Tag: Retro

Eyra the Crow Maiden

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Eyra the Crow Maiden

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Second Dimension’s Eyra the Crow Maiden. The game is slated to release approximately in September 2020 on NES and Sega Mega Drive/Genesis (if it reaches its Kickstarter goal) with no...

/ February 17, 2020
Squidlit

Squidlit – Switch Review

Relive the glory days of gaming with Squidlit, a charming platforming adventure that is faithful to the Game Boy hardware. In Squidlit, evil is afoot, and your little squid friend must jump, ink enemies and eat muffins to save the...

/ January 9, 2020
Nintendo Switch Online NES

Nintendo Switch Online to Receive Four SNES Games and 2 NES Games

It seems like it’s been forever since Nintendo has updated the Online retro games ever since 20 Super Nintendo games became available. But today, they’ve announced that there will be four new SNES games and two new NES games coming:...

/ December 5, 2019
Electronic Super Joy

Electronic Super Joy – Switch Review

Electronic Super Joy is a challenging 2D platformer that has you preparing to die a lot. With its upbeat music and array of flashing colours, make your way through psychedelic levels that will test your skills like never before. Oh,...

/ November 25, 2019
BurgerTime Party

BurgerTime Party! – Switch Review

BurgerTime Party! replicates classic arcade games that feature 2D puzzle platforming with an inability to jump and ladders that allow access to multiple layers. Peter Pepper must create hotdogs and burgers whilst avoiding enemies that pop out of trash cans....

/ October 8, 2019
Orange Island

Interview with Ted Sterchi: Orange Island

We’ve done a fair bit of coverage of Ted Sterchi’s Orange Island over the past week or two with our Kickstarter Project of the Week series and a review of its pre-alpha demo but today, we actually had the opportunity...

/ July 18, 2019
Gyro Boss DX

Gyro Boss DX – Switch Review

Gyro Boss DX is a retro inspired bullet-hell arcade game that has you circling an invading alien and dodging the projectiles that come your way. The game also comes complete with a Party Mode that pits you against your friends...

/ April 25, 2019
Gyro Boss DX

Retro Arcade Bullet-Hell ‘Gyro Boss DX’ Coming to Nintendo Switch on March 3rd

There are many hidden gems on Nintendo Switch, and Gyro Boss DX may well be one of them. We won’t have long to wait as the retro inspired bullet-hell game launches on Switch on March 3rd. Here’s the rundown from...

/ April 23, 2019
Horizon Shift '81

Horizon Shift ’81 – Review (Switch)

Horizon Shift ‘81 is a love letter to classic arcade shoot ‘em ups, recreating that feeling of walking up to an arcade machine for the very first time, but with modern twists to pull it into the 21st century. It...

/ December 23, 2018
Horizon Shift '81

Horizon Shift ’81 – Opening 10 Minutes Gameplay Footage

If you’ve seen the trailer of Horizon Shift ’81 and you’re still not sure whether to splash the cash, then check out the opening 10 minutes in the video below…   So, are you convinced? Or are you going to...

/ December 23, 2018