’ mobile port of the original Carmageddon may not look as pretty as other games currently topping the charts on iOS but what it does bring is a genuinely entertaining, challenging and unique game to the platform. Older gamers will be drawn to a franchise they remember and younger gamers may get their first taste… Read more »

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Why You Should Own… A Sega Saturn

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When the Sega Saturn was released back in the rosy old days of yore, it failed for two reasons. One; it wasn’t a PlayStation and two; it wasn’t an N64. Even though the N64 was still a year away, gamers were willing to wait – I can remember having in-depth discussions about the anticipation building… Read more »

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Old vs New – Are Modern Games Better?

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Raff and I (Matty B) have been having some heated discussions about the nature of the evolving games market. I maintain that video games are on a steady, downward slope into monotony and degradation, whilst Raff’s opinion is that we are in the golden age of gaming right now, and that my outdated opinions are… Read more »