Top 10 retro video games featuring horses

This weekend millions of people around the world will watch The Grand National horse race at Aintree. In the UK even people who have no interest in horse racing will place bets and tune in to watch this famous race. This got me thinking about video games that let you ride horses and how great … Continue reading Top 10 retro video games featuring horses

Review: Tengai for Nintendo Switch

Tengai, known as Sengoku Blade in Japan, is the 1996 sequel to Psikyo’s first arcade shoot-em-up, Samurai Aces. Samurai Aces is a vertically scrolling shoot-em-up which stood out from the crowd in 1993 thanks to it’s lovely feudal Japanese steampunk design and eclectic bunch of pilot characters. Read my review of Samurai Aces for Nintendo … Continue reading Review: Tengai for Nintendo Switch

Top 10 retro video games featuring bunny rabbits

It’s Easter and it’s a bank holiday weekend! The Easter Bunny is symbolic of Easter so what better way to celebrate than to play some retro video games featuring bunny rabbits? Whilst it’s fair to say that games featuring rabbits haven’t been hugely popular over the years, there have been some decent attempts to incorporate … Continue reading Top 10 retro video games featuring bunny rabbits

Review: ACA Neo Geo Blazing Star for Nintendo Switch

Blazing Star is widely considered to be one of the best shoot-em-ups on Neo Geo. Released in 1998 by Aicom (later known as Yumekobo), it is the sequel to Pulstar, which is also a highly regarded Neo Geo shooter that looks and plays very much like R-Type. Debate rages between fans about which of the … Continue reading Review: ACA Neo Geo Blazing Star for Nintendo Switch

Top 10 Western-themed retro video games featuring cowboys

Arcade-style gallery shooter Wild Guns Reloaded will be releasing on Nintendo Switch on 17 April 2018. The game is a remake of the SNES classic which is one of the finest Western-themed games ever made. Over the years the Wild West has been largely overlooked as a theme for video games and the few games … Continue reading Top 10 Western-themed retro video games featuring cowboys

Round-up of latest retro games heading to Nintendo Switch

News about retro game re-releases on Nintendo Switch has been coming in thick and fast lately. This is a round-up of the best retro games coming soon to Nintendo's console. Aero Fighters 3 The next ACA NeoGeo game heading to Nintendo Switch is the Video System shoot-em-up Aero Fighters 3. The game is due out this … Continue reading Round-up of latest retro games heading to Nintendo Switch

Beginners’ guide to The King of Fighters ’98 on Nintendo Switch

If you’re looking for a good fighting game for Nintendo Switch then Hamster’s ACA Neo Geo games offer plenty of choice. The SNK Neo Geo brand is known for its incredible range of fighters and they’re currently the best fighting experience on Nintendo’s console (although that may soon change with the release of Capcom’s Street Fighter … Continue reading Beginners’ guide to The King of Fighters ’98 on Nintendo Switch

Review: Jurassic World Pinball FX3 Pack for Nintendo Switch

For the uninitiated, Pinball FX3 from Zen Studios is a free to download pinball game, available across multiple platforms including PC, PS4, XBox One, iOS and most recently Nintendo Switch. The game comes with one free table - Sorcerer’s Lair - with other table packs available to purchase separately. FX3’s virtual tables have some realistic … Continue reading Review: Jurassic World Pinball FX3 Pack for Nintendo Switch