Geek Coming 17-19th February

It’s hackneyed to say your event is ‘fun for all the family’ – but Kent’s biggest gaming festival really is. There’s something for everyone, from pre-school children to grandparents, when GEEK comes to Dreamland. GEEK celebrates over 30 years of gaming culture, so at the heart of the popular half-term event are video, console and computer games that everyone who’s grown up since the 1970s will recognise. Mums and dads can find games they remember from their childhood loaded onto classic computers and consoles, and show their children how they’re…

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Neo Geo Anthology: History & Complete Games Library by Geeks-Line — Kickstarter

About this project THE NEO·GEO SYSTEM Neo·Geo. This mythical name is still synonymous with pleasure, happiness and quality to all those who fell in love with it, as well as frustration to all those not lucky enough to have owned one, back in the day. Having first appeared more than 25 years ago, the “Cadillac of Console Gaming” aroused more lustful feelings than any other, still haunting many a gamer’s soul to this very day… It embodied a concept. It brought a dream to life, one that, at the time,…

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Medievil

Review by  Sheldon James Stokes (OArcadiaSkiesO) www.twitch.tv/arcadiaskies A Gothic Tale Straight from the Grave   Challenge the powers of darkness and untold magic as Sir Daniel Fortesque returns from the grave to battle an evil sorcerer’s plans of demise. (As if being dead wasn’t bad enough!) Follow the mystical trial of darkness and land in the journey of a lifetime.   – A mighty arsenal of weapons awaits: swords, daggers, crossbows, hammers, the occasional chicken drumstick and more!   – Fiendish puzzles and riddles to solve.   – Ghoulish enemies…

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Barney’s Hide & Seek Game

Review by Victoria Graves   twitch.tv/ukviixen Published by SEGA of America, Inc. Developed by Realtime Associates, Inc. Released 1993 Platform Genesis Whilst stumbling around countless Mega Drive websites trying to find a game that I would never usually play, I found this little gem hidden away. Barney’s Hide & Seek Game. It was released exclusively in North and South America in 1993. Always one for picking games that would challenge and destroy my soul I had to play it. Those of you who would instantly recognise Barney the Dinosaur from childrens TV. Now i’m not…

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Turrican

Review by James Whelan PROLOGUE A story of times long gone by, tells us of the three-headed Morgul, who lives a secluded life in his kingdom. This Morgul is the cause of all the fears and nightmares of mankind. It is furthermore said, that in ancient times he was banished to an unknown dimension by the hero Devolon. Fear and sleepless nights disappeared out of the people’s lives. For some time now people have again been tormented by nightmares and suffer from a serious state of dread and fear. Hardly…

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Retro Computers Honoured To Be Recognized For its Donation to the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

Well done from the RGM Team  to Retro Computers Retro Computers Honoured To Be Recognized For its Donation to the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital It’s not every day we at Retro Computers get to be part of something much bigger than ourselves, but the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children¹s Charity is number one on that list – personally as well as professionally. Amit Aggarwal, Director of Corporate Partnerships, said: “On behalf of everyone at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children¹s Charity, I’d like to thank Retro Computers for their generous…

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Super Samurai Kickstarter Saturday 5th November 2016

The legendary team behind many retro classics including the Last Ninja 2, Exolon, Street Racer and Cybernoid; Mev Dinc and Raff Cecco are thrilled to announce the formation of their new company, Pixel Age Studios! Mind you, what’s a developer without a game? We are even more thrilled to announce a rip-roaring reboot of our 16 bit Amiga classic, First Samurai. Introducing… SUPER SAMURAI Temples of Time. An extra 48 bits plus modern hardware?! We couldn’t resist all that goodness and are pushing the envelope once again, turning our retro-classic…

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Pre Order N64 Anthology

Pre Order Click Here 20 YEARS! September 29th, 2016, marks the Nintendo 64’s twentieth anniversary. To celebrate the birth of this incredibly avant-gardist machine, Math Manent has written the most comprehensive and remarkable book about this legendary console. Over 350 pages long, this book inventories and chronicles the entire game library (388 games sold in Japan, the US, Europe, and Australia), sifts through the canceled games, accessories, collector’s editions, and, of course, every Nintendo 64 version and bundle. By interviewing the people involved at the time – Martin Hollis (Rare…

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Vega+ update

Rick Dickinson Designed Vega+ Model Images Revealed For The First Time Life-size model of the Vega+ – designed by Rick Dickinson (C) Retro Computers Limited  As part of the production process, we have had a life-size model made of the Vega+. This enables us to ensure that the shape and design of Rick Dickinson’s creativity are being maintained through the whole manufacturing process.   Life-size model of the Vega+ – designed by Rick Dickinson (C) Retro Computers Limited    Yesterday, we took some photographs of the model and as you…

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