Hero, plumber, athlete
August 18, 2016 - Everyone's favourite red-hatted superstar has seen his fair share of spin-offs over the years. Here we have four sports in one game but was it worth the recent port to Wii U? Lace up your sneakers and let's find out.
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Have you hugged your blob today?
January 20, 2016 - I remember playing Trouble on Blobolonia on my NES when I was a kid. Two decades later, it came to my surprise that it was completely re-imagined for Wii. Now that it's available for current generation consoles, is the blob just as huggable in HD?
Read more: A Boy and His Blob Review
May the SNES be with you
November 27, 2015 - Everything's coming up Star Wars lately. So, why not reintroduce the public to a long-lost 16-bit Star Wars adventure? Get your blaster ready because Luke has quite the itchy trigger finger in this retro interpretation of A New Hope.
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Punch, kick, barf...?
October 13, 2015 - When it comes to retro brawlers, very few are considered true classics. River City Ransom is one of these rare titles and for good reason. Enough with the formalities, I've got a one-way ticket to River City so let's take the full tour.
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A tale of a boy and his radioactive frog
July 23, 2015 - Long before Metroidvania was a common term, Blaster Master helped define the genre. It remains one of gaming's dearest memories with its multiple gameplay perspectives, awesome soundtrack, and wicked boss fights, but does it still hold up more than 25 years later?
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Pac-Man's most puzzling spin-off
June 21, 2015 - Pac-Man sure has seen plenty of genres over the years. Here, he finds himself in the middle of a block-stacking puzzler. Is this unconventional way to eat blue ghosts worth the calories or should our favourite round video game pal finally go on a diet?
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These space invaders sure mean business
February 20, 2015 - There's nothing more satisfying for a retro gamer than discovering an underrated gem. You may not have heard of Axelay, but its perfect combination of tight shoot 'em up gameplay, exemplary presentation, fresh level design, and thrilling boss battles will have you hooked from start to finish. Now that it's available for multiple consoles, being able to experience this old school alien invasion is easier than ever.
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Hasta la vista, alien scum!
January 27, 2015 - It's hard to believe how well some games still hold up after decades have passed since their initial release. Almost 25 years ago, this 2D scrolling shooter came out for the NES and it remains a must-play for fans of the genre.
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The tale of a heartbroken anthropomorphic blue ball
January 9, 2015 - Games that require you to use your brain to solve practical puzzles are few and far between. Adventures of Lolo is a classic puzzler that will make you scratch your head until your hair falls out. However, nothing feels more rewarding than mastering each challenge that this delightful game will present to you along the journey.
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The Olympic Games come to River City
December 12, 2014 - Crash and the boys are about to kick some rich kid ass in this no-holds-barred contest of strength. Featuring five unique track and field events (that mostly involve physical violence); you must truly be the best around to reign supreme among River City's toughest.
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