Tag: retro

  • Pokémon Monopoly: Gotta Catch ’em all!

    Pokémon Monopoly: Gotta Catch ’em all!

    A race to see who is the greatest master of them all!

  • The Lure of Retro

    Jason ponders why he’s ignoring the backlog in favor of retro gaming

  • Popcade – Arcade Culture

    Sean recalls memories of the original gamer social network, the Arcade.

  • Consumers vs Players

    When was the last time you felt ‘at one’ with a game? When you knew a game’s rules and limitations like the back of your hand, when you felt that wonderful symbiotic link between your thoughts and the way your on-screen character responded, as though your fingers played no part in telling them what to…

  • Heavyweight Mover

    Apparently I have a lot of baggage.  No metaphor, just a literal fact that has been rather bluntly pointed out.  Due to a variety of stressful circumstances, other-half and myself have moved home.  Wonderful, but not when you consider that the most stressful treasure of all has been reserved for the middle game – not…

  • Another One Bites The Dust

    It had to happen sooner or later. Another one of Edinburgh’s dwindling indie game stores closed its doors recently and by my count, we’re down to about two at the most – grim days indeed. So long, old friend :'( It’s a sad day indeed. Anyone lucky enough to frequent an indie store in their…

  • Retro Reduction

    It’s only a year since GAME announced they had rival Gamestation firmly in their diamond-encrusted cross hairs. After all, the big purple giant has more than enough bank to buy and sell as they please, so why not? And with it, the last great bastion of retro games on the high street ceased doing business…