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
With a website called 8bit budgies, it will come as no surprise to you that I love video games featuring birds. Over the years there have been some absolute classics, starring a range of our feathered friends from ducks to ostriches (I don't recall any games about budgies). These are my top 10 retro video … Continue reading Top 10 retro video games featuring birds
Shaq Fu is a 2D fighting game that released on Sega Mega Drive and SNES back in 1994, featuring US basketball player Shaquille O'Neil. Despite getting some decent reviews at the time, the game is widely regarded as being a bit crap. How appropriate then, that it's being re-imagined for a new generation of gamers … Continue reading Retro fighter Shaq Fu to be reborn on Nintendo Switch this Spring
Bitmap Books have published some incredible coffee-table books for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga and NES/Famicom. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, today saw the publication of their fifth visual compendium; this time for the SNES/Super Famicom. SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium is priced at £29.99 for hardback and £24.99 for softcover versions … Continue reading SNES/Super Famicom visual compendium available now from Bitmap Books
Shika Arcades have recently announced they are making a new arcade stick for the original SNES - the SOZU.S1. At £450 these are no ordinary sticks! They’re individually manufactured from premium bamboo using custom-made parts and look incredible quality. With Sanwa Denshi arcade buttons and joystick, they feature vintage switches which allow you to control … Continue reading SOZU.S1: The ultimate SNES arcade stick?
Great News! Natsume Inc. has recently confirmed via Twitter that they are bringing Wild Guns Reloaded to the Nintendo Switch this Spring. This is an arcade-style gallery shooter based on an original SNES game which is an absolute classic. The game should allow up to 4 players and features a mix of classic and new … Continue reading Wild Guns Reloaded coming soon to Nintendo Switch!