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Retro Beat-em-up ad is the best social distancing promo we’ve seen

Streets of Rage 4 has seen great throwback hype for the classic retro beat-m-up genre. Following this, we’ve seen possibly the best social distancing ad, ever! Check out this amazing ad from the Word Health Organisation (that you may have seen pop-up on major gaming websites), reminding us all how to...

Games That Need Porting To Nintendo Switch

Below you’ll find a list of D4G’s most wanted ports for the Nintendo Switch. Remember, these won’t be Nintendo games, but 3rd party games that are just begging to be ported to a Nintendo Switch cartridge! (these are also in no particular order). *UPDATE* 25/04/2020 – Catherine...

Resident Evil 1.5 (RE2 early reveal back in 1997)

Capcom’s Resident Evil 2 was easily one of the most anticipated sequels in the history of gaming. Capcom’s ‘Directors Cut’ edition of their first game, offered players a taste of the sequel (via playable demo disc) with both outdoor and indoor locations. Flashback to an early issue...

The N64 Classic Mini – Why it’s Nintendo’s Next Retro Release

The NES and SNES Classic Mini are the much-welcomed results of Nintendo finally flexing their retro library muscle! Pre-orders have broken supply, ebay bosses are rubbing their hands together and we can’t help but wonder what Nintendo will release next. While many are betting on a certain Nintendo...

My Most Influential Computer Games – Spectrum to Amiga

The ZX Spectrum was my first taste of home gaming. Tape-loading and taking anywhere from 5-10 minutes just to load a game, you had to manage your game time well (we had no TV in our bedroom at the time, so were against the clock to bring it downstairs and hook it up to the big screen). The one positive with...

Polymega – Next-Gen Retro

The retro console business is really starting to take-off. Third parties have their multi-retro cart systems and now even the big names (e.g. Nintendo) are feeding their classic library cash-cows and producing retro units of their own. With quite a few choices, it would take an incredibly versatile and...

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