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POD (Planet of Death)

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What is POD? It’s 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 game… 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 »

Foul Play

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Side-scrolling brawlers had their heyday in the late Eighties and early Nineties and since then technology has very much moved on and left them behind. Games like Devil May Cry remain strong titles but have pulled the brawler genre in a different direction and most attempts to breathe a little life back into the old… Read more »

Rayman Legends

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The Wii U’s underperformance might finally be a good thing. For it’s meant that the formerly exclusive Rayman Legends has been ported across to machines that people actually play. And let’s make no bones about it – this is great news for fans of 2011’s Rayman Origins. For Rayman Legends has improved upon almost every… Read more »


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After 4 years in development, THREAKS finally bring us their labour of love in Beatbuddy; Tale of the Guardians. Featuring an all-star lineup of contributors including music from Grammy-Nominee Austin Wintory and story contribution from the outspoken and much-loved Rhianna Pratchett, the game has already made plenty of waves in terms of Awards and Recognition…. Read more »

Carmageddon Funsize (iOS)

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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 »