Slashers From The 8-bit Console Era!

Video games of the horror genre are by no means a rarity these days. This year alone has seen the release of games like the psychological horror Layers of Fear 2, as well as survival horror titles like the Resident Evil 2 remake and Days Gone. In the spirit of Halloween, I thought I'd take …

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Five of my Favourite Original Nintendo Gameboy Games!

The Nintendo Gameboy was a juggernaut back in the day and was the first console in the realms of portable gaming as we know it. With its strange green coloured screen it really didn't make for gamings clearest picture. But if you were in a well lit room or traveling when the sun wasn't blazing, …

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Day III, Halloween Countdown 2016! Spooky Video Games! Ghosts ‘N Goblins on the NES!

I think I have mentioned previously as to how ruthless some NES games could be, and Capcom's Ghosts 'N Goblins is definitely on the extreme end of that scale. Though challenging, it is thoroughly spooky and deserves a mention on the Halloween Countdown. I am pretty sure I played the sequel before I played this …

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Video game Retrosp’egg’tive, The Dizzy Series!

I wasn’t a very modern kid growing up. When my friends were all playing on their Super Nintendos or Sony PlayStations in the 90s, I was still playing on my Gameboy or my parents  Amstrad computer. A lot of the titles for the Amstrad and  other home computer systems of the time like the ZX …

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Video game Retrospectives! The first three Metroid games. NES, Gameboy and SNES!

I like to play retro games as they usually aren't quite so 'heavy' as modern games. They don't demand a  huge amount of time or effort to be put into them. You  could easily pop Super Mario Bros. on for an hour and a half and finish it. A lot of games from the 8 …

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5 Random Video Game action figures!

Probably to my girlfriends dismay, I acquire a lot of crap. I make that sound like it just appears and I shrug my shoulders and go about trying to find a space for it. This isn't the case so I should probably rephrase my previous statement. I willingly purchase a lot of crap. I obviously …

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The Toy Box! A delve into an 1980’s filled mystery box!

Firstly I should state that I am not sponsored by The Toy Box, I just have a big appreciation for old toys. I have probably mentioned before, but in the 1990's hitting up carboot sales, charity shops and collector fairs it was easy to pick up lots of awesome toys from the 70's and 80's. …

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Promotional Mars 1994 Super Mario Bros figures

  Remember when you could buy  a chocolate bar in the '90s and could get a  free Super Mario toy inside the packaging? I sure as hell don't but wish I did.       There isn't much information online about these little figures, but I think they were only available in Germany in 1994, …

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Video game Retrospectives- Double Dragon!

Gone are the days when men were men and engaged in street fights garbed in monochrome red or blue outfits and fabulous go-go boots. What time it was, the days when it wasn't considered morally wrong to fight your brother to the death for the rights to  a woman that  you both wanted to bang. …

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